Darcy James Argue To Host Brooklyn Big Band Bonanza October 19th

Darcy James Argue & Secret Society
Image by Nicken05 via Flickr

From Improvised Communications:

On Monday, October 19th, will present Brooklyn Big Band Bonanza, a celebration of innovative big bands organized by acclaimed composer Darcy James Argue, at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY. Performers will include Travis Sullivan’s Bjorkestra, Andrew Durkin’s Industrial Jazz Group and Argue’s own acclaimed 18-piece steampunk big band, Secret Society, which will headline the event. All three bands are led by composers working to reinvigorate the big band format for the 21st Century by integrating influences from a wide variety of other sounds and genres.

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]

Music and More Reviews

From Music and More:

Thursday, July 09, 2009
Old Dog – By Any Other Name (Porter, 2009)

Monday, July 06, 2009
Profound Sound Trio – Opus de Life (Porter Records, 2009)

Sunday, July 05, 2009
Sonic Youth – The Eternal (Matador, 2009)

Friday, July 03, 2009
David Crowell Ensemble – Spectrum (Innova, 2009)

Thursday, July 02, 2009
Darcy James Argue – Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam, 2009)

Wednesday, July 01, 2009
Jon Irabagon and Mike Pride – I Don’t hear Nothin’ But the Blues (Loyal, 2009)

Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Fred Anderson – Staying in the Game (Engine Records, 2009)

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]