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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dom Minasi Septet: The Bird, the Girl and the Donkey II

Read "The Bird, the Girl and the Donkey II" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Following the successful realization of the powerful, free jazz collective headed by Dom Minasi on The Bird, The Girl And The Donkey (Re:konstruKt, 2010), the guitarist decided to expand his collective from a quintet to a septet. He kept the same attitude: intense, muscular and fiery playing from the first second till the last, but with ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Miguel Algarin and Albey Balgochian: Soul To Sol

Read "Soul To Sol" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

A truly remarkable meeting of spoken poetry and improvised double bass playing. Puerto Rican mastermind and poet Miguel Algarin is a prolific and influential literary figure in the United States and Latin America, founder of the Nuyorican Poets Café, and editor of an important compilation of Nuyorican Poetry. Albey Balgochian is a resourceful and inventive bassist ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Miguel Algarin and Albey Balgochian: Soul To Sol

Read "Soul To Sol" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Miguel Algarin is a Puerto Rican poet, founder of the Nuyorican Poets Café and Emeritus Professor of English at Rutgers University. Albey Balgochian is an improvising bassist who's worked with guitarist Dom Minasi and Cecil Taylor, in the pianist's trio and big band. Together for the first time on Soul To Sol Algarin and Balgochian spark ...

NEWS: EVENT

Bill Cosby MC Fundraiser Dizzy Gillespie Memorial Fund @ Le Poisson Rouge (NYC) September 15th!

Bill Cosby MC Fundraiser Dizzy Gillespie Memorial Fund @ Le Poisson Rouge (NYC)  September 15th!

A Ruby Flower Production
Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street & Thompson St , NYC
September 15, 2011
7:30-10:30 PM Announces Bill Cosby Master of Ceremonies Dizzy Gillespie is one of the most influential figures in many American musical forms, having first revolutionized jazz in the 40s by being one ...

New York's New Music And Arts Series M.A.K.

Read "New York's New Music And Arts Series M.A.K." reviewed by AAJ Staff

New York City has a brilliant new arts foundation, and a related music series. Nikka Arts is a music and arts foundation, founded by New York singer and composer Lola Danza and her business partner JB, of aboptv.com. The organization aims to provide a space where musicians and artists can present their creative work, and also ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Experience University of the Streets March 4-6th

Come celebrate the richness and diversity of the University of the Streets' vibrant 42-year past by being a vital part of its bright future. Tickets are available for this three-day festival and fundraiser inviting all to EXPERIENCE UOTS. Proceeds will benefit the UOTS maintaining its 130 E 7th Street campus. Diverse performances and workshops by Barry Harris, Richard Clements, On ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dom Minasi: The Bird, The Girl, The Donkey

Read "The Bird, The Girl, The Donkey" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

New York guitarist Dom Minasi has years of experience on the jazz scene as a player, writer, improviser and educator. The Bird, The Girl and The Donkey finds Minasi in the company of some other leading lights of the New York improvised music scene, on five extended pieces characterized by some adventurous interplay, some good-humored musical ...