NYC Calendar December 2016

Highlight of the month:
FRED FRITH, THE STONE RESIDENCY

THURSDAY, December 1
Improvised Music with Lukas Ligeti
8 PM  Elliott Sharp & Lukas Ligeti Duo
9:15 PM Hypercolor:  Eyal Maoz – Guitar; James Ilgenfritz – Bass; Lukas Ligeti – Drums
http://thefirehousespace.org/event/lukas-ligeti/

VENUE: The Firehouse Space
ADMISSION: $10

THURSDAY, December 1
8 PM Curated by Meredith Monk: Missy Mazzoli // GABI
Missy Mazzoli – compositions, piano, keyboards, electronics
Aaron Roche – guitar, voice
Ludovica Burtone – violin
GABI – voice
Greg Fox – drums
Rachel Garrard – video

Curated by Meredith Monk: Missy Mazzoli // GABI

VENUE: Roulette
TICKETS: $15- $25

THURSDAY, December 1
8 PM Thin Air by Paul Geluso & Lars Graugaard

Thin Air

VENUE: WhiteBox Sound Lab (329 Broome Street, New York)
Admission $10

December 1 – 29
L’Amour de Loin, an opera by Kaija Saariaho
http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/lamour-de-loin

VENUE: Metropolitan Opera
ADMISSION: $27-460

FRIDAY, December 2
10 pm Susie Ibarra (drums) Dave Douglas (trumpet) Marc Ribot (guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

Tuesday, December 6
7:30 PM Ensemble Connect
Program:
Prokofiev, Overture on Hebrew Themes
Osvaldo Golijov, The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind
Shostakovich, Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57
http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2016/12/6/0730/PM/Ensemble-Connect/
VENUE: Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall)
ADMISSION: $33

TUESDAY, December 6
8 pm Ches Smith (drums) Fred Frith, Mary Halvorson (guitars)
10 pm Ches Smith (drums) Ikue Mori (laptop electronics) Fred Frith (guitar)

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, December 7
8 PM Gyan Riley (guitar) Fred Frith (guitar)
10 PM Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Fred Frith (guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, December 7
7:30PM and 9:30PM
Tim Berne – saxophone
Matt Mitchell – piano
Dan Weiss – drums
VENUE: Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $15/$10

FRIDAY, December 9
8 PM Laurie Anderson (keyboard, violin, voice) Fred Frith (guitar, objects)
10 PM Ava Mendoza, Fred Frith (guitars) Okkyung Lee (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20 each set

FRIDAY, December 9
8 PM Yoshimio / Susie Ibarra / Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe Trio
A first time meeting of a trio consisting of multi-instrumentalist Yoshimio (Boredoms / OOIOO), avant-garde percussionist Susie Ibarra, and modular synthesist Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe.

Yoshimio / Susie Ibarra / Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe Trio

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15- $25

FRIDAY, December 9
8 PM Portrait: Earle Brown
Ensemble MISE-EN
Works by Earle Brown:
String Quartet (1965)
Times Five (1963)
Tracer (1985)
Folio and 4 Systems (1954)
http://www.thecelltheatre.org/events/2016/12/9/ensemble-mise-en-contemporary-music
VENUE: The Cell (338 W 23rd St, New York)
ADMISISON: Free

FRIDAY, December 9
8 PM Musica Elettronica
Electronic music works by Karlheinz Stockhausen, Petr Kotik, Michael J. Schumacher, and Laurie Spiegel
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2718483
VENUE: Paula Cooper Gallery
ADMISSION: $10-15

SATURDAY, December 10
8 pm Zeena Parkins (harp. el. harp) Fred Frith (piano, guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, December 11
9 PM Vicky Chow’s Album Release
https://nationalsawdust.org/event/classical-new-ansterdam-presents-vicky-chow/
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, December 14
7:30pm and 9:30pm
Tim Berne – saxophone
Matt Mitchell – piano
Dan Weiss – drums
VENUE: Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $15/$10

