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Concerts Series:

Sunday, December 15th: 6pm: TODD CAPP’s MYSTERY TRAIN: KURT RALSKE / LELE DAI / FRANK MEADOWS! // 7pm: RONIN PHASING: PATRICK BRENNAN - Solo Alto Sax! // 8pm: M - violin/electronics / N - guitar/electronics / HANS TAMMEN - Buchla!

The Independent Promoters Alliance Presents: Saturday, December 21st at 8pm: MARS WILLIAMS AYLER XMAS Project: NELS CLINE / STEVE SWELL / HILLIARD GREENE / FRED LONBERG-HOLM / CHRIS CORSANO! Plus FARMERS BY NATURE Featuring: GERALD CLEAVER / WILLIAM PARKER / CRAIG TABORN!

This concert will take place at: The DiMenna Center - 450 W 37th St. (bet 9th & 10th Aves) in NYC

Sunday, December 22nd, A DMG & Eric’s House of Improv Sponsored show: 7pm: ESTAMOS TRIO: THOLLEM McDONAS Radical Empathy Project! // 8pm: THOLLEM McDONAS / NELS CLINE / WILLIAM PARKER / GERALD CLEAVER!

There will be no DMG In-store that night, instead this concert will take place at: At Jazz Habitat / El Barrio ArtSpace - 215 East 99th St in Uptown, Manhattan

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Notes from Underground

The Return of BassDrumBone Featuring MARK HELIAS / GERRY HEMINGWAY / RAY ANDERSON!!! This Saturday, November 9th at 8pm

The Independent Promoters Alliance, Eric’s House of Improv and Downtown Music Gallery Present: The Return of BassDrumBone Featuring MARK HELIAS / GERRY HEMINGWAY / RAY ANDERSON!!! This Saturday, November 9th at 8pm: A Rare Appearance at ZÜRCHER Gallery - 33 Bleecker St. (East of Lafayette), NY, NY, 10012 212-777-0790 / studio@galeriezurcher.com

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JOHN ZORN SEPTEMBER, 2019 BIG BIRTHDAY CD SALE

Sale!

The sale continues until the end of September - To help celebrate JON ZORN’s 66th Birthday, we are having a monthlong Zorn/Tzadik CD sale. We are doing this in three parts, each one of around 55 CD’s each, listed over three weeks. The the entire 160 count list will appear on the DMG website in the next few days. This sale does not include any discs from the Masada, Naked City or Filmworks series.

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Festival International Musique Actuelle Victoriaville - 35th Edition - May 16th - 19th, 2019

Wow! To say that that this edition of FIMAV (a/k/a Victo Fest) was the best one in several years, would not be an understatement. A dozen or so of my friends from different places would certainly agree. I have been attending the Victo Fest every year since 1987 and look forward to it every year for a variety of reasons. The main reason is to catch four long days (21 sets!) of challenging music from around the Creative Music World. The other big reason for going every year is being with our coll

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DOWNTOWN MUSIC GALLERY Turns 26 and Celebrates Longevity!

Monday, May 1st was the 26th Anniversary of Downtown Music Gallery! That’s right, you heard right! We opened our doors on May 1st of 1991 in the East Village at 211 East 5th (between 2nd & 3rd Aves), having no idea how long we would last considering that there were upwards of a hundred record stores in Manhattan alone at that time. Now there are less than a dozen!?! We are in our third location (13 Monroe St in Chinatown), for eight years now, struggling to survive but still providing creative

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5049 Records Podcast

Episode 89, Bruce Lee Gallanter

For this conversation, Bruce and I go back to his hometown roots in New Jersey to the early days at Studio Henry, all the way up to the present.

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