From Weasel Walter’s no wave archives to your ears

The Chicago Reader describes Weasel Walter‘s latest efforts.

[Weasel Walter] dials down his usual frenzied energy on the brand-new Last Distractions (Singlespeed) with reedist Aram Shelton (another former Chicagoan) and cornetist Josh Berman, and he’s part of an unlikely meeting with drummer Grant Calvin Weston—a longtime cohort of James Blood Ulmer—on last year’s Nassira (Amulet). He’s also put out several albums via his own UgExplode imprint—which he’s been running since his Chicago days—where he plays with folks like Mary Halvorson, Peter Evans, Greg Kelley, and Marc Edwards. He also recently released a knockout archival dig of music by no wave combo the Toy Killers (pictured), The Unlistenable Years.

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Ras Moshe Ensemble in Syracuse

From New Thing Productions:

Thank you to everyone that came to the show last night, as usual, Thinguma*jigSaw put on such a nice intimate show that again made me think about picking up the saw as a musical instrument.

So hot on the feet of this last gig, here is another one for you. Free jazz for your head. Come on out and support live music.

May 30th @ 8pm
Ras Moshe Ensemble featuring Matt Lavelle, David Miller, Tor Yochai Snyder, Shayna Dulberger

Ras Moshe has been playing in various groups throughout New York City for almost twenty years, with William Hooker, Sabir Mateen, Steve Swell, Marc Edwards and others. His style has been compared to post-1965 John Coltrane and Frank Wright, among others. Born and raised in New York, and with a family history rich in the jazz tradition, Ras has uniquely positioned himself to bring the lineage of free jazz into the present day.

http://www.myspace.com/rasmoshe

$5.00 to $10.00 donation

Metropolis Underground
615 S. Main St. (backside of building)
N. Syracuse, NY 13212

http://www.metropolisunderground.wordpress.com

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DOWNTOWNMUSIC.NET Photos

Weasel Walter (Flying Luttenbachers)
Image by digital_freak via Flickr

From DOWNTOWNMUSIC.NET:

September 22, 2008
Blancarte-Edwars-Evans-Flaherty-Jones-Walter, The Delancey
Tom Blancarte, Marc Edwards, Peter Evans, Paul Flaherty, Darius Jones, Weasel Walter
Cymerman-Gretz-Kozar-Pavone, The Delancey
Jeremiah Cymerman, Jeff Gretz, Andy Kozar, Jessica Pavone
Peter Evans & Weasel Walter, The Delancey
Peter Evans, Weasel Walter

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