THURSDAY, December 15
8 pm John Zorn (sax) Ikue Mori (electronics) Nava Dunkelman (percussion) Amma Ateria (electronics)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, December 15
8 PM Ingrid Laubrock Septet: Serpentines Album Release
ngrid Laubrock – Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Glockenspiel
Peter Evans – Piccolo Trumpet, Trumpet
Miya Masaoka – Koto
Craig Taborn – Piano
Sam Pluta – Electronics
Dan Peck – Tuba
Tyshawn Sorey – Drums

Ingrid Laubrock Septet: Serpentines Album Release

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15- $25

SATURDAY, December 17
8 pm Erik Friedlander (cello) Pauchi Sasaki (violin) Nava Dunkelman (percussion) Amma Ateria (electronics)
10 pm Mark Feldman (violin) Michael Nicolas (cello) Mark Helias (bass) Trevor Dunn (bass)
VENUE: Stone
ADMISSION: $20 each set

SUNDAY, December 18
6 PM Viv Corringham / Mia Zabelka – Vocals / Violin
7 PM Emilie Lesbros – Solo Vocals
VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Free

TUESDAY, December 20
7 PM The Little Match Girl Passion

David Lang’s opera Performed by Ekmeles
http://metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-live-arts/little-match-girl-passion-fy17
VENUE: The Met Breuer – Lobby
ADMISSION: $65

TUESDAY, December 20
7 PM Vijay Iyer + Wadada Leo Smith: A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke
https://nationalsawdust.org/event/classical-vijay-iyer-wadada-leo-smith-a-cosmic-rhythm-with-each-stroke/
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $35

WEDNESDAY, December 28 – FRIDAY, December 30
8 PM John Zorn Improv Night—A Stone Benefit
John Zorn (sax) and many special guests
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, December 30
9 PM and 10:30PM Tom Reiney Trio
Ingrid Laubrock – tenor, soprano saxophones
Mary Halvorson – guitar
Tom Reiney – percussion

VENUE: Cornelia street Cafe
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, December 31
8PM Thurston Moore (guitar) Okkyung Lee (cello) Ikue Mori (electronics) John Zorn (sax)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $30

NYC Calendar November 2016

Highlights of the month:
Susie Ibarra’s residency at the Stone
Lincoln Center White Light Festival

TUESDAY, November 1
8 PM Steve Reich 80th Birthday
Three Tales
Steve Reich, Music
Beryl Korot, Video
http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2016/11/1/0800/PM/Steve-Reich-80th-Birthday-Steve-Reich-Music-Beryl-Korot-Video/
VENUE: Carnegie Hall
ADMISSION: from $15.50 to $90

TUESDAY, November 1
8 PM Mephista
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Ikue Mori (laptop electronics) Susie Ibarra (drumset, percussion)
10 PM Mephista with a special guest
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Ikue Mori (laptop electronics) Susie Ibarra (drumset, percussion) and a special surprise guest

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20 (each set)

THURSDAY, November 3 and FRIDAY, November 4
8 PM Tocsin
Music of Patrick Higgins, string quartets, piano trio, and chamber orchestra with visuals by Tauba Auerbach and Alexander Arroyo

Performed by Vicky Chow, Mivos Quartet and Wet Ink Ensemble
https://www.facebook.com/events/1760443327527535/
VENUE: pioneer works
ADMISSION: $20/$30

THURSDAY – SUNDAY, November 3-6
7:30 PM and 9:30 PM Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music Orchestra conducted by Carla Bley
http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=6913415
VENUE: Jazz Standard
ADMISSION: $35

FRIDAY, November 4
7:30 PM BAC Salon: Carolina Eyck + ACME
Program:
Bryce Dessner: Little Blue Something for string quartet
Carolina Eyck: Fantasias for theremin and string quartet (World Premiere)
http://bacnyc.org/performances/performance/bac-salon-fantasias
VENUE: Baryshnikov Arts Center
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, November 4
10 PM A Little Night Music/MMDG Music Ensemble
Lou Harrison: Suite for Cello and Piano
Nico Muhly: Drones & Viola
Messiaen: Selected Preludes for piano
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Homunculus
http://whitelightfestival.org/events/late-night-concert-mmdg-music-ensemble
VENUE: Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: $30

