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NEWS: RECORDING

Bay Area Meets Chicago For A New Quartet CD Release With Aaron Bennett, Darren Johnston, Lisa Mezzacappa And Frank Rosaly - "Shipwreck 4"

Bay Area Meets Chicago For A New Quartet CD Release With Aaron Bennett, Darren Johnston, Lisa Mezzacappa And Frank Rosaly - "Shipwreck 4"

Shipwreck 4 celebrates the first quartet meeting of jny: San Francisco Bay Area improvisers Darren Johnston, Aaron Bennett and Lisa Mezzacappa with jny: Chicago drummer Frank Rosaly. Johnston, a major figure in the Bay Area music scene, has nonetheless retained close ties to Chicago’s jazz community, and made the introductions here—the group assembled to play a ...

Fred Frith, Darren Johnston: Everybody/s Somebody/s Nobody

Read "Everybody/s Somebody/s Nobody" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

La sensazione è quella di trovarsi all'interno di una navicella che vaga lassù, nello spazio. I suoni giungono ovattati, i movimenti sono lenti e rallentati benché fluidi, vi è un certo distacco dalla crudezza della realtà terrena come se si fluttuasse in una dimensione temporale che segue altri ritmi, altre storie. Talvolta ci si imbatte in ...

ARTICLE: CATCHING UP WITH

Steven Lugerner: Jericho and San Francisco

Read "Steven Lugerner: Jericho and San Francisco" reviewed by Daniel Lehner

Eric Dolphy once mused, “When you hear music, after it's over, it's gone, in the air. You can never capture it again." Luckily for fellow multi-reedist Steve Lugerner, that's a piece of wisdom that the Bay Area musician did not take at face value. For his release, For We Have Heard, Lugerner devised a means of ...


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