September 2, 2016

I’ve been listening to a lot of different things lately and some of the albums I’ve been into are:

Carla Bley: Dinner Music (Watt)
Donny Hathaway: Live (Atco)
Frank Zappa: Apostrophe (DiscReet)
Freddie Hubbard: The Love Connection (Columbia)
Egberto Gismonti: Em Familia (EMI)
Hindemith / Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Chailly: Kammermusik (Decca)
Stevie Wonder: Talking Book (Motown)
Tom Rainey Trio: Hotel Grief (Intakt)
Marc Ducret: Tower-Bridge (Ayler)

I’ve also been to a bunch of concerts, including:

Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Charlotte Hellekant & Rudolf Rosen conducted by Vassily Sinaisky (Rimskij-Korsakov: Scheherazade / Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle) @ Malmö Live on March 17th, 2016
Malmö Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew Litton (Mahler: Symphony #5) @ Malmö Live on March 31st, 2016
Chamber Music Series (Antheil: Symphony for 5 Instruments / Prokofiev: Sonata for 2 Violins / Stravinsky: Octet) @ Malmö Live on April 12th, 2016
Supersilent @ Malmö Live on April 25th, 2016
Malmö Symphony Orchestra & Trio Con Brio conducted by Marc Soustrot (Beethoven: Triple Concerto & Symphony #3) @ Malmö Live on April 28th, 2016
Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Einar Öhman & Boris Giltburg conducted by Marc Soustrot (Staern: Horn Concertino / Beethoven: Piano Concerto #5) @ Malmö Live on April 30th, 2016
Malmö Symphony Orchestra & Elisabeth Leonskaja conducted by Marc Soustrot (Brahms: Piano Concertos #1 & 2) @ Malmö Live on May 14th, 2016
Orquesta Libre @ Skuespilshuset, Copenhagen on July 9th, 2016
Egberto Gismonti solo @ Den Sorte Diamant, Copenhagen on July 9th, 2016
Sō Percussion (Reich: Drumming) @ Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC on July 16th, 2016
Joe Lovano/Tom Harrell/Anthony Cox/Billy Hart @ Village Vanguard, NYC on July 19th, 2016
Boston Symphony Orchestra & Jonathan Biss conducted by Andris Nelsons (Mozart: Piano Concerto # 27 / Mahler: Symphony #9) @ Tanglewood Music Festival, MA, USA on July 29th, 2016
Joachim Kühn solo @ Ystad Sweden Jazz Festival on August 4th, 2016
Roscoe Mitchell solo @ Inkonst, Malmö on September 1st, 2016

And I’ve read “Conversations II” by William Parker and “Mo’ Meta Blues” by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson & Ben Greenman.