A Closer Listen Reviews

Via A Closer Listen.

Tiny Leaves ~ Notes on Belonging

Stuzha ~ Siberian Sketches II

BJNilsen ~ Massif Trophies

Abby Lee Tee ~ Herbert’s Archive

A Year in the Country ~ All the Merry Year Round

Solo Collective ~ Part One

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John Zorn’s Masada Book Three at the Village Vanguard This Week

Via Village Vanguard.

John Zorn’s Masada Book Three: NOVEMBER 14 – 19 2017
MASADA at the VANGUARD Next Week
6 Nights & a Matinee Performance

Here’s the schedule:
tuesday November 14
GNOSTIC TRIO—2 sets
bill frisell guitar
kenny wollesen vibes
carol emanuel harp

wednesday 15
KLEZMERSON—2 sets
Benjamin Shwartz keyboard, viola
Carina Lopez bass
Todd Clouser guitar
Fede Schmucler guitar
Tavo Nandayapa drums
Osito “moro” sax, flute, accordeon

thursday 16
ABRAXAS—early set
Eyal Maoz – guitar
Aram Bajakian – guitar
shanir blumenkranz – bass
Kenny Grohowski – drums

CLERIC—late set
matt hollenberg guitar
nick shellenberger keyboards, voice
dan kennedy bass
larry kwartowitz drums

friday 17
VADIM NESELOVSKYI TRIO—early set
vadim neselovskyi piano
ronen itzik bass
dan loomis drums

BRIAN MARSELLA TRIO—late set
brian marsella piano
kim cass bass
kenny wollesen drums

saturday 18
BANQUET OF THE SPIRITS—2 sets
Shanir Blumenkranz – bass
Tim Keiper drums
Brian Marsella keyboards
Cyro Baptista – percussion

sunday 19
3pm matinee LAGE-RILEY
gyan riley – guitar
julian lage – guitar

ZION 80—2 sets
Jon Madof – guitar
Frank London – trumpet
Greg Wall – tenor sax
Jessica Lurie – bari sax
Zach Mayer – bari sax
Brian Marsella – organ
Yoshie Fruchter – guitar
Shanir Blumenkranz – bass
Evan Pazner – drums
Marlon Sobol – percussion
Cyro Baptista – percussion
special guest- John Zorn – sax

The Village Vanguard is located at
178 Seventh Ave. South (just below West 11th St. in Greenwich Village)
New York, New York, 10014 – 212-255-4037

New York Forward Festival 2017 Lineup and Schedule

Via Forward Festival 2017.

Forward Festival 2017
#NYFORWARDFESTIVAL
Dec 7th and 8th
ShapeShifter Lab
18 Whitwell Place, Brooklyn, New York 11215

THURSDAY DECEMBER 7TH

8pm
Kid Millions and Sarah Bernstein
Tense Life album release party
Sarah Bernstein – Violin, Voice, Processing
Kid Millions – Drums

9pm
Paul Flaherty, Gene Moore, Gene Janas, Federico Ughi
Morfina album release party
Paul Flaherty – Alto and Tenor Saxophones
Gene Moore – Guitar
Gene Janas – Bass
Federico Ughi – Drums

10pm
Andrew Lamb & Warren Smith
Andrew Lamb – Winds
Warren Smith – Drums, Percussion

FRIDAY DECEMBER 8TH

8pm
Daniel Carter, Patrick Holmes, Matthew Putman, Hilliard Greene, Federico Ughi
Telepathic Alliances album release party
Daniel Carter – Winds
Patrick Holmes – Clarinet
Matthew Putman – Piano
Hilliard Greene – Bass
Federico Ughi – Drums

9pm
Donald Sturge Anthony McKenzie II
Silenced album release party
Donald Sturge Anthony McKenzie II – Drums
with guests

10pm
L’Rain
Taja Cheek – Voice, Guitar
with her band