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Saxophonist Peter Van Huffel again ventures into the wilder side of jazz, taking guitarist Andreas Willers and drummer Oliver Steidle along for the ride.
Steve Holtje’s dark, ambient “Hunger Artist” is from a soundtrack that actually sounds like backing music for a motion picture, and helps to tell a story.
Here is a review of the freaky fun psychedelic improv free jazz/rock jam ‘Raoul’ by the Spanish Donkey, featuring Joe Morris, Jamie Saft and Mike Pride.
In the proud tradition of Bill Dixon, here’s a review of Stephen Haynes’ ‘Pomegranate’ with Joe Morris, Warren Smith, William Parker and Ben Stapp.
Here is a reflection on free jazz pioneer Ornette Coleman and his wonderful 1985 encounter with Pat Metheny, ‘Song X.”
Here is a review of ‘Residual Ugly’, a beautifully nasty mess of noise music from the Oakland-based trio Beauty School.
Ivo Perelman ha s meeting of the minds with drummer Whit Dickey in exploring what is possible on a tenor saxophone thanks to the innovations of his forebears.
Working in mysterious ways with his Zooid quintet, Henry Threadgill offers another installment of ingenuity on ‘In For a Penny, In For a Pound.’
Inserting Toshimaru Nakamura into the mix doesn’t transform Many Arms, it amplifies their punk ethos/free jazz spirit instead.