SATUDRAY, November 5
8 PM Sonnets and Kulintang
Paolo Javier (poetry) Susie Ibarra (Kulintang gongs, percussion)
10 PM Music for Percussion :
Mirrors and Water, These Trees That Speak, Mimesis
Susie Ibarra (percussion)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20 (each set)

WEDNESDAY, November 9
8PM Zeena Parkins and Green Dome
Composer/avant-harpist Zeena Parkins, solo set, followed by an electric performance with her band, Green Dome

Zeena Parkins and Green Dome

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20/$15

WEDNESDAY, November 9
10 PM First Meeting: Duende Strings
Marty Ehrlich (sax, clarinet, flute) Mark Feldman (violin) Matt Maneri (viola) Erik Friedlander (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, November 12
10 PM duO dUo Duo
Marty Ehrlich, Ned Rothenberg (reeds) Michael Formanek (bass) Ray Anderson (trombone)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, November 13
3 PM Piano Salon with Imri Talgam
Ligeti études, Books I & II
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15

MONDAY, November 14
7:30 PM Sofia Gubaidulina: In Honor of her 85th Birthday
Joel Sachs, conductor
Caitlin Redding, mezzo-soprano
Leo Radosavljevic, baritone
Program:
Salvatore Sciarrino (Italy) Gesualdo senza parole (2013)
Sofia Gubaidulina (USSR/Germany) Perception (1983)
http://www.juilliard.edu/journal/1611/gubaidulina
VENUE: Paul Recital Hall (The Juilliard School)
ADMISSION: Free

TUESDAY, November 15
7PM Art as a Spiritual Practice: A Conversation with Meredith Monk & Ani Choying Drolma
http://events.newschool.edu/event/MeredithMonk_AniChoyingDrolma#.WBeili0rLcu

VENUE: New School
ADMISSION: $10/Free

THURSDAY, November 17
8PM Interpretations: Erik Friedlander’s Black Phebe
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $20/$15

THURSDAY, November 17
7PM and 9:30PM Meredith Monk & Ani Choying Drolma – Art as a Spiritual Practice Performance

https://nationalsawdust.org/event/folk-world-music-institute-presents-meredith-monk-ani-choying-drolma-early-show/
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $75/$45

SATURDAY, November 19
7 PM Arvo Pärt: Kanon Pokajanen
Westminster Williamson Voices of Westminster Choir College
https://www.facebook.com/events/162991884111920/
VENUE: MET Museum
ADMISSION: Sold out

SATURDAY, November 19 and SUNDAY November 20
7 PM Kaija Saariaho: La Passion de Simone
La Passion de Simone (chamber version, 2013)
“A Musical Path In Fifteen Stations”
Music: Kaija Saariaho
Libretto: Amin Maalouf
Director: Aleksi Barrière
Conductor: Clément Mao-Takacs
Solo soprano: Sayuri Araida
Production by La Chambre aux échos
https://events.newschool.edu/event/kaija_saariahos_la_passion_de_simone#.WBibQ7QycUU
VENUE: The Gerald W Lynch Theatre
ADMISSION: $35

SATURDAY, November 19 and SUNDAY November 20
9 PM Zion80
Jon Madof, Yoshie Fruchter (guitars) Matt Darriau (alto sax) Greg Wall (tenor sax) Frank London (trumpet) Jessica Lurie (bari sax, flute) Zach Mayer (bari sax) Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (bass) Brian Marsella (keyboard) Marlon Sobol (percussion) Yuval Lion (drums)
Note Different Time! One Set That Begins At 9pm
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, November 21
9PM The Bad Plus
http://www.roughtradenyc.com/event/1297347-bad-plus-brooklyn

VENUE: Rough Trade NYC
ADMISSION:$25

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22
10:30PM TIM BERNE, saxophone; SHAHZAD ISMAILY, bass, CHES SMITH, drums

