AMN Picks of the Week: Charles Rumback / Eric Revis / Magma / Jeff Herriott / Kristo Rodzevski

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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.

Charles Rumback / Jim Baker / John Tate – Threes (2017)
Eric Revis – Sing Me Some Cry (2017)
Magma – Wurdah Itah (2017 Remaster)
Jeff Herriott / Third Coast Percussion – Due East (2017)
Kristo Rodzevski – Bitter Almonds (2017)

Chicago Scene: June 24 – July 1, 2017

Fred Lonberg-Holm in 2002

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

Saturday, June 24th 2017

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Michael Zerang & the Blue Lights : Josh Berman, Mars Williams, Dave Rempis, Kent Kessler, Michael Zerang

Sunday, June 25th 2017

12:15PM-8:45PM at the Logan Square Monument, Milwaukee Ave Stage, 3100 W Logan Blvd
Logan Square Arts Festival

6:15PM-7:00PM Michael Zerang & The Blue Lights
7:45PM-8:45PM The Eternals (Team International) Espíritu Zombi Group

2:00PM at Woodland Pattern, 720 E Locust, Milwaukee WI, 414.263.5001
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Mars Williams, Jim Baker, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Edge Ensemble : Jeb Bishop, Mars Williams, Dan Phillips, Krzysztof Pabian, others TBA

Monday, June 26th 2017

6:30PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
Jaga Jazzist

7:30PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069 ($10)
Option Series
Dave Rempis Solo

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 27th 2017

9:30PM at The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton, 773.384.3243
J@K@L: Keefe Jackson, Julian Kirshner, Fred Lonberg-Holm, special guest Katherine Young

Wednesday, June 28th 2017

8:30PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Splice Series
Daniel Levin, Jeb Bishop, Aaron Zarzutzki, Peter Maunu

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
Oliver Lake with Ed Wilkerson, Joshua Abrams, Hamid Drake

Thursday, June 29th 2017

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Dream Stuff : G RA, Peter Maunu, Ed Wilkerson, Steve Berry, Jim Baker, Jason Roebke, Alex Duvel, Avreeayl Ra

9:00PM at Resistor, 5053 N Lincoln, 312.863.1375 ($10 suggested donation)
Andrew Weathers
Mirror of Nature
Double Morris
Matt Christensen

Friday, June 30th 2017

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($10)
Jacob Garchik’s Ye Olde, with Ava Mendoza, Mary Halvorson, Jonathan Goldberger, Vinnie Sperrazza
Gard Nilssen’s Acoustic Unity with Peter Eldh, Andre Roligheten

Saturday, July 1st 2017

7:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
Hope Cries For Justice
Patricia Nicholson, William Parker, Hamid Drake — round table and performance

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Jazzword Reviews

Dave Burrell

Source: Jazzword.

Christy Doran/Alfred Vogel

Olaf Rupp/Ulrike Brand

Carlo Actis Dato/Enzo Rocco Duo
Noise from the Neighbours

7000 Eichen

Lepage/Lussier et Le Quator Bozzini
Chants et Dances …with Strings

Hamid Drake/Sylvain Kassap
Heads or Tails

Duo Baars Henneman & Dave Burrell

The Outsound New Music Summit Schedule

Source: The Outsound New Music Summit. Takes place late July in San Francisco.

Tuesday July 25
Evil Genius
Max Kutner, Stefan Kac, Michael “Bonepocket” Lockwood
Usufruct Usufruct
Polly Moller, Tim Walters

Wednesday July 26
Animals and Giraffes
Eveyln Davis, Phillip Greenlief, Aurora Josephson, Claudia La Rocco,
John Shiurba
Collette McCaslin & Amy Reed McCaslin Reed Pino
Collette McCaslin, Amy Reed, Mark Pino

Thursday July 27
Sheldon Brown’s Blood of the Air
Sheldon Brown, Darren Johnston, Lorin Benedict, Andrew Joron, Dave MacNab,
John Finkbeiner, Jonathan Alford, Vijay Anderson, Alan Hall
Gabby Fluke-Mogul, Kelley Kipperman

Friday July 28
Bill Wolter, Melne, Mark Pino, HL Nelly, Moe! Staiano
Voco Voco
Alex Yeung, Tim Sullivan, Josh Martin

Saturday July 29
Karen Borca
Lisa Mezzacappa, Donald Robinson
Positive Knowledge Positive Knowledge
Oluyemi Thomas, Ijeoma Thomas, Hamir Atwal