Jazz Times Reviews

From Jazz Times:

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2010  •  BY DAVID WHITEIS
Fred Anderson
21st Century Chase
Delmark Records
The prototype here is “The Chase,” the 1947 Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray workout that virtually defined “tenor battle” for succeeding generations. But this set, recorded at Chicago’s Velvet Lounge during Fred Anderson’s 80th birthday celebration, recasts that…

12/21/09
Transatlantic Visions
Joëlle Léandre/George Lewis
According to poet Alexandre Pierrepont in the liner notes of Transatlantic…

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New on Important Records

A few new releases from Important Records:

ELIANE RADIGUE .
Vice Versa, etc….

1970 was an important year in Eliane Radigue‘s musical life since it was the year just before she acquired her ARP 2500 synthesizer. Since 1967, she had been using the feedback as a material; feedback from two tape recorders reworked through intensive studio techniques: slowing down, alteration, superimposition, montage. (more)

ELIANE RADIGUE .
Triptych

Includes liner notes & archival photographs. On the suggestion of Robert Ashley, Douglas Dunn commissioned this piece from Eliane Radigue for choreography. Only the first part of Triptych was staged at the premiere at the Dancehall/Theatre of Nancy on February 27 1978. (more)

MERZBOW .
13 Japanese Birds Vol. 8

Merzbow Bird series volume 8 (more)

OM
Conference Live

Conference Live was recorded on 24 track remote audio and pressed at RTI in order to achieve the highest possible quality. Die cut super heavy duty tip-on style jackets by Stoughton.
On this night Om performed their seminal album Conference of the Birds live in its entirety. Newly invoked energy resonates in the sound of the band. (more)

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