Dave Rempis organizes concerts, mentors young musicians, and connects players from across the States and abroad—modeling the commitment and generosity that keep the jazz scene viable.
Free-improv trio Ballister is a fire-breathing behemoth, but beneath the ferocity lies a sophisticated group of musicians
Few if any working improvised music ensembles hit the listener with as much blunt force and manic energy as Ballister, the trio of saxophonist Dave Rempis, cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm, and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love. In February the group dropped Slag (Aerophonic), a live recording of a coruscating performance at London’s Café Oto in 2015. The following […]
The List: November 18-24, 2010
DJ Shadow, Mario Diaz de Leon, Incantation, the Catburglars, Mike Reed’s Loose Assembly with Roscoe Mitchell, Grinderman, and other notable shows