2018 Best of Lists from Around the Web: Part VIII

It’s that time again. We gather best-of-2018 lists from around the web and provide links here. Sure, we haven’t reached the end of the year yet, but some intrepid individuals just cannot be held back. The AMN Best of 2018 is coming in early January. Stay tuned…

The guys at the Free Jazz Blog 2018 top ten lists.

John Kelman’s best releases of 2018.

Mark Corroto’s top ten (fifteen) of 2018.

John Sharpe’s best releases of 2018.

Doug Collete’s best releases of 2018.

See also:
2018 Best of Lists from Around the Web: Part I
2018 Best of Lists from Around the Web: Part II
2018 Best of Lists from Around the Web: Part III
2018 Best of Lists from Around the Web: Part IV
2018 Best of Lists from Around the Web: Part V
2018 Best of Lists from Around the Web: Part VI
2018 Best of Lists from Around the Web: Part VII

The Roulette in January

Source: New York’s Roulette.

BILL FRISELL & THOMAS MORGAN
SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 2019 @ 8:00 PM
Guitarist Bill Frisell and bassist Thomas Morgan return to Roulette for a program of duets from their albums Small Town and Epistrophy.

PROTOTYPE FESTIVAL: THE LITTLE DEATH: VOL. 1
TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2019 @ 8:30 PM
One night only tribute to Matt Marks featuring his music-theatre work, The Little Death: Vol. 1

FACE THE MUSIC
MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
Face the Music is the country’s first youth ensemble dedicated to studying and performing music by living composers.

THE MUSIC OF ANTHONY BRAXTON: SYNTACTICAL GHOST TRANCE // ECHO ECHO MIRROR HOUSE
FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019 @ 8:00 PM
Album release event for Anthony Braxton’s “GTM (Syntax) 2017” performed by the Tri-Centric Vocal Ensemble, followed by Carl Testa/Cory Smythe

Seattle Scene: December 29 – January 19, 2018

From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series:

WAYWARD MUSIC SERIES

Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center

4th Floor, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Seattle 98103 (corner N 50th St. in Wallingford)

Every month, Nonsequitur and a community of like-minded presenters and artists offer ten concerts of adventurous music in an informal yet respectful all-ages setting: contemporary classical, free improvisation, the outer limits of jazz, electronic music, microtonal/new instruments, sound art, and other extraordinary sonic experiences.

December 27, 2018 | 8:00 PM |$5 – $15 donation at the door
New Series One + Matrio

December 29, 2018 | 8:00 PM |$5 – $15 donation at the door
TAP 4.0: The Nyxology Sessions, Installment 3

January 11, 2019 | 8:00 PM |$10 advance, $15 day of show
Jesse Myers: Glass Half Full

January 17, 2019 | 8:00 PM |$5 – $15 donation at the door
FHTAGN + Driftwood Orchestra

January 18, 2019 | 8:00 PM |$5 – $15 donation at the door
Matt Ingalls + Greg Kelley

January 19, 2019 | 7:00 PM |$20 general, $15 student/senior
The Sound Ensemble: Local Wonders