Myra Melford Tour Dates

Myra Melford
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From Myra Melford:

Jan 23 & 24: Oakland, CA – Duende
Dialogue: Myra Melford/Ben Goldberg Duo + Mary Oliver/Han Bennink Duo, followed by a quartet set each night

Jan 25: San Francisco, CA – Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Future Dissidents: Myra Melford + Video Artist Ian Winters do a 30 minute piece for prepared piano and live video to celebrate the closing of the Future Dissidents Exhibit

Jan 30: Sacramento, CA – The Crocker Art Museum
Solo CD Release Celebration

Feb 1: San Francisco, CA – Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Myra Melford/Miya Masaoka/Zeena Parkins perform a concert of improvised music to follow Young Jean Lee’s play about body politics

Feb 5 & 6: Portland, OR – Jimmy Mak’s
Myra Melford and Marty Ehrlich guests with Third Angle chamber ensemble to perform the music of David Schiff

Feb 8: Portland, OR – Reed College
Myra Melford and Marty Ehrlich Duo perform the music of David Schiff

Feb 16: London, UK – The Vortex
Myra Melford, Chris Batchelor and Mark Saunders

Feb 19: Brighton, UK – Sussex University
Myra Melford (prepared piano), Evelyn Ficarra (electronics), Ian Winters (video)

Feb 21: Wiesbaden, Germany – Just Music Wiesbaden Festival
Myra Melford, solo piano

Feb 28/Mar 1: San Francisco, CA – Other Minds Festival
Myra Melford, solo piano

Mar 2: New York, NY – The Stone
Dialogue:: Myra Melford/Ben Goldberg Duo

Mar 13: Bethesda, MD – The Strathmore
Solo CD Release gig

Mar 14: Cambridge, MA – The Lily Pad
Solo CD Release gig (8pm)

Mar 20: Geneva, Switzerland
Snowy Egret Tour

Mar 21: Bergamo, Italy
Snowy Egret Tour

Mar 22: The Bimhuis, Amsterdam
Snowy Egret Tour
Mar 23: Koln, Germany
Snowy Egret Tour

Mar 26: Antwerp, Belgium
Snowy Egret Tour

Mar 27: Schwaz, Austria (TBC)
Snowy Egret Tour

Mar 28: Singen, Germany
Snowy Egret Tour

Mar 29: Venice, Italy
Snowy Egret Tour

Apr 4/5: Basel, Switzerland
Trio with Mark Dresser and Gerry Hemingway

Apr 7: Freiburg, Germany
Trio with Mark Dresser and Gerry Hemingway


Musique Machine Reviews

From Musique Machine:

Vomir – Les Escaliers De La Cave
Flavien Gillié – Disparitio​ns
Sao Paulo Underground – Beija Flors Velho e Sujo
Cannibal Ritual – Punishment of the Yacumos
Oxykitten – Escape From New Amsterdam
Cannibal Ritual – Return Of The Shamatari
Foul – An Imbalance Of Serotonin



January 10, 2014
Aspec(t), Vulkan Arena, Oslo
‘SEC_’ Mimmo Napolitano Mario Gabola

January 10, 2014
Great Waitress, Vulkan Arena, Oslo
Laura Altman Magda Mayas Monika Brooks

January 10, 2014
Guro Skumsnes Moe & Kjetil Hanssen, Ila Fysikalske, Oslo
Guro Skumsnes Moe Kjetil Hanssen

January 10, 2014
Lasse Marhaug conversation with Thurston Moore, Ny Musikk, Oslo
Lasse Marhaug Thurston Moore

January 10, 2014
Niklas Adam Solo, Ila Fysikalske, Oslo
Niklas Adam

January 10, 2014
Pär Thörn Solo, Vulkan Arena, Oslo
Pär Thörn

January 10, 2014
Ståle Liavik Solberg & John Russell, Vulkan Arena, Oslo
John Russell Ståle Liavik Solberg

January 10, 2014
Thurston Moore & Pika, Vulkan Arena, Oslo
‘Pika’ Higashi Mineko Thurston Moore


Wadada Leo Smith on Jazz on 3

Wadada Leo Smith
Wadada Leo Smith (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


BBC Radio 3 features a performance from Wadada Leo Smith‘s Ten Freedom Summers.


Wadada Leo Smith performing pieces from his work Ten Freedom Summers at London’s Café Oto. Smith’s Golden Quartet featuring Anthony Davis on piano, John Lindberg on bass and Anthony Brown on drums is accompanied by the Ligeti String Quartet.