Album Releases

Album Release: Matana Roberts – Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile

The second part of Matana Roberts‘ Coin Coin project will be available tomorrow, October 1, 2013, “Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile” on Constellation records. Roberts has been widely regarded as one of the most powerful creative artists of her generation. This record is a follow-up to her “Chapter One: Gens de Couleur Libres,” this time backed

Album Release: Nate Wooley’s Seven Story Mountain III and IV

Nate Wooley has released two exciting new chapters in his Seven Story Mountain project on his own label, Pleasure of the Text Records. Their live performances are brilliant, so these are sure to be striking. This music features the following musicians: Nate Wooley (trumpet and amplifier) C. Spencer Yeh (violin) David Grubbs (electric guitar) Ben

Two New Releases by Catherine Sikora

Saxophonist Catherine Sikora has just released two new albums. See below for information on how to obtain them: The first release, Arbour, is a recording of a concert Sikora played in Dublin last February with two great Irish improvisers, Colm O’Hara (trombone) and David Lacy (drums). It was a wonderful concert, with a very attentive

Repost: Review of Jonathan Moritz’s Secret Tempo

Jonathan Moritz’ Secret Tempo is officially releasing their debut album at Barbes on September 17. It promises to be one of the most exciting performances of the month. Here is a review of their last live performance that I posted in July:  

Two New Releases by Trumpeter Nate Wooley

Two new and exciting releases by Nate Wooley! Links to buy directly from the artist are below. The first is the second record from his quinet, titled “(Sit in) the Throne of Friendship”: And the other is a record titled “Trumpets and Drums: Live in Ljubljana” with Peter Evans, Paul Lytton, and Jim Black:

Jonathan Moritz Trio – Secret Tempo Album release & live performance

Jonathan Moritz led his trio on Monday night as part of one of this summer’s most exciting concert series at Muchmore’s in Williamsburg. Kudos to Yoni Kretzmer for curating this fantastic  series giving greater exposure to a number of talented players. The band also includes Shayna Dulberger (bass) and Mike Pride (percussion). Their new album, Secret Tempo,

Three New Releases by Taylor Ho Bynum (one with Harris Eisenstadt)

Three exciting new albums of music–2 CDs and 1 DVD–are to be released this month. Anthony Braxton & Taylor Ho Bynum Duets (Amherst) 2010 (New Braxton House) Braxton’s first ever stand-alone concert DVD recording, two sets from Braxton and Bynum’s 2010 concert in Amherst, MA (the first time they ever played a live duo performance, and