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Omar Sosa Quarteto Afrocubano Jazz Dinner Show

02/11/16    Community Articles

Omar Sosa Quarteto Afrocubano Jazz Dinner Show

Peter Clampitt

Mount Vernon celebrates the return of Omar Sosa, this time with his Quarteto AfroCubano.

The Poetics of Sound

02/10/16    Albums

The Poetics of Sound

Gustavo Bustamante

Monkey Plot is a Norwegian band formed Jan Martin Gismervik, in the battery, Magnus Skavhaug Nergaad in low and Christian Skar Winther, on guitar. They nnos help visitors to understand the infinite dynamics of free, beyond the typical cries or its high...

Mack Avenue SuperBand - Philadelphia 2016

02/07/16    Community Articles

Mack Avenue SuperBand - Philadelphia 2016

Ben Johnson

The Mack Avenue SuperBand in Performance on The University of Pennsylvanis Campus January 31, 2016

It's All in the GAME

02/05/16    Albums

It's All in the GAME

Nick Mondello

At first glance, with its listing of very well-worn GAS standards (“In the Mood, “Cherokee,” “April in Paris,” “Stardust,” et al), “It’s All in the Game” by The Great American Music Ensemble appears to offer very standard fare. However, after the briefest...

Free Jazz Icon ROSWELL RUDD Joins Pianist JAMIE SAFT and Colleagues TREVOR DUNN and BALAZS PANDI on Stirring RareNoise Release "Strength And Power"

02/04/16    Albums

Free Jazz Icon ROSWELL RUDD Joins Pianist JAMIE SAFT and Colleagues TREVOR DUNN and BALAZS PANDI on Stirring RareNoise Release "Strength And Power"

Antje Huebner

This intergenerational offering features the 44-year-old pianist, 47-year-old bassist, 32-year-old drummer and 80-year-old avant-garde pioneer Rudd, blending organically, telepathically on a set of conversational music running the gamut of dynamics and emotions...

Sound Scenography

02/04/16    Albums

Sound Scenography

Gustavo Bustamante

ViaLucisTrío is a improvised training with members related to the collective Rare Musics (rarasmusicasmadrid.wordpress.com), agency dedicated to promote primarily the free improvisation in Madrid (Spain). The four members of ViaLucisTrío they met in the...

RareNoiseRecords Presents THE BEAUTY OF DISASTER by composer and producer J. Peter Schwalm, featuring Eivind Aarset, Michael Wollny and more

02/04/16    Albums

RareNoiseRecords Presents THE BEAUTY OF DISASTER by composer and producer J. Peter Schwalm, featuring Eivind Aarset, Michael Wollny and more

Antje Huebner

The new album by former Eno collaborator J.Peter Schwalm exemplifies the suggestive powers of instrumental music, while drawing inspiration from contemporary images.

JUSTIN MULLENS PUSHES THE BOUNDARIES OF THE FRENCH HORN & OFFERS NEW COMPOSITIONS ON THE CORNUCOPIAD

02/03/16    Community Articles

JUSTIN MULLENS PUSHES THE BOUNDARIES OF THE FRENCH HORN & OFFERS NEW COMPOSITIONS ON THE CORNUCOPIAD

Jason Paul Harman Byrne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: "Brooklyn jazz is happening and those who venture across the bridge will be delighted by the hard-edged ethnically-flavored jazz that they find on the other side." -The New York City Jazz Record (Formerly AAJ New York) " . . . The...

Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra - Resonance Records Presents Deluxe 2 CD Set Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Orchestra's Opening Night

01/31/16    Community Articles

Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra - Resonance Records Presents Deluxe 2 CD Set Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Orchestra's Opening Night

Antje Huebner

This first official release of these recordings captures the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in their Opening Night performance at the legendary Village Vanguard in NYC.

The witches' coven of free

01/30/16    Albums

The witches' coven of free

Gustavo Bustamante

The rough and saxophone sparkling of Chefa Alonso; the undulating 'percutividad' of the piano by Ana Ruiz and Ana Camacho with the double bass of dialogical solipsism, woo the listener avid and insatiable in the production of the label Jazzorca, "Free Jazz...

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