Birthday Tribute to Steve Reich in NY Reviewed

American composer Steve Reich performing clapp...

Source: The New York Times.

On Thursday, the Miller Theater at Columbia University opened its season with a tribute to Mr. Reich made up of spirited performances of his “Daniel Variations” and “You Are (Variations)” by Ensemble Signal under the direction of Brad Lubman. This summer, the Lincoln Center Festival presented its own multitiered birthday cake in the form of several Reich concerts; in November, Carnegie Hall rolls out the red carpet for him with a premiere and a concert series of his own design.

Downtown Music Gallery Newsletter

English: Japanese avant-garde jazz pianist and...

Source: Downtown Music Gallery.

Peter Brotzmann/Steve Noble/John Edwards! Weasel Walter Large Ensemble: Henry Kaiser/Steve Swell/Peter Evans/Chris Pitsiokos..! Eri Yamamoto Trio! Satoko Fujii & Joe Fonda! Two from Richard Pinhas: Tatsuya Yoshida & Merzbow/Barry Cleveland & Michael Manring! Gong’s Rejoice! I’m Dead! John Cage! Kevin Volans! Silver Apples!

Brand X Live 1977! Two from Albert Ayler/Don Cherry/Sonny Murray/Leroi Jones..! Fred Anderson QT – Vol 4! Thomas Brinkmann! Dorothy Ashby! Don Cherry Complete Communion Live LP! The Shaggs! Musique Concrete: Pierre Boulez/Luc Ferrari/Bernard Parmegiani/Pierre Schaefer..! Two from Jef Gilson! Paul Panhuysen & Maciunas Ensemble! Yes and Even More..!

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The DMG FREE Weekly In-Store Concert Series Continues With:

Sunday, September 18th: DMG Welcomes Two New Tenor Saxists to Town:
6pm: ABRAHAM MENNEN & DAN KURFIRST – Tenor Sax & Drums
7pm: ALEC HARPER & ANDREW CLINKMAN – Tenor Sax & Guitar

Sunday, September 25th:
6pm: The Return of GHOSTS OF THE HOLY GHOST SPERMIC BROTHERHOOD:
ANDY HAAS / DAVID GROLLMAN / MICHAEL EVANS Return!
7pm: STEVE SWELL & DIDRIK INVALDSEN – Trombone & Trumpet Duo!

Sunday, October 2nd:
6pm: OMAR TAMEZ / GUILLERMO GREGORIO / ANGELICA SANCHEZ / MARIA GRAND
7pm: CARLOS QUEBRADA / VIOLETTA From SALES De BANO

Sunday, October 9th:
6pm: T A TRIO Plays STEVE LACY: TITUS ABBOTT – Soprano Sax / NICOLAS BETMAN-BURTINOVIC – Bass / PETER KRONREIF – Drums

Rare Thursday, October 13th:
6:30pm: NATE WOOLEY / JEREMIAH CYMERMAN – Trumpet / Clarinet Duo
Plus LOGAN HONE – Solo Alto Sax & Bass Clarinet

Sunday, October 16th:
6pm: HARVEY VALDES / MARCO OPPEDISANO / DARIO ISCARO – 3 Guitarists
7pm: JEREMY CARLSTEDT / ANDERS NILSSON / FRANCOIS GRILLOT

Sunday, October 23rd:
6pm: THOMAS HELTON / TONY MALABY / JOE HERTENSTEIN