new to me…TV Festival gig for European Radio – this is the BBC segment. Allan Holdsworth – guitar; Pat Smythe – fender rhodes; Daryl Runswick – bass; John Marshall – drums




Jenny Lin – Stravinsky Solo Piano Works
Jenny Lin – Glass: Complete Etudes for Piano
Jörg Demus – Claude Debussy: the Complete Piano Works
Brazil Guitar Duo – Brouwer: Music for Two Guitars
Marc-André Hamelin – Busoni, Late Piano Music
Amsterdam Guitar Trio, Chiel Meijerjing – Two Men and a Lady
Ivo Pogorelich – Mussorsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
Gerald Garcia – Baroque Guitar Favorites
David Russell plays Tedesco
Lou Harrison – Serenado
Frank Zappa – Jazz from Hell
Frank Zappa – London Symphony Orchestra, vol 1 & 2
Frank Zappa – the Perfect Stranger
Jan Garbarek & Bobo Stenson – Witchi-Tai-To
Bobo Stenson – Serenity
Bobo Stenson – Contra la indecisión
Thomas Strønen – Parish
Paul Kossoff – Back Street Crawler
Strawberry Alarm Clock – Incense and Pepperments
Morphogenesis – Stromatolites
Bill Frisell – Music IS
Sarah Bernstein – Still-Free
Tangerine Dream – Cyclone
Rush – Farewell to Kings (40th Anv Edition)

….and much, much more.

Jazz-Club “La Spirale”, Fribourg, Switzerland, 02.02.1996

Marc Copland – piano
John Abercrombie – guitar

new TDWR, Gilad Hekselman. Strong Holdsworth influence while still attached to the tradition. More video here.

Gilad Hekselman Trio – This Just In
Live from Roanne, 2013
Joe Martin – Bass
Marcus Gilmore – Drums

Gilad Hekselman Plays Invention 4 – J.S. Bach

Thelonious Monk – We See
Peter Bernstein & Gilad Hekselman – Guitars
Joe Martin – Bass
Colin Stranahan – Drums

28468101_10155424223122794_5277949508660613645_nKeith Jarrett – After the Fall
Anthony Braxton – Quintet (Tristano) 2014
Mathias Eick – Midwest
Mathias Eick – the Door
Eric Dolphy – Out to Lunch
Wadada Leo Smith, Bill Laswell – the Stone, April 22, 2014
Jimi Hendrix – Both Sides of the Sky
Santana – Live at the Fillmore 68
Santana 3
Pebbles vol. 1-3
Louise Bessette – Scelsi: the Piano Works 1
Robert Casadesus – Complete Piano Music of Maurice Ravel
Boris Berman – Prokofiev: Complete Piano Sonatas
Tangerine Dream – Encore
Tomita – Snowflakes are Dancing
Tomita – the Ravel Album
Leo Smith Paris 19.10.2015
John Scofield Performs Quiet and Loud Jazz

…and much Ravel, Debussy, Bach, Bobo Stenson.

20180128_100543 cropBruce Gertz – Blueprint
Jeff Palmer – Ease On
Sigi Finkel – Sweet Sue
Eric Dolphy – Iron Man
Eric Dolphy – Conversations
Julius Hemphill – Blue Boyé
Julius Hemphill – Roi Boyé & The Gotham Minstrels
John Luther Adams – In the White Silence
David Moore – No Home of the Mind (solo piano)
Ralph van Raat, John Adams – Complete Piano Music
John Adams – Fellow Traveler
Igor Stravinsky – Works of, disk 9: Symphony in Three Movements, Symphony in C, Symphony of Psalms

and a lot of Philip Glass that isn’t already listed below:
Philip Glass – Satyagraha
Philip Glass – the Illusionist
Philip Glass – Kundun
Philip Glass – Animals in Love
Philip Glass – Notes on a Scandal
Philip Glass – North Star

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Michael Winter – lower limitMichael Winter – lower limit (New World Records 80798-2)

Michael Winter is a composer, but also co-curator and co-director of the wulf., the non-profit arts organization that presents experimental music in Los Angeles. Presented on this CD are five compositions of contemporary minimalism and music with pure tones (just intonation tuning). necklaces for guitar and tones opens with a throbbing, droning microtonal chord that eventually includes a guitar pulse. The pulse remains the same, the chord slowly changes. mass and band, for virginal and harpsichord pluck along with much microtonal splendor for almost 12 minutes. Chorale and finely tuned resonators, for eight sustaining instruments evolves as a slow drone. Plucked guitars return on lower limit, pitches tuned to intervals from the harmonic series. Necklaces (solo version) returns at the end of the disc with a single guitar playing the only the repeating pulse, harmonics ringing out from the string are the stars.

The dense liner notes in the accompanying booklet by the composer explain his personal compositional approach. A breath of fresh air for ears in these troubled times.

Downtown Music Gallery Newsletter. Feb. 22, 2018

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