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BUILDING A JAZZ LIBRARY
John Eyles has written a feature at All About Jazz for the series Building a Jazz Library.

He looks into 16 releases covering 30 years - from 1987 to 2017.

Durrant/Russell/Lovens/Malfatti ... to ... Keiji Haino.


RESONANT SPACES
Now available as a Download for the first time.

Includes a 16 page PDF with:
Colour photos from the Arika tour of Scotland and the Orkneys
An introduction by Barry Esson
Biba Kopf's original liner notes
an essay by Stuart Broomer.

Originally released on CD (2008) by Confront and on LP (2017) by Blume.


CD round up
Bill Meyer reviews (pdf) 4 new release in the December 2017 WIRE.

Immediate Landscapes with Akio Suzuki

Last Dream of the Morning with John Edwards & Mark Sanders

The Catastrophe of Minimalism with Damon Smith & Weasel Walter

Light Never Bright Enough with Keiji Haino.


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Tarab Cuts
Vinyl LP (45 rpm)

A Between the Skies 13:56 -- BUTCHER: saxes, sound files.
B Under the Walls 14:08 -- SANDERS: drums, BUTCHER: feedback, sound files

These pieces were later expanded into a 50 min concert presentation also called Tarab Cuts.
LP purchase includes a free download code for a live performance of this.


Skullmarks
Pitt Rivers, Oxford - 2016.

COMMON OBJECTS:
John Butcher / Angharad Davies
Rhodri Davies / Lina Lapelyte
Lee Patterson/ Pat Thomas

See the objects used in the score.


visionary fantasies cover
buy CD at Matchless
Visionary Fantasies
Live at Iklectik.

Eddie Prévost / John Butcher


a geography of plays cover
buy CD/DL at Rastascan
A Geography for Plays
RAK Studios.

The Open Secret:
Gino Robair / John Butcher / dieb13

freejazz | dusted | Jazzword


Low Yellow
Live in Ljubljana

Martin Blume / Wilbert de Joode / John Butcher

free jazz | Jazzword | Point of Departure | SMT (PL)
Light Never Bright Enough

Live at Cafe Oto

Keiji Haino
John Butcher

Wire | freejazz blog | Musicworks
Into Darkness

Live at IKLECTIK

STRAY
Butcher / Lash / Russell / Solberg

all about jazz | free jazz | Point of Departure | dusted
The Catastrophe of Minimalism - Live recording, Oakland, CA.

Damon Smith
John Butcher
Weasel Walter

freejazz blog

Immedite Landscapes - Live recording, Scotland, Orkneys, Tokyo.

Akio Suzuki
John Butcher

freejazz | grisli | Squid's Ear

Last Dream of the Morning - Studio recording, London.

John Edwards
John Butcher
Mark Sanders

stereogum | WIRE | Downbeat | Jazzwise
all about jazz | freejazz | Morning Star | SMT (PL)

 Concerts  << news | << new recordings
2018

With Steve Beresford / Mark Sanders - playing to Christian Marclay's Screen Play.
:: 22 NOVEMBER - HUDDERSFIELD.
HCMF, Bates Mill Blending Shed, Huddersfield, Yorkshire.

With Okkyung Lee.
:: 24 NOVEMBER - HUDDERSFIELD.
HCMF, Bates Mill Blending Shed, Huddersfield, Yorkshire.

With London Improvising Orchestra.
:: 2 & 3 DECEMBER - LONDON.
Cafe Oto, Dalston, London.

Edwards/Sanders/Butcher
:: 5 DECEMBER - POITIERS.
Jazz á Poitiers, Poitiers, France.

With Eddie Prévost, Rohan de Saram & N.O. Moore.
:: 13 DECEMBER - LONDON.
Iklectik, London.

2019

Edwards/Sanders/Butcher
:: 11 JANUARY - CAMBRIDGE.
Listen!, Unitarian Church, Cambridge, UK.

S4
:: 14 JANUARY - LONDON.
Cafe Oto, Dalston, London.

With Rhodri Davies.
:: 1 or 2 FEBRUARY - COPENHAGEN.
Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Phil Minton Quartet.
:: 7 FEBRUARY - PARIS.
Paris, France.
:: 8 FEBRUARY - LUXEMBOURG.
Luxembourg.
:: 12 FEBRUARY - OSLO.
Oslo, Norway.
:: 15 FEBRUARY - VIENNA.
Porgy & Bess, Vienna, Austria.
:: 16 FEBRUARY - ULRICHSBERG.
Jazzatelier, Ulrichsberg, Austria.

With Riccardo La Foresta
:: 1 MARCH - PADUA.
Cinema Torresino, Padua, Italy.
:: 2 MARCH - DOBIA.
Dobia, Italy.

With Chris Burn and Mark Sanders
:: 16 MARCH - LE HAVRE.
Le Havre, France.


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