Montag, 16. Juni 2014

Mittwoch, 14. Mai 2014

Concerts in June

kommando raumschiff zitrone (Kai Fagaschinski & Christof Kurzmann) + junk & the beast (Veronika Mayer & Petr Vrba) + CZ/SK tour



02.06.2014 Praha, CZ/ Školská 28 Gallery
03.06.2014 Ostrava, CZ/ GVUO

04.06.2014 Brno, CZ/ Skleněná louka

05.06.2014 Banská Bystrica, SK/ Záhrada
06.06.2014 Topolčany, SK/ Nástupiště 1-12



27.06.2014 Vienna, Austria, Nadalokal
Michael Zerang & Christof Kurzmann Duo


30.06.2014 Wels, Austria, Alter Schlachthof
GIS Orchestra conducted by Christof Kurzmann (Workshop presentation)


Concerts in May

Concerts in May:
with Made To Break (Ken Vandermark, Nick Macri, Tim Daisy & Christof Kurzmann)
06 05 14 Milwaukee WI  Sugar Maple
07 05 14 Chicago IL  Hideout

and here three videos from Made To Break's Tour in april:
Made To Break @ West Columbia SC  Conundrum Music Hall Part 1
Made To Break @ West Columbia SC  Conundrum Music Hall Part 2 

a short Interview with Christof Kurzmann


Made To Break in New York (Christof Kurzmann, Tim Daisy, Jasper Stadhouders, Ken Vandermark)


Donnerstag, 1. Mai 2014

theoral no.8: Christof Kurzmann



theoral no.8

oral music history and interesting interviews / ~130 pages w. CD

~ extended version ~
Gespräche mit Christof Kurzmann

Christof Kurzmann /Wien, Café Weidinger, 30. November 2011 und
Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus, 29. September und 27. November 2012
El Inferno Musical ………………… Buenos Aires ………………… Drei Beschäftigungsstränge ………………… Workshops ………………… Ägidigasse, Rotstilzchen, Totalverweigerung ………………… Wien/Berlin ………………… Robert Wyatt, Archie Shepp ………………… Links sein ………………… Improvisation ………………… Politik ………………… Jazz ………………… Celeste ………………… Free Jazz und Nickelsdorf ………………… Arbeitsweise

Helmut Heiland und Extended Versions ………………… rhiz und charhizma ………………… Werner Dafeldecker, Burkhard Stangl, Bernhard Fleischmann ………………… Elektronische Musik ………………… Songs ………………… Buenos Aires ………………… Schönabrunn



CD contains the following tracks:

 
1  Extended Versions  Orgelhit live
WUK Wien, May 19, 1996
Helmut Heiland bass, drum computer CK vocals, organ

2  Christof Kurzmann  6 Bilder zu Bernhard Langs Differenz & Wiederholung – live Bild 1, Bild 2, Bild 3, Bild 6
Porgy & Bess Wien, March 22, 2002 (excerpt)
CK g3, lloopp (all samples from Bernhard Lang, Klangforum Wien Differenz & Wiederholung 3)

3  My Kingdom For A Lullaby & Burkhard Stangl  live @ artscape
Artscape Cape Town, September 7, 2005 (excerpt)
Martin Siewert guitars, electronics CK lloopp Burkhard Stangl guitar (Billiy Roisz, Michaela Grill visuals)

4  Edén Carrasco & CK  Track 2
Studio, Santiago De Chile, March 15, 2010
Edén Carrasco gaita colombiana CK clarinet
recorded by

5  Martin Brandlmayr & CK  live @ What’s Up Vienna! What’s Up Montreal!
La Sala Rossa, Montreal, June 8, 2010 (excerpt)
Martin Brandlmayr drums CK vocals, lloopp
recorded by Steve Bates

6  Cremaschi/Kaplan/Kurzmann  Track 7.1. – live
Planeta X, Rosario, April 16, 2011
George Cremaschi bass Leonel Kaplan trumpet CK vocals, lloopp

7  Ken Vandermark & CK  Track 1 live @ recording session #187
Amann Studios Wien, July 08, 2013
Ken Vandermark clarinet CK ppooll (live processing)
recorded by Christoph Amann

