10/13: Tonight at Nublu – Sun of Goldfinger

On Sun of Goldfinger, his latest recording for ECM Records, saxophonist Tim Berne partners with guitarist David Torn and percussionist Ches Smith. The outing incorporates the avant-jazz palette usually adopted by Berne and Smith along with amplified sonics and effects incorporated by Torn. There are three long-form pieces on Sun of Goldfinger. “Eye Meddle” buildsContinue reading “10/13: Tonight at Nublu – Sun of Goldfinger”

Matt Mitchell plays Tim Berne (CD Review)

Matt Mitchell FØRAGE Screwgun Records   In recent years, saxophonist and composer Tim Berne has frequently collaborated with pianist Matt Mitchell, most notably in Snakeoil, a quartet in which the two are joined by clarinetist Oscar Noriega and percussionist Ches Smith. Thus, Mitchell approaches Berne’s music from a unique and intimate vantage point, one idealContinue reading “Matt Mitchell plays Tim Berne (CD Review)”