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Alvin Curran, Ben Perowsky, David Tronzo, John Medeski, Tim Berne, David Torn & Hank Roberts

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Alvin Curran
The Park Avenue Armory
March 14, 2018

The composer and keyboardist Alvin Curran was born in Providence, Rhode Island, and is now a sprightly 79 years old. His work with Musica Elettronica Viva in Rome, from 1966 onwards, is of most interest to followers of improvised music. Curran ...

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Ciro Longobardi, Michele Rabbia, Daniele Roccato: In Nomine. Thinking of Giacinto Scelsi

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Una meravigliosa architettura sonora, ora suggestivamente evocativa, ora sorprendentemente scoppiettante, ora complessa e introversa, sempre tuttavia limpida e austera, finanche nei momenti più magmatici e liberi: questo è In Nomine, opera di tre musicisti coraggiosi e dallo sguardo aperto, che guardano avanti ma -come riporta il sottotitolo -lo fanno pensando al grande compositore novecentesco Giacinto Scelsi. ...

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Dialectical Imagination: The Angel and the Brute Sing Songs of Rapture

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Dialectical Imagination is a duo comprised of pianist Eli Wallace and percussionist Rob Pumpelly, both of whom are dedicated to finding an approach to free improvisation that draws from their other interests in chamber music and composition. The six tracks included on this intriguingly-titled release do offer some provocative possibilities in that direction, providing idiosyncratic and ...