Tag: Catherine Sikora

The Best Jazz & Noise of 2018…?

Well, once again I’ve listened to far less than I would have liked to this year (excuses range from alien invasion to the lack of 25 hours in a day to pure ninja-level laziness)… and yet, I have absolutely no complaints about the contents of my ‘top ten’ (your mileage, of course, may vary). In…




PREVIEW: Eris 136199

If you want improvisation that dares to go where the angels don’t run and the buses fear to tread, listen no further than Eris 136199 aka Han-earl Park, Catherine Sikora and Nick Didkovsky – a guitar-saxophone-guitar trio that remain utterly unpredictable even to the most discerning algorithm. The new, self-titled album is out on 9th…




7 Questions for… Catherine Sikora

A couple of years ago, I was introduced to Catherine Sikora’s playing thanks to the album “Anomic Aphasia”. Two tracks featured Sikora with guitarists Han-earl Park and Nick Didkovsky, or Eris 136199 when taken all together: “…a cyclic frenzy of fragmented sounds without an ounce of entropy.” if I’m allowed to quote myself!? Not very coincidentally,…




Han-earl Park – Anomic Aphasia

Han-earl Park (guitar) Catherine Sikora (tenor & soprano saxophones) Nick Didkovsky (guitar) (#1 & 5) Josh Sinton (baritone saxophone & bass clarinet) (#2, 3 & 4) Monopod Pleonasm (METIS 9) Flying Rods (METIS 9) Hydraphon Stopcock #1 & 5 Douglass Street Music Collective, Brooklyn, June 5, 2013 #2, 3 & 4 Harvestworks NYC, October 9,…