Chicago Scene: May 13-20, 2017

English: Eyvind Kang, moers festival 2010

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

Saturday, May 13th 2017

8:00PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Chicago String Summit
Eyvind Kang Solo
Helen Gillet Solo
Hear In Now : Mazz Swift, Silvia Bolognesi, Tomeka Reid

Sunday, May 14th 2017

7:00PM at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001
The Transatlantic Bridge
Pierre-Antoine Badaroux, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Jim Baker, Jason Roebke

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Max Johnson Trio with Russ Johnson, Tim Daisy
Cheermongers : Jaimie Branch, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Andrew Clinkman, Tim Daisy

Monday, May 15th 2017

9:00PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Jason Roebke, Steve Hunt, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Pierre-Antoine Badaroux

Wednesday, May 17th 2017

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
The Bridge 13 + Guests
Pierre-Antoine Badaroux, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Jim Baker, Christian Dillingham, Mikel Patrick Avery, Greg Ward

Thursday, May 18th 2017

8:00PM at the Promontory, 5311 S Lake Park, 312.801.2100 ($10)
Smith, Boykin & Smith
Brian Smith, David Boykin, Dr Charles Joseph Smith

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Michael Zerang and Spires That In The Sunset Rise
Matchess

Friday, May 19th 2017

8:00PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
Outer Ear
Isabelle Duthoit, Franz Hautzinger, with Michael Zerang

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
OpenICE : 100 Not-Songs for JOHN CAGE
Levy Lorenzo, Peter Evans
Tony Arnold, Ross Karre, Fredrick Gifford

Saturday, May 20th 2017

8:00PM at Graham Foundation (Madlener House), 4 W Burton Pl (Free, RSVP)
Phill Niblock

For more information, such as directions, as well as upcoming performances, see:

http://now-is.org/, http://www.ratchetmusic.com, 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/

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Jazzword Reviews

Fred Lonberg-Holm in 2002

Source: Jazzword.

Trio Kimmig/Studrr/Zimmerlin and John Butcher
Raw

Rodrigo Amado’s Motion Trio
Desire & Freedom

Ugly Beauties
Strange Attractors

Fred Lonberg-Holm/Adam Golebiewski
Relephant

Rémy Bélanger de Beauport
D’éclisses

Orkestrova
No Favorites: For Lawrence “Butch” Morris

François Carrier/Rafal Mazur/Michel Lambert
The Joy of Being

Jimmy Giuffre 3
Bremen & Stuttgart 1961

Jim Black
Malamute

Johannes Bauer/Peter Brötzmann
Blue City

Pierre Favre DrumSights
Now

Tony Marsh & Cheffa Alonso
Goodbye Red Rose (2008/9)

Artist Feature
Dan Weiss

Taran’s Free Jazz Hour Podcast 11/2017

Source: Taran’s Free Jazz Hour.

FMR
and How the Who Can Think the What..: Mark Hanslip, Ts/ Ed Gauden, Dr

Iluso
Failure to Thrive: Andrew Bassett, G, Vo/ Don K Long, Synth Bass/ Mike Caratti, Dr
Live at the Firehouse: Briggan Krauss, as/ Alvaro Domene, El G

Otto Kint
Otto Kintet: Otto Kint, B/ Jeroen Capens, Ts/ Lukas Somers, G/ Martin Salemi, Keys/ Daniel Jonkers, Dr

Vafongool
Pet Zoo: André Roligheten, Sax/ Stian Larse, G/ Adrian Myhr, B/ Tomas Jarmyr, Dr

Circum-disc
Ligne DE Fuite: Ivann Cruz, G

Whirlwind
New Focus on Song: Euan Stevenson/ Konrad Wiszniewski
Infinitude: Ingrid and Christine Jensen Band

Yoko Miwa
Pathways: Yoko Miwa, P/ Will Slater, B/ Scott Goulding, Dr

Leo Records
Hyperion: Ivo Perelman, Ts/ Matt Shipp, P/ Mike Bisio, B
Rhea: Ivo Perelman, Ts/ Matt Shipp, P/ Mike Bisio, B/ Whit Dickie, Dr

Freedonia
Conspire: Free Jazz Posse

Aut
IL Sistema Periodico: Alberto Collodel, Cl/ Simone Di Benedetto, B

Newsbits: Hermeto Pascoal / Eivind Opsvik / Dre Hocevar / Charles Amirkhanian / Myra Melford

Hermeto Pascoal

Hermeto Pascoal will receive an honorary degree from the New England Conservatory.

Jazz Right Now reviews the latest from Eivind Opsvik and Dre Hocever.

The American Composers Forum (ACF) Board of Directors has voted to present its 2017 Champion of New Music award to percussionist, radio producer, and director of Other Minds Charles Amirkhanian. Also, Myra Melford has joined the Other Minds board of directors.

