Back in June, half a lifetime ago and half a deathtime ago, I recorded Eric Malmquist's Piano Sonata. I premiered it back in May 2012, in a darkish room overlooking Lake Michigan with a circle of people around (pictured below). I think the piece is so very lovely. Here you go:
And hey, maybe you should swing by Constellation Chicago on September 1st to hear Grant Wallace Band play on their Frequency Series. Also on the show is a solo set by bassist/composer Carl Testa, playing music from his new solo record IRIS. More info and ticket sales here; facebook event page here. We're so excited to play at Constellation, a new venue which has quickly become a hotbed of creative music in Chicago.
Here's a nice video of "White Owl Invincible," courtesy George Marshall, from our performance at Cafe Mustache back in April.
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February: New Mexico and the Holes
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