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ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Paula Shocron: Paths to a New Sound

Read "Paula Shocron: Paths to a New Sound" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

When Werner X. Uehlinger, the founder of Hat Hut Records, was asked about a statement on why he liked Argentinian pianist Paula Shocron's music, the answer was clear, short and succinct: “The quality of surprise." Uehlinger discovered Shocron's music through her work with the SLD Trio and he liked their debut Anfitrión so much that the ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Matthew Shipp: Let's Do Lunch!

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When Matthew Shipp asked me to design the cover art for his Points album (Silkheart Records, 1992), I showed him works from the on-going drawing study I was engaged in. He picked one graphite drawing and said, “Wow! This is exactly what's happening inside my mind when I play the piano!"

Here, we talk ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

The Snobs: Ekho’s Wheeling in Thespiae

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The Snobs are a wildly talented art-rock duo hailing from France. Mad Rabbit and Duck Feeling are brothers who have released ten innovative recordings, including the excellent Massive Liquidity (Bam Balam, 2011), which features the poetry and performance of the peerless Steve Dalachinsky. On their release Ekho's Wheeling in Thespiae, their music is, as always, a ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Vision 19 Honors A New Generation Of Vision Artists

Vision 19 Honors A New Generation Of Vision Artists

Honoring a New Generation of Vision Artists. Music and Art calls each generation. The Vision continues with important younger artists like Mary Halvorson and Susan Alcorn and Fay Victor with Tyshawn Sorrey. There are a few excellent young musicians playing with Charles Gayle, like Shayna Dulberger, Ingrid Laubrock and Mazz Swift. Michael Wimberly has put together an eclectic group of younger and older musicians ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Vision Festival 19 Celebrates Jeff Schlanger musicWitness Lifetime Of Achievement

Vision Festival 19 Celebrates Jeff Schlanger musicWitness Lifetime Of Achievement

Celebrating Jeff Schlanger musicWitness Lifetime Of Achievement on June 12th. Music as color, inked on paper shaped by the sounds blown across the page, Jeff Schlanger is the musicWitness, present where the music is. He is the visual improviser, transforming music into painting for decades, a witness to great music – Now we gladly acknowledge his lifetime of achievement. A New York City native, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Mark Dresser / Gerry Hemingway / Assif Tsahar: Code Re(a)d

Read "Code Re(a)d" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Code Re(a)d documents the live, free improvised meeting of Israeli saxophonist Assif Tsahar with the massive rhythm section of double bass master Mark Dresser and powerful drummer Gerry Hemingway, recorded at Tshar's home base, the Levontin 7 club in Tel Aviv in May 2011. Dresser and Hemingway began to play together in the legendary Anthony Braxton ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Billy Bang: Da Bang!

Read "Da Bang!" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

The final recording of the late violinist Billy Bang from February 2011, days before his final performance in the TUMfest 11 in Helsinki, is a celebration of his life as musician. Bang chose for this recording compositions of innovative musicians in the history of jazz--Don Cherry, Ornette Coleman, Miles Davis and Sonny Rollins-- that were part ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Steve Dalachinsky / Joelle Leandre: The Bill Has Been Paid

Read "The Bill Has Been Paid" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

The verbal-musical match between American beat poet Steve Dalachinsky, who describes himself as one that was born “right after the last big war and managed to survive lots of little wars," and French double master Joëlle Léandre is unique and untimely. Dalachinsky's poetry focuses on his musical experiences and meditations on musicians--as a spectator or collaborator, ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Matthew Shipp: Shipp Shifts

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Pianist Matthew Shipp's artistic collaboration community is a counterpart to his business community. It is its own ecosystem of multidisciplinary work, scholarly conversations and mentorship.

The Trio

The trio is Shipp's main vehicle. It is, by turns, his midnight train, his slow boat to China and a way of flying home. It takes a ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Aa.Vv.: 13 Miniatures for Albert Ayler

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Albert Ayler è stato un protagonista fondamentale e unico della creatività degli anni Sessanta, un punto di riferimento imprescindibile dal quale hanno preso il via molte esperienze dei decenni successivi. Ricordarsi di Ayler oggi è dunque importante, tributargli un omaggio tanto doveroso quanto problematico. La serie di jazzisti convocati alla Fondation Cartier di Parigi il 2 dicembre 2010 (quindi nel quarantesimo anniversario ...