RIP Lee Hyla

From Wikipedia:

Lee Hyla (born August 31, 1952, Niagara Falls, New York – June 6, 2014) was an American classical music composer who had received the Stoeger Prize from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, a Guggenheim Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, the Goddard Lieberson Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the St. Botolph Club Award, and the Rome Prize. He taught at New England Conservatory from 1992 to 2007, serving as co-chair of the composition department for most of that time. His music has been recorded on CRI, New World Records, Tzadik, and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project‘s Label BMOP Sound.

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Chicago Scene: June 7 – June 21

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This is a weekly overview live performances in the Chicago area.  Contact us if you’d like your shows listed.

Saturday, June 7th 2014

7:00PM at the Rhythm Room, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston IL, 847.491.9723
Jimmy Bennington, Spencer Brown

7:30PM at the Berger Park Cultural Center, 6205 N Sheridan, 773.761.0376
Sand and Stone
Fonema Consort — music by Juan Campoverde, Aaron Cassidy, Ryan Krause, Kaija Saariaho, Giacinto Scelsi

Sunday, June 8th 2014

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
Chace Wall with Ryan Muncy, Marissa Dietz
Monte Weber with Ryan Muncy, Aaron Hynds

Monday, June 9th 2014

6:30PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
Downtown Sound : New Music Mondays
Omar Souleyman
Joshua Abrams’ Natural Information Society

8:00PM at the Renaissance Society, 5811 S Ellis, Cobb Hall 418, 773.702.8670
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Frauke Aulbert, Shanna Gutierrez, Francisco Castillo Trigueros — music by Beat Furrer, Francisco Castillo Trigueros, Luigi Nono, Luciano Berio

9:00PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

Tuesday, June 10th 2014

5:30PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (wheelchair-accessible)
Tuesdays on the Terrace
Whirlpool : Caroline Davis, Jeff Swanson, Charles Rumback

Wednesday, June 11th 2014

7:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Joshua Rubin, Cory Smythe

10:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)
Dave Rempis, Albert Wildeman, John Niekrasz

Thursday, June 12th 2014

6:30PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
Loops and Variations
Third Coast Percussion
Ghost Beach

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Aram Shelton, Keefe Jackson, Jason Adasiewicz, Anton Hatwich
Aram Shelton, Keefe Jackson, Jason Adasiewicz, Anton Hatwich, Dave Rempis, Josh Berman, Russ Johnson, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Frank Rosaly

Friday, June 13th 2014

10:00PM at 3310 S Lowe St, 1st Fl
Eli Namay, Albert Wildeman
Keefe Jackson, Julian Kirshner

Sunday, June 15th 2014

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western
Daniel Dehaan / ICE
Rebekah Heller, Katinka Kleijn, Ross Karre, Maiya Papach, Tony Arnold, Levy Lorenzo, Nick Houfek

10:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont, 773.709.1401 ($7) (wheelchair-accessible)
Aram Shelton, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Frank Rosaly
Aram Shelton, Josh Berman, Jason Roebke, Frank Rosaly

Monday, June 16th 2014

6:30PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
Downtown Sound : New Music Mondays
Richard Thompson and his Electric Trio

9:00PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Edward Wilkerson Jr, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

Wednesday, June 18th 2014

8:00PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Splice Series
Peter Maunu, Albert Wildeman, Dave Rempis, Steve Hunt

10:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)
Russ Johnson Quartet with Jason Stein, Anton Hatwich, Tim Daisy

10:30PM at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1213 W 18th, 312.907.7895
Keefe Jackson, Jason Roebke, Mikel Avery

Thursday, June 19th 2014

6:30PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
Loops and Variations
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9:00PM at Elastic, 2830 N Milwaukee, 2nd Fl, 773.772.3616 ($8)
Carol Genetti, Peter Maunu, Jim Baker
Keefe Jackson, Eli Namay, Phil Sudderberg

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($8)
Josh Berman Trio with Jason Roebke, Frank Rosaly

Friday, June 20th 2014

7:00PM at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393 ($35, festival pass $100)
OKKA Fest 6
Elisabeth Harnik Solo
Joe McPhee, Joe Morris
Jim Baker, Kent Kessler, Dave Rempis
Boneshaker : Kent Kessler, PN-L, Mars Williams
DJ Ken Vandermark

Saturday, June 21st 2014

3:00PM at the Palm Tavern, 2989 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.744.0393 ($20, festival pass $100)
OKKA Fest 6
Joe McPhee, PN-L

4:30PM at Anodyne Coffee, 2920 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee WI (Free)
OKKA Fest 6
Mars Williams Solo

5:00PM-6:00PM at the Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1359 N Sacramento, 312.742.7549 (Free)
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Swell Piece

5:30PM at Rush-Mor Records, 2635 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee WI (Free)
OKKA Fest 6
Nate Wooley Solo

