Nels Cline/Larry Ochs/Gerald Cleaver- Thursday, April 11th at Iron Cow Cafe
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Nels Cline/Larry Ochs/Gerald Cleaver- Thursday, April 11th at Iron Cow Cafe

Nels Cline is best known by his Clark Kent persona as the lead guitarist in Wilco. Cline is listed in Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Guitarists as there doesn’t seem to be any boundaries in which to explore and innovate. Post-Coltrane lineage reed player Larry Ochs is cofounder of the 41 year-old ROVA Saxophone Quartet – ground floor influencers in the language of that now-accepted ensemble formation. Detroit native and University Of Michigan faculty member Gerald Cleaver moved to the Lion’s Den of NYC’s jazz scene to carve out a reputation as a first call drummer. The improvisational nature of jazz is the basis of this trio, while not necessarily the nature of their protean sonic offerings. Continue reading

Video advert and poster: Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit- Timucua Arts Tuesday, June 12th
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Video advert and poster: Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit- Timucua Arts Tuesday, June 12th

  Large Unit is twelve Nordic musicians led by the high-energy phenom drummer Paal Nilssen-Love. Ensemble musical motifs with alternately elegiac, squelchy, and emphatic improvisations are interlocked in a shifting, sonic poetry. It’s a jazz big band if you can agree that the crunchy, tabletop electronics of Lasse Marhaug, an accordion, and two bassists who … Continue reading