An Arts for Art/Vision Festival Benefit Marathon

From New York’s RUCMA:

28 Hours of Innovative Art
To Benefit Arts For Art
And NYC’s community of innovative music and arts
November 20th 6 PM thru November 21st at midnght – Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, Lower East Side

The purpose of this event is to support Arts for Art’s community-building initiatives to strengthen the presence of innovative music and art in the LES. This “marathon” of music and arts, is a real First. It will explore new and exciting ways of connecting ‘performance’ with ‘audience interaction’ and ‘youth participation’. Arts For Art with the passion of its convictions, has created an opportunity for the art, local business and civil community to come together. So come and help Arts For Art give back to the community that made it possible for all of these art forms to converge under the same roof!!

Thus far, our growing list of contributing artists includes, but is not limited to:


Milford Graves
John Zorn & Bill Laswell
– Lewis Barnes
– Aki Onda & Shelley Hirsch
– The Skeletons Big Band
– George Lewis
– Roy Campbell
Sabir Mateen
– Jason Kao Hwang
– Kali Fasteau
– Matthew Shipp
– Joe Mcphee’s Trio X
– Daniel Levin
Ned Rothenberg
– Sam Hillmer’s Regattas
– Charles Gayle
– Josh Roseman
Matt Lavelle
– Taylor Ho Bynum
DJs Kids With Snakes
– Steven Bernstein / Sex Mob
– Rob Brown
– Fay Victor
– Gerald Cleaver
– Mark Whitecage
– Dominic Duval
– JD Allen
– Francois Grillot
– Ras Moshe
– Jean Carla Rodea
– Perry Robinson
– Rozanne Levine
– Brahim Frigbane
– Rosemarie Hertlein
– Jacob Garchik & Devin Gray

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The Squid’s Ear Reviews

Christian Wolff
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From The Squid:

Morton Feldman – Turfan Fragments
(Dog w/a Bone)
– Brian Olewnick

Henri Pousseur – Electronic Experimental and Microtonal 1953-1999
(Sub Rosa)
– Brian Olewnick

Christian Wolff – Early Piano Pieces
– Brian Olewnick

Robert Haigh – Written On Water
– Darren Bergstein

Jacob Wick / Andrew Greenwald – 37:55
(Creative Sources)
– Jeph Jerman

FAB Trio – A Night In Paris
– Jeph Jerman

Memorize The Sky – In Former Times
(Clean Feed)
– Jeph Jerman

Boxhead Ensemble – Dutch Harbor
– Max Schafer

Christina Carter – Original Darkness
– Max Schaefer

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

From Free Jazz:

Monday, October 27, 2008
The Antripodean Collective – Funcalls (Extreme, 2008) ***½
The Antripodean Collective – The Massacre Of The Egos (Extreme, 2008) ****
Carl Testa – Uncertainty (Uncertainty Music, 2008) ***½

Sunday, October 26, 2008
Elephant9 – Dodovoodoo (Rune Grammofon, 2008) ****

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The Squid’s Ear Reviews

Milford Graves
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From the Squid’s Ear:

Roscoe Mitchell – Nonaah
– Brian Olewnick

Teiji Ito Teiji Ito – Watermill
– Brian Olewnick

Marcel Duchamp Marcel Duchamp – The Entire Musical Work
(Dog with a Bone)
– Brian Olewnick

Coh Plays Cosey Coh Plays Cosey
– Max Schaefer

French, Frith, Kaiser, Thompson French, Frith, Kaiser, Thompson – Invisible Means
– Wyman Brantley

Pedal Pedal
– Max Schaefer

K-Space K-Space – Infinity
(Ad Hoc)
– Jeph Jerman

Vorwolf Vorwolf – Snake’s Eyes
(Formed Records)
– Jeph Jerman

Lowell Davidson Trio Lowell Davidson Trio
– Jeph Jerman

Anthony Braxton, Milford Graves, William Parker Anthony Braxton, Milford Graves, William Parker – Beyond Quantum
– Wyman Brantley

Hilde Marie Kjersem Hilde Marie Kjersem – A Killer For That Ache
(Rune Grammofon)
– Max Schaefer

Conny Bauer Conny Bauer – Der Gelbe Klang
– Paul Serralheiro

McPhee / Ellis / Plimley McPhee / Ellis / Plimley – Sweet Freedom–Now What?
– Paul Serralheiro

Rivers of Sound Ensemble Rivers of Sound Ensemble – News from the Mystic Auricle
(Not Two Records)
– Paul Serralheiro

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