barbiero seiss wall at rhizome

Last night Curt Seiss and Tom Wall, on trombone and baritone sax respectively, joined me for a set at Rhizome. The set is up on Rhizome’s archive.org site for free download. Thanks to Rhizome and to everyone who came out to hear us on a Monday night. Photo by Chris Videll

coming up at rhizome

Coming up at Rhizome on Monday, May 15, acoustic improvised music for baritone saxophone (Tom Wall), trombone (Curt Seiss), and double bass/prepared double bass. At Maple House, 6950 Maple St in Takoma Park DC, at 8 PM. Poster by Nate Scheible

on the free musics

Jack Wright has written a fascinating book about his experiences in the worlds of free improvisation. It’s more than a memoir; it’s a genealogical anthropology of a very distinct and changing world. I’ve written a review/essay on the book, which All About Jazz has just published.