02/11/16 Community Articles
Mount Vernon celebrates the return of Omar Sosa, this time with his Quarteto AfroCubano.
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...
02/07/16 Community Articles
The Mack Avenue SuperBand in Performance on The University of Pennsylvanis Campus January 31, 2016
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"
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...
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
The new album by former Eno collaborator J.Peter Schwalm exemplifies the suggestive powers of instrumental music, while drawing inspiration from contemporary images.
02/03/16 Community Articles
JUSTIN MULLENS PUSHES THE BOUNDARIES OF THE FRENCH HORN & OFFERS NEW COMPOSITIONS ON THE CORNUCOPIAD
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...
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
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 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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