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Interviews with artists and other interesting people

Idle Chatter Venue In Salford, UK Opening Discussed


Source: ATTN:Magazine. Idle Chatter is a brand new venue for experimental music in Salford. More than that, it’s a space where live performance comes first; a dedicated (and gorgeous) warehouse space for the enactment and experience of live artistry, capable … Continue reading

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Daniel Barbiero Interviewed About Latest Album


Source: Bandwidth, interviewing AMN reviewer Dan Barbiero. Anybody who talks to bassist/composer Daniel Barbiero about his favorite intellectual pursuits is likely to come out of the conversation feeling like it provided an IQ boost. Take the Silver Spring resident’s musical approach, … Continue reading

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Mark Wastell Interview


Source: We Need No Swords. An exposure to free jazz in his late teens, both from his childhood home near Colchester and through trips into the capital, proved a gateway drug that helped steer him towards his own entrance into … Continue reading

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September Point of Departure is Out


Source: Point of Departure. Page One: a column by Bill Shoemaker Allison Miller: A Life Soaked in Music: by Troy Collins Jumpin’ In: a column by Greg Buium Moment’s Notice: Reviews of Recent Recordings

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Interview with Chris Campbell of Innova Recordings 


Source: I CARE IF YOU LISTEN. Innova Recordings is the label of the American Composers Forum. It was founded in 1982 to document McKnight fellowship winners and now we’re in the business of offering artistic and technical guidance through the … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Nate Wooley about Anthony Braxton


Source: Straight No Chaser. Podcast 548 is my conversation with Nate about Anthony Braxton, Sound American, and his latest (and coming) musical projects. Musical selections include a Braxton quartet recording including Kenny Wheeler, and Dave Holland(“Opus 60“); “Fifth Meeting” from … Continue reading

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Frode Gjerstad Interview


Source: FrodeGjerstad.com. Frode Gjerstad [fro-duh year-stad] (b. March 24, 1948, Stavanger, Norway), generally considered to be “the Father of free Jazz in Norway,” is an intensely expressionistic, yet lyrical player on saxophone, clarinet and flute. Avant-garde Jazz caught his ear … Continue reading

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