Free Jazz Blog Reviews

From Free Jazz:

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2010
Fred Anderson – 21st Century Chase (Delmark, 2009) ****

SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 2010
Bengt Berger – Beches Brew (Country & Eastern, 2009) ** or ****

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2010
Splatter – Music For Misanthropes (Self Published, 2009) ****

THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2010
Han Bennink & Frode Gjerstad – Han & Frode (CJR, 2009) ****½

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All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz:

Uwe Oberg / Christof Thewes / Michael Griener
Lacy Pool (Hatology)

Joe Morris
Colorfield (ESP Disk)

Phillip Johnston
Page of Madness (Asynchronous)

Aram Shelton’s Fast Citizens
Two Cities (Delmark Records)

David Sylvian
David Sylvian: Manafon (SamadhiSound)

Jason Adasiewicz
Varmint

Donny McCaslin
Declaration (Sunnyside Records)

Minamo
Kuroi Kawa – Black River (Tzadik)

The Gordon Grdina Trio
. . . If Accident Will (Plunge Records)

John Hebert
Byzantine Monkey (Firehouse 12 Records)

Slivovitz
Hubris (Moonjune Records)

Ed Palermo Big Band
Eddy Loves Frank (Cuneiform Records)

Manuel Mengis Gruppe 6
Dulcet Crush (Hatology)

Duck Baker
Everything That Rises Must Converge (Mighty Quinn Productions)
Reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Vlatko Stefanovski & Miroslav Tadic
Vlatko Stefanovski & Miroslav Tadic: Live in Zagreb

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All About Jazz Reviews

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Recent reviews from All About Jazz:

Anthony Coleman
Freakish (Tzadik)
Reviewed by Warren Allen

Jason Adasiewicz’s Rolldown
Varmint (Cuneiform Records)
Reviewed by Troy Collins

David S. Ware
David S. Ware Quartet: Live in Vilnius
Reviewed by Clifford Allen

Jon Irabagon
The Observer (Concord Music Group)
Reviewed by Troy Collins

Whit Dickey / Daniel Carter / Eri Yamamoto
Emergence (Not Two Records)
Reviewed by John Sharpe

Josh Berman
Old Idea (Delmark Records)
Reviewed by Jerry D’Souza

Fred Anderson
21st Century Chase (Delmark Records)
Reviewed by Mark Corroto

David S. Ware
Shakti (AUM Fidelity)
Reviewed by Russ Musto

Darius Jones
Man’ish Boy (A Raw & Beautiful Thing) (AUM Fidelity)
Reviewed by Andrey Henkin

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

From Free Jazz:

Saturday, August 15, 2009
David Sait – Postage Paid Duets, Vol. 2 (aPRISe, 2009) ****½
Josh Berman – Old Idea (Delmark, 2009)
Azar Lawrence – Prayer For My Ancestors (Furthermore, 2008)
Tom Hamilton & Bruce Eisenbeil – Shadow Machine (Pogus, 2009)
Yoni Kretzmer’s New Dilemma (Earsay, 2009)
Jerry Granelli V16 – Vancouver ’08 (Songlines, 2009)

Friday, August 14, 2009
Rashied Ali Quintet – Live In Europe (Survival Records, 2009) ****

Thursday, August 6, 2009
Mokuto – Dressed Like A Horse (Ninth World Music, 2009) ****½

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From All About Jazz:

28-Jul-09 Stade
Freewheel (Sub Rosa)
Reviewed by Mark F. Turner

28-Jul-09 Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society
Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam Records)
Reviewed by David Rickert

28-Jul-09 Mark O’Leary / Matthew Shipp
Labyrinth (FMR Records)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

25-Jul-09 National Health
Of Queues And Cures (Esoteric Recordings)
Reviewed by Nic Jones

24-Jul-09 Trio 3 Geri Allen
At This Time (Intakt Records)
Reviewed by Nic Jones

24-Jul-09 Willie Oteri / Dave Laczko
WD-41 (Independent)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

