AMN Picks of the Week: Leo Suarez / John Luther Adams / All Traps on Earth / Danketsu 9 / Nate Wooley

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.

Leo Suarez – Marbles On Tile (2018)
John Luther Adams – Everything That Rises (2018)
All Traps on Earth – A Drop of Light (2018)
Danketsu 9 – Thahraas (2018)
Nate Wooley – Columbia Icefield (2018)

All About Jazz Reviews

Source: All About Jazz.

Tyshawn Sorey
Pillars (Firehouse 12 Records)

Ivo Perelman
Strings 1 (Leo Records)

Dave Sewelson
Music for a Free World (FMR-Records)

Ed Pettersen – Martin Küchen – Roger Turner
The End of the Universe (Split Rock Records)

Aaron Parks
Little Big (Ropeadope)

John Medeski
John Medeski’s Mad Skillet (Indirecto Records)

Daughters
You Won’t Get What You Want (Ipecac Recordings)

Håvard Wiik
This Is Not a Waltz (Moserobie)

Daniel Carter – Matthew Putman – Patrick Holmes – Hilliard Greene – Federico Ughi
Telepatia Liquida (577 Records)

This Week in New York

Source: I CARE IF YOU LISTEN.

INTERPRETATIONS: ANTHONY DAVIS // EARL HOWARD
Composers Anthony Davis and Earl Howard reconvene a bi-coastal quartet built on long-standing associations, to present two sets of music built on complex rhythms and modulating textures. The evening will feature solos, duets, and quartets from Earl Howard and Anthony Davis, including Anthony Davis’s The Goddess Variations for solo piano; and Earl Howard’s work Curtis, for solo Kurzweill 2600 and saxophone.
Thursday, December 13 at 8:00 PM
Tickets $20
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

HANDEL AND LANG
The Choir of Trinity Wall Street returns to The Met with a double bill: Dixit Dominus (The Lord Said), Handel’s setting of Psalm 110, is paired with David Lang’s The Little Match Girl Passion, a contemporary choral work based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale.
Saturday, December 15 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $65
Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, 1000 5th Avenue, New York, NY

UNSILENT NIGHT
Composer Phil Kline will lead a massive chorus of boomboxes from the West Village to the East Village in the 27th annual holiday presentation of UNSILENT NIGHT. People gather at the arch in Washington Square Park, and less than an hour and mile later, end up in Tompkins Square Park.
Sunday, December 16 at 6:00 PM
Free
Arch in Washington Square Park, New York, NY

OUTSKIRTS PIANO SERIES II: MARA ROSENBLOOM/SAM YULSMAN
This concert features pianists Sam Yulsman and Mara Rosenbloom.
Sunday, December 16 at 7:00 PM
Outskirts Music Series, 254 Schenck Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

Dominic Lash Quartet Tours the UK in January

Source: The Wire.

The double bass player’s compositions for improvisers performed by Lash plus Alex Ward on electric guitar, Javier Carmona on drums and Ricardo Tejero on alto saxophone.

2019/01/13: Cheltenham Smokey Joe’s, United Kingdom
2019/01/14: London Cafe Oto, United Kingdom
2019/01/15: Bristol The Bristol Fringe, United Kingdom
2019/01/16: Monmouth Queens Head, United Kingdom
2019/01/17: Canterbury Garage Coffee, United Kingdom