GRIMES TIMES ! HENRY GRIMES TIMES !!
... HISTORY IS * STILL * IN THE MAKING ..Saturday, Nov. 11th, 2017, 8:30 p.m: Marc Ribot w/ Henry Grimes & Chad Taylor (Marc Ribot Trio), the Stone, northwest corner of Ave. C & 2nd St. , http://www.thestonenyc.com/calendar.php, no phone. From Manhattan, take the F train to 2nd Ave., go outside via the 1st Ave. exit, and walk east to Ave. C. Or take the M-9 or M-21 bus to the corner of Houston St. and Ave. C. (Chalk drawing by Guillaume Blestel.) Sunday, Nov. 12th: Henry Grimes's 82nd-birthday party, not for the general public, but for true friends of ours: We will have an informal gathering from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12th at Ed's Elbow Room (please note change of location), 308 East 78th St. betw. First & Second Ave's, 212-249-0069. All our friends are welcome to come by and have snacks and drinks at the cash bar and popcorn, and spend time with Henry, and bring your own brunch foods just for yourself or to share, and have a free slice of birthday cake.
COMING SOON:Friday, Dec. 15th, 2017: Mara Rosenbloom w/ Sean Conly and Henry Grimes, Vision Festival / Arts for Art winter series at the Clemente, 107 Suffolk St. betw. Rivington & Delancey , http://www.artsforart.org. -- and -- Dec. 29th, 2017 - Jan. 1st, 2018: The Marc Ribot Trio w/ Henry Grimes & Chad Taylor, along with another of his groups, the Young Philadelphians, 8 concerts in the Umbria Jazz Festival, Orvieto (near Rome), Italy, http://www.umbriajazz.com/artisti/marc-ribot.
SOME RECENT EVENTS:Tuesday, Sept. 12th, 2017, 7 p.m: Blank Forms honored Marshall Allen & the Sun Ra Arkestra, also first annual Blank Forms benefit, at the Ukrainian National Home, 140 2nd Ave. betw. St. Marks Place & East 9th St., 2nd floor, Manhattan (NYC) 10003, 529-6287, 614-3283, http://blankforms.org. First was a brief presentation by Mike Huckaby, then a very brief performance by Yo La Tengo, and then Marshall Allen and the Sun Ra Arkestra played a full set. Henry & Margaret Grimes were on the Artistic and Curatorial Committee and present and enjoying the evening. Thursday, Sept. 14th, 2017, 8 p.m: Matana Roberts' "Breathe," w/ Jaimie Branch, Peter Evans, Henry Grimes, Gabriel Guerrero, and Mike Pride, at Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave. / 28 Third Ave. in downtown Brooklyn .
For help with directions and public transportation to get to NYC events: Please go to mta.info or MTATripPlanner, or call 511 or 718-330-1234.
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AVAILABLE NOW: "Music to Silence to Music," a new biography of Henry Grimes, written by Dr. Barbara Frenz with foreword by Sonny Rollins, from Northway Publications in London, <book link>, and in the U.S. from <book link U.S.>. Henry and / or publishers and record companies may also have copies for sale at his concerts, as well as CDs and DVDs.
... and much more to follow!
TWO GREAT PENDING RELEASES !
Roscoe Mitchell with Dave Burrell / Henry Grimes / Tani Tabbal, recorded in concert 2/17/11 at Roulette, NYC, label to be announced;
Henry Grimes and Wadada Leo Smith, recorded in concert in NYC at Zurcher Studio in 2O11 and at the Vision Festival in NYC in 2O12, label to be announced.
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