Newsbits: Brotzmann, Drake and Parker in Orlando / Doris Duke Awards / Taylor Deupree Release / Inspired by Flickr

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Peter Brötzmann, Hamid Drake and William Parker will perform in Orlando, Florida on June 1.

Muhal Richard Abrams, Steve Coleman, Ben Monder, Jen Shyu, and Matana Roberts are members of the first class of Doris Duke Impact Awards, presented by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. This year’s Doris Duke Artist Award winners include Oliver Lake, Steve Lehman, Roscoe Mitchell, Zeena Parkins, and Craig Taborn.

Taylor Deupree’s Lost & Compiled of early mixes of songs from 2007-2013 as well as some previously unreleased works. It is now out on 12K.

Daniel Barbiero has released a new piece based on an illustration from an old British textbook. This is part of the Inspired by Flickr series.

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Prepared Guitar’s 101 Interviews

David Toop
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In a momumental project, Prepared Guitar interviewed 101 modern guitarists. These include Prepared Guitar

Bill Frisell
Adam Levy
Charlie Hunter
Doug Theriault
Marco Oppedisano
Richard Pinhas
Scott Fields
Anders Nilsson
Hilmar Jensson
Steve Khan
Ross Hammond
Markus Reuter
David Grubbs
Jeff Parker
Nels Cline
Fred Frith
Raoul Bjorkenheim
Philippe Petit
Michael Pisaro
Christian Fennesz
Preston Reed
Bill Orcutt
Dom Minasi
David Toop
Hans Tammen
Jim O’rourke
Nick Didkovsky
Tim Brady
Kyle Bobby Dunn
Joel Harrison
Rene Lussier
Aidan Baker
Eivind Aarset
Keith Rowe
Gary Lucas
Han-earl Park
Eugene Chadbourne
Alex Ward
Tim Olive
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Christy Doran
Susan Alcorn
Bruce Eisenbeil

A Closer Listen Reviews

Kemialliset Ystävät
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From A Closer Listen:

Kemialliset Ystävät ~ Alas Rattoisaa Virtaa
Monolyth & Cobalt ~ Polarlicht
John Cage ~ Early Electronic & Tape Music
twincities ~ variations for the celesta
Danny Norbury ~ Light in August [re-issue]
Loren Connors ~ My Brooklyn
Grzegorz Bojanek ~ Warm Winter Music
raison d’être ~ Mise En Abyme
Sontag Shogun ~ “tale”
Valerio Tricoli ~ Miseri Lares

Anthony Braxton European Tour May 10-14

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From The Tri-Centric Foundation:

2014 ANTHONY BRAXTON EUROPEAN TOUR 5/10 – 5/14

May 10 – Anthony Braxton Diamond Curtain Wall Quartet – Onassis Cultural Centre – Athens (Greece)
http://www.sgt.gr/en/programme/event/1276

May 12 – Anthony Braxton Diamond Curtain Wall Trio – Petit faucheux – Tours (France)
http://www.petitfaucheux.fr/wordpress/?page_id=5586

May 14 – Anthony Braxton Diamond Curtain Wall Trio – Schuttershof – Middelburg (Holland)
http://muziekpodiumzeeland.nl/programma/anthony-braxton-trio