Reviews You May Have Missed – August 2019

Last month we published a number of original reviews of some very interesting music. Check out the list below.

Fanoplane, P.O.A. and Penguin In Hyattsville, MD on September 14

September 14 at Hyattsville Porchfest

FanoplaneP.O.A. and Penguin will be performing on September 14 as part of Hyattsville’s PorchFest at 5201 42nd Place Hyattsville MD 20781.  It’s Free – All Ages – Held outside (If we have bad weather we will retreat to the basement for the show). We will be grilling afterwards so feel free to stay and eat with us. We will provide some snacks with veggie options – feel free to bring a beverage or dish or something to grill….
PorchFest is a family-friendly community performance event, appropriate for all ages. The focal points will be a variety of musical performers ranging from acoustic to electric, jazz and Celtic harp as well as poetry and story telling.
Set Times:
3:00 – P.O.A. (Dug Birdzell, Shawn Brown, Busher)
4:00 – Penguin (Devin Ocampo, Burleigh Seaver, Busher)
5:00 – Fanoplane
In its entirety, Porchfest will include 30 Performers on 10 porches; map of locations will be published at www.preservehyattsville.org  by Friday, September 13, 2019.
For more information:  tedzook@hotmail.com
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Gapplegate Music Reviews

Source: Gapplegate.

Erika Fox, Paths, Goldfield Ensemble

J. William Greene, Buxtehude at Lynchburg, Free Compositions and Choral Preludes

Derek Bermel, Migrations, Luciana Souza, Ted Nash, Derek Bermel, Julliard Jazz Orchestra, Albany Symphony, David Alan Miller

SWR VokalEnsemble, Japan, Works for Choir, Toshio Hosokawa, Toru Takemitsu, Michio Mamiya, Jo Kondo; Marcus Creed, Conductor

Messiaen Meditations sur le Mystere de la Sainte Trinite, Tom Winpenny

This Week in New York 

Source: I CARE IF YOU LISTEN.

RESONANT BODIES FESTIVAL NIGHT 1: CHARMAINE LEE & CONRAD TAO, ANTHONY ROTH COSTANZO, JANE SHELDON
Opening night of this three-day festival of experimental vocals features new and celebrated work from longtime collaborative duo Charmaine Lee and Conrad Tao, countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, and soprano Jane Sheldon.
Tuesday, September 3 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $20 online, $25 doors
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

RESONANT BODIES FESTIVAL NIGHT 2: ANAÏS MAVIEL, KATE SOPER, TED HEARNE
On night two of the festival, Anaïs Maviel accompanies herself on a custom-made 14-string kamale n’goni as she interweaves storytelling and vocal improvisation, Kate Soper and Sam Pluta (electronics) engage in exploratory improvisation, and Ted Hearne previews a new song cycle set to Dorothea Lasky’s poetry collection, AWE.
Wednesday, September 4 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $20 online, $25 doors
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

RESONANT BODIES FESTIVAL NIGHT 3: STEPHANIE BLYTHE, AROOJ AFTAB WITH VIJAY IYER & SHAHZAD ISMAILY, ERIN GEE
Stephanie Blythe brings her drag persona, tenor Blythely Oratonio, to the stage; Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, and Shahzad Ismaily perform an improvised journey that blends jazz, indie rock, and Sufi minimalism; and Erin Gee presents solo works, including her legendary Mouthpieces, as well as work with the Argento Ensemble.
Thursday, September 5 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $20 online, $25 doors
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

SIRIUS QUARTET | RITE OF SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Sirius Quartet performs Paths Become Lines by Jeremy Harman, Beside the Point by Fung Chern Hwei, Ceili by Fung C.H., New World, Nov 9, 2016 by Gregor Huebner, Knives Out by Radiohead arranged by G. Huebner, #STILL by G. Huebner, To A New Day by Fung C.H., and Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles arranged by G. Huebner.
Saturday, September 7 at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM
Free
Governors Island, Nolan Park, New York, NY

TRANSIENTS: GENUINE FAKE
Qubit presents the French ensemble soundinitiative in their US debut, with two days of performances and installations. An ensemble with a similar focus on blurring the lines between composer/performer/ audience, as well as concert/installation/theatre, TRANSIENTS is two full days of new works from France and the United States.
Saturday, September 7 at 4:00 PM
Tickets $10
37-18 Northern Boulevard, Queens, NY

SPARK DUO
Spark Duo (Kate Amrine, trumpet and Ford Fourqurean, clarinets and electronics) premieres a set of new works by Howie Kenty, Edmund Scott Miller, and Jinhee Han.
Sunday, September 8 at 3:00 PM
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors
Spectrum, 70 Flushing Avenue, Garage A, Brooklyn, NY