8  Kommando Raumschiff Zitrone  live @ echoraum
Echoraum Wien, October 18, 2013 (excerpt)
Kai Fagaschinski clarinet CK ppooll
recorded by Johann Lapitz

9  Irena Tomažin & CK  live @ neposlušno
Španski borci Ljubljana November 16, 2013 (excerpt)
Irena Tomažin vocals, dictaphone CK clarinet, ppooll
recorded by Tomaž Grom

10  Mats Gustafsson & CK  live @ klingt.org gala
Brut im Künstlerhaus, Wien, January 18, 2014 (excerpt)
Mats Gustafsson saxophone CK rubberband, ppooll
recorded by

11  B. Fleischmann & CK  Long, long ago
Amann Studios Wien, March 4, 2014
Bernhard Fleischmann electronics CK vocals
recorded by Christoph Amann
1  Extended Versions  Orgelhit live
WUK Wien, May 19, 1996
Helmut Heiland bass, drum computer CK vocals, organ

2  Christof Kurzmann  6 Bilder zu Bernhard Langs Differenz & Wiederholung – live Bild 1, Bild 2, Bild 3, Bild 6
Porgy & Bess Wien, March 22, 2002 (excerpt)
CK g3, lloopp (all samples from Bernhard Lang, Klangforum Wien Differenz & Wiederholung 3)

3  My Kingdom For A Lullaby & Burkhard Stangl  live @ artscape
Artscape Cape Town, September 7, 2005 (excerpt)
Martin Siewert guitars, electronics CK lloopp Burkhard Stangl guitar (Billiy Roisz, Michaela Grill visuals)

4  Edén Carrasco & CK  Track 2
Studio, Santiago De Chile, March 15, 2010
Edén Carrasco gaita colombiana CK clarinet
recorded by

5  Martin Brandlmayr & CK  live @ What’s Up Vienna! What’s Up Montreal!
La Sala Rossa, Montreal, June 8, 2010 (excerpt)
Martin Brandlmayr drums CK vocals, lloopp
recorded by Steve Bates

6  Cremaschi/Kaplan/Kurzmann  Track 7.1. – live
Planeta X, Rosario, April 16, 2011
George Cremaschi bass Leonel Kaplan trumpet CK vocals, lloopp

7  Ken Vandermark & CK  Track 1 live @ recording session #187
Amann Studios Wien, July 08, 2013
Ken Vandermark clarinet CK ppooll (live processing)
recorded by Christoph Amann

8  Kommando Raumschiff Zitrone  live @ echoraum
Echoraum Wien, October 18, 2013 (excerpt)
Kai Fagaschinski clarinet CK ppooll
recorded by Johann Lapitz

9  Irena Tomažin & CK  live @ neposlušno
Španski borci Ljubljana November 16, 2013 (excerpt)
Irena Tomažin vocals, dictaphone CK clarinet, ppooll
recorded by Tomaž Grom

10  Mats Gustafsson & CK  live @ klingt.org gala
Brut im Künstlerhaus, Wien, January 18, 2014 (excerpt)
Mats Gustafsson saxophone CK rubberband, ppooll
recorded by

11  B. Fleischmann & CK  Long, long ago
Amann Studios Wien, March 4, 2014
Bernhard Fleischmann electronics CK vocals
recorded by Christoph Amann

available through theoral.org

 

Sonntag, 6. April 2014

Out Now: Made To Break - "Cherchez La Femme"

Made To Break - "Cherchez La Femme"


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about

compositions by Ken Vandermark,
recorded and mastered by Christoph Amann, Vienna 2013

credits

released 10 March 2014
Ken Vandermark - reeds
Christof Kurzmann - electronics
Timothy Daisy - drums
Devin Hoff - bass 
 
available through trostrecords

Samstag, 5. April 2014

Concerts in April

Concerts in April:

with Leonel Kaplan
12 04 14 Buenos Aires ARG Una Casa

with Made To Break ((Ken Vandermark, Jasper Stadhouders, Tim Daisy & Christof Kurzmann)
17 04 14 Detroit MI  Trinosophes
18 04 14 Buffalo NY  Hallwalls
19 04 14 Toronto ON  Drake Hotel
20 04 14 Montreal QC  Sala Rossa
21 04 14 Philadelphia PA  The Barnes
22 04 14 Boston MA  The Alternate Space
23 04 14 New York City  Le Poison Rouge
24 04 14 Vienna VA  Jammin Java
25 04 14 Raleigh NC  Kings
26 04 14  West Columbia SC  Conundrum Music Hall
27 04 /14 Asheville NC  The Mothlight
28 04 14 Lexington KY  Mecca

duo with Ken Vandermark & trio with Fred Lonberg-Holm and Michael Zerang
30 04 14 Chicago IL Hideout