VENUE: Korzo
ADMISSION:$15

WEDNESDAY, November 30
10 PM Marc Ribot and Zeena Parkins
Marc Ribot (guitar) Zeena Parkins (harp)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20 (each set)

NYC Calendar October 2015

Highlights of the month: John Zorn’s Ultimate Bagatelles Marathon |
Ava Mendosa, The Stone Residency October 25-30 | Ghédalia Tazartès|

TUESDAY, October 4
8 PM Krakauer With Strings
David Krakauer (clarinet) Sara Caswell (violin) + friends
VENUE:The Stone
ADMISSION:$20

SATURDAY, October 8
8:00PM Glenn Branca: The Third Ascension and The World Premiere of The Light (for David)

Glenn Branca: The Third Ascension and The World Premiere of The Light (for David)

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $25-$35

TUESDAY, October 11
8 PM S.E.M. Ensemble and Sol LeWitt’s celebration
Alvin Lucier: Love Song (2016) – World Premiere
Petr Kotik: William William (2016) – American Premiere
A dance opera with a libretto by Kotik and choreography by Matilda Sakamoto,
Featuring Matilda Sakamoto & Dancers
Alvin Lucier: Navigations for Strings (1991)
http://www.semensemble.org
VENUE: Paula Cooper Gallery (534 West 21st Street, NY)
ADMISSION: $15-20

THURSDAY, October 13
8 PM Curated by Meredith Monk: David Behrman’s Reinventions
David Behrman – Laptop & small instruments
John King – Guitar
Cleek Schrey – Hardanger d’amore

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15-$25

THURSDAY, October 13
7:30PM Brooklyn Rider Anne Sofie von Otter
Brooklyn Rider Anne Sofie von Otter perform works by Janáček, Glass, Adams, Braxton, Muhly, Björk and others
http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2016/10/13/0730/PM/Brooklyn-Rider-Anne-Sofie-von-Otter/
VENUE: Carnegie Hall
ADMISSION: $47-55

SUNDAY, October 16
8PM An Evening of Duos
Brian Marsella (piano, keys) Cyro Baptista (percussion) Erik Friedlander (cello) Eyal Maoz (guitar) Sam Newsome (soprano sax)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION:$20

THURSDAY, October 20
8 PM Composer Portraits: John Zorn
http://www.millertheatre.com/events/john-zorn-2016
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: $20-40

FRIDAY, October 21
8PM Susie Ibarra, Brian Chase (drums)
10PM Lee Ranaldo (guitar) Susie Ibarra, Brian Chase (drums)

VENUE:The Stone
ADMISSION:$20 each set

FRIDAY, October 21
9PM Mark Feldman (violin) and Sylvie Couvoisier (piano)
10PM Sirius Quartet
(Fung Chern Hwei, violin; Gregor Huebner, violin; Ron Lawrence, viola; Jeremy Harman, violoncello)
VENUE: shapeshifterlab
ADMISSION:$20-$40

SATURDAY, October 22
John Zorn’s Ultimate Bagatelles Marathon
2 PM-midnidnight
Bagatelles Quartet (john zorn, dave douglas, kim cass, kenny wollesen),
Sylvie Courvoisier and Mark Feldman, Erik Friedlander, Jamie Saft Trio, Brian Marsella, Ikue Mori, Craig Taborn and many others
https://nationalsawdust.org/event/multi-john-zorns-ultimate-bagatelles-marathon/#toggle-id-1
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $25

SATURDAY, October 22
8PM Anthony Coleman (piano) Brian Chase (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, October 23
6PM Thomas Helton / Tony Malaby / Joe Hertenstein
VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Free

SUNDAY, October 23
7:00PM Mivos Quartet
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION:$15

TUESDAY, October 25
10PM Ava Mendosa Residency at Stone (October 25–30), Opening Night
Peter Evans (trumpet) Ava Mendoza (guitar) Matt Mitchell (Prophet 12 synth, piano) Devin Hoff (bass) Mike Pride (drums, percussion)
VENUE:The Stone
ADMISSION:$20

