Thumbscrew, (Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek, Tomas Fujiwara), il trio schiacciapollici del jazz contemporaneo: Thumbscrew e Convallaria su #neuguitars #blog

“what is remaining decided to float in air hanging there” Mary Halvorson in John Zorn, “Arcana VI musicians on music”, pag. 107 http://www.thumbscrew.net/ http://www.MichaelFormanek.com http://www.TomasFujiwara.com http://www.MaryHalvorson.com La recente uscita per la Cuneiform Records del nuovo cd del trio Thumbscrew mi ha spinto a scrivere queste note, collegando la loro ultima fatica a un altro loro…

Thumbscrew, (Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek, Tomas Fujiwara), a new idea for a trio in the contemporary jazz’s world: Thumbscrew e Convallaria on #neuguitars #blog

“what is remaining decided to float in air hanging there” Mary Halvorson in John Zorn, “Arcana VI musicians on music”, pag. 107 http://www.thumbscrew.net/ http://www.MichaelFormanek.com http://www.TomasFujiwara.com http://www.MaryHalvorson.com The recent Cuneiform Records’ release for the Thumbscrew trio’s new CD has prompted me to write these notes, linking their last effort to their homonymous cd, released for Cuneiform…

#video Mary Halvorson Quintet: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert on #neuguitars #blog

Mary Halvorson Quintet: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert Today, when you see a saxophonist and a trumpeter in front of a jazz group, it’s par for the course. It’s a particular combination that’s defined many landmark recordings: Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, Ornette Coleman and Don Cherry, John Coltrane andMiles Davis. Done right, it’s a…

Guitar Power 2015 ep. 6 featuring Mary Halvorson

“Thirty-five-year-old Mary Halvorson’s guitar playing can be challenging and at times even confrontational, but it is never conventional. A fixture in avant-garde and improvisational music circles, the New York City-based guitarist is just as likely to pick out intricate, harmonically and melodically complex lines of stunning beauty as she is to unleash a violent spray…

Mary Halvorson Solo, 28.09.15, Catania, Italy full concert

Mary Halvorson is an avant-garde guitarist from Boston currently living in Brooklyn. She is a 2002 graduate of Wesleyan University. She has performed with many artists, including Anthony Braxton, Jessica Pavone, Taylor Ho Bynum and Trevor Dunn’s Trio-Convulsant. As of 2008, she leads a trio including John Hebert and Ches Smith. She is also associated…

MARY HALVORSON: Live @ the Ottobar, Baltimore, 7/17/2014 full concert

Mary Halvorson is an avant-garde guitarist from Boston currently living in Brooklyn. She is a 2002 graduate of Wesleyan University. She has performed with many artists, including Anthony Braxton, Jessica Pavone, Taylor Ho Bynum and Trevor Dunn’s Trio-Convulsant. As of 2008, she leads a trio including John Hebert and Ches Smith. She is also associated…