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New Reviews of Steve Swell's Latest Releases

The FreeJazzBlog reviewed Steve Swell’s latest releases 'Live in Copenhagen' (featuring his trio with Peter Brötzmann & Paal Nilssen-Love), and 'The Chicago Plan' (together with Gebhard Ullmann, Fred Longberg-Holm and Michael Zerang), giving them 4 stars.

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Feb 08, 2017 | Share:          


Made In China To The Artist Roster

We are proud to announce that Made In China has joined the artist roster of Kato Bookbird for European bookings. We're so excited to work with this fantastic new trio and to introduce it to the European market: Made in China is an international conglomeration featuring the Brooklyn based saxophonist Michael Blake (Canada), Berlin based trombonist Samuel Blaser (Switzerland) and the dynamic drummer Michael Sarin (USA).

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Nov 07, 2016 | Share:          


Brötzmann – Swell – Nilssen-Love October Tour Announced

Announcing 3rd tour for Peter Brotzmann – Steve Swell – Paal Nilssen-Love Trio! This coming October will mark this trio's third tour in two years and celebrating the release of their second CD — "Live in Copenhagen" on the great NotTwo label from Poland.

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Sep 20, 2016 | Share:          


New Album From Ivo Perelman – Matthew Shipp Duo, Out Now

The new album "Corpo" by the Ivo Perelman – Matthew Shipp Duo is out now on Leo Records! In 14 tracks of moderate length, the disc offers evidence of Perelman’s new "intervallic system," as well as a purified distillation of an ever-evolving musical partnership that has been compared to Brubeck/Desmond and Coltrane/Tyner.

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Apr 14, 2016 | Share:          


Ivo Perelman: Freedom and Expression

"In New York, the city of Charles Mingus, Elliott Carter, Deborah Harry and Bob Dylan – who all wanted to intensify music, to pack musical structure with more event and polarities of emotion – Ivo Perelman has been pedalling the new music that, to those looking on from the outside, fused Wagnerian length with the plainness of Erik Satie, the swerving colour of Rauschenberg and Pollock with the instamatic image of Warhol. If you follow Perelman’s music from 2000 to what has transpired until 2015 – an extraordinarily eventful decade and a half – it is fair to say that it has caused a kind of Rite of Spring fracas and turned the whole sound world away from the predictable to something wholly full of surprise."

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Apr 06, 2016 | Share:          


Brötzmann – Swell – Nilssen-Love Spring Tour Announced

Brötzmann – Swell – Nilssen-Love, whose debut album, "Krakow Nights," released in Poland last Fall on Not Two Records, will be back out on the road this spring! Things kick off in Oslo, Norway on April 13 for a special night at Nasjonal Jazzscene Victoria. The 10-city European tour includes shows in Oslo, Copenhagen, Salzburg, Wels, Weikersheim, Hannover, Berlin, Schorndorf, Bonn and sets at the Lublin Jazz Festival on April 24. Full tour dates below.

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Apr 01, 2016 | Share: