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From Wolves to Whales (2014)

Nate Wooley-Dave Rempis Quartet with Pascal Niggenkemper, Chris Corsano Aerophonic Records (CD) This collaboration is a meeting between alto saxophonist Dave Rempis, one of the stars of the Chicago free jazz scene, and three important figures in New York. Nate Wooley has been making waves as one of the leaders of a new generation of

Nate Wooley-Dave Rempis Quartet

Leader: collaborative Years Active: 2014-present Personnel: Nate Wooley: trumpet Dave Rempis: alto saxophone Pascal Niggenkemper: bass Chris Corsano: drums Albums: From Wolves to Whales (Aerophonic, 2014) Live Performances: Date Venue Media 2014     Feb 9 Legion Bar   Feb 8 Spectrum    

Playlist for the Week of January 5, 2015

Raoul Bjorkenheim, William Parker, Hamid Drake – DMG @ the Stone: December 26, 2006, vol. 2 (Downtown Music Gallery, 2008) William Parker Double Quartet – Alphaville Suite: Music Inspired by the Jean Luc-Godard Film (Rogue Art, 2008) Andrew Drury – The Drum (Soup and Sound, 2015) Michelle Arcila and Eivind Opsvik – A Thousand Ancestors

Brooklyn-based Battle Trance Does Southern/Midwest U.S. Tour, Jan 24-Feb 9, 2015

One of the greatest musical sensations to hit New York City in the past year, the four-saxophone group Battle Trance is completing its U.S. Tour with a turn through the southern United States before taking their music to the Midwest. Here are the confirmed dates: Jan 24: Pyramid Atlantic — Silver Spring, MD Jan 25:

Playlist for the Week of December 29, 2014

Last playlist for 2014! Happy New Year to all! Charles Mingus – Mingus in Stuttgart, April 28, 1964 Concert (Unique Jazz) [vinyl] David Helbock Trio – Aural Colors (Traumton, 2014) Kenny Warren – Laila & Smitty (Pretty Polymorphous, 2014) William Parker – I Plan to Stay a Believer: The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield (AUM

2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 19,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 7 sold-out performances for that many

Playlist for the Week of December 22, 2014

Kidd Jordan, Hamid Drake, William Parker – Palm of Soul (AUM Fidelity, 2006) Mat Maneri – Acceptance (Hat Hut, 1998) Kris Davis – Capricorn Climber (Clean Feed, 2013) Book of Three – Continuum (2012) (Relative Pitch, 2013)

Playlist for the Week of December 15, 2014

Yoni Kretzmer, Pascal Niggenkemper, Weasel Walter – Protest Music (Out Now, 2014) Lukas Ligeti & Thollem McDonas – Imaginary Images (Leo, 2014) Ananda Gari – T-Duality (Auand, 2014) Ballister (Dave Rempis, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Paal Nilssen-Love) – Worse for the Wear (Aerophonic, 2014) Lisa Mezzacappa’s Bait & Switch – Comeuppance (Not Two, 2013) Matt Lavelle &

Ken Vandermark-Nate Wooley Duo Record Released Today!

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE Audiographic Records and Pleasure of the Text are pleased to announce the dual release of the debut record of the Ken Vandermark/Nate Wooley duo, entitled East By Northwest. The record was released on December 20, 2014 and is the culmination of a year of performances throughout the US. East By Northwest was

Silver Trio

Leader: Max Johnson Years Active: 2011-present Personnel: Max Johnson: bass, arrangements, compositions Kris Davis: piano Mike Pride: drums Albums: Live Performances (complete): Date Venue Media 2014     Feb 26[1] Greenwich House Music School   2013     Oct 20 Barbes   2011     Jan 21 The Stone   [1] With Susan Alcorn on