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Month: April 2016

the southwestern Sardinian jazz festival

PETER BRÖTZMANN / WILLIAM PARKER / HAMID DRAKE

Peter Broetzmann, Hamid Drake, William Parker begin performing together in 1995. In 2003 The All Music Guide called the band “one of the leading ventures in the history of avant-garde jazz.” Since changing music history with his 1968 album Machine Gun Peter Broetzmann has never slowed down. His collaborators read like an international who’s-who of…
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DIRECTION ZAPPA by Daniele Sepe Sextet feat. Dean Bowman & Hamid Drake

For the 2016 edition of the festival “On the border between Sardinia and Jazz”, the Neapolitan saxophonist Daniele Sepe – who for this occasion has put on an international band – will present a project entirely dedicated to the complex figure of Frank Zappa. The love of Sepe for Zappa is a well-known story, the…
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Zappanation direct by Sean Noonan – Ionisation of Varese and Zappa

An Ionisation of Edgard Varese and Frank Zappa!  Zappanation will be an original rock opera for 9 piece ensemble inspired by the music of Frank Zappa and Edgard Varese that includes: U.K based Ligeti String Quartet, with Leeds rhythm section from Shatner’s Bassoon plus Bavarian cabaret guitaristNorbert Buerger and tenor saxophonist Harry Saltzman. For this…
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Memorable Sticks by Sean Noonan Trio

Drummer/composer Sean Noonan sees himself as a modern-day sonic griot. In the spirit of those traveling African storytellers, Noonan wanders the world gathering stories, legends, and folklore like a punk-jazz Alan Lomax. The treasures that he finds along the way are filtered through his distinctive vision to become the unpredictable and far-ranging sounds of Noonan’s…
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TOMEKA REID QUARTET

TOMEKA REID “…a melodic improviser with a natural, flowing sense of song and an experimenter who can create heat and grit with the texture of sound.” New York Times, Ben Ratliff Chicago based cellist, composer and educator, Tomeka Reid has been described as “a remarkably versatile player,” (Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune). Equally adept in classical…
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