Samstag, 1. März 2014

out now: John Butcher, Leonel Kaplan, Christof Kurzmann: Shortening Distance

John Butcher, Leonel Kaplan, Christof Kurzmann: Shortening Distance

 



John Butcher- saxophones (acoustic and feedback)
Leonel Kaplan- trumpet
Christof Kurzmann- ppooll
Recorded by Fredi Reiter at Ulrichsberg Kaleidophon Festival on 27th April, 2012
Thanks to Alois Fischer
Design: Jani Peternelj
Edition of 250

available through: L’innomable

 

Samstag, 1. Februar 2014

out now: Irena Tomažin & Christof Kurzmann: Ljubljana – Wien

Irena Tomažin & Christof Kurzmann: Ljubljana – Wien 

 




(L’innomable, 2013) no numbered cd-r
Irena Tomažin- voice, dictaphone #1
Christof Kurzmann- lloopp #1, ppooll #2
#1 recorded on 25. 9. 2011 on Radio Študent. Recorded by Samo Pavlica- Linč
# 2 recorded at Amann Studios. Recorded by Christof Amann
Mixed by Christof Kurzmann
Thanx: Christoph Amann, Radio Študent
Edition of 150.

available through: L’innomable

Montag, 13. Mai 2013

Concert with Irena Tomažin

Irena Tomažin & Christof Kurzmann

18.05.2013 - 20:00 - Amann Studios / Wien

Irena Tomažin: voice, tools
Christof Kurzmann: ppooll

Irena Tomažin

Irena Tomažin is a dancer, performer and singer as well as being a postgraduate philosophy student at University of Ljubljana. Mostly working in dance and theater performances she collaborated with many different choreographers, directors and sound artist, performing in Slovenia as well as abroad in Europe and in Japan. In her own work she works mainly with voice and movement what resulted in performances: “Hitchcock’s metamorphosis”, “Caprice”, “Caprice (re)lapsed”, “as a drop of rain into the mouth of silence”, “out of discord” with Josephine Evrard, and in 2012 “taste of silence always resonates”. With her solo project named “iT” for voice and dictaphones she works on her own experimental voice materials and made a CD “Crying games”. Otherwise she was collaborating also with BastKolektiv / Aldo Ivančič (ex Borghesia), Tomaž Grom, N’toko, Seijiro Murayama, Liz Allbee... At the moment she’s performing also in a duet with saxophone and electronics Slovene improviser Marko Karlovčec with whom she released a cd ‘That Which Happens Is Itself Dripping Red’; and in a duet “nnit” with piano improviser Neža Naglič. As iT she has performed in Vienna, Berlin, Bratislava, Mostar, Belgrade (DisPatch), Novi Sad, Budapest (UltraHang), Krakow, Densites-France, Sarajevo, Kassel …

Freitag, 26. April 2013

out now: Made To Break: Lacerba

out now!





Made To Break - Ken Vandermark, Christof Kurzmann, Devin Hoff, Tim Daisy ‎– Lacerba

Label:
Clean Feed ‎– CF274LP
Format:
Country:
Portugal
Released:
2013
A Vita Futurista (For Dick Raaijmakers) 22:06
B Pursuit (For Alberto Giacometti) 18:55
  • Recorded At – Teatro do Bairro
  • Mixed At – Chicago Mastering Service
  • Mastered At – Chicago Mastering Service
Recorded in concert at TBC, Lisbon, on November 18th, 2011 Mixed at Chicago Mastering Service. Mastered at CMS.

http://www.discogs.com/Made-To-Break-Ken-Vandermark-Christof-Kurzmann-Devin-Hoff-Tim-Daisy-Lacerba/release/4511779