Downtown Music Gallery Newsletter

Louis Sclavis

Source: Downtown Music Gallery.

Elliott Sharp / Mary Halvoson Marc Ribot! Peter Evans / Christian Lillinger / Petter Eldh / Wanja Slavin! The Ben Goldberg School! Brian ENO’s Reflection! Louis Sclavis / Dominique Pifarely / Vincent Coutois! Myk Freedman / Patrick Breiner / Kenny Warren!

Happening with Thollem McDonas! Debo Band! Qwanqwa! The Runcible Quintet: Neil Metcalfe/John Edwards! Paolo Bacchetta / Piero Bittolo Bon! Plus Archival Discs from Arthur Lee & Love! Arthur Blythe 4 Essential Albums = 2 CDs! Joe Harriott & Co.! Bob Downes With John Stevens! Cluster! Trad, Gras,Och Stenar! More and More!

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The FREE DMG Weekly New Music In-Store Series Continues on Sundays with:

Sunday, May 14th:
6pm: BEAKER: ALEC HARPER & TYLER GILMORE – Tenor Sax & Electronics
7pm: SIWEI GONG – Solo Pipa (Just added to schedule)

The Legend of Downtown Music Gallery on film! DMG turns 26 years, this month! Check out our history/documentray: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MAbS09Cv8M

THE DMG 26TH ANNIVERSARY SERIES OF SONIC CELEBRATIONS Continue with:

Sunday, June 4th at Downtown Music Gallery:
6pm: THOMAS HELTON / JAIMIE BRANCH / MICHAEL EVANS!
7pm: KALABALIK Returns: RAOUL BJORKENHEIM / ANDERS NILSSON / GERALD CLEAVER!

Monday, June 5th at ZURCHER GALLERY (33 Bleecker St, east of Lafayette)
7pm: Debut Gig: RAOUL BJORKENHEIM / JOE FONDA / GERALD CLEAVER New TRIO!

Monday, June 19th at THE STONE:
Bruce’s Birthday Celebration & Concert of Spiritual Jazz!
7pm: UNBROKEN: LOUIE BELOGENIS / SHANIR BLUMENKRANZ / KENNY WOLLESON!
8:30: FRANKLIN KIERMYER QUARTET Featuring:
JOVAN ALEXANDRE – Tenor Sax / DAVIS WHITFIELD – Piano / OTTO GARDNER – Bass!
July, 2017 is the 50th Anniversary of the Passing of John Coltrane – We Embrace his Spirit!

Saturday, July 15th at DMG: Super Rare Solo Performance by:
6pm: HENRY KAISER – Solo Electric Guitar!

DMG is located at 13 Monroe St. (between Catherine & Market Sts) in a basement below a former Buddhist temple & beauty salon. Take the F train to East Broadway or the 6 train to Canal or the B or D to Grand, or the M-15 bus to Madison & Catherine. Come on Down, the Sunday Music Series is Always Free & the Vibes are Cosy

Upcoming DC Area Shows

English: Amina Claudine Myers

From the Impending Bloom Music Calendar:

On Sunday, May 14th, Cooper-Moore – jazz elder, instrument builder, and Lifetime Achievement Award honoree at this year’s NY Vision Festival. With vocalist Sha-Raw. Dr. Thomas Stanley – musicologist and sound artist will present a talk based on his book The Execution of Sun Ra. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Avenue, in Takoma DC.

On May 21st, Shodekeh – Baltimore-based beatbox legend and bassist/guitarist Luke Stewart collaborate, plus
“More Than a Drum”, the Takoma duo of poet Dine Watson and multi-instrumentalist Abasi Johnson. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Avenue, in Takoma DC.

On Saturday. June 3rd, @3PM keyboardist/vocalist Amina Claudine Myers, will be at the Wyndham Garden Manassas Hotel, along with bassist James King, saxophonist Antonio Parker, and drummer Nassar Abadey. @10800 Vandor Ln in Manassas VA.

On Friday, June 9, 2017 @9PM @Rhizome, Transparent Productions presents The Bill Cole Trio, w/Bill Cole (on Didgeridoo, and multiple double-reeds,), and Joseph Daley (Euphonium, tuba), Third member TBA. Rhizome is at 6950 Maple Avenue, in Takoma DC, a DC Jazz Festival Co-presentation.

On June 11th, Washington Music Viva presents violinist Michael Vaughn, violinist Nana Vaughn, cellist Steve Honigberg, and pianist, Carl Banner, performing the works of Robert Schumann and Martinu. The performance will take place at Allyworld; Airshow Mastering, 7014-B Westmoreland Ave, Takoma Park MD 20912.

On Sunday, June 25 @ Rhizome, Transparent Productions presents the Kahil El’Zabar & David Murray Duo, featuring El’Zabar on drums, voice, and thumb piano, and Murray on tenor and bass clarinet. Rhizome is at 6950 Maple Avenue, in Takoma DC.