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May 20, 2013
Creative Music Studio
40th Anniversary Workshop and Retreat
http://www.creativemusicfoundation.org/cms-40th-an
5 days
The Full Moon Resort, 1 Valley View Road
Big Indian, NY
Four Days of Intensive Workshops, Master Classes, Presentations and Exciting Jam Sessions with an Amazing Roster of Guiding Artists:

Dave Douglas, Oliver Lake, Steven Bernstein, Don Byron, Steve Gorn, Marilyn Crispell, Kenny Wessel, Tani Tabbal, Harvey Sorgen, Ken Filiano, Mark Helias, Thomas Buckner, Karl Berger and Ingrid Sertso To Lead Workshops, with More Artists To Sign On Soon
Contact: creativemusicstudio@gmail.com

February 09, 2013
Stephen Nachmanovitch
Improvising and Mindfulness workshop with Stephen Nachmanovitch and Tussi Kluge
www.freeplay.com
3:00
Hiromi T'ai Chi
Charlottesville, VA
Improvising in daily life
A little workshop experience
A little theater
A little music
A little meditation
A little improvising
A new chapter
Accepting offers
Contact: sn@freeplay.com

February 02, 2013
Stephen Nachmanovitch
An Evening of Visual Music
www.freeplay.com
6 PM
The Theater at Morven
Charlottesville, VA
Stephen Nachmanovitch will present five of his visual music works ranging from 1986 (1966!) to 2013. On the complementarity of music and visual art / film / video / computer graphics.
Contact: sn@freeplay.com

January 24, 2013
Interpretations Concert Series
Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble Presents: Pheeroan akLaff's Music of Global Matters
http://www.interpretations.info/schedule/#post-493
8 pm
509 Atlantic Ave (corner of Atlantic and 3rd Ave)
Brooklyn, NY
A multimedia event featuring music for vocalists and instrumentalists!

New York vocal ensemble Ekmeles presents a varied program of music by American composers, or on texts by American writers, includingAaron Cassidy’s “I, purples, spat blood, laugh of beautiful lips“ & Bryan Jacobs’ “Do You Need, Do To Me, 18 Me, 18 Mean”(for voices and electronics), plus works by Lou Karchin, Ben Johnston, Ken Ueno, andEvan Johnson.

Inspired by years of travel in Africa, India, the Near East, and Japan, Pheeroan akLaff”s “Global Mantras” & “Tattva of Aquarius Age Reclamation” will debut a photographic installation & a libretto for voice. With Scott Robinson, Jerome Harris, Aska Kaneko, & Jun Miyake, & vocalists DK Dyson, Hsuan Ma, & Michael Rogers.

7:30 Pre-concert talk with composers and writers featured in this concert!
Contact: james@mutablemusic.com

December 06, 2012
Douglas R. Ewert & Inventions//Steve Swell & Omar Tamez
Water is Tops
http://www.interpretations.info/schedule/
8 p.m.
509 Atlantic Ave (corner of Atlantic and 3rd Ave)
Brooklyn, NY
Steve Swell and Omar Tamez pay homage to Tamez’s father Nicandro Tamez, a prolific yet unsung Mexican composer in the avant garde tradition, and Swell premieres his new long-form work “Composite #8″, with Omar Tamez (guitar) Steve Swell (trombone) Darius Jones (alto) Jonathan Golove (cello) James Ilgenfritz (bass). Renowned composer and multi-instrumentalist Douglas Ewart presents Water is Tops, using sound, spoken word, and movement arts to explore the sonic, ritual, philosophical aspects of water, with multi-instrumentalist J.D. Parran, dancer/choreographer Ni’ja Whitson, and others.
Contact: james@mutablemusic.com

December 02, 2012
Webindra
The Music In You
http://webindranet.blogspot.it/2012/11/tmiy-20.htm
16.30
via Umberto I, 98
Sala Biellese , BIELLA
New class on "education on music improvisation"

Conductors
Stefano Solani, double bass
Gabriele Artuso, flutes
Paolo Raimondo, drum
Contact: info@webindra.org
Gabriele +39 392 89 44 103
Stefano +39 392 14 08 651

November 19, 2012
David Urquhart-Jones
Improvisation Workshop and Seminar
http://www.durquhartjones.id.au
09300 - 1730
M.R. Joy Works, Block E33 - 02, 3 TwoSquare, Jalan
Petalang Jaya
This seminar/workshop is a 5 day event during which teachers from Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore will be instructed in a methodology for developing improvisational skills. Improvisation of arrangements/accompaniments for folk songs, national songs, carols, etc will be treated as well as jazz-related styles. The presenter is a member of the ISIM (International Society for Improvisation) . The text book used will be that authored by the presenter : "Improvisation in Concept and Practice"
Contact: durquhartjones@me.com; talentmakers2000@gmail.com

