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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

38th International Jazzfestival Saalfelden

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International Jazzfestival of Saalfelden
Saalfelden, Austria
August 24-27, 2017

Once again, set against the amazing backdrop of the Austrian Alps, the International Jazzfestival of Saalfelden offered a unique perspective on the most adventurous jazz from around the world, as it does since its inception in the 1970s.

It is no coincidence ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Wayne Horvitz: Some Places Are Forever Afternoon

Read "Some Places Are Forever Afternoon" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Poet and essayist Richard Hugo, a celebrated son of Seattle, was best known in his short life for his straight-forward but moving portrayals of the stark realities of the Pacific Northwest, both people and places. His works have previously been documented in print and on film and now by pianist/composer Wayne Horvitz who pays tribute to ...

Wayne Horvitz: Some Places Are Forever Afternoon (11 Places For Richard Hugo)

Read "Some Places Are Forever Afternoon (11 Places For Richard Hugo)" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Nature's gifts, depressive streaks, undiluted tastes of reality, and everyday slices of twentieth century northwestern American life all strongly inform the work of poet Richard Hugo (1923-1982); all of those elements, not surprisingly, also find there way into pianist Wayne Horvitz's Some Places Are Forever Afternoon (11 Places For Richard Hugo)--an absorbing collection of music that ...

Harris Eisenstadt: Golden State II

Read "Golden State II" reviewed by Stefano Merighi

Harris Eisenstadt si è inserito da tempo in quel significativo drappello di batteristi-compositori in grado di dire una parola nuova nel jazz acustico di oggi. Lo fa in diversi contesti e, accanto a gruppi quali Canada Day e September Trio, svetta ora questo Golden State, originalissimo organico che affianca alle percussioni del leader il fagotto di ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Anthony Braxton's Sonic Genome at Turin's Jazz Festival 2015

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Egyptian Museum
Turin Jazz Festival
Turin, Italy
May 28, 2015

Someone might ask: “Why is an African-American saxophonist from jny: Chicago performing inside the Egyptian Museum in Turin? Where is the connection between “da jazz" and Ancient Egypt?" Sorry, but it isn't a legitimate question. If you still don't make the ...

Harris Eisenstadt: Golden State II

Read "Golden State II" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Drummer Harris Eisenstadt's Golden State--the avant-chamber group that he formed while he was in residence at the California Institute of the Arts in 2012--is a meeting of minds and instincts. In its initial form, with bassoonist Sara Schoenbeck, bassist Mark Dresser, and flutist Nicole Mitchell, this ensemble created music that was smart and offbeat. Logic and ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Harris Eisenstadt: Full Steam Ahead

Read "Harris Eisenstadt: Full Steam Ahead" reviewed by James Pearse

As well as three current working (and touring) ensembles, a busy recording schedule and a flourishing teaching career, Toronto, Canada-born percussionist/composer Harris Eisenstadt is also a family man. Now settled in New York City, it's been a busy year, with four recordings-September Trio (Clean Feed, 2011), Canada Day III (Songlines, 2012), Canada Day II (Songlines, 2011), ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

October 5th thru 8th, the Tri-Centric Foundation presents a 4-day festival "Energies, Ideas, Intuitions: The Tri-Centric Music of Anthony Braxton" at Roulette's new venue

October 5th thru 8th, the Tri-Centric Foundation presents a 4-day festival "Energies, Ideas, Intuitions: The Tri-Centric Music of Anthony Braxton" at Roulette's new venue

This is the most comprehensive portrait of Anthony Braxton ever presented in the United States, with Braxton himself performing or conducting every night, leading a total of 60+ musicians. There will be world and U.S. premieres every evening. Prior to the event, we have released a FREE special sampler CD of Braxton's works, spanning over 3 decades, which includes an ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

AACM Great Black Music Festival

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Ars Nova Workshop's AACM: Great Black Music Festival
Philadelphia, PA
June 4-13, 2011
It's been a hot half decade for the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. Nicole Mitchell's tenure as co-chair (with Ernest Dawkins) came at a time when her star as a flutist and bandleader was also rising. Co-founder Muhal Richard ...

NEWS: INTERVIEW

What's New From Taylor Ho Bynum

What's New From Taylor Ho Bynum

New CDs

Next, a trio recording with guitarist Joe Morris and bassoonist Sara Schoenbeck, is now available for pre-order from Porter Records; very intimate and intense improvisational chamber music. And two other recent CDs are still warm from the oven: The Throes, a quartet with Nate Wooley on trumpet, Ken Filiano on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums, and Book of Three , a collective ...


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