Freq Reviews

Source: Freq.

Extra Large Unit – More Fun, Please / Paal Nilssen-Love and Otomo Yoshihide – 19th Of May 2016

God’s Teeth And The Interstellar Tropics – GNASH

Julia Kent and Jean DL – The Great Lake Swallows

The Necks – Body

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All About Jazz Reviews

Source: All About Jazz.

Bobby Naughton / Leo Smith / Perry Robinson
The Haunt (NoBusiness Records)

Evan Parker / Barry Guy / Paul Lytton
Music For David Mossman (Intakt Records)

Jason Stein
Electroradiance (Astral Spirits)

Miles Okazaki
Work: The Complete Compositions of Thelonious Monk (Self Produced)

Magnus Granberg
Es schwindelt mir, es brennt mein Eingeweide (Another Timbre)

Ken Vandermark / Marker
Roadwork 1/Roadwork2/Homework1 (Box Set) (Audiographic Records)

This Week in New York

Source: I CARE IF YOU LISTEN.

KELLY MORAN: MUSIC FOR PIANO AND ELECTRONICS
Pianist and composer Kelly Moran performs a selection of electro-acoustic keyboard works for her first Van Lier Fellowship concert at Roulette. The performance will feature music from her recent albums Optimist and Bloodroot as well as world premieres from her upcoming album for prepared piano and electronics.
Friday, September 7 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $18 online, $25 doors
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

BARGEMUSIC
A concert celebrating the 95th birthday of composer Ned Rorem. The concert features the world premiere of the clarinet, violin and piano version of Pas de Trois and a performance of Four Colors, composed for clarinetist Thomas Piercy. The concert also features three pieces composed for Thomas Piercy by former students of Rorem: Daron Hagen, Jennifer Higdon, and Troy Peters. Joining Piercy in the concert are violinist Eiko Kano and composer/pianist Chen Yihan.
Friday, September 7 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $40, $35 seniors, $20 students/children
Bargemusic, 1 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY

EKMELES AND FRIENDS
Ekmeles vocal ensemble will perform Ekmeles and Friends, a program of works for voices augmented by instrumentalists and electronics. The program includes premieres by Ann Cleare and Nathan Davis in addition to works by Bernhard Lang and Kaija Saariaho.
Friday, September 7 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20, $15 students/seniors
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Cary Hall, 450 West 37th Street, New York, NY

YUMI KUROSAWA
Bang on a Can presents Yumi Kurosawa as part of their Artists at Noguchi music series.
Sunday, September 9 at 3:00 PM
Included with museum admission
Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd Road, Queens, NY

New Tonus Releases / Dirk Serries Performances

Source: New Wave of Jazz.

TONUS – INTERMEDIATE OBSCURITIES I-IV (2CD)
disc one : I (performed and recorded at Jazzcase, Neerpelt Belgium November 16th 2017) personnel : colin webster (alto sax), nils vermeulen (double bass), martina verhoeven (piano), dirk serries (acoustic guitar), george hadow (drums), jan daelman (flute)
disc two : IV (performed and recorded at Hundred Years Gallery, London UK January 14th 2018) personnel : otto willberg (double bass), colin webster (alto sax), tom ward (bass clarinet), benedict taylor (viola), dirk serries (acoustic guitar), cath roberts (baritone sax)

TONUS – TEXTURE POINT (CD)
performed and recorded at the Sunny Side Inc. studio, Anderlecht Belgium December 9th 2017. Personnel : Dirk Serries (acoustic guitars), Benedict Taylor (viola), Martina Verhoeven (piano)

TONUS – CAGEAN MORPHOLOGY (CD)
performed and recorded at Sunny Side Inc. studio, Anderlecht Belgium March 10th 2018. Personnel : Dirk Serries (acoustic guitar), Martina Verhoeven (piano)

CONCERTS :

Celebrating Dirk Serries’ 50th birthday in par with the release of three TONUS albums, the TONUS ensemble (in varying line-ups) will play five special events.
Friday, October 12th 2018 – Pletterij, Haarlem (Netherlands)
ensemble : Dirk Serries (accordion, acoustic guitar), Benedict Taylor (viola), Martina Verhoeven (piano), Colin Webster (alto sax)

Saturday, October 13th 2018 – De Singer, Rijkevorsel (Belgium)
OFFICIAL RELEASE SHOW
ensemble : Patrick De Groote (trumpet), Dirk Serries (accordion, acoustic guitar), Benedict Taylor (viola), Martina Verhoeven (piano), Nils Vermeulen (double bass), Colin Webster (alto sax)

Sunday, October 14th 2018 – AB salon, Brussels (Belgium)
ensemble : Dirk Serries (accordion, acoustic guitar), Benedict Taylor (viola), Martina Verhoeven (piano), Nils Vermeulen (double bass), Colin Webster (alto sax)

Friday, October 19th 2018 – Oratoriënhof, Leuven (Belgium)
ensemble : Dirk Serries (accordion/melodica, acoustic guitar), Martina Verhoeven (piano)

Saturday, October 27th 2018 – Cafe OTO, London (UK)
ensemble : Graham Dunning (snare drum, objects), Kristoffer Lo (flugabone), Cath Roberts (baritone sax), Dirk Serries (accordion, acoustic guitar), Benedict Taylor (viola), Martina Verhoeven (piano), Tom Ward (bass clarinet), Colin Webster (alto sax), Otto Willberg (double bass)