6:30PM at Acme Records, 2341 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee WI (Free)
OKKA Fest 6
Jim Baker Solo

7:00PM at Sugar Maple, 441 E Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee WI, 414.481.2393 ($35, festival pass $100)
OKKA Fest 6
Agustí Fernández Solo
Kent Kessler, Joe Morris, Jen Clare Paulson
Elisabeth Harnik, PN-L
Chicago Reed Quartet : Nick Mazzarella, Dave Rempis, Ken Vandermark, Mars Williams
DJ Bruno Johnson

For more information, such as show times and directions, as well as upcoming performances, see:
http://now-is.org/
http://www.ratchetmusic.com
http://www.umbrellamusic.org
http://www.mcachicago.org
http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_culturalcenterschedule.html
http://www.skylarkchicago.com
http://www.hideoutchicago.com
http://www.elasticrevolution.com
http://www.myopicbookstore.com/music.html
http://www.lampo.org
http://dalniente.com
http://iceorg.org/events/category/chicago
http://www.emptybottle.com/

Monsieur Délire Reviews

From Monsieur Délire:

1982 / A/B (Hubro)
BUILDING INSTRUMENT / Building Instrument (Hubro)
MOSKUS / Mestertyken (Hubro)
PINKDRAFT / 2010 (Creative Sources)
ANDREW BIRD / Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of… (Wegawam)
GABRIEL & MARIE YACOUB / Pierre de Grenoble (Griffe)
WTTF / Gateway ’97 (Creative Sources)
BRIBES / Bribes (Coax Records)
TRIO À LUNETTES / Les yeux du bouillon (Tricollectif)
MOEBIUS STORY LEIDECKER / Snowghost Pieces (Bureau B)
CHRIS HEENAN, ERNESTO RODRIGUES, ALEXANDER FRANGENHEIM & OFER BYMEL / Berlin (Creative Sources)
HIPPIE DIKTAT / Black Peplum (BeCoq/Coax)
SATOKO FUJII ORCHESTRA NEW YORK / Shiki (Libra Records)
RUINZHATOVA / Live in Somewhere (Vivo/Magaibutsu)
PETER MURPHY / Lion (Nettwerk – merci à/thanks to HIM Media)
HÉLÈNE PRÉVOST / À la plage (Tour de bras)
CYRIL BONDI, D’INCISE, ERNESTO RODRIGUES, GUILERME RODRIGUES & LISA ULLEN / Lisboa (Creative Sources)
RELIQ / Metatropics (Noble – merci à/thanks to Dense Promotion)
GATO LIBRE / Dudu (Libra Records – merci à/thanks to Braithwaite & Katz)

DMG Newsletter June 6th, 2014

Ken Vandermark
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From DMG:

Ken Vandermark‘s Audio One tentet! Paul Giallorenzo/Mars Williams/Jeb Bishop..! Jason Ajemian Folklords! Brotzmann/Adasiewicz/Edwards/Noble!

Steve Day/Keith & Julie Tippetts: Blazing Flame! Carlo Actis Dato Qt! Charlotte Hug/Stefano Pastor! Umberto Petrin! Jeff Davis/Kirk Knuffke/Oscar Noreiga/Russ Lossing!

Three from Marc Edwards! Monkey Puzzle: Viv Corringham/Nick Doyne-Ditmas/Charles Hayward! Gunter Hampel/Jeanne Lee/Willem Breuker: 1968!

Helmut Lachenmann//Jack Quartet! Morton Feldman//Flux Quartet 2CD+DVD! Ming Tsao! David Moss/Hannes Strobl! Decibel!

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The DMG Free Weekly In-Store Performance Series Continues With:

Rare Friday Event – June 6th Double-Header:
6pm: GIANNI MIMMO & ALISON BLUNT – Soprano Sax & Violin!
7pm: MYSTERY GUEST SAXIST + HAN-EARL PARK / MICHAEL FOSTER / PASCAL NIGGENKEMPER!

Sunday, June 8th:
6pm: MICHAEL LYTLE/ANDERS NILSSON/LUKAS LIGETI – Bass Clarinet/Guitar/Drums!
7pm: MORTEN POULSON & KIRSTEN CAREY – Drums & Guitar!

Sunday, June 15th:
No In-Store During the Vision Festival! – See the schedule below

Sunday, June 22nd:
6pm: OMAR TAMEZ & ANGELICA SANCHEZ – Guitar & Synth – CD Release Set!
7pm: GENE MOORE/GENE JANAS/DAVE TAMURA/MATT LUCZAK!

Sunday, June 29th:
6pm: MACROSCOPIA Returns! Featuring: KEN SILVERMAN/DANIEL CARTER/CLAIRE De BRUNNER/TOM ZLABINGER – Guitar/Reeds & Brass/Bassoon/Contrabass!
7pm: BEN GOLDBERG/KIRK KNUFFKE/BILLY MINTZ – Clarinet/Cornet/Drums!