TUESDAY, October 25
6 PM Ensemble Signal Plays More Reich
http://www.millertheatre.com/events/ensemble-signal-plays-steve-reich
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: free

SATURDAY, October 29
8 PM Ghédalia Tazartès
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2605546

VENUE: First Unitarian Congregational Society
ADMISSION:$20

SATURDAY, October 29
7:30 PM Axiom: Steve Reich 80th Birthday Celebration
http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/axiom-steve-reich-80th-birthday-celebration
VENUE: Alice Tully Hall
ADMISSION: Free

SUNDAY, October 30, 3 PM
MONDAY, October 31, 7:30 PM
JACK Quartet performs FLiGHT by Roger Reynolds
The world premiere of FLiGHT, a fully-staged event with string quartet, real-time computer-derived sound, readings, and projections to explore humankind’s aspiration to fly
http://www.armoryonpark.org/programs_events/detail/recital_series_jack_quartet
VENUE: Park Avenue Armory
ADMISSION: $45

NYC Calendar September 2016

SATURDAY, September 3
10.30 PM Icepick (Nate Wooley, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten, and Chris Corsano)

https://www.facebook.com/events/1034092940042594/
VENUE: Muchmore’s
ADMISSION: $10

WEDNESDAY, September 7—SUNDAY, September 11
7:30 and 3 PM The Loser
Libretto, music, and stage direction by David Lang
Commissioned by BAM
Produced by Bang on a Can
http://www.bam.org/opera/2016/the-loser
VENUE: BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
ADMISSION: $30 and up

THURSDAY, September 8
8 PM Oren Ambarchi, Zeena Parkins and Brian Chase
http://issueprojectroom.org/event/oren-ambarchi-zeena-parkins-brian-chase
VENUE: First Unitarian Congregational Society
ADMISSION: $10 – 20

FRIDAY, September 9
8 PM An Gléacht, a film by Caoimhín Breathnach & Jennifer Walshe
2015, 30 min, digital
The film will feature live accompaniment by David Grubbs, Okkyung Lee and Jennifer Walshe, preceded by a talk about Aisteach project http://anthologyfilmarchives.org/film_screenings/calendar?view=list&month=09&year=2016#showing-46285
http://www.aisteach.org
VENUE: Anthology Film Archives
ADMISSION: $7-11

SATURDAY, September 10
8PM Tim Berne (sax) & John Hébert (bass)
https://www.facebook.com/events/264223260595413/
VENUE: Greenwich House Music School
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, September 11
6PM: Camilo Angeles – flute (Peru), Chris Pitsiokos – Alto sax, Brandon Lopez, Contrabass

VENUE: Downtown Music Gallery
ADMISSION: Free

TUESDAY, September 13
10:30 PM Snakeoil
Tim Berne, saxophone/ compositions; Oscar Noriega, saxophone; Matt Mitchell, piano; Ches Smith, drums
VENUE: Korzo
ADMISSION: $10+$10 suggested cover

WEDNESDAY, September 14
Thollem McDonas (electric piano), ACVilla (projections)
https://www.facebook.com/events/1255331531145284/

VENUE: Park Church Co-Op
ADMISSION: TBD

THURSDAY, September 15
8 PM Steve Reich: Variations
Performers: Ensemble Signal
Works: Daniel Variations (2006), You Are (Variations) (2004)
http://www.millertheatre.com/events/steve-reich-variations
VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: $30-$65

THURSDAY, September 15
8 PM Elliott Sharp’s Vivarium

Elliott Sharp’s Vivarium

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15- $25

FRIDAY, September 16
8 PM David Tudor by John Driscoll and Phil Edelstein //John Driscoll // Phil Edelstein
A part of 9 Evenings + 50 series that recognizes and celebrates the 50th anniversary of 9 Evenings: Theatre & Engineering — the music, dance and theater performances held in October 1966 at the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Avenue and 25th Streety in New York City.
http://issueprojectroom.org/event/9-evenings-50-presented-fridman-gallery
http://issueprojectroom.org/event/after-9-evenings-screenings-discussion
VENUE: Fridman Gallery
ADMISSION: $20 – 15

FRIDAY, September 16
8 PM Ikue Mori: Pomegranate Seeds // World Premiere of Obelisk
Ikue Mori’s Pomegranate Seed, a live audio-visual performance inspired by the story of the same from Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Tanglewood Tales
The world premiere of her new group Obelisk, featuring Sylvie Courvoisier on piano, Okkyung Lee on cello and Jim Black on drums.

