Tomas Fujiwara Trio

Leader: Tomas Fujiwara Years Active: 2013-present Personnel: Tomas Fujiwara: drums, compositions Ralph Alessi: trumpet Brandon Seabrook: guitar Albums: Variable Bets (Relative Pitch, 2014) Live Performances: Date Venue Media 2014     Oct 23 Cornelia Street Café   Oct 15 Shapeshifter Lab   Sep 13 Barbes   2013     Sep 11 Barbes Album Jun 6

Playlist for the Week of Nov 1, 2014

Jagged Spheres (Elias Stemeseder, Devin Gray, Anna Webber) – self-titled (self-released, 2013) Ches Smith’s Congs for Brums – Noise to Men (self-released, 2010) Thomas Borgmann – Boom Box Jazz (Jazzwerkstatt, 2011) Tomas Fujiwara Trio – Variable Bets (Relative Pitch, 2014)

November Artist Feature: Fay Victor

Vocalist Fay Victor has been at the center of a number of interesting and innovative musical groups since returning to New York City in 2003. Her longstanding Fay Victor Ensemble has released a series of acclaimed albums, most recently Absinthe & Vermouth (2013). Her previous release, Freesong Suite (2009), remains one of the most forward-looking

New This Week on Jazz Right Now / November 4, 2014

New Concert Series now curates the Debut concert series at New Revolution Arts (7 Stanhope St, Bushwick-Brooklyn). Please come check it out! For upcoming concert listings, see here. New Videos Tony Malaby’s Tamarindo Live at Cornelia Street Cafe Tony Malaby’s Tamarindo Live at Cornelia Street Cafe Vinny Golia, Ingrid Laubrock, and Keir Neuringer Live

New Revolution Arts Series

In this age of American cultural stagnation and imitation, we need bold, innovative, fearless young artists to forge a new era of music and art. With this as our mission, New Revolution Arts features daring, cutting edge, new and revolutionary music, poetry, and visual art. This series focuses on the emerging generation of artists doing

Playlist for the Week of Oct 25, 2014

Fire Maidens from Outer Space – First Burn! (Starry Night Records, 2014) William Hooker & Liudas Mockunas – Live at Vilnius Jazz Festival (No Business, 2014) Carlo Costa Quartet – Sediment (Neither Nor, 2014) Myra Melford & Tanya Kalmanovitch – Heart Mountain (Perspicacity, 2007) Anthony Braxton, Tomas Fujiwara, Tom Rainey – Trio (New Haven) 2013

Concert Review: Kuba Cichocki Debuts New Project at Spectrum, Oct 28, 2014

Polish pianist, composer, and interdisciplinary artist Kuba Cichocki debuted a new project at Spectrum Tuesday night which proved to be an interesting and wild ride. Cichocki is an artist that seems to be bursting with ideas and is capable of weaving diffuse methods and narrative structures into a cohesive whole. There is also a certain

Playlist for the Week of Oct 18, 2014

Holus-Bolus – Altogether … All at Once Big Plastic Finger – Up from Under (Starry Night Records, 2014) Erik Hove Chamber Ensemble – Saturated Colour (2014) Ross Hammond & Grant Calvin Weston – Blues and Daily News (Prescott Recordings, 2014) Anna Webber – Third Floor People Don’t Need to Worry about Anything (NOWT Records) peeesseye