Sacramento’s In the Flow Festival has started up a blog this year. It’s a nice way to publicize the event for weeks in advance (the festival runs May 9-14) and to introduce the artists one by one. You’ll find the blog at inteflow12.wordpress.com. It starts with the natural question of what the In the Flow … Continue reading Get In the Flow
Holy cow — this entry was intended for the week heading into Aug. 7, and I apparently never hit “Publish” on it. Big mistake. I’ve modified it for this late date, but beware of any references to “this week” or “next week”! Free jazz is taking the stage for five Sundays at Bird & Beckett … Continue reading A Clean, Well Lighted Place for Jazz
KZSU playlist for Tuesday, Oct. 27, 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Notes: * Taylor Ho Bynum & Spidermonkey Strings — Madeleine Dreams (Firehouse 12, 2009) … An eerie and surreal suite with sung text taken from a novel by Bynum’s sister, backed by a slow, ethereal string quartet augmented by Bynum’s cornet and a tuba. … Continue reading Playlist: Oct. 27, 2009
KZSU playlist for Friday, June 26, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. ….. Ton Trio is led by former Chicagoite Aram Shelton. Nice sax trio pieces, little slices of free jazz. Liking this one a lot. ….. The new Tony Malaby features more of the expanded “outside” direction he’s taken on his recent albums Warblepeck and especially … Continue reading Playlist: June 26, 2009
Taken belatedly from the Jan. 16 playlist: More on the Brotzmann/Lonberg-Holm duo. More on Colter Frazier’s quartet CD with viola. A reissue from Bay Area sax man Rent Romus. Belated obit for Prince Lasha. Dokkeman and A Handful of Dust: Pop from Norway, noise from New Zealand.