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Seabrook Trio
Available dates from May 5 until June 12, 2022

Brandon Seabrook Guitar

Gerald Cleaver Drums

Cooper-Moore Diddley Bow 

 

https://astralseabrooktrio.bandcamp.com/


http://somethingelsereviews.com/2020/06/08/brandon-seabrook-with-cooper-moore-and-gerald-cleaver-exultations-2020/

 

https://dustedmagazine.tumblr.com/post/623266545051828224/brandon-seabrook-trio-exultations-astral

 

https://dustedmagazine.tumblr.com/post/623266545051828224/brandon-seabrook-trio-exultations-astral


 

 BRANDON SEABROOK returns to Astral Spirits with an exciting & wild new forward thinking trio featuring COOPER-MOORE & GERALD CLEAVER

Exultations

"The music of this trio sounds as if you're gliding through a bubbling swamp in a post-punk initiation ceremony. Agitated vocabulary, diaphanous minimalism, and brutal rhythmic precision are the hallmarks of this explosive trio. On the track "Dark Bogs" the drums and diddley bow exude a raw trance state over which the primordial clusters of Seabrook's dynamic guitar fly at the listener in a frantic fashion. Cleaver's masterful soundscape on "Essential Exultations" creates a cloudy, psychedelic ambience out of which the diddley bow emerges as a full fledged character with a wise cracking personality. It is within these these sonic juxtapositions that "Exultations" emerges as a unique statement in Seabrook's growing oeuvre. 

Brandon first played with Cooper-Moore and Gerald Cleaver as a member of Cleaver's jazz-rock quintet Black Host in 2012. These three titans of improvisation had immediate chemistry that sparked the idea of doing a new project at some point. After the trio's first gig in 2017, Seabrook felt that it was time to make official. "Exultations" is the result of this almost decade long musical relationship between these three kindred spirits."

Brandon Seabrook is a guitarist, banjoist, and composer living in New York City where he has established himself as one of the most forward-thinking and versatile and guitarists of his generation. He is also an accomplished banjoist, described by the New York Times as "a man apparently hellbent on earning the title of World's Least Rustic Banjo Player." His work focuses on the juxtaposition of hallucinatory soundscapes, angular composition, humor, lyricism, chance, and a massive dynamic range that can change in a nanosecond. He has released seven albums as a leader covering everything from pulverizing art-metal to chamber music, bridging the realms of extreme rock and the classical avant-garde. Rolling Stone Magazine noted, "The fiercely dexterous musician has lunched a number of bands combining serious chops with manic intensity and a left- field compositional vision."

Seabrook honed his guitar skills at the New England Conservatory in Boston. He has since performed extensively in North and South America, Mexico and Europe, as a solo artist, bandleader, and collaborator. He has been called upon by Anthony Braxton, Nels Cline, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Ben Allison, Gerald Cleaver, So Percussion, and Joey Arias for his idiosyncratic physical performance style, hyperreal technique and impeccable articulation . He has been profiled in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Premiere Guitar, Downbeat Magazine, Rolling Stone, NPR, The Chicago Reader, and The Wire.

Seabrook Power Plant, the nuclear trio donned "a manic clusterfuck of merciless banjo torture" by the Village Voice, is Brandon's brainchild, blending the brutal energy of punk-rock with the intricate execution of through-composed jazz. The band has released two albums to much critical acclaim. Time Out New York praised the band's eponymous debut as "not only one of the most baffling experimental releases of the year it's also one of the best."

Brandon is an accomplished solo artist, named Best Guitarist in New York City by the Village Voice 2012. In 2014, New Atlantis Records released his first solo album titled "Sylphid Vitalizers." Noisey called the album a "dissonant guitar army...(with) mind-blowing prog-rock complexities – all at mind-numbing breakneck speed." Brandon has presented his solo work at Pioneer Works, Sonic Transmissions Festival, Secret Project Robot, NK Berlin, Lima Jazz Festival, Dither Extravaganza, The Smell, Lawrence University, and the Ruidismos Festival in Lima, Peru. 


Craig Taborn piano solo
Available dates from August 11 until 17, 2022
Available dates from April 25 until May 1, 2022

CRAIG TABORN
piano

“A lot of my interests revolve around trying to extend the boundaries you can create in… there’s a lot to be said for allowing things to arise out of musical necessity in the whole arc of the story being told.”


Hailed by DownBeat as "one of the visionaries of the current wave", pianist Craig Taborn was born in Minneapolis in 1970 and was already active on the jazz scene during his time at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, where he met drummer and long-term collaborator Gerald Cleaver. They made their ECM debuts together in 1997 with Roscoe Mitchell's Note Factory, and both play in Michael Formanek's quartet, an association documented on the ECM recordings The Rub And Spare Change and Small Places.

 

https://www.ecmrecords.com/artists/1435046836/craig-taborn

 

* Representation only in Spain in collaboration with Ralph Gluch-Jazzproductions. www.gluch.ch


Anja Lechner & Francois Couturier
Available dates from April 1 until May 31, 2022

Marc Ribot "Ceramic Dog"
Available dates from April 27 until May 8, 2022

MARC RIBOT, guitars, vocals. SHAHZAD ISMAILY, bass, Moog, electronics. CHES SMITH, drums, percussion, electronics.

* Representation only in Spain in collaboration with Saudades Tourneen (www.saudades.at).

concerts
06/05/22 Auditorio Bastero 10
08/05/22 16 Toneladas 10

Anteloper
Available dates from May 18 until June 6, 2022

JAIMIE BRANCH
trompeta
JASON NAZARY
batería y electrónica 


Juan Pablo Navarro Septeto
Available dates from May 5 until June 12, 2022

Bill Frisell Trio with Kenny Wollesen and Tony Scherr
Available dates from April 28 until May 15, 2022
concerts
01/05/22 Auditori de Girona 10