Music and More Reviews

From Music and More:

FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010
Dave Rempis and Frank Roasly – Cyrillic (482 Music, 2010)

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2010
Mostly Other People Do the Killing – Forty Fort (Hot Cup, 2010)

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

From Free Jazz:

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2010
Thomas Heberer – Five By Five (Self Published, 2009) ****

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 2010
Chicago Underground Duo – Boca Negra (Thrill Jockey, 2010) ****½

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2010
Dave Rempis & Frank Rosaly – Cyrillic (482 Records, 2010) ****

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2010
Andreas Schmidt, Samuel Rohrer, Thomas Heberer – Pieces For A Husky Puzzle (Jazzwerkstatt, 2009) *****

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Music and More Reviews

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From Music and More:

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2010
Eberhard Weber – Little Movements (ECM, 2009)

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2010
Gebhard Ullman – Don’t Touch My Music Vol. 2 Don’t Touch My Music Vol. 2 (Not Two, 2009)

MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2010
Eberhard Weber – Yellow Fields (ECM 1976, 2010)

SUNDAY, JANUARY 10, 2010
Dennis Gonzalez Yells at Eels – The Great Bydgoszcz Concert (Ayler, 2009)

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Newsbits

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Frank Rosaly’s Milkwork is out on Contraphonic.

Flingco Sound has released a free 15 songs compilation of their artists.

Several of Philip Glass‘s discoveries performed recently.

Weasel Walter is interviewed about his recent move to Brooklyn.

Nate Wooley appears at the Douglass Street Music Collective show in Brooklyn at the end of the month.

A new Zu recording is due out on Public Guilt.

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

From Free Jazz:

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2010
Fred Anderson – 21st Century Chase (Delmark, 2009) ****

SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 2010
Bengt Berger – Beches Brew (Country & Eastern, 2009) ** or ****

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2010
Splatter – Music For Misanthropes (Self Published, 2009) ****

THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2010
Han Bennink & Frode Gjerstad – Han & Frode (CJR, 2009) ****½

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This Week at the Velvet Lounge.

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From the Velvet Lounge:

Saturday, 12/26 — Umoja (Unity) with the Kahil El’ Zabar Quartet featuring Kevin Nabors, Justin Dillard, and Junius Paul;

Thursday, 12/31 — Kuumba (Creativity)/New Years Eve party with Nicole Mitchell & the Black Earth with special guest cameo appearance by Fred Anderson ($25 cover includes party favors, snacks & Champagne toast);

Friday, January 1 – Imani (Faith)/New Years party with the AACM Experimental Chamber Ensemble featuring Dee Alexander, Ann Ward, Taalib-din & Saalik Ziyad, Douglas Ewart, Mwata Bowden, Tomeka Reid, Art “Turk” Burton, Avreeayl Ra, and more tba;

Saturday, January 2 – Holiday weekend finale with James Sanders & Conjunto featuring Willy Garcia, Kevin O’ Connell, Brent Benteler, Roel Trevino, Jean-Christophe Leroy, with special guest cameo appearance by Fred Anderson.

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

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From Free Jazz:

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2009
Chad Taylor – Circle Down (482 Music, 2009) ***
Vijay Iyer Trio – Historicity (ACT, 2009) ***½
Plaistow – Jack Bambi (Self Published, 2009) ****
Tony Malaby – Voladores (Clean Feed, 2009) *****

MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2009
Katherine Young – Further Secret Origins (Porter Records, 2009) ****

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2009
Marilyn Crispell – Collaborations 2004 and 2007 (Leo, 2009) ****

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New on Important Records

From Important Records.

ZURICH – ZurichLimited edition of 500 copies pressed at RTI and packaged in heavy duty jackets screen printed at Monoroid. Featuring Tony Wilson (Knives ov Resistance), Neil Halstead (Slowdive/Mojave 3), & Sarah Peacock (Seefeel)….(more)

NEW MONUMENTS – New Monuments

Limited to 500 copies. Featuring Don Dietrich (Borbetomagus), Ben Hall (Graveyards) & C Spencer Yeh (Burning Star Core)….(more)

 

va- HARMONIC SERIES – Musical Works in Just Intonation

Compiled by Duane Pitre
The Harmonic Series is a compilation of musical works in Just Intonation created by three generations of contemporary composers who utilize this tuning system. Curated by Duane Pitre and featuring Ellen Fullman & Theresa Wong, Greg Davis, Michael Harrison, R Keenan Lawler, Pauline Oliveros, Duane Pitre, Zachary James Watkins, Charles Curtis. (more)

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DMG Newsletter December 17th, 2009

From DMG:

Agusti Fernandez & Barry Guy! Ab Baars/Ig Henneman/Misha Mengelberg! Elliott Sharp‘s Carbon! Roscoe Mitchell & David Wessel! Paul Rogers Solo! Tim Hodgkinson & Milo Fine! Eugene Chadbourne Volunteer Fire Dept!

Joe McPhee & Joe Morris LP’s! Laura Andel Orchestra! Dafna Naftali & Chuck Bettis! Tatsuya Yoshida DVD’s & CD’s! A Big Alan Lomax in Haiti 10CD+2Book Box Set! Bert Jansch LP/CD combo packs! El Gallo Rojo Catalogue Restocked!..

And, an Impressive HAT CD SALE! [Newsletter readers only – reduced prices NOT in database]

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Downtown Music Gallery FREE In-Store Performance Schedule Continues with:

Sunday, December 20th at 6pm:
JUDITH INSELL & REUT REGEV!
Amazing New Viola & Trombone Duo!

Sundays, December 27th & January 3rd – nothing scheduled (Hey, we gotta relax, too!)

Sunday, January 10th at 6pm:
JEREMIAH CYMERMAN / CHRISTOPHER HOFFMAN / HARRIS EISENSTADT!
Extraordinary New Clarinet / Cello / Percussion Trio!

Sunday, January 17th at 6pm:
ANDY HAAS & DEE POP!
Two Magical/Mystical Musicians Return to DMG for a Rare Duo Set!

Sunday, January 24th at 6pm:
RAS MOSHE Returns!

Sunday, January 31st at 6pm:
JESSE ELDER & LOGAN RICHARDSON!
Excellent Piano & Alto Sax Duo & CD Release Celebration!

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

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From Free Jazz:

MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2009
Joe McPhee, Peter Brötzmann, Ken Kessler, Michael Zerang – The Damage Is Done (Not Two, 2009) ****

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2009
Scoolptures – Materiale Umano (Leo Records, 2009) ****½

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2009
Tongs – Jazz With The Megaphone? (Long Song Records, 2009) ***½

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