2018 Big Ears Festival Lineup Announced

Medeski Martin & Wood performing at the 2006 J...

Source: Big Ears Festival. It takes place March 22-25, 2018. If you can’t find at least 15 acts that you like…

ABIGAIL WASHBURN & WU FEI

AINE O’DWYER PERFORMS WILLIAM EGGLESTON’S ‘MUSIK’

ALGIERS

ALICE COLTRANE TURIYASANGITANANDA: THE ASHRAM EXPERIENCE

ANNA & ELIZABETH

ANNA THORVALDSDOTTIR: ‘IN THE LIGHT OF AIR’ PERFORMED BY INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE

ANOUSHKA SHANKAR ‘LAND OF GOLD’

ARTO LINDSAY

BANG ON A CAN ALL STARS CELEBRATE THEIR 30TH ANNIVERSARY PERFORMING WORKS BY DAVID LANG, MICHAEL GORDON, AND JULIA WOLFE

BANG ON A CAN ALL STARS ‘FIELD RECORDINGS’

BANG ON A CAN ALL STARS: JULIA WOLFE’S ‘ANTHRACITE FIELDS’

BÉLA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN

BÉLA FLECK & BROOKLYN RIDER

BROOKLYN RIDER

CLEEK SCHREY & DAVID BEHRMAN

CRAIG TABORN QUARTET

CYRO BAPTISTA AND BANQUET OF THE SPIRITS

CYRO BAPTISTA PRESENTS ‘VIRA LOUCOS’

DIAMANDA GALÁS

DUET FOR THEREMIN & LAP STEEL

EVAN PARKER ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC ENSEMBLE

FOUR TET

GAS (WOLFGANG VOIGT)

GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR

INNOV GNAWA

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE

JAGA JAZZIST

JAGA JAZZIST FEATURING STÅLE STORLØKKEN & JON BALKE

JASON MORAN DUO WITH MILFORD GRAVES

BANGS (JASON MORAN, MARY HALVORSON, AND RON MILES)

JASON MORAN PRESENTS ‘FATS WALLER DANCE PARTY’

JENNY HVAL

JENNY SCHEINMAN PRESENTS ‘KANNAPOLIS: A MOVING PORTRAIT’

JENNY SCHEINMAN ‘MISCHIEF & MAYHEM’ WITH NELS CLINE AND SCOTT AMENDOLA

JUANA MOLINA

JULIE BYRNE

KELLY LEE OWENS

KID KOALA (DJ SET)

KID KOALA’S ‘SATELLITE’ TURNTABLE ORCHESTRA

KNOXVILLE SYMPHONY STRINGS PERFORMS ‘WERE YOU THERE’ WITH BARITONE DAVÓNE TINES

LAUREL HALO (DJ SET)

LAUREL HALO (LIVE WITH ELI KESZLER)

LIGHTNING BOLT

LUCIUS

MEDESKI MARTIN & WOOD

MILFORD GRAVES

NELS CLINE: ‘LOVERS’ WITH THE KNOXVILLE JAZZ ORCHESTRA AND GUESTS

NIEF-NORF

PETER EVANS ENSEMBLE

ROCKET SCIENCE (PETER EVANS, SAM PLUTA, CRAIG TABORN, EVAN PARKER)

ROSCOE MITCHELL TRIOS

ROSTAM

ROVA CHANNELING COLTRANE: ‘ELECTRIC ASCENSION’

ROVA: THE ‘SOUND IN SPACE’ PROJECT

SAM AMIDON

STEVE GUNN

STEVE GUNN & THE BLACK TWIG PICKERS

STIAN WESTERHUS

SUSANNA

SUSANNA FEAT. GIOVANNA PESSI, FRODE HALTLI & CHEYENNE MIZE

SUUNS

TAL NATIONAL

THE BLACK TWIG PICKERS

THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND

THE THING

TYSHAWN SOREY TRIO

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Seattle Scene: November 2-11, 2017

Amy Denio performing with the Billy Tipton Mem...

From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series:

WAYWARD MUSIC SERIES

Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center

4th Floor, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Seattle 98103 (corner N 50th St. in Wallingford)

Every month, Nonsequitur and a community of like-minded presenters and artists offer ten concerts of adventurous music in an informal yet respectful all-ages setting: contemporary classical, free improvisation, the outer limits of jazz, electronic music, microtonal/new instruments, sound art, and other extraordinary sonic experiences.

Earshot: Jovino Santos Neto & Martin Kuuskmann
Thu. Nov. 2, 8 PM; $5 – $15 in advance/at door

Seattle-based pianist and three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto blends energetic grooves, deep harmonies, and lyrical Brazilian melodies. He teams with Grammy-nominated, Estonian-born Martin Kuuskmann, an “amazing bassoonist” (NY Times) who pushes the instrument’s possibilities. Presented by Nonsequitur and Earshot Jazz Festival.

Seattle Composers’ Salon
Fri. Nov. 3, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

WED. 11/8 – Earshot Jazz Festival presents Satoko Fujii’s Gato Libre

THU. 11/9 – Seattle Improvised Music Festival & Earshot Jazz Festival present cellists Lori Goldston & Judith Hamann

SAT. 11/11 – Truth Is Up for Grabs – orchestral music by Amy Denio

The Free Jazz Collective Reviews

Source: The Free Jazz Collective.

Paula Shocron / Germán Lamonega / Pablo Diaz – Tensegridad (Hatology, 2017) ****½

David Grubbs – Creep Mission (s/r, 2017) ****½

Flo Stoffner/Paul Lovens/Rudi Mahall – Mein Freund der Baum (Wide Ear Records, 2017) ****

Trevor Barre – Convergences, Divergences & Affinities: The second wave of Free Improvisation in England, 1973–1979 (Compass, 2017) ****

Squadra Omega – Materia oscura (GRANDANGOLO, 2017) ****

Squadra Omega – Nervoso (Holiday Records, 2017) ***½

Tim Berne’s Snakeoil – Incidentals (ECM, 2017) ****½

Roligheten – Homegrown (Clean Feed, 2017) ***½