Newsbits: The Sync / If, Bwana Releases / McPhee in Nashville / Gioia’s Book / Braxton on his Music Systems

Anthony Braxton

The Bridge collective, a set of France and Chicago based musicians, have released The Sync, featuring Sylvaine Hélary, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Eve Risser, and Mike Reed.

If, Bwana has two new releases out, The Imperfect and Future Tenses with Donell Gibson and Kempt with Daniel Barbiero.

Joe McPhee & The Omnipotent Egyptians will perform in Nashville, TN, on June 13.

Ted Gioia’s new book How to Listen to Jazz is reviewed.

Anthony Braxton discusses his music systems in a talk from the 2015 Doek Festival.

Upcoming Events at the Vortex Jazz Club

Source: London’s Vortex Jazz Club.

MON 6 JUNE
Raymond MacDonald/Günter Baby Sommer + Julia Kadel
8:00pm – 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

Tue 07 June
Alexander Hawkins/Francois Houle/John Edwards + In Love With
8:00pm – 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

Sun 12 June
Elliot Galvin / Mark Sanders – Weather album launch
7:30pm – 10:30pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

Tue 14 June
LISA ULLÉN | MARK SANDERS | JOHN EDWARDS
8:00pm – 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

Festival of New Trumpet Music 2016 Schedule

Wadada Leo Smith

Source FONT:

FONT Music 2016: Flexus
Sept 19-25, 2016 – New York City

September 19th, 2016
Visionaries Night 1 @ Three’s Brewing
(Curated by Aaron Shragge & John Blevins)
Featuring:
Nadje Noordhuis & James Shipp Duo
Kenny Warren Quartet
Ralph Alessi w/ Wing Walker Orchestra

September 20th, 2016
Visionaries Night 2 @ Three’s Brewing
(Curated by Aaron Shragge & John Blevins)
Featuring:
Aaron Shragge & Eli Asher Duo
Shane Endsley Quartet
Shane Endsley w/ Wing Walker Orchestra

September 21st, 2016
Signatures in Brass Night 1 @ Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
(Curated by Marquis Hill)
Featuring Trumpeters:
Marquis Hill, Maurice Brown, Jason Palmer, Darren Barrett and more.

September 22nd, 2016
Signatures in Brass Night 2 @ Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
(Curated by Marquis Hill)
Featuring Trumpeters:
Marquis Hill, Maurice Brown, Jason Palmer, Darren Barrett and more.

September 23rd, 2016
Brass Contemporary 2016 @ The New School
(Curated by Mike Gurfield)
Featuring:
Brooklyn Brass Quintet: Mike Gurfield, Matt Mead, Matt Marks, Will Lang, John Altieri
Jason Price (Solo Trumpet)
Jason Price & Jen Baker
The Practical Trumpet Ensemble: Gareth Thomas, Tim Leopold, Stephanie Richards, Mike Gurfield, Sam Jones, Hugo Moreno

September 24th, 2016
New Dimensions @ The New School
(Curated by Taylor Ho Bynum)
Featuring:
Taylor Ho Bynum’s PlusTet (with Trumpeters Dave Ballou & Nate Wooley)
Wadada Leo Smith (with Red Coral String Quartet and Trumpeters: Graham Haynes, Ted Daniel, Jonathan Finlayson)

September 25th, 2016
Panel on Laurie Frink & Brass Pedagogy @ The New School
Panel: TBD

Awards Ceremony & Finale Concert @ The New School
Featuring:
John McNeil Quartet
Jeff Beal – Trumpets & Electronics
Tony Glausi