1. Saturday Night Jherek Bischoff took to the stage at the Merkin Hall with a crew of badass collaborators (David Byrne, Mirah, Zac Pennington of Parenthetical Girls, Greg Saunier of Deerhoof and Craig Wedren of Shudder to Think, just to name a few) to perform his latest record Composed as part of the Ecstatic Music Festival. Not gonna lie, really dig this picture of all the performers taking a bow. Nice job, Jherek!

    Saturday Night Jherek Bischoff took to the stage at the Merkin Hall with a crew of badass collaborators (David Byrne, Mirah, Zac Pennington of Parenthetical Girls, Greg Saunier of Deerhoof and Craig Wedren of Shudder to Think, just to name a few) to perform his latest record Composed as part of the Ecstatic Music Festival. Not gonna lie, really dig this picture of all the performers taking a bow. Nice job, Jherek!

  2. With over a decade of programming under their belt, the folks behind Non-Event are celebrating their 11th season by going bigger than ever before, bringing dozens of experimental and avant artists to the Boston area for amazing shows. Their line-up boasts names like C. Spencer Yeh, Greg Kelley, Belarisk, and C.M. von Hausswolff — and they’re not even done with the schedule! We can’t wait to see what will happen next for these guys, our Project of the Day.

    With over a decade of programming under their belt, the folks behind Non-Event are celebrating their 11th season by going bigger than ever before, bringing dozens of experimental and avant artists to the Boston area for amazing shows. Their line-up boasts names like C. Spencer Yeh, Greg Kelley, Belarisk, and C.M. von Hausswolff — and they’re not even done with the schedule! We can’t wait to see what will happen next for these guys, our Project of the Day.

  3. KSR IRL: Sunday 10/2 @ REDCAT in LA, Angel City Arts honors Roscoe Mitchell, a living legend who turns 71 this year, with a special tribute concert at the 2011 Angel City Jazz Festival. 
"One of the most influential woodwind players to come out of Chicago’s AACM movement of the mid-’60s, Roscoe Mitchell is a brilliant and adventurous improviser, and founding member of the Art Ensemble of Chicago. He’s also an acclaimed composer of new music and is currently the “Distinguished Darius Milhaud Professor of Composition” at Mills College in Oakland, CA. 
…Roscoe’s trio with percussionist William Winant and woodwind player James Fei will perform a new piece that Roscoe has written for the occasion. In addition, percussionist Alex Cline will lead an all-star ensemble in a special performance of Roscoe’s landmark composition People in Sorrow, featuring eleven distinguished musicians including saxophonist Oliver Lake, vocalist Dwight Trible, pianist Myra Melford, harpist Zeena Parkins, and bassist Mark Dresser.”

    KSR IRL: Sunday 10/2 @ REDCAT in LA, Angel City Arts honors Roscoe Mitchell, a living legend who turns 71 this year, with a special tribute concert at the 2011 Angel City Jazz Festival

    "One of the most influential woodwind players to come out of Chicago’s AACM movement of the mid-’60s, Roscoe Mitchell is a brilliant and adventurous improviser, and founding member of the Art Ensemble of Chicago. He’s also an acclaimed composer of new music and is currently the “Distinguished Darius Milhaud Professor of Composition” at Mills College in Oakland, CA.

    …Roscoe’s trio with percussionist William Winant and woodwind player James Fei will perform a new piece that Roscoe has written for the occasion. In addition, percussionist Alex Cline will lead an all-star ensemble in a special performance of Roscoe’s landmark composition People in Sorrow, featuring eleven distinguished musicians including saxophonist Oliver Lake, vocalist Dwight Trible, pianist Myra Melford, harpist Zeena Parkins, and bassist Mark Dresser.”