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Achim Kaufmann Interview

Achim Kaufmann interviewed by Bimhuis Radio presenter Vera Vingerhoeds, a few hours before his performances at Bimhuis Amsterdam last September. The concerts opening the Fall 2015 Bimhuis Season featured the Achim Kaufmann – Michael Moore Duo & Quartet, and are available as a podcast in the Bimhuis Radio archive! Enjoy!

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Apr 04, 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:          


Ivo Perelman – Matthew Shipp Duo available for May 2017 dates in EU

European fans of the Ivo Perelman – Matthew Shipp Duo are in for exciting times in 2017 as the long lasting duo will be embarking on their first tour of major European cities. Some of the so far confirmed cities include Amsterdam (Holland) and Vienna (Austria).

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Jan 14, 2016 | Share:          


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Jan 14, 2016 | Share:          


Rova Retrospective in NYC, Jan 17-24

Following their November 2015 European Tour and several subsequent Bay Area events and rehearsals, the four gentleman are back out on the road this month to what one could call a "Rova Fest," starting on Sun, Jan 17 with Electric Ascension featuring Nels Cline at Le Poisson Rouge — presented by NYC' Winter Jazzfest, and concluding a week later, on Sun, Jan 24, with the quartet performing some seminal and transitional works at The Stone.

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Jan 09, 2016 | Share:          


Arashi to the artist roster

Pleased to welcome Arashi to Kato Bookbird's roster! Arashi (Akira Sakata, Johan Berthling, Paal Nilssen-Love) had it's debut during Molde Jazzfestival in July 2013 and entered the studio just a few days later to record the album "Arashi," released on Trost Records on both CD and vinyl. The music is improvised and of high energy. All three players are known for their stamina and will to push themselves and the music beyond traditional boundaries.

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Jan 07, 2016 | Share: