Content by tag "Tim Dahl"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Chris Pitsiokos: Silver Bullet in the Autumn of Your Years

Read "Silver Bullet in the Autumn of Your Years" reviewed by Don Phipps

Adventurous, hair-raising, mind-bending, dense, fibrous, layered, hallucinogenic, twisted. These are the words that come to mind when listening to the excellent but challenging music on Chris Pitsiokos's album Silver Bullet in the Autumn of Your Years. Pitsiokos' compositions often sound like a musical transcription of the trippiest parts of William Burrough's “Naked Lunch." The result? An ...

ARTICLE: JAZZIN' AROUND EUROPE

The Slovenian Experience: Jazz Festival Ljubljana 2017

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Ljubljana--capital of the Republic of Slovenia, member of EU, neighbored by Austria, Hungary, Croatia and Italy--hosts the oldest jazz festival in Europe, which held its 58th edition this year (June, 28--July, 2). The event is organized by Cankarjev House/Cankarjev Dom, a prestigious, state-run cultural center in midtown Ljubljana, residing in one half of an impressive twin ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Moers Festival 2015

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Moers Festival
Moers, Germany
May 22-25, 2015

After the great changes and new beginnings of last year's edition, this year the festival entered the phase of refinement and consolidation. The special vibe is still flourishing. The festival got an important award, the prize of the Europe Jazz Network (EJN) for Adventurous Programming. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Barker / Dunmall / Dahl: Luddite

Read "Luddite" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

This is the second album emanating from celebrated British saxophonist, Paul Dunmall's 2012 visit to New York City, performing at the Vision Festival, and follows his initial 2013 appearance for New Atlantis Records on a date led by guitarist Edward Ricart, titled Chameleon. Hence, top New York City-based improvisers, drummer Andrew Barker and bassist Tim Dahl--the ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Moers Festival 2014

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Moers Festival
Moers , Germany
June, 6-9, 2014

Moers is a small city of about 100,000 inhabitants at the periphery of the former mining and industrial Ruhrpott area in Germany, about 40 km from the Dutch border and near the cities of Duisburg and Düsseldorf. Moers Festival, a four-day annual event always ...

NEWS: EVENT

London-Based Label Rare Noise Records Presents A Night Of Progressive Music At Shapeshifter Lab, Dec. 13 At 8pm

New York - Having built its reputation documenting the best of the avant-jazz scene, RareNoise offers a rare evening of improvised and composed music from three distinct bands, each with a new release on December 13: Ivo Perelman/Joe Morris/Balazs Pandi (ONE); Jamie Saft/Joe Morris/Gerald Cleaver/Chris Lightcap/Mary Halvorson (PLYMOUTH); Slobber Pup (BLACK ACES). One and Black Aces are available in ...

ARTICLE: LIVE FROM NEW YORK

Ensemble musikFabrik, Etienne Charles, Pulverize The Sound & Ahmed Abdullah's Diaspora

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Ensemble musikFabrik
Avery Fisher Hall
July 20, 2013

Karlheinz Stockhausen and Sun Ra must surely vie for the stellar position of most cosmically attuned composer within the bounds of the omniverse. Stockhausen's Licht is arguably his major work, at least in terms of sheer scale. It's a seven-day-long operatic ...

ARTICLE: LIVE FROM NEW YORK

Mary Halvorson, Weasel Walter, Trans Am, Shinji Masuko, Jessica Pavone, Alex Ward & Tim Dahl

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Mary Halvorson/Weasel Walter
The Stone
October 9, 2011

This gig was originally intended to reflect the lineup of the 2011 Electric Fruit trio disc on Thirsty Ear, the latest label curator for two weeks at New York City's The Stone. Unfortunately, trumpeter Peter Evans was forced to cancel his ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Vision Festival: Day 4, June 8, 2011

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Day 1 | Days 2-3 | Day 4 | Days 5-6 | Day 7

Peter Brötzmann Quartet / Jason Adasiewicz/Peter Brötzmann
Pulverize The Sound / Peter Brötzmann Quintet
Vision Festival
Abrons Arts Center

New York City

June 8, 2011

Each year the Vision Festival honors one of its own--someone ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Peter Brotzmann: Vision Festival 16, June 8, 2011

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Peter Brötzmann Quartet
Abrons Art Center Main Stage
New York, NY
June 8, 2011

On a hot June night in downtown NYC, the Vision Festival welcomed German tenor saxophonist Peter Brötzmann to the main stage of the Abrons Art Center. Famously nicknamed “Machine Gun" early on in his career by Don Cherry, for ...