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10khrs on 10/07/2011 at 08:30AM

Three new tracks: Joe McPhee, Andrew Cyrille, Elliott Sharp!

Interpretations Oct 13: Joe McPhee Trio X // Andrew Cyrille, Elliott Sharp, Richard Teitelbaum

Thursday October 13 we will present an evening of new projects by two of New York's most celebrated jazz musicians: Joe McPhee and Andrew Cyrille.  From work with Cecil Taylor to John Coltrane to Anthony Braxton, these two artists and the artists in their employ have been huge figures in jazz for decades.

Mr Cecil Taylor will be the subject of Joe McPhee's tribute work EROC TINU, which augments McPhee's regular Trio X (Dominic Duval and Jay Rosen) with Steve Dalachinsky (poetry), Roy Campbell (trumpet), and Hilliard Greene (bass).   Andrew Cyrille puts together an unorthodx trio with maverick guitarist Elliott Sharp and analog synthesizer innovator Richard Teitelbaum.

In advance of this concert we are presenting three new tracks: 

- A live recording by Joe McPhee's Urban Assault Vehicle (with Joe Giardullo, Roy Campbell, Dominic Duval, Mike Bisio, and Jay Rosen) from the Knitting Factory in 1999

- One track from the Andrew Cyrille / Richard Teitelbaum duo recording Double Clutch, from 1981 on Silkheart.

- A 40-minute interview with guitarist/composer Elliott Sharp from Ten Thousand Hours.  Elliott discusses his creative development, compositional processes, and some recent projects. Plenty of great audio from some of his recent CDs as well!

Got to  and purchase tickets for this event--  all who purchase advance tickets are automatically entered in a drawing to win a 5-CD box set of Joe McPhee's Trio X live on tour in 2008, recently released on CIMP Records!

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jason on 09/01/2011 at 01:00PM

Welcome Interpretations to the FMA!

Now entering it’s 23rd season, Interpetations is Thomas Buckner’s longstanding series for new music in New York City.  With a special emphasis on premieres of new works and new collaborative endeavors, Interpretations has a long history of presenting the most innovative composers and performers from New York City and around the world.  As curators for the Free Music Archive, we are offering material recorded at events from previous seasons, as well as unreleased material from artists featured on the current season.

The 2011/12 season features new works and new collaborations from many of New York’s most respected and innovative artists.  The varied cast includes influential improviser/composers George Lewis, Joe McPhee, Jin Hi Kim, Wadada Leo Smith, Jason Kao Hwang, and 2011 Guggenheim fellow Earl Howard; new music ensembles Wet Ink Ensemble and the Canadian saxophone quartet Quasar; dynamic performers Ralph Samuelson, Thomas Buckner, Yoko Hiraoka, Monique Buzzarté, and Melvyn Poore; and composers Bun-Ching Lam, Annea Lockwood, Matthias Kaul, Narong Prangcharoen, Ann Guthrie, and Robert Ashley, who presents his new opera "CONCRETE, the Next Generation"

This season also marks an exciting new beginning at Roueltte's new location in Downtown Brooklyn.

Interpretations 2011/12 kicks off Thursday September 22nd with Morton Subotnick + Tony Martin / George Lewis & Wet Ink Ensemble. In the meantime, enjoy a preview excerpt of George Lewis' 2008 installation along with highlights from the vast Interpretations archives curated by James Ilgenfritz (10khrs).

Stay tuned to Interpretations' FMA Curator Portal and the newly revamped

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10khrs on 08/31/2011 at 08:53PM

First Tracks Posted!

Here are the frist few tracks we have available.  These tracks are all recorded live at Roulette as part of the last few seasons of Interpretations.  The one exception is the track from Geroge Lewis, an excerpt from an installation he created in 2008. 

Enjoy the music! There are wonderful The concerts from which these tracks were excerpted were all amazing performances.  Many more tracks to come! 

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