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Tag: Instant Composers Pool (ICP) Orchestra

Wednesday, November 7th

sounds of Amsterdam

Suffering from TMP (too much politics)?

Try this.

Instant Composers Pool Orchestra (ICP), live, Netherlands (Haarlem), 2018

 

Saturday, October 28th

sounds of Amsterdam

Instant Composers Pool (ICP) Orchestra, live, Bogotá, Colombia, 9/19/17

 

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random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, April 26th

more

Han Bennink (drums, 4/17/1942-), live, Amsterdam, 4/15/17

With Ab Barrs (tenor saxophone), Terrie Ex (guitar)


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With ICP (Instant Composers Pool) Orchestra and friends


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art beat

William Klein (1928-), New York, 1950s

Wednesday, March 16th

sounds of joy

Instant Composers Pool (ICP) Orchestra, “Lavoro” (S. Bergin, borrowing from “Moten Swing”), live, Amsterdam, 2013


Joyful? Yes. But sad, too. Pianist (and cofounder) Misha Mengelberg’s encroaching dementia, which has since sidelined him altogether, provides a poignant counterpoint.

Tuesday, May 12th

sounds of Amsterdam

More of the Instant Composers Pool (ICP) Orchestra.*

Live, Chicago (Elastic Arts), 5/3/15


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art beat

Bruce Davidson (1933-), Palisades, New Jersey, 1958

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*Ab Baars, tenor saxophone; Tobias Delius, tenor saxophone; Michael Moore, alto saxophone; Thomas Heberer, trumpet; Walter Wierbos, trombone; Tristan Honsiger, cello; Mary Oliver, violin; Ernst Glerum, bass; Han Bennink, drums; with guest Guus Janssen (piano).

Monday, May 4th

sounds of Amsterdam

It’s a wonderful life—sometimes, anyway. This weekend, in Chicago, I got to hear these folks twice: Saturday night all together (Constellation), Sunday in a series of (mostly) duos and trios (Elastic Arts).

Instant Composers Pool (ICP) Orchestra*

“Lavoro” (S. Bergin, borrowing from “Moten Swing”), live, Oakland, Ca., 2013


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“East of the Sun, West of the Moon” (Brooks Bowman), recording (East of the Sun), 2014


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*Ab Baars, tenor saxophone; Tobias Delius, tenor saxophone; Michael Moore, alto saxophone; Thomas Heberer, trumpet; Walter Wierbos, trombone; Tristan Honsiger, cello; Mary Oliver, violin; Ernst Glerum, bass; Han Bennink, drums.

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