Month: April 2008

Theater Of War

Tonight at the Tribeca Film Festival is the premiere of my friends, Adriane Geibel (line producer) and John Walter’s (director) documentary Theater Of War. This is a wonderful documentary about Bertolt Brecht’s play Mother Courage that stars Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline and is adapted by Tony Kushner. I had the honour of viewing the film while it was still… Read more →

Shades of Jazz on Noir

This Sunday at Barbes my voice will be on a multimedia performance that will include live improvised music, film and lighting. The film is by Ana Isabel Ordonez and the musicians will be Herb Robertson, Dave Ballou and Matt Darriau. I recorded my voice a few months ago and I have no idea what the final product is. I’ve never… Read more →

This Week’s Preview

So I’ve decided to write about shows that I intend to see and/or if I can’t make them, I highly recommend you checking them out. Monday, April 14th Eivind Opsvik Overseas with Tony Malaby, Jacob Sacks, Kenny Wolleson at Knitting Factory Tap Bar 8 pm $13 If you haven’t checked this band out, you should really go. Eivind’s compositions are… Read more →

Yeah Yeah Records Is Now Live!

It is finally here! Our record label Yeah Yeah Records is now up and running. Below is an excerpt from our mission statement and business plan. If you want to read the full scoop, please visit the website. We want to build a place that jazz fans, new or old, can come to in order to browse, listen and discuss… Read more →

Come To The Stone Tonight

So tonight I will be heading to The Stone to hear Jacob Sacks and Eivind Opsvik play with Mat Maneri and Billy Mintz. If you haven’t had a chance to hear this band I highly recommend it. The music are all original compositions written by Jacob or Eivind and it’s loose and unpredictable (definitely my kind of thing). Jacob and… Read more →

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