January 16, 2010
Meridian Arts Ensemble, Abrons Arts Center
Dave Ballou, John Ferrari, Daniel Grabois, Benjamin Herrington, Brian McWhorter, Jon Nelson, Raymond Stewart
Open Circuit International Trumpet Ensemble, Abrons Arts Center
John Betsch, Taylor Ho Bynum, Jean-Luc Cappozzo, Franz Hautzinger, Joe McPhee, Itaru Oki, William Parker, Herb Robertson

January 15, 2010
Chuck Bettis & Dafna Naphtali Duo, IBeam
Chuck Bettis, Jeremiah Cymerman, Dafna Naphtali
Nate Wooley Solo, IBeam
Nate Wooley
Zach Layton & Ryan Sawyer Duo, IBeam
Zach Layton, Ryan Sawyer

January 11, 2010
Iron Dog, The Local 269
Sarah Bernstein, Andrew Drury, Stuart Popejoy
Tony Malaby‘s Paloma Recio, The Local 269
Tony Malaby, Ben Monder, Eivind Opsvik, Nasheet Waits

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AMN Picks General

AMN Picks of the Week

Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week and come recommended.

Tom Heasley & Toss Panos – Passages (2007)
Taras Bul’ba – Secrets Chimiques (2009)
Layton and Wood – When Softly (2009)
Herb Robertson – Elaboration (2005)
Mike Pride – Scrambler (2007)
Dustin Wong – Seasons (2009)
Eyal Maoz / Asaf Sirkis – Elementary Dialogues (2009)

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Taylor Ho Bynum and Herb Robertson at RUCMA

From New York’s Rise Up Creative Music & Arts:

Start: 08/24/2009 – 7:30pm
MONDAY, AUGUST 24 – A Brass Mass!
7:30PM – Taylor Ho Bynum Trio: Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet), Joe Morris (bass), Abraham Gomez-Delgado (percussion)
9PM – Herb Robertson Group: Herb Robertson (trumpet), others TBA

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