Update on the Health of David S. Ware

From David S. Ware’s update site, with my rough translation from French:

David’s operation may be pushed back. David must undergo new tests because an anomaly was detected with his lungs.

David S. Ware is currently in need of kidney replacement.

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AUM Fidelity To Release Joe Morris / Petr Cancura / Luther Gray’s Wildlife July 14th

From Improvised Communications:

AUM Fidelity is proud to announce the July 14th release of Wildlife (AUM056), the debut recording from the new collective ensemble of the same name featuring Joe Morris on bass, Petr Cancura on alto and tenor saxophones and frequent Morris collaborator Luther Gray on drums. Conceived by Morris, the trio’s acclaimed elder statesman, Wildlife features four collectively improvised tracks that defy expectation with their cohesive structure and warm, inviting sound.

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The Squid’s Ear Reviews

From the Squid’s Ear:

Gerald Cleaver / William Parker / Craig Taborn – Farmers by Nature
(Aum Fidelity)
– Kurt Gottschalk

Thurston Moore – Sensitive/Lethal
(No Fun Productions)
– Jeph Jerman

Arg – Animali
(Creative Sources)
– Max Schaefer

Traum – Tanto impresos como sistemas
(Bug Incision)
– Wyman Brantley

Cheer-Accident – Fear Draws Misfortune
(Cuneiform)
– Wyman Brantley

Schurer / Steinbrüchel –
(NVO)
– Darren Bergstein

Tomas Phillips – Drink_Deep
(NVO)
– Darren Bergstein

Oren Ambarchi – Persona
(Black Truffle)
– Brian Olewnick

Arditti Quartet – Thirty Pieces/komposition für streichquartett 2
(hr2 kultur)
– Brian Olewnick

Don Cherry – Live At Cafe Montmartre Volume Three
(ESP-Disk)
– Brian Olewnick

Evan Parker/ Ingebrigt Haker Flaten – The Brewery Tap
(Smalltown Super Jazz)
– Dave Madden

Toshimaru Nakamura & Mark Trayle – Stationary
(Creative Sources)
– Max Schaefer

Will Montgomery (Heribert Friedl) – Non-Collaboration
(NVO)
– Darren Bergstein

Joe McPhee/ Paal Nilssen-Love – Tomorrow Came Today
(Smalltown Superjazz)
– Dave Madden

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Riti Records

Aum Fidelity is now distributing releases from Riti. Some newish releases below.

RITI CD10 – JOE MORRIS / JOHN VOIGT / TOM PLSEK ..MVP LSD . Album Reviews
RITI CD9 – DANIEL LEVIN QUARTET ..Don’t Go It Alone
RITI CD8 – STONE HOUSE ..Likewise

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All About Jazz Reviews

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From All About Jazz:

28-Feb-09 Bill Frisell
The Best of Bill Frisell: Vol. 1 – Folk Songs (Nonesuch Records)
Reviewed by John Kelman

28-Feb-09 Gerald Cleaver / William Parker / Craig Taborn
Farmers By Nature (AUM Fidelity Records)
Reviewed by Lyn Horton

27-Feb-09 HAR-YOU Percussion Group
Sounds of Youth (ESP Disk)
Reviewed by Raul d’Gama Rose

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All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz:

24-Feb-09 Marcin & Bartlomeij Brat Oles
Duo (Fenommedia)
Reviewed by Raul d’Gama Rose

24-Feb-09 Anthony Braxton / Kyle Brenders
Toronto (duets) 2007 (Barnyard Records)
Reviewed by Mark Corroto

23-Feb-09 Humcrush
Rest at Worlds End (Rune Grammofon)
Reviewed by John Kelman

23-Feb-09 Cooper-Moore
The Cedar Box Recordings (AUM Fidelity Records)
Reviewed by Ted Gordon

23-Feb-09 Butcher / Muller / van der Schyff
Way Out Northwest (Drip Audio)
Reviewed by Sean Patrick Fitzell

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All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz:

16-Feb-09 Gary Husband’s Drive
Gary Husband’s Drive: Hotwired (Abstract Logix)
Reviewed by John Kelman

16-Feb-09 Gerald Cleaver / William Parker / Craig Taborn
Farmers By Nature (AUM Fidelity Records)
Reviewed by John Sharpe

16-Feb-09 David S. Ware
Shakti (AUM Fidelity Records)
Reviewed by Lyn Horton

16-Feb-09 Uri Caine Ensemble
The Othello Syndrome (Winter & Winter)
Reviewed by Martin Longley

15-Feb-09 King Crimson
KCCC #39: Live in Milan June 20, 2003 (DGM Live)
Reviewed by John Kelman

15-Feb-09 John Butcher
Resonant Spaces (Confront Recordings)
Reviewed by Mark Corroto

14-Feb-09 Paul Bley
Barrage (ESP Disk)
Reviewed by Raul d’Gama Rose

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

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From Free Jazz:

Friday, February 13, 2009
Jimmy Halperin & Dominic Duval – Monk Dreams (NoBusiness Records, 2009) ****

Thursday, February 12, 2009
Gerald Cleaver, William Parker, Craig Taborn – Farmers By Nature (AUM Fidelity, 2009) ****½

Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Henri Texier’s Red Route Quartet – Love Songs Reflexions (Label Bleu, 2009) ***½

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All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz:

12-Feb-09 Steve Lantner Quartet
Given – Live In Munster (Hatology)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

12-Feb-09 David S. Ware
Shakti (AUM Fidelity Records)
Reviewed by John Sharpe

11-Feb-09 Han Bennink / Michiel Borstlap / Ernst Glerum
Monk (Gramercy Park Music)
Reviewed by John Kelman

10-Feb-09 Alan Wilkinson / John Edwards / Steve Noble
Live At Cafe Oto (Bo’Weavil)
Reviewed by Mark F. Turner

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New Release Tuesday

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Just a quick reminder that four highly anticipated albums are out today. Efforts by Alex Cline and Nels Cline have been released on Cryptogramophone, and recordings by David S. Ware (actually released 2 weeks ago) and the trio of William Parker, Gerald Cleaver and Craig Taborn are out on Aum Fidelity.

And, all four are available now on eMusic. Surf, download, repeat.

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