NYC Calendar January 2016

Highlights of the month:
Okkyung Lee residency at JACK
Ken Vandermark residency at the Stone

SUNDAY, January 3
3PM John Zorn’s Bagatelles | Sylvie Courvoisier Trio
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano), Drew Gress (bass), Kenny Wollesen (drums)
VENUE: The Stone

MONDAY, January 4
7:30PM Jenny Lin and Uri Caine (pianos)
ADMISSION: $25/Free for members/

TUESDAY, January 5
8 PM Sylvie Courvoisier (piano), Chris Corsano (drums), Ingrid Laubrock (sax), Ken Vandermark (reeds)
VENUE: The Stone

WEDNESDAY, January 6
8 PM Mat Maneri (viola), Joe McPhee (sax), Ken Vandermark (reeds)
VENUE: The Stone

WEDNESDAY, January 6
10 PM Tom Rainey (drums) Ned Rothenberg (sax) Ken Vandermark (reeds) and a special guest (piano)
VENUE: The Stone

THURSDAY, January 7
7PM Erik Friedlander (cello), Shoko Nagai (piano), Satoshi Takeishi (percussion)
Premiere of Erik Friedlander’s new works
VENUE: Barbes

FRIDAY, January 8
8 PM Okkyung Lee (cello) and choreographer/dancer Michelle Boulé

SUNDAY, January 10
8:30PM, 10PM Nabatov, Johnson, Sarin
Simon Nabatov (Piano), Max Johnson (Bass), Michael Sarin (Drums)
Rare New York appearance of Cologne-based pianist.
“Nabatov is quite simply one of the finest improvising pianists in Europe.” -Jazz UK

ADMISSION: $15 Suggested Donation (for both sets)

SUNDAY, January 10
8 PM Paal Nilssen-Love (drums), Ken Vandermark (reeds)

VENUE: The Stone

TUESDAY, January 12
7:30PM and 9:30PM Miles Okazaki Trickster

Miles Okazaki – guitar, compositions
Craig Taborn – piano
Anthony Tidd – bass
Sean Rickman – drums
VENUE: Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $10/$15

WEDNESDAY, January 13
8:00 PM The Ex, Bill Laswell, Colin Stetson
part of 2016 NYC Winter Jazzfest
ADMISSION: $20-$25

THURSDAY, January 14
8:00PM Joe McPhee (reeds), Michael Bisio (bass)
VENUE: Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center

THURSDAY, January 14
8:00PM Endangered Blood
Jim Black, drum
Trevor Dunn, bass
Oscar Noriega, alto saxophone and bass clarinet
Chris Speed, tenor saxophone
VENUE: Barbes

THURSDAY, January 14
9:00pm Zeena Parkins/Brian Chase
10pm Chris Pitsiokos / Tyshawn Sorey
10:45pm Peter Evans / Aaron Burnett / Brandon Lopez / Weasel Walter
VENUE: Muchmore’s

SUNDAY, January 17
3 PM Krakauer & Tagg “Breath and Hammer”
David Krakauer (clarinet), Kathleen Tagg (piano)
VENUE: National Sawdust

TUESDAY, January 19
8 PM Rova-Zorn Quintet
Bruce Ackley, Steve Adams, Larry Ochs, Jon Raskin, John Zorn (saxes)
VENUE: The Stone

WEDNESDAY, January 20
9:30 PM Anthony Braxton Portrait
From the early Stockhausen-influenced chamber works to the development of his “Ghost Trance Music” series, and later works with electronics and unusual instrumentation.

The Wet Ink Large Ensemble
Nate Wooley (trumpet)
Peter Evans (trumpet)
Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon)
Dan Peck (tuba)
Jacob Garchik (trombone)
Jeff Snyder (modular synth)
Alex Mincek (saxophone)
Josh Modney (violin)
Kate Soper (voice)
Eric Wubbels (piano)
Ian Antonio (percussion)
VENUE: National Sawdust

WEDNESDAY, January 20
7:30 PM and 9:30 PM Matthew Shipp Trio
The Conduct of Jazz Album Release Party
VENUE: Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola (Lincoln Center)

SUNDAY, January 24
9 PM Commedia dell’arte by John Zorn
VENUE: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
ADMISSION: $15-$20

MONDAY, January 25 – SATURDAY, January 30
7:30 PM FOCUS! 2016 | Milton Babbitt’s World: A Centennial Celebration
January 26: 6:30pm – pre-concert Panel Discussion with Bethany Beardslee, Jonathan Dawe, Charles Wuorinen, and others. Moderated by Joel Sachs.
January 27: Philomel (1964) and works by Davidovsky, Lansky, Martino
VENUE: The Peter Jay Sharp Theater (Lincoln Center)

WEDNESDAY, January 27
10 PM Craig Taborn, MR and Ches Smith
Craig Taborn (piano) MR (sax) Ches Smith (drums)
VENUE: The Stone

THURSDAY, January 28
7:30 PM Weird Wednesdays (on Thursdays).
Terry Dame’s monthly music series dedicated to instrument inventors and players of found objects and other musical oddities. This month, with special guest Kenny Wollesen.
VENUE: Barbes

FRIDAY January 29 – SATURDAY January 30
7 PM and 9:30 PM Charles Lloyd & The Marvels Featuring Bill Frisell
VENUE: The Appel Room (Lincoln Center)
ADMISSION: From $33.75

SATURDAY, January 30
8 PM Real Loud Presents: The Late Music of Giacinto Scelsi
Ko-Tha I-III (for prepared double bass)
Aitsi (for electronically prepared piano)
L’Âme Ailée et L’Âme Ouverte (for violin)
Kshara I-III (for two double basses)
performances by Tristan Kasten-Krause, Karl Larson, Hajnal Pivnick and Evan Runyon.
VENUE: The Firehouse Space


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