Tag Archives: Mike Hurley

The Wire: Han-earl Park with Paul Dunmall and Mark Sanders, with Gargantius Effect, with Franziska Schroeder, and with Catherine Sikora and Ian Smith

I don’t expect my approach to real-time, interactive play and improvisative noise overlaps much with Richard Pinnell’s tastes, but Pinnell takes time to write a short overview of some of my download releases in the July issue of The Wire: Four ‘name your price’ downloads from… guitarist Han-earl Park in various improv formations situated at […]

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Stet Lab: audio recordings—the Big Scrub

For those that don’t know, I founded Stet Lab, a space for improvised music based in Cork. I curated the Lab between 2007 and 2011, and during that time, also wrangled its online presence. In August, I will be removing some of the audio recordings of Stet Lab’s first year (prior to the November 2008 […]

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New York City Jazz Record: Han-earl Park with Paul Dunmall and Mark Sanders, with Marian Murray, and with Gargantius Effect

In the April issue of The New York City Jazz Record, Marc Medwin reviews Han-earl Park’s three most recent download releases featuring Paul Dunmall and Mark Sanders; Murray Campbell, Randy McKean, Gino Robair and Scott R. Looney; and Marian Murray. Park+Murray (Cork, 07-29-10) by Han-earl Park plus Marian Murray Recommended price: $5+ [More about this […]

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Free Form, Free Jazz: Paul Dunmall, Han-earl Park and Mark Sanders (Birmingham, 02–15–11)

Great intensity? Baileyanos? How’s your Portuguese? Fabricio Vieira of Free Form, Free Jazz reviews the download album by Paul Dunmall, Han-earl Park and Mark Sanders: Sax, guitarra e bateria em uma sessão ao vivo de improvisação livre, com muita intensidade conduzida pelos britânicos Paul Dunmal [sic] e Mark Sanders. A eles se juntou o guitarrista […]

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Free Jazz: Paul Dunmall, Han-earl Park and Mark Sanders (Birmingham, 02–15–11)

At Free Jazz Blog, as part of his review of the state of the guitar in the outer realms of improvised music, Paul Acquaro describes Paul Dunmall, Han-earl Park and Mark Sanders’ download album as an “expert lesson on group interplay and spontaneous compositions”. …[Han-earl] Park’s guitar is sliding and sputtering, delivering accents and tonal […]

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rerelease: Paul Dunmall, Han-earl Park and Mark Sanders (Birmingham, 02–15–11)

The complete recording of the February 15, 2011 performance by Paul Dunmall (saxophones and bagpipes), Han-earl Park (guitar) and Mark Sanders (drums) is now available for download via Bandcamp. [Bandcamp page…] [Download now…] A very special recording—high energy, left-field improvisations beautifully captured by Chris Trent—that, had it not been sandwiched between two other CD releases, […]

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in preparation: Paul Dunmall, Han-earl Park and Mark Sanders (Birmingham, 02–15–11)

Update: This recording has been rereleased! The new edition adds the option to download the recording in multiple formats including lossless. [Listen, download and more…] Next download release will be the recording of the February 15, 2011 performance by Paul Dunmall (saxophones and bagpipes), Han-earl Park (guitar) and Mark Sanders (drums). Beautifully recorded by Chris […]

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Download of the Day at All About Jazz: Paul Dunmall, Han-earl Park and Mark Sanders

Free jazz, in no uncertain terms. I don’t know what it is about Han-Earl’s groups’ sounds. Ten seconds in, I think to myself, “Man, this isn’t my thing.” But by the time the tune is over, I realize that I’m totally into it and enjoying it. If a musician can convert my ears within the […]

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audio recordings: Paul Dunmall, Han-earl Park and Mark Sanders (Birmingham, 02–15–11)

Update: This recording has been rereleased! The new edition adds the option to download the recording in multiple formats including lossless. [Listen, download and more…] The complete recording of the February 15, 2011 performance by Paul Dunmall (saxophones and bagpipes), Han-earl Park (guitar) and Mark Sanders (drums) is now available for download below. Very proud […]

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Stet Lab: signing-out as curator

Originally posted at Stet Lab [original article…]: As previously announced, after thirty-two events over three and a quarter years, I’ve stepped down as curator of Stet Lab as of February 2011. The duties of running the Lab now are in the very capable hands of Veronica Tadman, Tony O’Connor, Athos Tsiopani with curatorial duties handled […]

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thanks: Birmingham, Edinburgh and London*2

Thanks to all those hosting and organizing the performances: Mike Hurley and the rest of the Fizzle gang, Sibyl Madrigal of Boat-ting, Matthew Collings (who also sourced the tools for a mid-tour kluge repair of my amplifier), and the Lewisham Arthouse. Kudos to Reka Sanders, Joe Hope and Han-ter Park for putting a roof over […]

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audio recordings: FrImp (Birmingham, 12–03–08)

Audio recordings are available of the Birmingham, December 3rd 2008 performance is available.

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  • Upcoming Performances

    Apr-02-2014: New York, NY
    Apr-03-2014: Brooklyn, NY
    May-03-2014: Cork, Ireland
    June-06-2014: New York, NY
    June-08-2014: New York, NY
    Sep/Oct-2014: Europe

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