Monthly Archives: January 2008

23 Jan 08 – Naked Orchestra

This is some of the music played by the Naked Orchestra on 23 Jan 08. Some of the recording fell prey to dead recorder batteries. The files are 128k VBR mp3s. Set 1 (mp3) This music free to share under … Continue reading

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Frenchmen String Quartet to play before Open Ears shows

Starting this week, the Frenchmen String Quartet will play before each Open Ears show. They do classical string quartet repertoire as well as some other interesting things, so get there early and enjoy the music. This shouldn’t affect the start … Continue reading

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Killick and Helen Gillet on 16 Jan 08

Killick and Helen Gillet. Unfortunately these sets did not get recorded. It’s all the trombone player’s fault. We’ll be sure to get it next time.

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Diesel Combustion Orchestra plus Rob Mazurek

The Open ears debut of Dan Oestreicher’s large improvising ensemble, with special guest Rob Mazurek.

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Rob Cambre & Justin Peake plus Jeff Albert Quartet

New sounds from familiar faces. Set 1 – Rob Cambre and Justin Peake debut an acoustic trance project. Set 2 – Jeff Albert Quartet – Jeff Albert (trombone), Ray Moore (saxophone), Tommy Sciple (electric bass), Dave Cappello (drums).

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Wolter Wierbos & Bare Bones

Wolter Wierbos is a marvelous trombonist from the Netherlands, and is sure to keep up the tradition of great Open Ears shows put on by visiting Dutchmen. This night will be trombone blow out night, with solo performances by Wolter, … Continue reading

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Improvisational Arts Council

The IAC was one of the groups leading the way into the current era of cool freeness that is hitting New Orleans. Jimbo Walsh, Janna Saslaw, Mark Fowler, Eric Schumann, and Endre Landsnes.  This will be a big going away … Continue reading

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9 Jan 08 Audio Archive

Here is the music archive from the 9 Jan 08 Open Ears Concert. The musicians were Dan Oestricher (saxes and synths), Helen Gillet (cello), and Simon Lott (drums and pocket trumpet). The files are 128k VBR mp3s. Set 1 (mp3) … Continue reading

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No Show – Club Closed

There will be no Open Ears concert on Ash Wednesday, the Blue Nile will be closed, and the staff will be getting a well deserved post-Mardi Gras rest.

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Rob Wagner (02 Jan 08) Audio Archive

Here is the music archive from the 2 Jan 08 Open Ears Concert. The musicians were Rob Wagner (soprano sax), Dave Rebeck (viola), Helen Gillet (cello), and Dave Sobel (cymbal). The files are 128k VBR mp3s. Set 1 (mp3) Set … Continue reading

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