November 19, 2012
David Urquhart-Jones
Seminar/Workshop
http://www.durquhartjones.id.au
0930 - 1730
Pataling Jaya,
Kuala Lumpur
This 5 day event is designed to impart a methodology for teaching improvisation. Non jazz-related styles as well as jazz-related styles will be treated. The text book will be that authored by the presenter, "Improvisation in Concept and Practice".
This seminar/workshop is held in partnership with the M. K. Joy Works and the ISIM (International Society for Improvised Music)
Contact: David Urquhart-Jones: durquhartjones@me.com; Lai Mei Kuen: talentmakers2000@gmail.com

November 15, 2012
Stephen Nachmanovitch
Workshops and Performances
http://www.brocku.ca/brock-news/?p=18552

Brock University
St. Catherines, ON
Stephen Nachmanovitch residency, including workshops and performance/lectures at Brock University, St. Catherines, Ontario. Walker Cultural Leader series and Department of Dramatic Arts. November 15-17, 2012.
Contact: Joe Norris, jnorris@brocku.ca

October 05, 2012
The Old Firehouse Stage
The Old Firehouse Series
http://www.bakriges.com
7:30PM
9 Mountain View RD
Tinmouth, Vermont
The Old Firehouse Concert Series draws some of the Northeast's best folk (and jazz) musicians AND devoted and enthusiastic music fans to our wonderful stage in the center of Tinmouth, Vermont. The Old Firehouse Stage is a beautiful, simple space with fantastic sound. The space seats up to 80 people. The series benefits the Tinmouth Community Fund and asks for a $9 donation at the door. The Old Firehouse Concert Series benefits the Tinmouth Community Fund, a private non-profit supporting community-based projects in Tinmouth. Tinmouth’s Old Firehouse Stage is located in beautiful downtown Tinmouth right on the green. Refreshments will be on sale.
Contact: Chris Bakriges (802) 368-7217

September 14, 2012
Stephen Nachmanovitch
Impermanence
www.bluecliffrecords.com


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release of new CD, Impermanence. Solo improvisations on viola d’amore, tenor violin, viola, and violin. Blue Cliff Records, www.bluecliffrecords.com
Contact: sales@bluecliffrecords.com

September 01, 2012
Webindra - Stefano Solani, Gabriele Artuso
Workshop - The Music In You
http://www.webindra.org/main/wordpress/workshop-th
1 - 2 september 2012
via Umberto I, 98, 13884
Sala Biellese, BI
PREPARE TO BE UNPREPARED
CREATIVE PROCESS TOWARDS AN ECOLOGY OF MIND

Workshop - practice and development of processes of improvisation in music

Open to musicians of all skill levels and all ages.
Contact: info@webindra.org
Gabriele +39 392 89 44 103
Stefano +39 392 14 08 651

June 28, 2012
Stephen Nachmanovitch
Keynote / Workshop
28th-30th
Akademie Schloss Solitude
Stuttgart
Stephen Nachmanovitch will keynote and present an improv workshop at the Akademie Schloss Solitude, Symposium on Jazz, Communication and Language. Stuttgart, Germany, June 28-30, 2012.
Contact: Akademie Schloss Solitude mail@akademie-solitude.de

April 26, 2012
All About Jazz
Anthony and Me
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=419
9AM
905 West End Ave#143
New York, New York
Anthony and Me

Recording with Anthony Braxton

By Dom Minasi


http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=41923&pg=1










Contact: dom@domminasi.com

April 13, 2012
Nacht Records
Karl Berger * Dom Minasi
http:/www.nachtercords.com
9AM
905 West End Ave#143
NYC, New York,10025
Now available on Natch Records: Synchronicity featuring Karl Berger on vibes and piano and Dom Minasi on guitar

Karl Berger and Dom Minasi met 10 years when while Dom and hiswife and in Woodstock. For seven of those 10years they kept saying we have to record together. They did record a short record as a preamble to the next. It was a wonderful coupling of two different improvising styles creating music from scratch. Synchronicity was recorded two years ago at Karl's studio in Woodstock. Ted Orr recorded and mixed and mastered the recording Since then Karl and Dom have enjoyed playing together many times.
Contact: http://www.nachtrecords.com