23-Jul-09 The New Black
The White Album (Rastascan Records)
Reviewed by Clifford Allen

23-Jul-09 Tom Abbs and Frequency Response
Lost Found (Engine Studios)
Reviewed by Lyn Horton

22-Jul-09 John Zorn
O’o (Tzadik)
Reviewed by Troy Collins

22-Jul-09 Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Strings
Renegades (Delmark Records)
Reviewed by Nic Jones

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From All About Jazz:

21-Jul-09 Xu Fengxia / Lucas Niggli
Black Lotos (Intakt Records)
Reviewed by Nic Jones

20-Jul-09 Gilgamesh
Another Fine Tune You’ve Got Me Into (Esoteric Recordings)
Reviewed by Nic Jones

20-Jul-09 Trespass Trio
“…was there to illuminate the night sky…” (Clean Feed Records)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

19-Jul-09 Gato Barbieri
In Search of the Mystery (ESP Disk)
Reviewed by Warren Allen

18-Jul-09 Talibam!
Boogie in the Breeze Blocks (ESP Disk)
Reviewed by Raul d’Gama Rose

17-Jul-09 Josh Berman
Old Idea (Delmark Records)
Reviewed by Nic Jones

17-Jul-09 Cromagnon
Cave Rock (ESP Disk)
Reviewed by Raul d’Gama Rose

16-Jul-09 Tom Abbs
Lost & Found (Engine Studios)
Reviewed by Raul d’Gama Rose

16-Jul-09 Soft Heap
Soft Heap (Esoteric Recordings)
Reviewed by Nic Jones

15-Jul-09 Crimson Jazz Trio
King Crimson Songbook Volume 2 (Inner Knot)
Reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

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From All About Jazz:

07-Jul-09 Ellery Eskelin with Andrea Parkins and Jim Black
One Great Night…Live (Hatology)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

07-Jul-09 Gato Barbieri
In Search of the Mystery (ESP Disk)
Reviewed by Jerry D’Souza

07-Jul-09 Paul Bley
Barrage (ESP Disk)
Reviewed by Stuart Broomer

06-Jul-09 The Aurora Project
Shadow Border (The Laser’s Edge)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

05-Jul-09 Arc
The Pursuit Of Happiness (Emanem)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

05-Jul-09 Boris Savoldelli / Elliott Sharp
Protoplasmic (Moonjune Records)
Reviewed by John Kelman

04-Jul-09 Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Strings
Renegades (Delmark Records)
Reviewed by John Barron

04-Jul-09 Reggie Nicholson
Reggie Nicholson: Timbre Suite & Surreal Feel
Reviewed by Francis Lo Kee

04-Jul-09 Michael Bisio
Michael Bisio Five Bass Hit: Live at Vision Fest. XII; By Any Other Name; Collar City Creatology; Colored Houses; Sideways
Reviewed by John Sharpe

02-Jul-09 Andy Milne & Benoit Delbecq
Andy Milne & Benoit Delbecq: Where Is Pannonica? (Songlines Recordings)
Reviewed by Martin Gladu

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All About Jazz Reviews

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From All About Jazz:

16-Jun-09 Rob Mazurek Quintet
Sound Is (Delmark Records)
Reviewed by Nic Jones

16-Jun-09 Bill Bruford
Bill Bruford: The Summerfold and Winterfold Collections (Winterfold Records)
Reviewed by Phillip Woolever

15-Jun-09 Gerald Cleaver / William Parker / Craig Taborn
Farmers by Nature (AUM Fidelity Records)
Reviewed by Ian Patterson

15-Jun-09 Rob Burger
City of Strangers (Tzadik)
Reviewed by Warren Allen

15-Jun-09 KTU
Quiver (RockAdillo)
Reviewed by John Kelman

14-Jun-09 Mark Dresser & Denman Maroney
Live In Concert (Kadima Collective)
Reviewed by Nic Jones

