All posts tagged: Nels Cline

Playlist for the Week of November 24, 2014

Cecil Taylor – Air above Mountains (Inner City, 1973) [vinyl] William Parker Organ Quartet – Uncle Joe’s Spirit House (Centering, 2010) Raphe Malik – Consequences (Eremite, 1999) Thollem McDonas, William Parker, Nels Cline – The Gowanus Session (Porter, 2012) William Parker – Long Hidden: The Olmec Series (AUM Fidelity, 2006) The Element Choir & William

Interview: Ava Mendoza Comes to Brooklyn

Interview with guitarist Ava Mendoza in my apartment in Park Slope, Brooklyn, March 11, 2014 Cisco Bradley: What path did you follow to becoming a professional musician? Ava Mendoza: I played music ever since I was a little kid. I played classical guitar and classical piano my whole life growing up. I started piano when

Playlist for the Week of 1 March 2014

Premoticon (Patrick Breiner & Will McEvoy) – II (Sulde, 2014) Quartet Offensive – Carnivore (self-released, 2009) Vinny Golia and Urs Leimgruber – Empiricism in the West (Relative Pitch, 2013) Ross Hammond Quartet – Cathedrals (Prescott, 2013) Nels Cline Singers – Macroscope (Mack Avenue Advance, 2014) Dom Minasi – The Vampire’s Revenge (CDM, 2006) Psychic Temple

Winter Jazzfest 2014

Winter Jazzfest (Jan 7-11) has a promising list of performers this year (a full listing is available here). I have highlighted some of the most exciting bands below: January 10 (Friday): Judson Church (beginning at 6:15 pm) Mary Halvorson Septet Peter Brötzmann Trio with Jason Adasiewicz, Hamid Drake Improvised Round Robin Duets NYU Law School