Ikue Mori: Pomegranate Seeds // World Premiere of Obelisk

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15- $25

SATURDAY, September 17
3:45 PM Steve Swell Trio
Steve Swell – trombone
Michael Foster – saxophones
Weasel Walter – drums
http://www.artsforart.org/ingardens.html
VENUE: Children’s Magical Garden – Raza y Resistencia
129 Stanton east of Essex Street
ADMISSION: TBD

SATURDAY, September 17
7 PM Julia Den Boer, piano
Alvin Lucier: Music for Piano with Slow Sweep Pure Wave Oscillator (1992)
Michael Finnissy: Folklore I (1994)
Rebecca Saunders: Crimson (2004)
Ashkan Behzadi: Cronistoria Plastico (2014)
for piano and electronics
/w Ashkan Behzadi, electronics
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15-20

SUNDAY, September 18
2PM JP Carletti “Xul” Trio
Ingrid Laubrock – tenor sax
William Parker – bass
Juan Pablo Carletti – drums
http://www.artsforart.org/ingardens.html
VENUE: Children’s Magical Garden – Raza y Resistencia
129 Stanton east of Essex Street
ADMISSION: TBD

SUNDAY, September 18
6:30 PM Vox Clamantis, Estonian Vocal Ensemble
Psalm 21
Arvo Pärt – Kleine Litanei
Gregorian introit Gaudeamus
Arvo Pärt – Alleluia-Tropus
Arvo Pärt – Da pacem Domine
Arvo Pärt – And One of the Pharisees
Gregorian Kyrie
Arvo Pärt – The Deer’s Cry
Arvo Pärt – Summa
Perotinus Suur – Beata viscera
Arvo Pärt – Most Holy Mother of God
Helena Tulve – Ole tervitatud, Maarja!
Tõnis Kaumann – Ave Maria
Arvo Pärt – Virgencita

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/concert-by-vox-clamantis-tickets-27144944259
VENUE: Church of St. Francis Xavier
ADMISSION: FREE, RSVP

SUNDAY, September 18
7 PM Ned Rothenberg’s 60th Birthday Party: A Benefit For Roulette
Featuring: John Zorn, Muhal Richard Abrams, George Lewis, Sylvie Courvoisier, Ikue Mori, Mark Feldman, Jim Staley, Gamin, Mivos Quartet, Ned Rothenberg
Erik Friedlander, Marty Ehrlich
+Special Guests

Ned Rothenberg’s 60th Birthday Party: A Benefit For Roulette

VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $25-60

SUNDAY, September 18
8:30 PM Susan Alcorn
Nate Wooley – Trumpet
Susan Alcorn – Pedal Steel
Mary Halvorson – Guitar
Ryan Sawyer – Drums
VENUE: Ibeam
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, September 18
8 PM David Behrman, Alvin Lucier // Zeena Parkins // Carver Audain
A part of 9 Evenings + 50 series
http://issueprojectroom.org/event/9-evenings-50-presented-fridman-gallery
VENUE: Fridman Gallery
ADMISSION: $20 – 15

TUESDAY, September 20
8 PM Christian Wolff // Lesley Flanigan // Andrew Demirjian, Kenneth Kirschner
A part of 9 Evenings + 50 series
http://issueprojectroom.org/event/9-evenings-50-presented-fridman-gallery
VENUE: Fridman Gallery
ADMISSION: $20 – 15

