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LARRY RENI THOMAS TOP TEN JAZZ 2014

GREAT BLACK MUSIC—Kahil El Zabar—Delmark TRILOGY—Chick Corea Trio—Concord GREAT VOICES OF HARLEM—Porter, Scott, Smith—Pao EIGHT TRACK—Dave Stryker—Strikezone SONGS MY MOTHER LOVES–Dee Alexander—Blujazz SALSA DE LA BAHIA (VOL. 1 and 2)—Various Artists—Patois THE ARTISTRY OF THE STANDARD—Misha Tsiganov—Criss Cross THE ORIGINAL MONO RECORDINGS—Miles Davis—Columbia PUSHING THE WORLD AWAY—Kenny Garrett—Mack Avenue MIDNIGHT …

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Panama Jazz Festival 2015 – Danilo Perez Announces 2015 Lineup

12th Annual Panama Jazz Festival Led by Artistic Director Danilo PérezAnnounces 2015 Lineup Festival Dates: January 12 – 17, 2015 Uniting internationally acclaimed jazz artists, renowned educators and jazz fans from around the globe, the 12th Annual Panama Jazz Festival will be held January 12-17, 2015 at The City of …

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Akira Sakata, Pete Cosey, Hamid Drake, Bill Laswell – Music To Be Released On M.O.D. Technologies As Part Of Incunabula Digital Series

Akira Sakata with Bill Laswell, Pete Cosey, Hamid Drake KAIGARABUSHI – BILL LASWELL REMIX Japanese free jazz icon Akira Sakata in collaboration with the legendary Pete Cosey (Miles Davis, Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf), drummer Hamid Drake and bassist Bill Laswell. A remix of a track from the album fisherman’s.com released …

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M.O.D. Technologies To Release PETER APFELBAUM’S SPARKLER. CD Release Party At NYC’s Nublu, 12/10

Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist Peter Apfelbaum (New York Hieroglyphics) introduces the debut track by his newest band, SPARKLER. Co-produced by Apfelbaum and Aaron Johnston (Brazilian Girls) and featuring Natalie Cressman (vocals, trombone) and Jill Ryan (vocals, alto sax), I Colored it in for You is a multidimensional electronic world music track with …

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Christopher Janney, Bill Laswell, Sheila E., Trilok Gurtu, Lynn Mabry, Dave Revels, DJ Adam Gibbons At NYC’s Gramercy Theater, 11/25

“Exploring the Hidden Music” HeartBeat | Visual Music Project | Touch My Light | Interactive Sound / Light Installations Christopher Janney, Artistic Director Bill Laswell, Musical Director Tuesday, November 25, 2014; 8PM Gramercy Theater 127 E 23rd St. New York, NY 10010 Featured esteemed guests in performance are Sara Rudner …

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Mark Aanderud, Hernan Hecht and Stomu Takeishi as Molé Present a New Take On the Piano Trio

Freedom, experimentation and telepathy are the watch words for RGB, the latest transcendent collaboration of pianist-composer Mark Aanderud and drummer Hernan Hecht under their collective name of Molé. Joining the two longstanding partners on their second RareNoise outing is the inventive Japanese bassist and longtime New York resident Stomu Takeishi, …

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Hungarian Power Trio JÜ Joins Norwegian Saxophone Icon Kjetil Møster For RareNoiseRecords

Worlds collide when the raucous Budapest-based power trio ‘JÜ’ (consisting of fire-breathing guitarist Àdàm Mészáros, fuzz-bassist Ernö Hock and the remarkably flexible drummer Andràs Halmos) joins Bergen-based saxophonist Kjetil Møster for this subversive meeting of the minds on RareNoise Records. A powerful manifesto for ecstatic, exploratory, envelope-pushing music mixed by …

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