Surviving member of the Loft Jazz Scene (circa late 70's), TODD CAPP, is still playing the drums and seeking out creative players from all over (age-wise & geographically): Take a ride on the ever-evolving Mystery Train with KURT RALSKE (cornet, soprano sax & possibly guitar), EMILIE LESBROS (vocals), AUSTIN COVELL & ANDREW HAAS (electronics). ///////////////
XNN is a Real News Network which Features DANIEL CARTER on reeds & trumpet, ELI WALLACE on keyboard, BEN COHEN on tenor sax and DAN KURFIRST on drums. Daniel Carter has played with just about everybody in the Downtown Music Scene for some three decades, Jazz bands, rock bands, punk bands, noise groups, encouraging and be-friending fellow musicians from everywhere! His list of collaborators is way longer than the Pres' list of lies and that is saying something!
Clarinetist extraordinaire, BEN GOLDBERG, is here for the summer and is doing a residency here at DMG throughout the summer. This week he will perform in a duo the ever in-demand drummer GERALD CLEAVER! It should be pretty amazing, so do not miss it!
JOSH SINTON plays bari sax & bass clarinet and leads several seminal bands like Ideal Bread! JS will be joined by guitarist TODD NEUFELD (last seen with Tyshawn Sorey) and GIACOMO MEREGA, who plays Bass Guitar! Yet another great set is expected!
The first set features: GUILLERMO GREGORIO on clarinet, NICK JOZWIAK on cello, NICO LETMAN-BURTINOVIC on Contrabass and TODD CAPPA on drums! Mr. Gregorio moved from Chicago (previously Argentina) and is a gifted clarinetist & composer. Every set he has done at DMG has been magical!
SARAH BERNSTEIN is one Downtown's best violinists and leads several bands. For this set, she will be performing the violin music of Ornette Coleman. Indeed a rare opportunity to hear this music!
06-21-2018 to 05-17-2019
Every winter seems to get longer and more difficult, so that when FIMAV, (Festival International Musique Actuelle Victoriaville in Quebec) rolls around, we all seem to look forward to this vacation more and more every year! Considering that I’ve been attending this mighty fest every year since 1987, (thirty years!), I usually think I knew what to expect, but this is rarely the case. At least as far as the music is concerned. There are always surprises in store each year. In advance of this fe
Alga Marghen present recordings from Luc Ferrari's Atelier De Libération De La Musique, a collective he created together with Martin Davorin Jagodic, Philippe Besombes, and Alain Petit in 1975 for a series of performances at the Galliera Museum in Paris. It was in those years that Luc Ferrari inve...
Alga Marghen very proudly presents a remastered version of Vice-Versa, Etc..., an LP originally included in the first 400 copies of Eliane Radigue's Feedback Works 2LP. Vice-Versa, Etc... was originally a small handmade box, signed and numbered and released on the occasion of a show at Lara Vincy's ...
"One of Treader's most requested recordings sees the great UK free saxophonist Evan Parker on soprano and tenor saxophones, duetting with European birdsong. A fitting tribute to his friend, the celebrated soprano saxophone player Steve Lacy, who died in the year of its initial release."
LP $24 ...
"“Black Truffle present the premier recordings of two recent works by legendary American experimental composer Alvin Lucier. Lucier has been crafting elegant explorations of the behavior of sound in physical space since the 1960s and is perhaps best known for his 1970 piece I Am Sitting In a Room ...