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  1. Spectrum Announces September Schedule of EventsRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... (Karlsruhe) and many other venues. She has performed as a balloon player in compositions by John Zorn and Roscoe Mitchell, and in improvisations and/or collaborations with the FLUX Quartet, performance artist Annie Sprinkle, video artist Zev ...

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  2. Vijay Iyer: The Piano Is InfiniteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Keyboard Magazine

    ... of space, and sound, and pacing, and his way of organizing music. By then I had worked with Steve Coleman, Roscoe Mitchell, Butch Morris, Amiri Baraka, and it was still not like any of that. We soon found ways to play together, and I came to realize ...

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  3. Kikanju Baku, Michael Gregory Jackson, Joseph Daley - Endogeny & ExogamyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Something Else! Reviews

    Kikanju Baku was the drummer on Roscoe Mitchell's sterling two-part Conversations releases that revitalized the avant-garde legend; he made music on the fly with sympathetic talents from the current generation of experimental aces. Pianist Craig Taborn was the other partner on Mitchell's recent project, and he's achieved a measure of recognition as a diverse, brilliant musician over the last ten or twelve years in both sideman and leader roles.

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  4. Chicago's Tortoise keeps its compositions tightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Georgia Straight

    ... that would link Chicago's historic jazz underground, as exemplified by artists such as Anthony Braxton and Roscoe Mitchell, to the indie-rock scene that, most notably, has given the world Wilco. Five pieces were duly created and performed with guest ...

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  5. An AACM momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Alex Ross

    This year's Pulitzer Prize for music has gone to an unexpected but entirely worthy recipient: the jazz-affiliated composer and reed player Henry Threadgill, for his suite In for a Penny, In for a Pound . Threadgill is a major figure in the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians , or AACM, which arose in the 1960s and also includes Anthony Braxton, Wadada Leo Smith, Muhal Richard Abrams, Roscoe Mitchell, George Lewis, and various others.

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  6. Parade of pianists play Chicago this weekend: Taborn, Carrothers, ColeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... he first appeared on disc in bands led by multi-reedist James Carter and then saxophone avatar Roscoe Mitchell - two of the most demanding contexts I can imagine for a young improviser (though for radically different reasons: the music on Mitchell's ...

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  7. Parade of pianists play Chicago this weekend: Taborn, Carrothers, ColeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... he first appeared on disc in bands led by multi-reedist James Carter and then saxophone avatar Roscoe Mitchell - two of the most demanding contexts I can imagine for a young improviser (though for radically different reasons: the music on Mitchell's ...

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  8. Parade of pianists play Chicago this weekend: Taborn, Carrothers, ColeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... he first appeared on disc in bands led by multi-reedist James Carter and then saxophone avatar Roscoe Mitchell - two of the most demanding contexts I can imagine for a young improviser (though for radically different reasons: the music on Mitchell's ...

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  9. Parade of pianists play Chicago this weekend: Taborn, Carrothers, ColeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... he first appeared on disc in bands led by multi-reedist James Carter and then saxophone avatar Roscoe Mitchell - two of the most demanding contexts I can imagine for a young improviser (though for radically different reasons: the music on Mitchell's ...

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  10. Parade of pianists play Chicago this weekend: Taborn, Carrothers, ColeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... he first appeared on disc in bands led by multi-reedist James Carter and then saxophone avatar Roscoe Mitchell - two of the most demanding contexts I can imagine for a young improviser (though for radically different reasons: the music on Mitchell's ...

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  11. George Lewis to Perform at The Kitchen, 2/9Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Tan. On record, The Kitchen Improvises: 1976-1983 includes performances by Earl Howard, Gerry Hemingway, Roscoe Mitchell, Gerald Oshita, Thomas Buckner, Oliver Lake, Meltable Snaps It, and Lewis himself, who was additionally Music Curator at The ...

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  12. Tomeka Reid Quartet throws down at the Art AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Philly.com

    With her quietly mad improvisations and dedication to lilting melody, Tomeka Reid proves the ferociously innovative female jazz cellist doesn't stop with Esperanza Spalding. As part of Chicago's disparate African American avant-garde music scene, Reid played cello for saxophone gods Anthony Braxton and Roscoe Mitchell before turning attentions to her debut album as a leader, the newly released Tomeka Reid Quartet .

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