February 10, 2012
Stephen Nachmanovitch
Thinking outside the / Knowing beyond the / Creating from the
http://www.apadivisions.org/division-13/news-event
1:00
Langham Hotel
Pasadena , CA
Stephen Nachmanovitch will give the keynote address at the 2012 conference of the Society for Consulting Psychology.
Contact: Society for Consulting Psychology

January 15, 2012
Dom Minasi
What's The Point
http://domminasi.blogspot.com/2012/01/whats-point.
now
905 West End Ave. #143
NewYork, NY
A Blog that talks about what is happening in the music business
Contact: dom@domminasi.com

September 21, 2011
Dom Minasi
New Recording
www.domminasi.com
1pm
905 West End Ave. #143
New York,, New York,
Just Out
Dom Minasi Solo Recording:
Looking Out Looking In OUT NOW! | http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/domminasi1 |
PREVIEW... | http://soundcloud.com/re-konstrukt/re-053-dom-minasi-looking-in
Contact: Http://www.rekonstrukt.com

September 21, 2011
Dom Minasi
New Recording
www.domminasi.com
1pm
905 West End Ave. #143
New York, New York,
Just Out
Dom Minasi Solo Recording:
Looking Out Looking In OUT NOW! | http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/domminasi1 |
PREVIEW... | http://soundcloud.com/re-konstrukt/re-053-dom-minasi-looking-in
Contact: Http://www.rekonstrukt.com

September 01, 2011
Chris Bakriges Trio
Jazz Concert
http://www.nhjazz.com/id37.html
8:00 PM
94 New Salem Street
Laconia, NH
Chris Bakriges Trio Performing at the newly established jazz and world music jazz performance on Thursday, September 1, 8:00 PM
NH Jazz Center at Pitman's Freight Room, 94 New Salem Street, Laconia, New Hampshire
For Reservations, call (518) 793-3183 or visit http://www.nhjazz.com/id37.html

The trio stands as one of the most fiercely eclectic group touring all too under-the-radar. Pianist Chris Bakriges, bassist Rich Mollin and drummer Brian Kornfeld traverse freely among jazz, classical and world idioms. This always has given their performances a buoyantly unpredictable but consistently high quality. Both evenings will be filmed and recorded.

Chris Bakriges was the last pianist to work with Oscar Peterson before the legend’s passing in 2007. Christopher’s association with Peterson began as a doctoral student in ethnomusicology at York University in Toronto. “Besides the virtuosity and elegance we all associate with Oscar, there was an incredible joy in his playing that he made me aware of in every lesson.”

The Chris Bakriges Trio, with Brian Kornfeld and Rich Mollin, have created an uncompromising body of work in a relatively short time. They are garnering acclaim for their ability to work as a mature, cohesive unit, performing a wide range of exciting new originals and adventurous takes on music from other genres. This unit hopes to become part of the jazz festival scene for years to come.

Drummer Brian Kornfeld studied at the Grove School of Music in California with Peter Erskine, Alex Acuna, David Garibaldi. Brian is also an in-demand drum tech worldwide for the likes of Dave Weckl, Jimmy Cobb, Anton Fig and Steve Smith. Bassist Rich Mollin teaches at The State University of New York in Oneonta. Rich has longstanding ties with the legendary improviser Paul Bley, organist Jeff Palmer, Spyro Gyro’s alumnae Jeremy Wall, and as house bassist with Sonart Studios. Rich also performs with the Catskill Symphony, Orpheus Theatre, and the Glimmerglass Opera Company.

Born in Detroit a few doors down from the original Motown Studios, Chris Bakriges now teaches at Elms College in Massachusetts as well as The Putney School in Vermont. He has performed with a broad lineage of jazz artists including Bobby McFerrin, Kenny Burrell, and Anthony Braxton. Chris was a long-standing member of groups lead by Stax/Truth artist Sandra Wright and the Italian Cicci Santucci, whose featured trumpet helped composer Ennio Morricone win the European Film Best Music Award for The Legend of 1900.

The trio’s belief in the band ethos and their personal stamp have put them firmly within instrumental jazz while attracting new audiences in search of depth and creativity. While the bulk of their output has been original music, they also rearrange the standards and approach songs in other idioms with their own distinctive mark. More Info about The Chris Bakriges Trio is available at www.bakriges.com/
Contact: For Info, call Chris Bakriges at 718-339-6998
For Reservations, call Jon Lorenz at (518) 793-3183 or visit http://www.nhjazz.com/id37.html

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