Sun Ra & the Cry of Jazz

March 27, 2011

Friday night was Sun Ra night at The Edge. Great space, great music, and they showed the 1959 film Cry of Jazz.

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Flatpack Festival #1

March 26, 2011

Been seeing some great stuff at Flatpack Festival. First up was Sakamoto Hiromichi performing after a showing of We Don’t Care About Music Anyway. He took a grinder or a sander to the spike on his cello, producing sparks. Bit showy but when the improv was juxtaposed with the melodic samples it took the music to a real nice place. Like a minimal version of the Spring Heel Jack stuff.
Steve