DMG Newsletter March 20th, 2009

Releases, reviews and in store performances from DMG.

Finally The Henry Cow Box-Set in Stock This Monday!!! Hip Hip Hooray!!!

Four New Discs from Tzadik: Bill Laswell Solo, Guy Klucevsek Quint & Greg Wall‘s Later Prophets, 2 from Gunter Hampel, Radio I-Ching, Alan Licht Solo LP, Reut Regev R*Time, Capece & Vaino, 4 from Martin Philadelphy, Horace Tapscott, Gottschalk & Jacquemyn, Adventures in Sound w/ Xenakis, Stockhausen & Schaeffer, Charlemagne Palestine & Christoph Heemann and even more…

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HEY!
1st Free In-Store Performance at our New Location:

MONDAY (not Sunday), March 23rd at 7pm:

HERB ROBERSTON & TIM BERNE!
Herb on trumpets & Tim on alto sax!
Two early downtown horn heroes back together after all those years!
WOW!

and JUST ADDED, our 2nd Free Instore show:

Sunday, March 29th at 7pm:

FRANK GRATKOWSKI & THOMAS HEBERER!
Frank on alto sax & clarinets and Thomas on trumpet!
Two European Horn Giants in a rare, intimate, duo setting!

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Sabir Mateen at RUCMA

From RUCMA:

Sabir Mateen
Wednesday, November 12 @ 8:00 pm
Yippie Café: 9 Bleecker Street, near Bowery
General Admission: $10
Students and Seniors: $7

Sabir Mateen (saxophone)
Larry Roland (bass)
Michael Wimberly (drums)

http://www.sabirmateen.com

Famed for his performances in the New York City subway system with the free jazz quartet Test, Sabir Mateen plays a passionate yet nuanced tenor as his main instrument but is equally comfortable on alto sax, clarinet, and flute. Mateen is capable of raw, all-out explosion but frequently displays a wide dynamic range and a subtler side and sometimes leans toward melodic free-bop. A native of Philadelphia, Mateen made his first recordings on the West Coast with pianist Horace Tapscott‘s Pan African People’s Arkestra. In 1989, Mateen relocated to New York with prompting from legendary drummer Sunny Murray and spent the next few years paying his dues on the avant-garde scene. In 1995, he recorded the duo album Getting Away With Murderwith drummer Tom Bruno. Mateen’s other notable side engagements included work with the Raphe Malik Quartet, the trio Tenor Rising, Drums Expanding with Daniel Carter and David Nuss. In 1997, Mateen led his own trio on a session for Eremite, the well-received Divine Mad Love. The following year, he teamed with Sunny Murray for We Are Not at the Opera. His latest release on Nu-Bop Records, Other Places Other Spaces (2008) features Raymond King, Jane Wang, and Ravish Momin.

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