Author Archives: Han-earl Park

reminder: Hilary Jeffery, Han-earl Park, Andrea Parkins and Simon Rose at Ma Thilda, Berlin

This Thursday (March 26, 2015), at 9:00pm: Hilary Jeffery (trombone), Han-earl Park (guitar), Andrea Parkins (accordion and electronics) and Simon Rose (saxophone) perform at Ma Thilda (Wildenbruchstraße 68, Neukölln, 12045 Berlin, Germany). Admission free; donation recommended.

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performance: Han-earl Park at gulpd, Cork

Sunday, April 12, 2015, at 9:00pm: a rare solo performance by Han-earl Park (guitar) at gulpd (Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin Street, Cork, Ireland). Admission free. It seems a long time since I last played solo (a.k.a. duet between guitar and guitarist) because… well, it was a long time ago and a long way ago. (Let’s […]

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performance diary 03-20-15 (Berlin, Cork, London, Manchester)

March-26-2015: Berlin, Germany
April-12-2015: Cork, Ireland
May-2-2015: Manchester, England
May-4-2015: London, England

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Gently Shifting Hues (review: Tracks in the dirt)

“Gently shifting hues”? An “introspective form of free jazz”? How’s your Swedish? Peter Bornemar at DIG Jazz reviews Catherine Sikora, Han-earl Park and François Grillot’s Tracks in the dirt (Clockwork Mercury Press 003): I ljudbilden ligger fokus på små, närmast försiktigt skiftande nyanser där det endast undantagsvis förekommer en underliggande puls i musiken. Av de […]

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Harmonious Discord (reviews: Anomic Aphasia)

First set of reviews of ‘Anomic Aphasia’ (SLAMCD 559) with Han-earl Park, Catherine Sikora Nick Didkovsky and Josh Sinton. Avant Music News selects the recording as for a Pick of the Week, and hails the trio*2 on the recording as “a variable supergroup”: Putting this unlikely lineup together was almost as brilliant as the recording […]

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performance: Hilary Jeffery, Han-earl Park, Andrea Parkins and Simon Rose at Ma Thilda, Berlin

Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 9:00pm: Hilary Jeffery (trombone), Han-earl Park (guitar), Andrea Parkins (accordion and electronics) and Simon Rose (saxophone) perform at Ma Thilda (Wildenbruchstraße 68, Neukölln, 12045 Berlin, Germany). Admission free; donation recommended. I had a blast performing with Andrea last time (as I said, “insanely fun!”); I look forward to playing with […]

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Anomic Aphasia

February 23, 2015: SLAM Productions releases ‘Anomic Aphasia’ (SLAMCD 559) featuring the ensemble Eris 136199 (Nick Didkovsky, Han-earl Park and Catherine Sikora), and rendering of improvisative tactics Metis 9 by Park, Sikora and Josh Sinton. [SLAM Productions catalog page…] [Discography entry…] The CD will soon be available from Downtown Music Gallery, Squidco, Wayside Music and […]

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performance diary 01-27-15 (Berlin, London, Manchester)

March-26-2015: Berlin, Germany
May-2-2015: Manchester, England
May-4-2015: London, England

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Stay tuned…

Apologies for the paucity of updates. I’m working on several things behind-the-scenes, and will be back shortly with news of performances coming up in Berlin, Manchester, Belfast and elsewhere; updates on Anomic Aphasia (SLAMCD 559); and news of a new amplifier. Be right back….

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Happy New Year: 2015

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Hats off to Bandcamp

My hat goes off to Bandcamp. For those of us watching, reading, anticipating, and, in many cases, worrying about the implications of the new EU law on VAT and electronic services (see: Steve Lawson’s excellent account of the drama), this item from The Bandcamp Blog came as a relief (to put it mildly): If you’ve […]

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Han-earl Park amplifier appeal

Update: the collection is closed. I’d like to thank everyone who contributed. Thanks. Please help me make a little noise.* I’ve managed to get through a year without a functioning guitar amplifier, choosing instead to rely on whatever amp the venue can offer, or borrow one as needed. (And, anyway, my old amp was a […]

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