13-Jun-09 Fast ‘n’ Bulbous
Waxed Oop (Cuneiform Records)
Reviewed by Nic Jones

13-Jun-09 Steven Bernstein / Marcus Rojas / Kresten Osgood
Tattoos and Mushrooms (Ilk Music)
Reviewed by Chris Mosey

12-Jun-09 Jerry Granelli V16
Vancouver ’08 (Songlines Recordings)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

12-Jun-09 Crimson Jazz Trio
King Crimson Songbook Volume Two (Inner Knot)
Reviewed by John Kelman

12-Jun-09 Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber
Making Love to the Dark Ages (LiveWired Music)
Reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

11-Jun-09 Marc Edwards / Weasel Walter Group
Mysteries Beneath The Planet (ugEXPLODE)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

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From All About Jazz:

04-Jun-09 Alexander Hawkins Ensemble
No Now Is So (FMR Records)
Reviewed by John Eyles

04-Jun-09 Multiple Artists
Summer Love from Clean Feed (Clean Feed Records)
Reviewed by Mark Corroto

03-Jun-09 simakDialog
Demi Masa (Moonjune Records)
Reviewed by Gary Gomes

03-Jun-09 Marc Ducret
Le Sens De La Marche (Illusions Music)
Reviewed by Martin Longley

02-Jun-09 Daphna Sadeh and the Voyagers
Reconciliation (Tzadik)
Reviewed by Ian Patterson

02-Jun-09 Alex Maguire Sextet
Brewed in Belgium (Moonjune Records)
Reviewed by Gary Gomes

01-Jun-09 Michael Musillami Trio 3
From Seeds (Playscape Recordings)
Reviewed by Lyn Horton

01-Jun-09 15 Degrees Below Zero
Resting On A (Edgetone Records)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

01-Jun-09 Fred Anderson Quartet
Live at the Velvet Lounge Volume III (Asian Improv Records)
Reviewed by Jeff Stockton

01-Jun-09 FAB Trio
Live in Amsterdam (Porter Records)
Reviewed by Terrell Kent Holmes

01-Jun-09 The Thing
Bag It! (Smalltown Superjazzz)
Reviewed by Andrey Henkin

31-May-09 Josh Berman
Old Idea (Delmark Records)
Reviewed by Troy Collins

31-May-09 Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Indo-Pak Coalition
Apti (Innova Recordings)
Reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

31-May-09 The Fully Celebrated
Drunk on the Blood of the Holy Ones (AUM Fidelity Records)
Reviewed by John Sharpe

31-May-09 Steve Lantner
Given – Live In Munster (Hatology)
Reviewed by John Sharpe

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New Josh Berman out on Delmark Records and Two CD Release Parties

From Delmark:

DELMARK DEBUT CD from Chicago cornet master, Josh Berman just released (on LP soon, too!) , with 2 CD release parties to celebrate this fantastic new release.
http://www.myspace.com/joshbermanchicago

2 CD release parties this week for you to enjoy! Wednesday, June 3 at Hideout Chicago and Sunday June 7 at Hungry Brain, CHicago, and Josh will be also be performing at the end of the month in NYC for Dave Douglas‘ prestigious FESTIVAL OF NEW TRUMPET MUSIC!!

Wednesday, June 3 – Hideout, Chicago , http://www.hideoutchicago.com/calendar.html – 1354 W. Wabansia, Chicago – 773 227 4433 – 9:30 pm

– Immediate Sound Series presents two sets with Josh Berman’s Old Idea record release concert for their self-titled debut on Delmark Records featuring
Josh Berman cornet
Keefe Jackson tenor sax
Jason Adasiewicz vibraphone
Anton Hatwich bass
Marc Riordan drums
DJ sets
James Falzone spins The Good of Goodman

Sunday, June 7 – Hungry Brain, Chicago – http://www.emergingimprovisers.org/hungrybrain.html – 2319 W. Belmont, Chicago – 10 pm

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