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Alain Drouot: Top 10 and more

January 6th 2010

Top 10 of 2009
1. Michel Edelin – Kuntu – Rogue Art
2. Vijay Iyer – Historicity – ACT
3. Miroslav Vitous – Remembering Weather Report – ECM
4. Louis Moholo-Moholo/Duets with Marilyn Crispell – Sibanye (We Are One) – Intakt
5. Sophie Agnel – Capsizing Moments – Emanem
6. Darren Johnston – The Edge of the Forest – Clean Feed
7. David Binney – Third Occasion – Mythology
8. Brian Groder – Groder & Greene – Latham Records
9. Matt Wilson Quartet – That’s Gonna Leave a Mark – Palmetto
10. Rob Mazurek – Sound Is – Delmark
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Alain Drouot: Weasel Walter in Paris

June 12th 2009

Weasel Walter/Mary Halvorson/Peter Evans
Les Instants Chavirés, Montreuil, France – May 6, 2009

Drummer Weasel Walter has a knack for organizing extended European tours, a feat that is getting even more remarkable in those challenging days. Among the various projects he presented during his latest visit to the old continent was the trio he has formed with guitarist Mary Halvorson and trumpeter Peter Evans. Their six-day stint took them to Germany, Austria, and Hungary, but their first stop was at Les Instants Chavirés in Montreuil, a subway stop away from the Paris city limits, where they ended up opening for the No Neck Blues Band.

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