Chicago Scene: May 5-12, 2018

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

Saturday, May 5th 2018

5:00PM at Andy’s Jazz Club, 11 E Hubbard, 312.642.6805
Jimmy Bennington Colour and Sound, with Artie Black, Dustin Laurenzi, Dan Pierson, Mike Harmon

Sunday, May 6th 2018

7:00PM at the New Heartland Café Bar, 7000 N Glenwood, 773.465.8005
Jimmy Bennington Colour and Sound, with Fred Jackson Jr, Austen Geobel

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$5)
Once More with Feeling!
Spektral Quartet with Lisa Coons

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Chicago Jazz String Summit 2018

Monday, May 7th 2018

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

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Daunik Lazro, Guillaume Séguron, Quin Kirchner
Joe McPhee, Joshua Abrams, Chad Taylor

Wednesday, May 9th 2018

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$10)
Chad Taylor — Record release
Hearts & Minds : Paul Giallorenzo, Jason Stein, Chad Taylor

Thursday, May 10th 2018

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($25)
Nik Bärtsch’s Ronin

9:00PM at the Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, 773.227.4433 ($10)
The Bridge #11
A Pride of Lions : Joe McPhee, Daunik Lazro, Joshua Abrams, Guillaume Séguron, Chad Taylor

Friday, May 11th 2018

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($8) (wheelchair-accessible)
Sun Speak “..with Sara Serpa” — Album release

Saturday, May 12th 2018

1:00PM at Lampo Annex, 53 W Jackson, St 1656 (Free, RSVP)
Nate Wooley

7:00PM at the Rhythm Room, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston IL, 847.491.9723
Jimmy Bennington Colour and Sound Trio with Brian Seyler, Tyler Papierniak

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($35-$30)
Vijay Iyer Sextet with Graham Haynes, Steve Lehman, Mark Shim, Stephan Crump, Marcus Gilmore

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10) (wheelchair-accessible)
Helen Money
Peter Maunu, Carol Genetti

10:00PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($35-$30)
Vijay Iyer Sextet with Graham Haynes, Steve Lehman, Mark Shim, Stephan Crump, Marcus Gilmore

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 

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Source: Jazzword.

Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra
The Word for It Now

Large Unit
Fluku

The Dorf/N
Lux

Cholet/Darche/Rüegg
Le Tombeau de Poulenc

Ensemble SuperMusique
Les Porteuses D’Ȏ

Joe McPhee, Damon Smith, Alvin Fielder
Six Situations

McPhee/Niggenkemper/Solberg
Imaginary Numbers

Mike Reed
Flesh & Bone

Curran/Schiaffini/C. Neto/Armaroli
From The Alvin Curran Fakebook

Muddersten
Playmates

Downtown Music Gallery Newsletter

Paal Nilssen-Love

Source: Downtown Music Gallery.

Paal Nilssen-Love’s Extra Large Unit! New from Not Two: Alexander Von Schlippenbach & Dag Magnus Narvesen LP! Clifford Thornton Memorial Quartet With Joe McPhee! Szilard Mezei Vocal Large Ensemble! Ramon Lopez / Percy Pursglove / Rafal Mazur! Barry Guy / Agusti Fernandez / Torben Snekkestad! Nate Wooley /TS Duo!

Fernandez / Zakrocki / Olak Trio! New From CorbettVsDempsey: Steve Lacy Quintet 1979 Hat Art Rarity! Beaver Harris / Don Pullen 360 Degree Experience with Hamiet Bluiett! Ken Vandermark & Michael Snow! Mats Gustafsson & Jason Adasiewicz! Fred Lonberg-Holm & Amphibians..! Eugene Chadbourne / Steve Beresford / Alex Ward LP & Dr. Chad Boxholder Sale! Guillermo Gregorio / Nicolas Letman- Burtinovic / Todd Capp & NLB Duo Michael Lytle!

Plus Historic Discs from Alice Coltrane/Pharoah Sanders/Archie Shepp..! Paul Bley Trio! Live Under the Sky Fest: Ornette Coleman & Prime Time..! Spacemen 3! Steve Lacy/Yuji Takahashi/Takehisa Kosugi Rare LP! Mary Halvorson Code Girl on LP! and lots more..!

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

THE DMG 28TH ANNIVERSARY SERIES OF SONIC CELEBRATIONS Continue with:

Sunday, May 6th:
6pm: NICOLA HEIN and ROBERT DICK – Guitar and Flutes
7pm: THOMAS HELTON and BRANDON LOPEZ – Contrabass Duo

Rare Monday, May 7th:
6:30 pm: LORIN BENEDICT / MARIA GRAND / CAROLINE DAVIS – Voice / Tenor Sax / Alto Sax
7:30 pm: CHRIS PITSIOKOS – Solo Alto Sax

Sunday, May 13th:
6pm: JACKDAW: SEAN ALI / ERIKA DICKER / JOE MOFFETT – Contrabass / Violin / trumpet
7pm: WILLIAM PARKER AQUASONIC ENSEMBLE – ‘Lake of Light’ CD Release Celebration! Featuring: JEFF SCHLANGER/ANNE HUMANFELD/LEONID GALAGANOV/WILLIAM PARKER – Aquasonics

Setola di Maiale New Releases 

Source: Setola di Maiale.

Ops…!
Maresuke Okamoto / Guy-Frank Pellerin / Eugenio Sanna

Friendship in Milano
João Pedro Viegas / Roberto Del Piano

Kammermusik
Giancarlo Schiaffini / Errico DE Fabritiis / Luca Tilli

Suoni Lenitivi per Adulti
Alessandra Laganà / Tommaso Marletta / Dominik Gawara / Stefano Giust

Light + Color + Sound (Music for Jorrit Tornquist’s Exhibition)
Tiziano Milani