AMN Picks of the Week: Patrick Shiroishi / Tyshawn Sorey / Steve Ashby & Daniel Barbiero / Jo Quail

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.

Patrick Shiroishi – Sparrow’s Tongue (2018)
Tyshawn Sorey – Pillars (2018)
Steve Ashby & Daniel Barbiero – The Elongated Path (2018)
Jo Quail / Hands of Ruin – Hands of Ruin Remixes (2018)
Jo Quail – Exsolve (2018)

All About Jazz Reviews

Source: All About Jazz.

Josh Sinton’s Predicate Trio
Making Bones, Taking Draughts, Bearing Unstable Millstones Pridefully, Idiotically, Prosaically (Iluso Records)

Gordon Beeferman
Other Life Forms (Self Produced)

Sonar
Live At Moods (7d Media)

Alister Spence / Satoko Fujii
Intelsat (Alister Spence Music)

Mat Maneri / Matthew Shipp
Conference Of The Mat/ts (Rogueart Records)

Walter Fähndrich – Christy Doran – Remo Schnyder – Samuel Wettstein
Âme Sèche (Leo Records)

Fourth Page
The Forest from Above (Leo Records)

Lynn Cassiers Imaginary Band
Imaginary Band (Clean Feed Records)

An Ayler Xmas Volume 2
Mars Williams

Eraldo Bernocchi
Like A Fire That Consumes All Before It (RareNoiseRecords)

Ivo Perelman
Strings 1 (Leo 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

Gapplegate Music Reviews

Source: Gapplegate.

Elliott Sharp, Dispersion, VENI Academy with Elliot Sharp, Marian Lejava

Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Aequa, International Contemporary Ensemble

Imogen Heap, The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two in Four Contemporary Suites

Nicholas Dieugenio, Mimi Solomon, Unraveling Beethoven, Modern Composers Today