Live! Songbook Watch Party with Dominick Farinacci

Special Memorial Day episode of Songbook Watch Party with host Dominick Farinacci.


143

Amorphous Improv That Ends Screeching to a Halt

SOURCE:

Sign in to view read count
he keyboardist Wayne Horvitz, the alto saxophonist Briggan Krauss and the percussionist Le Quan Ninh gave it to us straight at the Stone in the East Village on Wednesday night. It was tabula-rasa free improvisation: about an hour long, aggressive but not signifying any particular school, loud and soft but mostly loud, way more gestural than narrative, instinctive, abstract, efficacious.

Billed as the HNK Trio, these three had never played together before this year. Currently theyre touring five American cities, financed by a grant from an improvised-music exchange program created by two nonprofit organizations, Chamber Music America and French American Cultural Exchange.

Mr. Horvitz, who was involved in the hybridized jazz and improvised music scene in New York during the 1970s and '80s, moved to Seattle a little over 20 years ago, and there he became even more unclassifiable. Hes involved in chamber music, folk songs, opera, straight-ahead jazz, and projects like Wednesday's show, in which he played keyboards and prepared piano. (He and his wife, the composer and pianist Robin Holcomb, have programmed this months concerts at the Stone.)

Continue Reading...

Visit Website

Tags

Shop for Music

Start your music shopping from All About Jazz and through our retail affiliations you'll support us in the process.


MUSICSTACK

Rare vinyl LPs and CDs from over 1,000 independent sellers

AMAZON

CDs, Vinyl, Blu-Ray DVDS, Prime membership, Alexa, SONOS and more

HD TRACKS

Specializing in high resolution and CD-quality downloads

CD UNIVERSE

Specializing in music, movies and video games

REVERB

Marketplace for new, used, and vintage instruments and gear

Jazz News