Newsbits: Cooper-Moore / Apartment House Soundings Workshop / Kim Gordon / Tania Giannouli / The Necks / Winter JazzFest

Cooper-Moore will be performing in Chicago.

The Apartment House Soundings workshop starts on the 23rd of October and is led by Anton Lukoszevieze and Mira Benjamin of the Apartment House ensemble. For their session at CAMP, Apartment House present a course exploring contemporary and experimental music performance practice through a large range of different works composed during the past 60 years, all of them taken from the last 20 years of Apartment House performances, and examining alternative notations, indeterminacy, theater, virtuosity, tuning, simplicity, rhythmic invention and a general all-inclusiveness. There will be an informal performance event at the end of the course, and participants will go on to take advantage of post-course opportunities including full release/publication on our in-house imprints, performance at Fuse Art Space, broadcast opportunities on our radio station, and much more.

Kim Gordon has a new album coming out.

Tania Giannouli will be performing with her trio (Kyriakos Tapakis on oud and Andreas Polyzogopoulos on trumpet) on 24 August at the 11th Jazz on Tinos festival at Tinos island, Greece and 31 August at the Zomer Jazz Fiets Tour, Groningen, Netherlands.

The Necks have been given the Richard Gill Award for Distinguished Services to Australian Music.

New York’s Winter JazzFest will take place January 9-18. Lineup to come.