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D:O DOES THE OSCARS
or: Our extremely belated best of 2011

PIGEON São Paulo Underground Três Cabeças Loucaras Cuneiform : 2011 Rob Mazurek, cornet, electronics; Guilherme Granado, keyboards, loops, samplers, percussion; Mauricio Takara, cavaquinhiro, drums, percussion, electronics; Richard Ribeiro, drums. You’re probably thinking: Isn’t it awfully late for a Best of 2011… Continue reading

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DANCING IN SOUND:
George Lewis talks Muhal Richard Abrams, AACM, and Improv

SOUNDDANCE, PT. 2 Muhal Richard Abrams, with George Lewis SoundDance Pi Records : 2011 MRA, piano; GL, trombone, laptop. FOCUS, THRUTIME… –> TIME, PT. 3 Muhal Richard Abrams, with Fred Anderson SoundDance Pi Records : 2011 MRA, piano; FA, tenor… Continue reading

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ORNITHOLOGY:
George Lewis talks Charlie Parker

HOMAGE TO CHARLES PARKER George Lewis Homage to Charles Parker Black Saint : 1979 GL, trombone, electronics; Douglas Ewart, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, cymbals; Anthony Davis, piano; Richard Teitelbaum, polymoog, multimoog & micromoog synthesizers. We’re dedicating the next two weeks… Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Matana Roberts on The Alone Saxophone

It’s been a little while since our last guest post here, and we feel incredibly fortunate to be able to bring you another one. This time, the words, thoughts, and music are courtesy of altoist and composer Matana Roberts. As… Continue reading

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