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Anemone: A Wing Dissolved In Light

Read "A Wing Dissolved In Light" reviewed by John Sharpe

Meetings of peripatetic improvisers form regular occurrences in these straitened times, but by uniting a quintet of musicians from three continents, each from different countries, Anemone takes the custom to extremes. Of course free improvisation provides a touchstone which transcends any cultural or language differences. Perhaps the surprise comes in realizing that A Wing Dissolved In ...

NEWS: RECORDING

New Releases On NoBusiness Records -- March 2017

New Releases On NoBusiness Records -- March 2017

NoBusiness Records has just released four new vinyls and three new CD's. Look for them on NoBusiness Records website. NoBusiness Records in cooperation with Japanese Chap-Chap Records has started a series of releases of unreleased concerts that took place in Japan in the 90s. Concerts were organised by big fans of free jazz and improvised music Takeo ...

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Paul Hubweber, Frank Paul Schubert, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Clayton Thomas, Willi Kellers: Intricacies

Read "Intricacies" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Questo concerto del 24 febbraio 2014 al B-Flat Club di Berlino, vede la luce in un doppio CD dal titolo rappresentativo. I lunghi brani sviluppati dal quintetto evidenziano quell'intreccio di voci che è proprio della musica liberamente improvvisata, che qui si ripropone nelle forme caratteristiche dell'avanguardia europea degli anni settanta.
Il quintetto è formato ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Paul Hubweber / Frank Paul Schubert / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Clayton Thomas / Willi Kellers: Intricacies

Read "Intricacies" reviewed by John Sharpe

As titles go, Intricacies stands as one of the more appropriate. Not so much in the sense of obscurity or being difficult to understand, but rather with reference to the entanglements engendered by the ear stretching five way interplay. Recorded in the German capital's B-Flat club in early 2014 the 2 CD set captures a multi-generational ...

The Ames Room: Bird Dies

Read "Bird Dies" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Ecco un disco radicale. Se intendiamo con questo aggettivo l'attitudine a ritornare agli elementi di base dell'espressione musicale, ad esaminarli al microscopio, senza voler elaborarli né evolverli verso una narrazione. Il trio in questione prende di petto una serie di patterns ritmico-melodici e li ribadisce con tetragona aggressività, passando sottilmente dalla loro ripetizione a piccole ma significative variazioni, stordendo ...