09.07.10

SOUND PROJECTOR review

Couple of very nice recent ones from French improviser and occasional polemicist Michel Henritzi. Over time the man has built up a considerable rapport with the Japanese contemporary wing of extreme improv. On Ecstasy Of The Angels (OPPOSITE RECORDS OPCD4) he does it with sax blower Masayoshi Urabe and the singer Junko, that brilliant and demonic shriekstress from Hijokaidan. Henritzi is laying down a fantastic barrage of alienated metallic percussion against Junko’s horrified yelps, Urabe yawps into his bell like a man dying of... [Lire la suite]
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30.05.10

LIVE

WALKING IN THE SHADOW (michel henritzi - guitar + kumiko karino - slide show) 04.06.2010 EXTRAPOOL, NIJMEGEN, HOLLAND DARK WAS THE NIGHT (lapsteel solo) 05.06.2010 LE VECTEUR, CHARLEROI, BELGIQUE
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25.05.10

IMMENSITY OF THE TERRITORY

Musique Action 2010, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy. Fin de festival, un peu triste quand la musique s'arrête. Retourner aux bruits de la ville. 5 jours à claquer mon blues sur les images de "Walking in the Shadow", soirées partagées avec le groupe Abs(.)Hum jouant le projet "Immensity of the Territory", errance sonore et visuelle dans une Amérique fantasmée, évoquant le Paris-Texas de Wim Wenders ou le "Route One USA" de Robert Kramer. 
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14.05.10

WOVEN HAND live at AB, Bruxelles 09.05.2010

the man in black. i went see and listen american band name woven hand in bruxelles at AB. they called sixteen horsepower before the drummer jean-yves tolla left the band. dave eugene edwards is kind of son of flannery o'connors (for redemption stories) and hank williams, his voice evoke jeffrey lee pierce. he seems hurry up to kill couple of songs. pascal humbert plays bass from hell and drummer sounds like indian tambourines. it is amazing and powerfull live. with a fuckin blues sound. haunted songs by deep south, lot of ghosts were... [Lire la suite]
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11.04.10

WALKING IN THE SHADOW at CAFE OTO, LONDON 09.05.2010

after santiago (spain) and braganca (portugal) i played "walking in the shadow" in london at cafe oto. nice place lost in east london part, run by hamish and reiko. the place is devolved to free jazz and improv music. kan mikami or kate bloom played here too. 20 peoples came, some friends : nico, alan & keiko. friendly ambiance. i dont know for my concert how was ...http://www.cafeoto.co.uk/walkingintheshadow.shtm
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29.03.10

METAL MACHINE MUSIC (at BLACKBOX, MUNSTER)

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28.03.10

LOUNGE MUSIC AT HOTEL HENRIQUE, PORTO

  pics andré mendez
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28.03.10

APRIL IS A CRUEL MONTH

Go back from the tour in Portugal and Spain with my friend Shinichi Isohata. 10 days on the road from Paris to Porto. Concerts in Paris with Quentin Dubost (guitar), in Bordeaux with Mathias Pontevia (drums), Yannick Diraison (guitar) & Jean Rougier (bass). Meetings and improv sessions with young Spanish musicians : Roberto Mallo (sax) & Miguel Prado (guitar) in Santiago, Miguel Garcia (electronics) & Jon Manxti (from Gora Japon, guitar) in Vitoria Gasteiz, Daniel Del Rio (guitar) & Edortal Zarzugaza (tape recorder) in... [Lire la suite]
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27.12.09

APRIL IS A CRUEL MONTH

                      From the 1 April to the 10 April I'll be on tour in France, Spain and Portugal with Shin'ichi Isohata.  Shinichi was the last Masayuki Takayanagi's student, who teached him guitar & philosophy. He lives in Kobe. Performed with Taku Sugimoto, Otomo Yoshihide, Jojo Hiroshige, Masafumi Ezaki, Quentin Dubost, Christine Shanaoui, Ivar Grydeland ... His guitar deconstruct jazz idiom with a brillant technic and inspiration. - 30... [Lire la suite]
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26.11.09

ENREGISTREMENT LIVE CHALONS-SUR-SAONE (click on the link below)

WALKING IN THE SHADOW michel henritzi - guitar & lapsteel / kumiko karino - pictures - 01 MARS 2010 MUSEE NIEPCE, Chalons-sur-Saone (org Ecole/Média/Art) http://www.emafructidor.com/archives2009.php  
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