The Best Jazz on Bandcamp: August 2019 

Source: Bandcamp Daily.

The albums in this month’s column could, on their own, take up a third of the slots in a Year-End Top 10 List. That’s an amazing occurrence, and it proves yet again just how strong jazz and improvised music has been in 2019—because, really, I could’ve led with that statement in any of this year’s columns, and it would have been just as true.

Something Else! Creative Music Series in Hamilton

Source: ZULA Presents.

ZULA BBQ with NAIL Quartet + Duos:
Drake/Keravec, Baars/Henneman, Mercury
Sunday, September 15, 2019 (4 – 8 pm)
Zula House

drums, percussion
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 (7 pm)
Zula House

Saturday, November 16, 2019 (8 pm)
Zula House

Saturday, November 30, 2019 (8 pm)
Rock on Locke
Church of St. John The Evangelist
320 Charlton Ave. West
Hamilton, ON
Nick Fraser drums, composition
Tony Malaby saxophones
Kris Davis piano

Upcoming Blank Forms Shows

Source: Blank Forms.

Hamid Al-Saadi with Amir ElSaffar
Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Sun Ra Arkestra
Saturday, September 14th, 2019
2:00 PM

Susan Alcorn
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

NY Art Book Fair Preview: Afuma / Hairbone / 2 Bridges DJs
Thursday, September 19th, 2019
6:00 PM

Joseph Jarman’s Black Case
with Thulani Davis and Brent Hayes Edwards
Friday, September 20th, 2019
3:00 – 4:00 PM

Louise Landes Levi
Saturday, September 21st, 2019
2:00 PM

Makoto Kawashima
Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Patty Waters Live release show (Los Angeles)
Thursday, September 26th, 2019
8:00 PM

Nicole Mitchell
Saturday, September 28th, 2019
2:00 PM



September 6, 2019
Catherine Sikora & Matteo Liberatore, IBeam
Matteo Liberatore Catherine Sikora

September 6, 2019
Catherine Sikora & Brian Chase, IBeam
Brian Chase Catherine Sikora

September 4, 2019
Violeta Garcia, Tamio Shiraishi, Weasel Walter, Muchmore’s
Violeta Garcia Tamio Shiraishi Weasel Walter

September 4, 2019
James McKain & Kevin Murray, Muchmore’s
James McKain Kevin Murray

September 4, 2019
Jason Mears & Bradley Schirmer, Muchmore’s
Jason Mears Bradley Schirmer