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by Damon_Smith
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: I Hate Promotions
Topic: New CD & tape Bishop/Blonk/Walter/Smith
Replies: 0
Views: 2324

New CD & tape Bishop/Blonk/Walter/Smith

JeJaWeDa Pioneer Works Vol. 1 BPA 19 Pioneer Works Vol. 2 BPA-8 Jeb Bishop - trombone, electronics Jaap Blonk - voice, electronics Weasel Walter - percussion Damon Smith - double bass https://balancepointacoustics.bandcamp.com/album/pioneer-works-vol-1-bpa-19 https://balancepointacoustics.bandcamp.c...
by Damon_Smith
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: Great free jazz/improvised albums 2005-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 26516

Re: Great free jazz/improvised albums 2005-2015

Working with Alvin Fielder really re-ordered what I think about jazz and swing and where it is. I don't think we can use jazz as a dividing line. I never really thought the EFI vs. EAI was a productive way to look at it. Still, in terms of integrity, I side solidly with the EAI end of things, even t...
by Damon_Smith
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: I Hate Promotions
Topic: Bishop/Blonk/Walter/Smith Nov. Midwest Tour: IN, WI, IL, MO
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Views: 1808

Bishop/Blonk/Walter/Smith Nov. Midwest Tour: IN, WI, IL, MO

Here is promo version of one of the new albums available on the tour or Dec. 1st: Pioneer Works Vol. 1 https://promo.theorchard.com/u2zJITW0219mp5duBYBr Some video from earlier this year: https://youtu.be/HHL6mZPvFq4 JEJAWEDA Bishop/Blonk/Walter/Smith Quartet 2019 Midwest tour Thursday, 14 I Fell, B...
by Damon_Smith
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: Great free jazz/improvised albums 2005-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 26516

Re: Great free jazz/improvised albums 2005-2015

I would say Parker/Guy/Lytton kept a high level all along. What I could vouch for that is high enough quality for most here would be Günter Christmann's CDR releases. https://www.discogs.com/label/92715-Concepts-Of-Doing The trio with with Urs Leimgruber / Jacques Demierre / Barre Phillips is anothe...
by Damon_Smith
Fri May 10, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: I Hate Promotions
Topic: New CD Burton Greene / Damon Smith / Ra Kalam Bob Moses
Replies: 0
Views: 1039

New CD Burton Greene / Damon Smith / Ra Kalam Bob Moses

A new piano trio featuring two absolute giants of the music, Burton Greene & Ra Kalam Bob Moses out today on great Austin label Astral Spirits. You can get it from me: https://balancepointacoustics.bandcamp.com/album/lifes-intense-mystery-mf193-as090 or the label: https://greenesmithmoses.bandcamp.c...
by Damon_Smith
Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: I Hate Promotions
Topic: New Solo tape + DL
Replies: 0
Views: 1045

New Solo tape + DL

Here is my new solo album. https://balancepointacoustics.bandcamp.com/album/winter-solos-bpa-7-for-robert-ryman Al tracks uploaded in hi-res audio 24/96 Liner notes: It was snowing heavily, and Robert Ryman had just passed. I had a nice drive to the venue, arrived early, had a fantastic espresso, an...
by Damon_Smith
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: I Hate Promotions
Topic: Blonk/Bishop/Smith/Walter East coast tour
Replies: 0
Views: 1055

Blonk/Bishop/Smith/Walter East coast tour

Blonk Bishop Smith Walter Quartet Jaap Blonk - voice, electronics Jeb Bishop - trombone Damon Smith - double bass Weasel Walter - percussion 1. UnchARTed 103 Market St., Lowell, Massachusetts 01852 2019-03-22, 8pm Also featuring Minibeast -- BedtimeMagic -- Id M Theft Able. https://www.facebook.com/...
by Damon_Smith
Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: I Hate Promotions
Topic: New CD on Nuscope: Georg Graewe / Damon Smith / Michael Vatc
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Views: 1018

New CD on Nuscope: Georg Graewe / Damon Smith / Michael Vatc

Georg Graewe / Damon Smith / Michael Vatcher Nuscope 1032 Unhesitating Georg Graewe - Steinway D piano Damon Smith - double bass Michael Vatcher - drums A hi-fi recording recorded in Mt. Vernon, NY at Oktaven Audio on February 1, 2018 with a cover by László Moholy-Nagy & liner ntoes by Bill Shoemake...
by Damon_Smith
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: I Hate Promotions
Topic: New CD: Ra Kalam Bob Moses & Vinny Golia + Plane Crash
Replies: 3
Views: 1300

