Tag Archives: Scott Friedlander

thanks: Eris 136199 (Hamburg, Copenhagen, Cheltenham, Derby and Newcastle, November 2017)

Eris 136199

This has been my favorite tour! Excellent company, exemplary hosts, faultless, above-and-beyond support from all. Everyone here worked so hard for no material gain to make the musicians’ journey as effortless as possible. My hosts have reminded me why we all do this; that creative music brings gradations and spectra to the sometimes hard-edged world, that it refuses and resists and rewrites the 1-bit world into something altogether more colorful and toneful and rhythmic and noisy. I am forever grateful; it was a true pleasure to work with y’all.

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jazzColo[u]rs: al ritmo afasico della chitarra

The current edition of jazzColo[u]rs (Sommario Ago./Set. 2015, Anno VIII, n. 8–9) has an interview with me by Andrew Rigmore. It covers a broad range of my work, from my close collaboration with Catherine Sikora, my working relationships with Paul Dunmall, Evan Parker, and drummers such as Mark Sanders, Charles Hayward, Gino Robair and Tom […]

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Anomic Aphasia

CD cover of ‘Anomic Aphasia’ (SLAMCD 559) with Han-earl Park, Catherine Sikora, Nick Didkovsky and Josh Sinton (artwork copyright 2015, Han-earl Park)

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 is available from Downtown Music Gallery, Wayside Music, Disk Union… and all […]

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teaser: Anomic Aphasia

[youtube http://youtu.be/eNcko9xJ7n0&w=640] Short preview of the forthcoming Anomic Aphasia (SLAMCD 559). To be released by SLAM Productions in February 2015, as previously announced, the recording features the ensemble Eris 136199 (Nick Didkovsky: guitar; Han-earl Park: guitar; and Catherine Sikora: saxophones), and renderings of Metis 9 (a collaboration between Park; Sikora; and Josh Sinton: saxophone and […]

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CD in preparation: Anomic Aphasia

To be released by SLAM Productions in February 2015: Anomic Aphasia (SLAMCD 559) featuring two New York/Brooklyn-based projects, the collision of noise and serendipity that is Eris 136199 (Nick Didkovsky: guitar; Han-earl Park: guitar; and Catherine Sikora: saxophones), and the real-time rendering of the improvisative playbook Metis 9 (a collaboration between Park; Sikora; and Josh […]

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site update: Han-earl Park bio plus YouTube playlist

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XYvDO0_mK4&list=PL5q2-_ENer6nMwE2ms10EFxpPpfxLUau6&w=640] Although nowhere near a big a revision as the last major update, I’ve made some significant changes to my bio. Below is the new verbose, everything-but-the-kitchen-sink, 472 word version [shorter versions…]. Improviser, guitarist and constructor Han-earl Park (박한얼) (www.busterandfriends.com) has been crossing borders and performing fuzzily idiomatic, on occasion experimental, always traditional, open […]

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Work in progress…

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video: Gowanus Company at Douglass Street Music Collective, Brooklyn

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5nNB-5fjYs&list=PL5q2-_ENer6n3IBl_MNi8w8PqdkR44UEJ&w=640] Scott Friedlander has uploaded video recordings of Gowanus Company (November 26, 2013). As I wrote previously: Big, heart-felt thanks to Kyoko and Josh for organizing the event. I’m touched, and could not have asked for a better send-off. Thanks to everyone who made music, and for creating that welcoming, friendly vibe. (And a […]

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Happy New Year: 2014

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farewell, Brooklyn, it’s been a blast

Let’s start with a kind of personal Top Ten. In no particular order: Han-earl Park with Ingrid Laubrock; with Tim Perkis and Harris Eisenstadt; as part of Eris 136199 with Nick Didkovsky and Catherine Sikora; with Louise Dam Eckardt Jensen and Michael Evans; Gerald Cleaver; Tom Blancarte; Dominic Lash; Catherine Sikora and Josh Sinton; and […]

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thanks: Gowanus Company at Douglass Street Music Collective, Brooklyn

I’m honored to have been part of a fantastic iteration of Gowanus Company (November 26), and feel enormously blessed to have been welcomed into such an incredible community. Big, heart-felt thanks to Kyoko and Josh for organizing the event. I’m touched, and could not have asked for a better send-off. Thanks to everyone who made […]

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video recordings: YouTube playlist… redux

Thanks to the efforts of the Downtown documentarists—Don Mount, Kevin Reilly and Scott Friedlander—there’s been a lot of changes to my YouTube channel and playlists since my last announcement almost a year ago. In terms of project specific playlists, I’ve updated the Eris 136199 playlist [watch…], and created one for Metis 9 [watch…]

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  • Upcoming Performances

    Nov-01-2017: Hamburg, Germany
    Nov-02-2017: Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nov-03-2017: Cheltenham, England
    Nov-04-2017: Derby, England
    Nov-05-2017: Newcastle, England
    Nov-30-2017: Munich, Germany

    [Details…]