Compost Records released an album by Web Web a few days ago which hit a sweet spot for me. The album is a magical combination of free improv (without the racket), kosmische musik, soul and fusion, laced with elements of trip-hop, hip-hop, and any other -hop which comes to mind. Joy Denalane’s voice is sumptuous. […]
Source: Treblezine. Naked City is free jazz, at least some of the time. Free jazz didn’t just expand on the premise of jazz, it blew it to pieces, usually with the power of a lot of breath blown into a tiny reed. The free jazz Naked City is most indebted to is Albert Ayler, who […] […]
As I finally had a long stretch of time where I could actually enjoy hearing whole albums again, I decided that RAIC would be Album Number One today. What a revelation this one has turned out to be! According to the collective’s Bandcamp website for this release, “Chance Operations was inspired by John Cage’s “Silence.” […]
Konstantin Trokay (Kosta T) is a violinist out of Perm, Russia. His music meanders in a pleasant way, something like a walk through a dark forest. There are plenty of twists and turns, and some are not always gentle. Intriguing.
Source: Broadwayworld. Supersense is thrilled to announce a once in a lifetime line-up bringing together two legendary ensembles of contemporary music, jazz and improvisation: ground breaking pioneers of American free jazz the Art Ensemble of Chicago and transcendent, internationally revered Australian trio The Necks. In a never-to-be repeated double bill at Hamer Hall on Sunday […] […]
A proper two-album set by Wadada Leo Smith, this double disc comes complete with two different, yet somehow well-meshed bands. To see what I mean, take a look at each lineup: Disc One: Wadada Leo Smith – trumpet Vijay Iyer – piano, synthesizer John Lindberg – bass Pheeroan AkLaff – drums Don Moye – drums […]
I’m very happy to be able to announce this album of Russia’s finest improvisers collaborating on a live release in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The performance occurred on November 12, 2018, and featured by friend Roman Stolyar on keyboards and recorders, Nikolay Rubanov on tenor saxophone & bass clarinet and Alexander Ragazanov drums.