New CD: Ra Kalam Bob Moses & Vinny Golia + Plane Crash

Bandcamp link: https://balancepointacoustics.bandcamp.com/album/bpa-18-astral-plane-crash Astral Plane Crash BPA 018 Vinny Golia - kawala (Egyptian flute) sopranino, soprano, baritone saxophones, saxello, Bb clarinet, piccolo Henry Kaiser - guitar Ra-Kalam Bob Moses - drums, percussion Damon Smith -...
by Damon_Smith
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: I Hate Promotions
Topic: New William Hooker Trio tape
Replies: 0
Views: 1049

New William Hooker Trio tape

William Hooker (drums)
Ava Mendoza (guitar)
Damon Smith (double bass)

Recorded March 13th, 2017 at NYU
Recorded & Mixed by Aggie Tai
Mastered by Weasel Walter

https://balancepointacoustics.bandcamp. ... /rembering
by Damon_Smith
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: I Hate Promotions
Topic: Texas Tour + No Idea
Replies: 0
Views: 915

Texas Tour + No Idea

Two Improv groups Where: Ten Records 338 W Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75208 When: 2018-02-15, 7:30pm Performers: Damon Smith+Sarah Ruth+Kevin Butler Monte Espina+Steve Jansen https://balancepointacoustics.bandcamp.com/album/bpa-010-cruxes Damon and Steve are coming from Boston and Phoenix, so thi...
by Damon_Smith
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: I Hate Music
Topic: EAI: Roots and Influences
Replies: 199
Views: 20339

Re: EAI: Roots and Influences

Back here after a good while! I think most of the things listed are great and true, however, there are several things that don't relate in terms of sound but in the ideas. I did a listen through the Maarten Altena Octet albums and was struck at how pared back that music was from what he was doing be...
by Damon_Smith
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: I Hate Promotions
Topic: Trio with Mark Whitecage & Ra Kalam Bob Moses Sat. Oct. 28th
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Views: 546

Trio with Mark Whitecage & Ra Kalam Bob Moses Sat. Oct. 28th

Where: Outpost 186 186 1/2 Hampshire St, Inman Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts
When: 2017-10-28
Time: 8pm
Musicians: Mark Whitecage - saxophones
Damon Smith - double bass
Ra-Kalam Bob Moses - drums

$15

https://www.facebook.com/events/1843938 ... discussion
by Damon_Smith
Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: I Hate Promotions
Topic: 3 last minute Dallas/Denton shows (9/30, 10/2 & 10/3)
Replies: 0
Views: 735

3 last minute Dallas/Denton shows (9/30, 10/2 & 10/3)

Dennis Gonzalez / Aaron Gonzalez / Damon Smith Where: Top Ten Records 338 W Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75208 When: 2017-09-30, 7pm Performers: Special pop-up in store show! Its a trumpet and two double bass duos and trio evening with Damon Smith, Dennis Gonzalez and Aaron Gonzalez! Free! byob htt...
by Damon_Smith
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: I Hate Promotions
Topic: Butcher/Smith/Walter: The Catastrophe of Minimalism CD
Replies: 0
Views: 522

Butcher/Smith/Walter: The Catastrophe of Minimalism CD

BPA 017 The Catastrophe of Minimalism John Butcher / Damon Smith / Weasel Walter From me: https://balancepointacoustics.bandcamp.com/album/bpa-017-the-catastrophe-of-minimalism From Weasel: https://weaselwalter.bandcamp.com/album/the-catstrophe-of-minimalism The British saxophone virtuoso, John Butc...
by Damon_Smith
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: I Hate Promotions
Topic: New CD: Fielder/Smith/Hertenstein/Kamins
Replies: 0
Views: 511

New CD: Fielder/Smith/Hertenstein/Kamins

https://balancepointacoustics.bandcamp.com/album/after-effects-fmrcd-0517 After Effects Danny Kamins / Damon Smith / Alvin Fielder / Joe Hertenstein These 10 relaxed quartet improvisations move between sound and swing with little effort. Houston has a great improvised music scene, but is light on dr...