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Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville 2019, Part 2-2

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Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville
Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada
May 16-19, 2019

The first two days of this year's FIMAV lived up to lofty expectations, and, if anything, Saturday's and Sunday's programs looked even more promising, with artists such as Roscoe Mitchell Vijay Iyer, ...

Forget Old Europe: 15 European Jazz Musicians You Need To Know About

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Since the first half of the 20th century, the Old Continent has played a pivotal role both in welcoming and supporting jazz artists from the United States. Over the following decades it has expressed generations of passionate musicians with increasingly original languages and ever greater improvisatory skills.

In the 21st century there are countless ...


Music Unlimited Festival 2014

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Music Unlimited Festival
Wels, Austria
November 7-9, 2014

Nothing about the appearance of the town Wels, in western Austria, suggests that this sleepy old commune located in the middle of a vast agricultural area is a Mecca for adventurous music aficionados. Every year, hundreds of people habitually gather from ...


John Butcher: So Far

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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.


Anne-James Chaton & Andy Moor: Transfer

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La parola è sempre più al centro delle attenzione dei musicisti sperimentali, tanto che il numero di giugno del prestigioso mensile The Wire dedica uno speciale all'argomento. Tra i progetti più interessanti in questo ambito c'è certamente la collaborazione tra il chitarrista degli Ex, Andy Moor e l'artista/poeta francese Anne-James Chaton, collaborazione che si è concretizzata in una serie di ...


The Ex & Brass Unbound: Enormous Door

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Sebbene siano - da oltre trent'anni - una formazione essenzialmente anarco/punk, gli olandesi The Ex sono un nome che gli appassionati delle avventure più estreme e non convenzionali del jazz conoscono bene, per i frequentissimi collegamenti con la scena impro dei Paesi Bassi [e Europea in genere], nonché per il ruolo fondamentale avuto nel veicolare la virulenza sonica della musica ...


Close Encounters Of The Skronky Kind

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Paal Nilssen-Love is one of the hardest-working musicians in the European free jazz and free improvisation scenes. Amongst his near-countless activities, the Norwegian drummer collaborates on a regular basis with Chicago reed multi-instrumentalist Ken Vandermark, in their ongoing duo, in the Double Cement trio and Lean Left quartet, as a member of Peter Brötzmann's Hairy Bones ...