TRANSIENTS: SPACEINITIATIVE
Qubit presents the French ensemble soundinitiative in their US debut, with two days of performances and installations. An ensemble with a similar focus on blurring the lines between composer/performer/ audience, as well as concert/installation/theatre, TRANSIENTS is two full days of new works from France and the United States.
Sunday, September 8 at 4:00 PM
Tickets $10
37-18 Northern Boulevard, Queens, NY

MIOLINA
Violin duo, Miolina, kicks off their 2019-20 season with a program at Rockwood Music Hall in Manhattan that includes world premieres of new works by composers Gene Pritsker and Fabio Turchetti. In addition, the duo will present the NYC premiere of Mark Zaki’s Vagabondage. Other recent works are by Lynn Bechtold, Eve Beglarian, Sunny Knable, and Manu Chao, with classics of the 20th Century by Luciano Berio, Astor Piazzolla, and Ángel Villoldo.
Sunday, September 8 at 8:30 PM
Tickets $10
Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3, 185 Orchard Street, New York, NY

All About Jazz Reviews

Source: All About Jazz.

Anthony Braxton
Quartet (New Haven) 2014 (Firehouse 12 Records)

Sunny Murray
Homework (NoBusiness Records)

The Fictive Five
Anything Is Possible (Clean Feed Records)

Paula Shocron & Pablo Diaz
Diálogos (Fundacja Sluchaj)

Jon Irabagon
Invisible Horizon (Irabbagast Records)

Kjetil Mulelid Trio
What You Thought Was Home (Rune Grammofon)

Catherine Lamb
Point / Wave (Another Timbre)

Sam Rivers
Emanation (NoBusiness Records)

Tomeka Reid – Filippo Monico
The Mouser (Relative Pitch Records)

Seven Releases From New Wave of Jazz

Source: New Wave of Jazz.

nwoj021 – BENEDICT TAYLOR & ANTON MOBIN – Close ⎢Quarters
Benedict Taylor
viola
Anton Mobin
prepared chamber
Recorded on 4 & 5 September 2017 and mixed in 2018 by Anton Mobin at La Ferme Ta Gueule, Olivet, France. Mastered at the Sunny Side Inc. studio, Anderlecht (Belgium).

nwoj022 – ANTOINE BEUGER – Now Is The Moment To Learn Hope
The Extradition Ensemble :
Loren Chasse
bell
Brandon Conway
classical guitar
Sage Fisher
harp
Matt Hannafin
bowed crotale
Branic Howard
bowed guitar
Evan Spacht
alto trombone
Now Is the Moment to Learn Hope was recorded and mastered by Branic Howard at the Portland Garment Factory, a woman-owned, certified zero-waste manufacturing studio in Portland, Oregon, USA. Production assistance by Robert Waldorf.

nwoj023 – DANIEL THOMPSON & COLIN WEBSTER – Boskage
Daniel Thompson
acoustic guitar
Colin Webster
alto saxophone
Recorded on 15th June 2018 at Soundsavers, London by Mark Jasper.
Mixed by Dirk Serries. Mastered at the Sunny Side Inc. studio, Anderlecht (Belgium).

nwoj024 – SERRIES/VANDERSTRAETEN/VERHOEVEN – Impetus
Dirk Serries
acoustic guitars
Kris Vanderstraeten
percussion
Martina Verhoeven
piano
Performed, recorded, mixed and mastered at the Sunny Side Inc. Studio, Anderlecht (Belgium) on December 16th 2018.

nwoj025 – TONUS – Segment Tones
Dirk Serries
soprano melodica, accordeon
Martina Verhoeven
concertina, cello
Colin Webster
clarinet, alto sax
Performed, recorded, mixed and mastered at the Sunny Side Inc. Studio, Anderlecht (Belgium) on November 24th 2018.

nwoj026 – ASMUS TIETCHENS & DIRK SERRIES – Air
Asmus Tietchens
treatments
Dirk Serries
clarinet, melodica, concertina, accordeon, harmonica
Sources performed and recorded in October 2018 by Dirk Serries.
Treatments by Asmus Tietchens. Recorded, mixed and mastered at Audiplex Studio E, Hamburg.

nwoj027 – ANTOINE BEUGER – traces of eternity : of what is yet to be
Dante Boon
piano
Performed, recorded, mixed and mastered at the Sunny Side Inc. studio, Anderlecht (Belgium). Recording : May 26th, 2019.