Newsbits: Quartet121 / Penderecki / Unreleased Don Cherry 12″ / Cooper-Moore in Houston

On March 26, Quartet121 presents divergent works in NY. The program, which includes Threadsuns by HaYang Kim and “In iij. Noct” by Georg Friedrich Haas, begins with bright, melodic passion, and ends with a sonic passage through darkness.

Burning Ambulance has a nice piece on Penderecki.

Next month, London analog specialists Gearbox Records will release a 12″ of previously-unreleased material from Don Cherry for Record Store Day 2020. The exclusive new release entitled ‘Cherry Jam’ features new unheard recordings. Taken from a 1965 pre-record for Danish national radio, the 4-track EP features 3 new original compositions of Cherry’s, as well as a classic standard.

Cooper-Moore performs in Houston on Friday, March 27 at 8pm, in Sanders Hall at Christ Church Cathedral.