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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

William Hooker: Light The Early Years 1975-1989

Read "Light The Early Years 1975-1989" reviewed by Mark Corroto

The good news is that record executives are no longer the gatekeepers of taste and style in music today. Inexpensive recording equipment and the advent of digital music allow the artist, and the audience to cast a wide net these days. This wasn't the case forty years ago, especially for the improvised jazz scene. Studio time ...

ARTICLE: CATCHING UP WITH

John Butcher: So Far

Read "John Butcher: So Far" reviewed by Sammy Stein

Saxophonist John Butcher's career could have taken an academic path. He completed a Ph.D in theoretical physics--Charmed Quarks to be precise--but left the academic world behind shortly thereafter.

As a saxophonist, Butcher has played with and collaborated with many musicians. He is not afraid to try completely off the wall musical experimentation.

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

William Hooker & Liudas Mockūnas: Live at Vilnius Jazz Festival

Read "Live at Vilnius Jazz Festival" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Did somebody say “bring it?" Must have, because the combination of muscleman drummer William Hooker and Lithuanian saxophonist Liudas Mockūnas surely delivers the goods in this 53-minute duo improvisation performance at the Vilnius Jazz Festival in October 2013.

The four lengthy tracks are part of a continuous set the two seared into their audience's ears. ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Bang on a Can All-Stars Announce Ken Thomson as New Clarinetist

Bang on a Can All-Stars Announce Ken Thomson as New Clarinetist

Bang on a Can, New York’s innovative and energetic champion of new music, officially announced the new clarinetist for its “All-Star” lineup. The Bang on a Can All-Stars have become a singular vehicle for visionary composition over the course of the last 20 years, and with the addition of Ken Thomson will continue to set the ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Christian Marclay - Toshio Kajiwara - Dj Olive: djTRIO: 21 September 2002

Read "21 September 2002" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Oggi è tra gli artisti multimediali più apprezzati a livello mondiale, specialmente dopo il meritato successo del favoloso “The Clock" [strabiliante e straniante montaggio, lungo 24 ore, di spezzoni di film e programmi televisivi in cui l'ora è sincronizzata con quella del fruitore], ma è stato nei decenni precedenti che Christian Marclay ha progressivamente conquistato una posizione di unicità nel ...

You say you're beat? You don't know Jack

Read "You say you're beat? You don't know Jack" reviewed by Mark Corroto

..."the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars..." Jack ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Bang on a Can Celebrates 25 Years with Triple Bill Concert at Lincoln Center

Bang on a Can Celebrates 25 Years with Triple Bill Concert at Lincoln Center

Bang on a Can takes over Alice Tully Hall presented by Lincoln Center’s Great Performers series in a triple-bill birthday bash on Saturday, April 28 at 7pm featuring the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Asphalt Orchestra, and MIT’s Gamelan Galak Tika. Bang on a Can is celebrating 25 years during 2012, having grown from a one-day ...