MusicNOW Festival in Cincinnati Starts This Week

Source: MusicNOW.

Thursday, January 12

Bob Weir and the Campfire Band

Friday, January 13

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Lisa Hannigan and Aaron Dessner
Andrew Norman:Play
Mathias Pintscher: Idyl
Intermission conversation in the Taft Ballroom with Bryce Dessner, Andrew Norman and musicologist Will Robin

Saturday, January 14

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Anna Thorvaldsdottir:Aeriality
Ligeti:Violin Concerto (performed by violinist Pekka Kuusisto and the CSO
Timo Andres: The Blind Banister (performed by Timo Andres and the CSO
Bryce Dessner: Wires (performed by Bryce Dessner and the CSO
Pre-concert conversation in the Taft Ballroom with Bryce Dessner and musicologist Will Robin
FREE post concert performance by LNZNDRF in the Taft Ballroom

Taran’s Free Jazz Hour Podcast 01/2017

Joe Lovano, Newport Jazz Festival, 7/14/05

Source: Taran’s Free Jazz Hour.

in Cahoots: Ned Rothenberg Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Shakuhachi | Mark Feldman Violin | Sylvie Courvoisier Piano

Seven Pieces: Evan Parker Tenor and Soprano Saxophones | Daunik Lazro Alto and Baritone Saxophones | Joe Mcphee Alto and Soprano Saxophones, Alto Clarinet and Pocket Trumpet

the Chicago Plan: Steve Swell Trombone | Gebhard Ullmann Tenor Saxophone and Bass Clarinet | Fred Lonberg-holm Cello and Electronics | Michael Zerang Drums

Gerry Hemingway
the Long Road: G Hemingway, Dr/ Mark Helias, B/ Ray Anderson, Tbn/ Guests: Jason Moran, P/ Joe Lovano, Ts

Invisible Cities: Eloisa Manera Ensemble

Paradigm Shift: Francesco Chiapperini: Compositions, Bass and Soprano Clarinet Simone Lobina: Electric Guitar, Effects Simone Quatrana: Piano and Electric Piano

Sugarfree Jazz
Sugarfreejazz: Ben Lincoln: Saxophones and Clarinets Lisa Rhoades: Saxophones and Clarinets Bruce Moon: Guitar, Percussion, and Effects Robert Geistwhite: Upright Bass and Percussion

Neither Nor
Earth Tongues: Joe Moffett, Tp, Cassette Player/ Dan Peck, Tuba, Cassette Player/ Carlo Costa, Perc

Raoul Van Der Weide
Moonlight Night Call: Ada Rave, as, Ts, Cl, Vo/ Nicola Chientaroli, P, Vo/ Raoul Van Der Weide, B, Crackle Box, Vo

Earcinema: Raoul Van Der Weide, B, Crackle Box/ Gancalo Almeida, B

Brian Groder
R Train on the D Line: B Groder, Tp/ Mike Bisio, B/ Jay Rosen, Dr

Wally Shoup
Chemical Language: Wally Shoup, as: Bill Horist, El G/ Paul Kikuchi, Dr, Perc

AMN Picks of the Week: Steve Roach / Fielder, Gjerstad, & Smith / Birchall, Cheetham, Webster, & Willberg / Orthodox

English: Portrait image of Steve Roach at Soun...

Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week and come recommended.

Steve Roach – Fade to Gray (2017)
Fielder / Gjerstad / Smith – A Shape Finds It’s Own Place (2017)
Birchall / Cheetham / Webster / Willberg – Plastic Knuckle (2016)
Orthodox – Supreme (2017)