WEDNESDAY, September 21
8 PM John Cage by Daniel Neumann // Gordon Mumma // Roberto Carlos Lange
A part of 9 Evenings + 50 series
http://issueprojectroom.org/event/9-evenings-50-presented-fridman-gallery
VENUE: Fridman Gallery
ADMISSION: $20 – 15

SATURDAY, September 24
8 PM Pauline Oliveros, Seth Cluett // Maria Chavez
A part of 9 Evenings + 50 series
http://issueprojectroom.org/event/9-evenings-50-presented-fridman-gallery
VENUE: Fridman Gallery
ADMISSION: $20 – 15

SATURDAY, September 24
7PM and 9PM Ken Vandermark + The FEW

https://www.facebook.com/events/1553508221623673/
VENUE: Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn)
ADMISSION: $12 advance, $15 doors

SUNDAY, September 25
3:45PM Laubrock / Rainey Duo
Ingrid Laubrock – tenor sax
Tom Rainey – drums
http://www.artsforart.org/ingardens.html
VENUE: 6BC Garden – Race and Resistance
E. 6 Street between Ave B & C
ADMISSION: TBD

MONDAY, September 26
10 PM Smith/Bernstein/Wooley
Wayne Smith Jr. (drums), Sarah Bernstein (violin), Nate Wooley (trumpet)

VENUE: 65Fen Music Series
ADMISSION: $10 suggested donation

TUESDAY, September 27
8 PM Ches Smith/Craig Taborn/Mat Maneri
Ches Smith (drums, vibraphone) Craig Taborn (piano) Mat Maneri (viola)
10 PM Ches Smith/Craig Taborn/Mat Maneri: with electricity
Ches Smith (drums, electronics) Craig Taborn (keyboards) Mat Maneri (viola)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20 (each set)

TUESDAY, September 27
8PM & 9:30 PM
Ingrid Laubrock’s Ubatuba
Ingrid Laubrock, tenor sax, comp.;  Tim Berne, alto sax;  Ben Gerstein, trombone; Dan Peck, tuba;  Tom Rainey, drums
VENUE: Cornelia St. Café
ADMISSION: $20 cover includes a drink

THURSDAY, September 29
8 PM Anna Webber, Jennifer Choi, Nate Wooley, Oscar Noriega, Ches Smith
Anna Webber (flute) Jennifer Choi (violin) Nate Wooley (trumpet) Oscar Noriega (clarinets) Ches Smith (percussion, drum machine)
New compositions and improvisations for chamber ensemble.
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $ 20

FRIDAY, September 30
8:15 PM David Rothenberg, Charlie Rauh, John Wieczorek
Charlie Rauh, guitar
David Rothenberg, clarinets
John Wieczorek, percussion
VENUE: Shapeshifter Lab
ADMISSION: $12

NYC Calendar August 2016

SATURDAY, August 6
8 PM Marcos Campello and Okkyung Lee
A member of a leading Rio de Janeiro free-rock band Chinese Cookie Poets Marcos Campello (guitar) performs with one of the most creative free improvisers in New York Okkyung Lee (cello).

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https://www.facebook.com/events/318262955175257/
http://chinesecookiepoets.bandcamp.com/album/danza-cava
VENUE: The Brazilian Endowment for the Arts (240 E 52nd St, New York)
ADMISSION: $10

SATURDAY, August 6
8 PM and 10PM Mary Halvorson Octet
Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet) Jon Irabagon (alto sax) Ingrid Laubrock (tenor sax) Jacob Garchik (trombone) Mary Halvorson (guitar) Susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar) John Hébert (bass) Ches Smith (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, August 7
10 PM Mary Halvorson and Weasel Walter
Mary Halvorson (guitar) Weasel Walter (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY August 9
8 PM Ritual Day 1: Song for Baridegi (Mother of All Shamans)
Jen Shyu (composition, vocals, gayageum, Taiwanese moon lute, piano) Mat Maneri (viola) Ikue Mori (electronics). Jen Shyu’s residency at the Stone

