5049 Records Podcast: Darius Jones

Vision Festival
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From 5049 Records:

Darius Jones is a saxophonist with a big sound and a big heart. He came by on a blazing hot day in August and we sat down to discuss, among other things, his upbringing in Virginia, awakening ones humanity, what he’s learned from the great Cooper-Moore and the film “Drive”. This is a good talk with a creative guy who is pushing himself to make soulful and authentic music.

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Le Son du Grisli November 2013

Le Son du Grisli is a French language newsletter and blog that focuses on reviews, interviews and the like for free-jazz and related music. If you do not read French, machine translation is available via your web browser.

This month’s edition features Heddy Boubaker, Kim Gordon, Alvin Lucier, Jason Kahn, Paal Nilssen-Love and more.

Newsbits: On the Edge in Brighton UK / 17-Album Can Boxed Set / Current 93 and Zorn / New Xenakis Release / Modern Classical in Toronto

Iannis Xenakis
Iannis Xenakis (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Brighton’s On the Edge presents, on November 27th, 2013 – 8pm, Baby + Wild Orchids and Good Companions, 132 Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 3TE.

Can will release a 17-album vinyl boxed set in December. Some material will not be found anywhere else.

Current 93 collaborates with John Zorn on its newest album.

Mode Records has released a new set of Xenakis recordings entitled Ensemble Works 3 featuring members of the International Contemporary Ensemble.

Toronto’s Arraymusic will feature works of Elliott Carter, Morton Feldman, Charles Wuorinen, and many others this weekend.

Free Jazz Blog Reviews

Christy Doran
Christy Doran (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From Free Jazz:

Ralph Towner, Slava Grigoryan, Wolfgang Muthspiel – Travel Guide (ECM, 2013)
Bill Frisell – Solos – The Jazz Sessions (Original Spin, 2013)
Paolo Angeli – Sale Quanto Basta (Rer, 2013)
Yang Jing & Christy Doran – No.9 (Leo, 2013)
Takuo Tanikawa – Music For Contemporary Kagura (Improvising Beings, 2013)
Elliott Sharp – Haptikon (Long Song, 2013)
Derek Bailey & Simon H. Fell ‎– The Complete 15 August 2001 (Confront, 2013)
Totem – Voices of Grain (New Atlantis, 2013)
Toshimaru Nakamura & Manuel Mota – Foz (2013)
Rafael Toral – Love (2013)
Loren Connors – The Departing of a Dream (Family Vineyard, re-issue, 2013)
Ernesto Diaz-Infante & Helena Espvall – A Hallowed Shell of Ash and Rust‏ (Erototox Decodings, 2013)
Charbel Haber – It Ended Up Being A Great Day, Mr Allende (Al Maslakh, 2013)
Luis Lopes – Noise Solo At ZDB Lisbon (LPZ, 2013)
Thurston Moore & Loren Connors – The Only Way To Go Is Straight Through ‎ (Northern Spy, 2013)
Nuno Rebelo – Removed From The Flow Of Time (Creative Sources, 2013)
Volcano Radar – Refutation Of Time (Pan Y Rosas, 2013)
Farbwechsel – 12z (Bandcamp, 2013)
Richard Pinhas – Desolation Row (Cuneiform,2013)
Fabric Trio – Murmurs (No Business, 2013) ****½
Keith Tippet & Giovanni Maier: Two For Joyce – Live In Trieste (Long Song, 2013) ****
John Butcher – Winter Gardens (Kukuruku Recordings, 2013) ****
Trumpets and Drums: Live in Ljubljana (Clean Feed, 2013) ****½
Adam Lane Trio – Absolute Horizon (NoBusiness, 2013) ****
Brian Questa – Jazz Booty (self released, 2013) ****