21 de marzo de 2005

San Francisco: Ascension

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III. Ascension
The Coltrane Project: Ascension 40th AnniversaryPresented by SFJAZZ
Orkestrova with Rova Sax Quartet, Nels Cline, Fred Frith, Carla Kihlstedt, Ikue Mori, Otomo Yoshihide & others
Sunday, March 27 7pm
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
3301 Lyon (at Bay), San Francisco
$20/$28/$36 *
Tickets 415.788.7353
Famed for its monumental scale and raw emotional power, John Coltrane's Ascension turns 40 in electrifying style in this performance by a dream team of master improvisers led by the Rova Saxophone Quartet, one of the most significant ensembles of its kind (Chicago Tribune). Click here to read a review of Orkestrova's 2003 performance of Ascension.Joining Rova in the expanded Orkestrova ensemble are special guests Otomo Yoshihide, direct from Tokyo, the leader of legendary avant-rock group Ground Zero; Japanese-born electronics- artist Ikue Mori, a stalwart of New York¹s Downtown scene and frequent performer with the likes of John Zorn and Arto Lindsay; and L.A.-based electric guitar firebrand Nels Cline, now lead guitarist for Wilco as well as leader of his own Nels Cline Singers. Also appearing are the great British-born guitar experimentalist Fred Frith, a founder of the classic '60s-'70s band Henry Cow, and a veteran of John Zorn's Naked City; violin virtuosa Carla Kihlstedt, a member of the celebrated Tin Hat Trio and Sleepy Time Gorilla Museum, as well as a collaborator of John Zorn, Tom Waits, Roscoe Mitchell, and others; electronics master Chris Brown, whose vast performing and recording credits include work with Anthony Braxton, Wadada Leo Smith, Marilyn Crispell, Dave Douglas, and John Zorn; Oakland master drummer Don Robinson, long-time associate of the late Glenn Spearman as well as accompanist for the likes of Oliver Lake, Cecil Taylor, Paul Plimley, and Larry Ochs; and rising-star violinist Jenny Scheinman, whose credits include work with Bill Frisell, John Zorn and Cecil Taylor, as well as her second album on Tzadik, Shalagaster.
Fuente: Roberto Barahona, purojazz...

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