Upcoming RUCMA Shows

From New York’s RUCMA:

THIS Monday, April 6

Burton Greene / Perry Robinson Duo
Burton Greene keyboard
Perry Robinson clarinet

Giuseppi Logan, Matt Lavelle & Friends
Giuseppi Logan alto sax
Matt Lavelle trumpet
Francois Grillot bass
Warren Smith drums

NEXT Monday, April 13

Ken Filiano Quartet
Ken Filiano bass
Tony Malaby saxophone
Michael Attias saxophone
Michael T.A. Thompson drums

Ingebrigt Håker Flaten / Jawwaad Taylor Duo
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten bass
Jawwaad Taylor trumpet

All Shows At:

The Local 269
269 East Houston
at the corner of Suffolk Street
F to Second Avenue

Admission: $10 per set / $15 for the night
Students/seniors: $7 per set / $12 for the night

For More Info:
tel: 212.254.5420

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February 18, 2009
Laubrock-Halvorson-Rainey, Issue Project Room
Mary Halvorson, Ingrid Laubrock, Tom Rainey

February 17, 2009
Giuseppi Logan Band, Bowery Poetry Club
Steve Dalachinsky, Francois Grillot, Matt Lavelle, Giuseppi Logan, Warren Smith
Solo, Bowery Poetry Club
Gunter Hampel

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Gunter Hampel + Giuseppi Logan at the Bowery Poetry Club

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From New York’s Bowery Poetry Club and ESP Disk:

ESP-Disk’ LIVE @Bowery Poetry Club
A contemporary music series

Tuesday February 17, 2009

Gunter Hampel (esp 1042)
vibes, bass clarinet, flute
“the art of the solo”

Giuseppi Logan (esp 1007, 1013, 1055) – alto sax
Matt Lavelle – trumpet/fugelhorn, bass clarinet
Francois Grillot – bass
Warren Smith – drums

First 30 people get a free CD w/ card (they’re at music shops etc. around east village)
Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery, NYC
$10 cover

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All About Jazz Reviews

Craig Taborn (Prezens, at the Vortex (London) ...
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From All About Jazz:

07-Feb-09 Ornette Coleman
Ornette Coleman Tributes: Tiziano Tonani & Makaya Ntshoko
Reviewed by Robert Iannapollo

07-Feb-09 Multiple Artists
ESP-Disk: Giuseppi Logan & Gunter Hampel
Reviewed by Andrey Henkin

07-Feb-09 Taylor Ho Bynum
Taylor Ho Bynum & Mary Halvorson: Quartet Moscow (2008) & The Double Trio
Reviewed by Kurt Gottschalk

07-Feb-09 Larry Ochs
Larry Ochs: Spiller Alley and The Mirror World
Reviewed by John Sharpe

07-Feb-09 Gerald Cleaver / William Parker / Craig Taborn
Farmers By Nature (AUM Fidelity Records)
Reviewed by Mark F. Turner

06-Feb-09 Fast ‘N’ Bulbous
Waxed Oop (Cuneiform Records)
Reviewed by Troy Collins

05-Feb-09 Alex Cline
Continuation (Cryptogramophone)
Reviewed by John Kelman

05-Feb-09 Brad Shepik
Human Activity Suite (Songlines Recordings)
Reviewed by Matt Marshall

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Bagatellen Reviews

From Bagatellen:

Giuseppi Logan – Quartet (ESP-Disk’)
Until resurfacing with the aid of Brooklyn pastor Dr. Bill Jones, reedman Giuseppi Logan was, like Henry Grimes, one of the lost enigmas of contemporary improvisation. Born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1935, Logan studied at the New England Conservatory and worked in a notable but unrecorded Bill Dixon group with Rashied Ali, drums; […]

The Blue Note 7 – Mosaic (Blue Note Records)
Certain discs make for instant soapboxes for admirers and detractors alike. This one, an album-sized mouthpiece for Blue Note Records 70th anniversary celebration, certainly seems fit for contention both in the questions it raises and the liberties it assumes. The ensemble operating under the otherwise anonymous moniker is a benighted collection of neo […]

Zaid Nasser – Off Minor
From title to back-story, altoist Zaid Nasser’s Smalls debut communicated a situation indicative of the jazz life, that of the colossal talent constrained by the circumstances of public indifference. This second act feels more hopeful and, by proxy, more relaxed. Nasser’s still scuffling for gigs along with his peers, but he’s been visited by […]

Ben Stapp Trio – Ecstasis
Tuba-led groups aren’t particularly common in improvised music; perhaps Ray Draper’s recordings for Prestige were among the most notable in the instrument’s brief discography, not to mention Sam Rivers’ 1970s Tuba Trio with Bob Stewart. Recently, tenorman Kalaparusha employed Jesse Dulman in his trio with drummer Ravish Momin. Tubaist Ben Stapp recorded with Lisbon-based […]

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