Tzadik August Releases

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From Tzadik:

Ben Goldberg
Speech Communication

David Taylor
Red Sea

Eyal Maoz’s Edom
Hope and Destruction

John Zorn
Music for Children—10th anniversary edition

On Ka’a Davis

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Henry Grimes: Event Schedule

From Henry Grimes:

Sunday, April 5th, ‘O9: Henry Grimes Presents Leo Lindberg!, Middle Collegiate Church, 2nd Ave. betw. 6th & 7th St’s, NYC, 6 p.m., 212-477-O666, free admission, donations requested, (click on “Jazz on High” on the calendar date April 5th).

Wednesday, April 15th: Henry Grimes and Brandon Ross Present Leo Lindberg!, Issue Project Room, 232 Third St. (at 3rd Ave.), 3rd floor, Brooklyn, NY, 2 sets from 8:3O p.m., tickets $15, 718-33O-O313,, directions,

Sunday, April 26th: Deep Tones for Peace, an international Internet all-acoustic bass performance for peace in the Middle East, taking place simultaneously in Jerusalem and NYC and streamed worldwide, performed simultaneously by 16 bassists located in both cities: Thierry Barbe (France), Ora Boazsson (Israel), Mark Dresser (USA), Shayna Dulberger (USA), Trevor Dunn (USA), Ken Filiano (USA), Irina-Kalina Goudeva (Bulgaria/Denmark), Henry Grimes (USA), James Ilgenfritz (USA), J.C. Jones (Israel), Michael Klinghoffer (Israel), Chi Chi Nwanoku (UK), William Parker (USA), Barre Phillips (USA/France), David Phillips (USA), and Bertram Turetzky (USA), playing for live audiences in both cities simultaneously, to be streamed worldwide on the Internet in a 5- to 6-hour marathon event alternating solos, duos and ensemble pieces between both locations, beginning promptly at noon and going to around 6 p.m. in NYC at the Manhattan School of Music, 12O Claremont Ave. [1OO27], 212-749-28O2,,, , , with a simultaneous public Webcast viewing and presentation at CUE Art Foundation, 511 West 25th St., NYC, 212-2O6-3583, admission by donation,, . Overall Deep Tones for Peace information: Sarah Weaver, , 734-277-269O; Mark Dresser, , 858-534-24O8. And finally, the revelation of a fascinating Deep Tone outer-space source: …

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Secret Chiefs 3 in Oakland

Tonight’s SC3 show is previewed.

Led by former Mr. Bungle guitarist Trey Spruance, Secret Chiefs 3 has been exploring a heady collision of Middle Eastern modes, twanging surf-rock, lush cinematic overtures, and corrosive death metal for a solid decade. In concert, the band is known for its complex orchestrations and dazzling virtuoso interplay as Spruance leads his ever rotating team of collaborators through his labyrinthine compositions.

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Musique Machine Reviews

From Musique Machine:

Sturmpercht – A wilde Zeit
A wilde Zeit is not the new album from Sturmpercht the masters and inventors of alpine- folk form; but it’s a fairly wonderful and consistent collection of odd’s and ends by the band which comes in near the 80 minute mark & offers up 18 varied tracks.

Il Cielo di Baghdad – Export For Malinconique
When glockenspiel is listed among the instruments it’s not very likely that things will become rough. Italian indie group Il Cielo di Baghdad indeed aim for more dreamy sounds, full of melancholy.

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Kidd Jordan
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February 27, 2009
Kidd Jordan Trio, Clemente Soto Velez
Hamid Drake, Kidd Jordan, William Parker, Jeff Schlanger
ODE, Roulette
Trevor Dunn, Lisle Ellis, Lawrence Ochs, Michael Sarin

February 26, 2009
Taylor Ho Bynum Trio, Tea Lounge
Taylor Ho Bynum, Gerald Cleaver, John Hebert

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Kidd Jordan Trio at RUCMA

Kidd Jordan
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From New York’s RUCMA:

Start: 02/27/2009 – 7:30pm


Kidd Jordan Trio:
Kidd Jordan — tenor saxophone
William Parker — bass
Hamid Drake — drums

2 sets @ 7:30PM and 9PM

SEA Theater at Clemente Soto Velez
107 Suffolk Street, 2nd Floor, south of Rivington
New York, NY

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