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DMG Newsletter May 15th, 2009

From DMG:

John Zorn’s Love Songs! Wadada Leo Smith & Jack DeJohnette! Hilmar Jensson’s Tyft Qnt! Brotzmann/Kondo/Pupillo/Nilssen-Love! Ikue Mori! Centazzo with Derek Bailey/E#/Henry Kaiser et al! Rob Brown! Joe Morris! Irabagon/Pride! Upsilon Acrux! 2 from Elliott Sharp! Alberto Braida!

Louie Belogenis/Karl Berger Old Dog! Profound Sound: Dunmall/Grimes/Cyrille! Taylor/Dunmall Circuit Ensemble! 2nd KTU: Pohjonen/Gunn/Mastelotto! Gjerstad/Edwards/Sanders!

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Firehouse 12 To Present Wadada Leo Smith’s Organic Resonance April 17th

Wadada Leo Smith
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From Improvised Communications:

On Friday, April 17th, veteran trumpeter/composer Wadada Leo Smith will perform with his newest ensemble, Organic Resonance, as part of Firehouse 12’s ongoing 2009 Spring Jazz Series. Formed in early 2008, the band’s current line-up features guitarists Brandon Ross and Michael Gregory, cellist Okkyung Lee, bassists Skuli Sverisson and John Lindberg and drummer Pheeroan akLaff. Guitarist Lamar Smith will join the group as a special guest for this two-set performance, which serves as a warm-up for its debut recording session the following day.

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