Chicago Scene: March 31 – April 7, 2018

Tatsu Aoki

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

Saturday, March 31st 2018

8:30PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Josh Berman, Keefe Jackson, Matt Piet, Tim Daisy
Dave Rempis, Matt Piet, Tim Daisy — Record release

9:00PM at Orotund Music, 3323 W Armitage ($5 donation)
Lair of Slop
Boney
Jake Wark, Jakob Heinemann, Bill Harris
Corey Lyons, Nick Alvarez

Monday, April 2nd 2018

7:30PM at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood, 773.769.1069
Gerrit Hatcher, Anton Hatwich

9:00PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Edward Wilkerson Jr, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Dave Rempis, Mars Williams
Tim Stine, Paul Giallorenzo, Adam Vida

Tuesday, April 3rd 2018

8:00PM at Slate Arts and Performance, 3203 W North Ave, 847.312.1527 ($5 suggested donation)
ASY String Trio
Corey Lyons, Alex Maerbach
Reid Karris Solo

9:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($7)
Dave Rempis, Jeremy Cunningham
Caleb Willitz Ensemble, with Tatsu Aoki, Edward Wilkerson, Jim Baker, Katinka Kleijn, Raul Cotaquispe

Thursday, April 5th 2018

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($17-$15)
Xylouris White : George Xylouris, Jim White

Friday, April 6th 2018

7:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$10 or festival pass)
Resonant Bodies Festival
Jenna Lyle, Nina Dante, Alejandro T Acierto

Saturday, April 7th 2018

7:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$10 or festival pass)
Resonant Bodies Festival
Tony Arnold, Sophia Burgos, Amanda DeBoer Bartlett

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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AMN Picks of the Week: NYTT LAND / Jason Stein / Dødsmaskin / Peggy Lee / Finn Loxbo

English: Jason Stein (bass clarinett) with Loc...

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.

NYTT LAND – Odal (2018)
Jason Stein’s Locksmith Isidore – After Caroline (2018)
Dødsmaskin – Fiende (2018)
Peggy Lee – Echo Painting (2018)
Finn Loxbo – Eter (2018)

New pfMENTUM Releases

Source: pfMENTUM.

George McMullen Trio
Boomerang
George McMullen: Trombone, compositions
Nick Rosen: Bass
Alex Cline: Drums and percussion

Nomads
Emily Hay/Steuart Liebig Duo
Emily Hay: Flutes/Voice/Electronics
Steuart Liebig: Basses/Electronics

Deep State
Guerino Mazzola grand piano (all tracks except Kaddish)
Alex Lubet acoustic guitar (ag), soprano ukulele (su), National steel guitar (ns), mountain dulcimer (md)

Downtown Music Gallery Newsletter

British saxophonist Evan Parker

Source: Downtown Music Gallery.

Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl! Kidd Jordan/Steve Swell/Joel Futterman/Alvin Fielder! Robert Dick & Tiffany Chang! Patrick Zimmerli / Ethan Iverson Qt! Ten from Clean Feed & Shhpuma: Frode Gjestad Trio Steve Swell! Benoit Delbecq/Mark Turner 4! Samo Salamon/Tony Malaby/Roberto Dani! Sara Serpa/Erik Friedlander/Ingrid Laubrock! The Ex!

Plus Historic/Archival Discs from Roy Haynes! Tubby Hayes Qt! Stan Tracey/Victor Feldman Compilation! Stan Kenton Classics! Snakefinger! Sonny Boy Williamson! Funkadelic! Bunny Wailer and Kenya Special!

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Upcoming Sets at Downtown Music Gallery – FREE, every Sunday at 6pm

THE DMG 27TH ANNIVERSARY SERIES OF SONIC CELEBRATIONS Continue with:

Sunday, April 1st, 2018 / April Fool’s Day / Easter Sunday!
6pm: LOUISE D.E. JENSEN Birthday Celebration –
Rare Alto Sax Trio: TAMIO SIRASHI / CHRIS PITSIOKOS / LOUISE DE JENSEN
7pm: JACK WRIGHT and ZACH DARRUP – Alto Sax and Guitar

Sunday, April 8th: CP Birthday 65 Celebration Gig: The Beyond Group:
6pm: CHERYL PYLE / DANIEL CARTER / MICHAEL EATON / CLAIRE de BRUNNER –
Flute / Reeds & Trumpet / Soprano Sax / Bassoon
7pm: ANDERS NILSSON / HAMPUS OHMAN-FROLUND CHARLES WATERS –
Guitar / Drums / Alto Sax & Clarinet

Sunday, April 15th, 2018:
6pm: AARON SHRAGGE / ELI ASHER – Trumpet Duo
7pm: NICOLA HEIN / MIA ZABELKA Special Guest

Sunday, April 22nd:
6pm: NOAH BECKER and COLIN HINTON – Alto sax and Drums
7pm: SPEEDO: DAVID GROLLMAN and CORY O’BRIEN – Two Snare Drums

DMG is located at 13 Monroe St. (between Catherine & Market Sts) in a basement below a small gallery. 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 Always Cosy

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Two Upcoming Performances Featuring EVAN PARKER who rarely comes to NYC:

Tuesday, April 3rd at The New Stone at 8:30:
8:30pm: EVAN PARKER & DAN WEISS – Solos & Duo!

Thursday, April 5th at 8pm at Zürcher Gallery
8pm: EVAN PARKER & NED ROTHENBERG – Sax Duo!
At 33 Bleecker Street, NY, NY, just east of Lafayette
Broadway & Lafayette subway stop

The Cornelia Street Cafe in April

Ingrid Laubrock

Source: New York’s Cornelia Street Cafe.

Saturday, Apr 14 – 8:30 & 10:00pm
SARA SERPA TRIO, CD RELEASE: CLOSE UP
Sara Serpa, voice; Ingrid Laubrock, saxophones; Erik Friedlander, cello

Wednesday, Apr 25 – 8:00PM
SEAN CONLY TRIO
Michaël Attias, alto sax; Sean Conly, bass; Satoshi Takeish, drums

Wednesday, Apr 25 – 9:30PM
MICHAEL BATES QUARTET
Jon Irabagon, tenor sax; Uri Caine, piano; Michael Bates, bass; Ben Perowsky, drums

Coming to the Vortex Jazz Club

The Dalston Culture House now houses the Vorte...

Source: London’s Vortex Jazz Club.

SUN 01 APRIL 2018
HUW V WILLIAMS TRIO FEATURING DEVIN GRAY AND GEORGE CROWLEY
Huw’s trio draws on a rich combination of his Welsh roots, his training in jazz, and the contemporary creative music scenes in London, Brooklyn, and Manhattan.

TUE 10 APRIL 2018
DUCK BAKER TRIO / QUARTET
Fingerstyle guitarist Duck Baker is joined by clarinetist Alex Ward and bassist John Edwards, for a set of edgy jazz originals. Drummer Steve Noble joins in for a freer set.

SUN 15 APRIL 2018
MOPOMOSO PRESENTS ‘THE AFTERNOON SESSIONS’
Line up Michael Giaquinto (e.bass) Chris Hill (clarinet/electronics/amplified objects) Alec Kronacker (e.guitar) trio Veryan Weston (piano) Pei Ann Yeo (violin) duo Terry Day (percussion/self made instruments) John Russell (guitar) duo…