remembering jimmy lyons & dc space

TRANSPARENT PRODUCTIONS “Live music is it…nothing will transform you like live music and spirits!” (Henry Threadgill)   22nd season! @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street, in Takoma DC Takoma’s Art, Learning, DIY Culture Center Friday, October 19, 2018 @8PM $10 RETRO (per) SPECTIVE Celebrating Bill Warrell’s DC Space & ‘Always Ballada’ – Celebrating Jimmy Lyons  Nasar Abadey: drums … More remembering jimmy lyons & dc space

notes on the clairvoyance trio

Clairvoyance, the first recording by the superb improvisational group Clairvoyance Trio, is now out on Amirani Records. The trio is Gianni Mimmo on soprano saxophone, Adriano Orru on double bass, and Silvia Corda on piano. The music is freely improvised and sublime, and I’m proud to have been asked to write the liner note.

transparent points reviewed

Many thanks to Chris De Chiara of Avant Music News for the kind review of Transparent Points on Four Axes. And, Open Set I, a track from the album based on a graphic score of mine, has been included on a new compilation released by the Unexplained Sounds Group.

that was one crowded performance space…

Exfoliage and The Sloth Ensemble, setting up for The December 1952 Project during the final night of the 2018 Sonic Circuits Festival. Shown from left to right are Tom Wall, baritone saxophone; Patrick Crossland, trombone; Billy Pizzaro (mostly hidden), electronics; me; Pat Gillis, electronics; Jim Adams, electronics & composition. That’s Jimmy Ghaphery in blue, reaching … More that was one crowded performance space…