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY August 9
10:30 PM Tim Berne, saxophone; Hank Roberts, cello
VENUE: Korzo
ADMISSION: $10+ $10 suggested cover

FRIDAY, August 12
8:30PM Mark Feldman Duos with Sylvie Courvoisier and Chris Otto
Mark Feldman (violin)
Chris Otto (violin)
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)
Bagatells by John Zorn
http://home.nestor.minsk.by/jazz/news/2016/08/0505.html
VENUE: The Village Vanguard
ADMISSION: $30 per set plus a 1 drink minimum

SATURDAY, August 13
John Zorn: Book of Bagatelles – Erik Friedlander/Michael Nicolas Duo
VENUE: The Village Vanguard
ADMISSION: $30 per set plus a 1 drink minimum

SATURDAY, August 13
8 PM Peter Evans & Joe Mcphee
http://issueprojectroom.org/event/peter-evans-joe-mcphee
VENUE: Issue Project Room
ADMISSION: $15 – 12

SATURDAY, August 13
10 PM Ritual Day 5 (Jen Shyu’s residency at the Stone)
Tyshawn Sorey (percussion) Jen Shyu (vocals)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, August 14
7 PM Influences/Confluences: Bauhaus As Seen By Lukas Ligeti
https://nationalsawdust.org/event/classical-lukas-ligeti/
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $20-25

FRIDAY, August 19
8 PM Ned Rothenberg, Josh Abrams, Joe Morris, William Parker, Hamid Drake
Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, bass clarinet, sax) Josh Abrams (bass, zintar) Joe Morris (guitar, bass, banjo, banjouke, fiddle, pocket trumpet) William Parker (bass, dos n’ngoni, zintar, flutes) Hamid Drake (drums, frame drum, percussion, voice)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, August 20
9:00PM & 10:30PM Couvoisier, Feldman, Laubrock and Rainey
Sylvie Couvoisier, piano; Mark Feldman, violin; Ingrid Laubrock, tenor sax; Tom Rainey, drums
VENUE: Cornelia street cafe
ADMISSION: $20 cover includes a drink

SATURDAY, August 20
10 PM Gerald Cleaver, Craig Taborn, Joe Morris, William Parker
Gerald Cleaver (drums) Joe Morris (guitar, bass, banjo, banjouke, fiddle, pocket trumpet) William Parker (bass, dos n’ngoni, zintar, flutes) Craig Taborn (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, August 22
10 PM A Little Night Music | Improvisations
Cory Smythe and Craig Taborn anchor a genre-surfing two-piano program, bridging the worlds of classic and modern jazz with their supremely individual styles. Fellow ICE member and versatile trumpeter Peter Evans joins for a keyboard-brass collaboration.
http://mostlymozart.org/events/international-contemporary-ensemble-night-music
VENUE: Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: $45

TUESDAY, August 23
8 PM BB&C
Tim Berne (alto sax) Jim Black (drums, other sounds) Nels Cline (electric guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SATURDAY, August 27
8 PM Frode Gjerstad/Steve Swell
Norwegian multi-reed player Frode Gjerstad meets with trombone great Steve Swell.
http://www.andrewdrury.com/calendar.htm
VENUE: Soup & Sound House Concert Series (292 Lefferts Ave., Brooklyn)
ADMISSION: $20 suggested donation

SUNDAY, August 28
7:00 PM David Rothenberg, et al

VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $10-15

SUNDAY, August 28
10 PM Including Words
Ryland Angel (voice) Zeena Parkins (harp) Jorge Roeder (bass) Nels Cline (electro-acoustic guitar). New music/directed improvisation utilizing the love letters from John Cage to Merce Cunningham as text.
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, August 30
7 PM Chiara String Quartet – Bartók By Heart, Part I
https://nationalsawdust.org/event/classical-chiara-string-quartet-bartok-by-heart-part-i/
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $20-25

WEDNESDAY, August 31
7 PM Chiara String Quartet – Bartók By Heart, Part II
https://nationalsawdust.org/event/classical-chiara-string-quartet-bartok-by-heart-part-ii/
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION: $20-25