Anthony Braxton’s Tricentric Project Ensemble Recent Stockholm Performance Now Streaming

Source: Sveriges Radio.

This evening we will be going to the jazz club Underground at Kulturmejeriet in Lund and later also to the fourth edition of the improvisation festival Edition festival in Stockholm, to hear music by and inspired by Anthony Braxton.

Comp No. 151 conducted by Ingrid Laubrock
Language Music led by Erica Dicker, Carl Testa
Comp No. 136 conducted by Erica Dicker
Comp No. 56 conducted by Kyoko Kitamura
Comp No. 255 conducted by many!

Tri-Centric Project Ensemble:
Kyoko Kitamura – voice (NY)
Sofia Jernberg – voice (Stockholm)
Lisa Ullén – piano (Stockholm)
Erica Dicker – violin (NY)
Tomeka Reid – cello (NY)
Finn Loxbo – guitar (Stockholm)
Elsa Bergman – contrabass (Stockholm)
Carl Testa – contrabass & electronics (New Haven)
Ville Bromander – contrabass (Stockholm)
Susana Santos Silva – trumpet (Stockholm)
Ingrid Laubrock – tenor saxophone (NY)
Isak Hedtjärn – clarinet (Stockholm)
Johan Arrias – saxophone & clarinet (Stockholm)
Dan Peck – tuba (NY)
Erik Carlsson – drums & percussion (Stockholm)
Mattias Stahl – vibraphone (Stockholm)

The Free Jazz Collective Reviews

Source: The Free Jazz Collective.

Don Cherry Trio – Studio 105, Paris 1967 (Hi Hat Records, 2018) ****

Three (more) from Christopher Hoffman

Universal Eyes/Wolf Eyes – Two Civilized Centers (Lower Floor, 2018) ***½

Universal Eyes – Four Variations On Artificial Society (Lower Floor Music, 2018) ****

Steph Richards – Take the Neon Lights (Birdwatcher Records, 2019) ****½

Heaven – IAPOE (Clean Feed, 2018) ***½

Seattle Scene: February 21 – March 2, 2019

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.

Noel Kennon: Just Fog
Thu. Feb. 21, 8 PM; $5 – $15 donation at door

An evening of works investigating the natural relationships of overtones over long durational structures. Presented and written by Noel Kennon, joined by John Teske: region no.2 and unison (prelude/postlude) for viola & double bass + magenta/pasture : { catalogue ( harmonics one through four hundred and fifty six) } for sine tones & filtered white noise + Dreams of Uriel (just fog and burning lilacs) for viola & voice.

Kurdish Rhythm & Improvisation
Fri. Feb. 22, 8 PM; $5 – $15 donation at door

An evening of free improvisations based on Kurdish rhythms featuring percussion virtuoso Ahmad Yousefbeigi joined by Olympia’s Arrington de Dionyso and versatile Seattle treasure Amy Denio. Yousefbeigi is an inspired Kurdish Iranian percussionist whose versatility and love of cultural exchange has led to collaborations with many musicians, notably the ambient, improvisational project, YESOD.

Don Berman’s Ascension Northwest
Sat. Feb. 23, 8 PM; $5 – $20 donation at door

Don Berman and his 11-member Big Band Thing celebrate the their new CD Ascension Northwest, dedicated to the deep spirituality in John Coltrane’s music. Opening is CHA: harpist Carol J. Levin, violist Heather Bentley, poet/vocalist/dancer Amelia Love Clearheart/the Indigo. Each uses loops and effects in a synergistic, immediate performance ranging from tender to wild. Proceeds donated to King County Sexual Assault Resource Center.

Fri. 3/1 – Seattle Composers’ Salon returns with recent works by Blake DeGraw, Kaley Lane Eaton, Liam Hardison, Ha-Yang Kim, Lily Shabbabi, Neil Welch

Sat. 3/2 – Earshot Jazz presents Rosetta Trio with Stephan Crump (bass), Liberty Ellman (acoustic guitar), and Jamie Fox (electric guitar)

Denzler Lash Davis Cooke in Bristol, UK March 15

Source: Bang the Bore.

Bertrand Denzler / Dominic Lash (duo)
Matt Davis (solo)
Seth Cooke (solo)

Cafe Kino
108 Stokes Croft
Bristol, BS1 3RU
8pm, Friday 15th March
Five pounds

Bertrand Denzler / Dominic Lash – a first time duo meeting between Swiss / French tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and Bristol bassist Dominic Lash, whose previous musical encounters have taken place within large groups led by Mark Wastell.

Denzler has toured extensively in Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East and the Far East with regular ensembles, dozens of ad-hoc groups, artists from other disciplines (dance, performance, theatre, sculpture, poetry, video), as well as solo. He is or was a member of ensembles like Trio Sowari, Hubbub, Denzler-Gerbal-Dörner, The Seen, Onceim, Denzler-Grip-Johansson.
bertranddenzler.com

Lash is a freely improvising double bassist based in Bristol. His activities also include playing bass guitar and other instruments; writing and performing composed music; and writing about music and various other subjects (mainly cinema). He has performed a lot – with a lot of musicians – but somehow keeps going.
dominiclash.blogspot.com

Matt Davis – a performance of electromagnetic signals harvested from custom built cracked electrical devices which were mainly originally designed as light sources, as well as field recordings of electromagnetic phenomena. Exploring them as acoustic events and for their potential as feral musical elements.
f-i-e-l-d.co.uk

Seth Cooke will make noise with a waste disposal sink and cheap consumer electronics.
sethcooke.eu

Three Nights Celebrating Ornette Coleman in Pittsburgh

Source: Alphabet City.

Celebration of Ornette Coleman: Night 1

Please join us for Night One of our three-evening celebration of the life and work of jazz legend Ornette Coleman. This first night will feature: 7:00 PM – David Throckmorton & Space Exchange concert 8:15 PM – post-concert panel hosted by David Throckmorton including audience Q&A panel with the Space Exchange band members

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

Celebration of Ornette Coleman: Night 2

Please join us for Night Two of our three-evening celebration of the life and work of jazz legend Ornette Coleman. This second night will feature: 7:00 PM – Pre-concert demo lead by Sphinx Trio 7:30 PM – Sphinx Trio concert Guests are invited to come to any portion of the program they please!

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212

Celebration of Ornette Coleman: Night 3

Please join us for Night Three of our three-evening celebration of the life and work of jazz legend Ornette Coleman. This event will take place at Carnegie Museum of Art Theater.
5:00 PM Conversation by Thomas Wendt and Thaddeus Mosley
5:15 PM screening of Bert Haanstra, Glas, 1958
5:25 PM screening of Shirley Clarke, Ornette: Made in America, 1984

Saturday, February 23, 2019
5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213