NYC Calendar – May 2016

THURSDAY, May 5
8 PM John Zorn’s Bagatelles
Mark Feldman (violin) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, May 6
7:30 PM Synaesthesia Playground
syJocelyn Ho, artistic director, composer, pianist
Daniel Weymouth, composer
Sidney Boquiren, composer
Andrew Batt-Rawden, composer
Celeste Oram, composer and multimedia artist
Anne Sophie Andersen, composer
Nobuho Nagasawa, visual artist
Takafumi Ide, visual artist
Bopha Hul and Troy Arnold, fashion designers
https://www.facebook.com/events/464279223771638/
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15-$20

SATURDAY, May 7
11:00 AM Cage Encounters: Prepare Our Piano for 34’46.776”
2:30 PM Adam Tendler on John Cage’s Piano Works
VENUE: New York Public Library for the Performing Arts – Cafe at LPA
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
ADMISSION: Free

SUNDAY, May 8
8 PM John Zorn’s Bagatelles
Erik Friedlander, Michael Nicolas (cellos)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, May 9
8 PM S.E.M. Ensemble
Petr Kotik String Noise William
George Lewis Not Alone
Lucie Vítkova Places to Meet
John Cage Ryoanji
Roscoe Mitchell They Rode For Them
Karlheinz Stockhausen Zietmasse
Group Improvisation: Mitchell, Parker Woods, Lewis, Buckner, Vítková, Nappi
http://new-york.czechcentres.cz/program/event-details/sem-ensemble2016/
VENUE: Czech Center
ADMISSION: Free

MONDAY, May 9
8 PM Wet Ink Ensemble // Jennifer Walshe
Wet Ink Ensemble performing: Matthias Spahlinger – “Extension” (1979-80): violin & piano
Jennifer Walshe
Darmstadt Institute New York: 70 Year Anniversary Celebration
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15-25

TUESDAY, May 10
8 PM International Contemporary Ensemble // Mivos Quartet
ICE – International Contemporary Ensembleperforming works by:
Ashley Fure / Chaya Czernowin / Luigi Nono
Mivos Quartet performing:
Helmut Lachenmann, String Quartet No. 3 “GRIDO” (2001)
Scott Wollschleger, String Quartet No. 2 “White Wall” (2014)
Darmstadt Institute New York: 70 Year Anniversary Celebration
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15-25

TUESDAY, May 10
8 PM The Stone Benefit Improv Night
Okkyung Lee (cello) John Zorn (sax) and many special guests
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, May 10
10 PM Solo Cello: Amplified
Okkyung Lee (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, May 11
8 PM Talea Ensemble // SEM Ensemble
Darmstadt Institute New York: 70 Year Anniversary Celebration
Talea Ensemble:
 Karlheinz Stockhausen – “Mikrophonie I” (1964)
SEM Ensemble:
Petr Kotik
Music for 3 (1964)
Alvin Singleton
Be Natural (1974)
Iannis Xenakis
Mikka and Mikka “S” (1971, 1976)
Conrad Harris, violin
Morton Feldman
Why Patterns? (1978)
Flute, Piano, Percussion
Karlheinz Stockhausen
Zietmasze (1955-1956)
Flute, Oboe, English Horn, Clarinet, Bassoon
John Cage
Concert for Piano and Orchestra (1957-58)
Joseph Kubera (in version with two orchestras)
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15-25

THURSDAY, May 12
8 PM C. Spencer Yeh, Jennifer Walshe and Okkyung Lee
C. Spencer Yeh (violin, voice) Jennifer Walshe (voice) Okkyung Lee (cello)

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, May 13
8 PM Sylvie Courvoisier
Sylvie Courvoisier, Mark Feldman, Ingrid Laubrock, Tom Rainey
VENUE: The Owl (http://theowl.nyc/visit/)
ADMISSION: $10

FRIDAY, May 13
8 PM Semiosis Quartet presents: Barish, Jaeger, Pärt and Haas
http://thefirehousespace.org/event/semiosis-quartet/
VENUE: Firehouse
ADMISSION: $10

SUNDAY, May 15
8 PM Lotte Anker (saxes) Craig Taborn (piano) Okkyung Lee (cello)

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, May 15
10 pm Solo Cello: Acoustic
Okkyung Lee (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, May 17
8 pm Ikue Mori (electronics) John Zorn (sax) Jim Staley (trombone) Koichi Makigami (voice)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, May 17
10 pm Ikue Mori (electronics) Koichi Makigami (voice)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, May 18
7 PM John Zorn’s Sholem Aleichem Score
John Zorn, accordionist Robert Burger, harpist Carol Emanuel, and Masada (band); Mark Feldman, Greg Cohen, and Erik Friedlander
https://www.facebook.com/events/1593451200945534/

https://www.yivo.org/John-Zorn-Sholem-Aleichem
VENUE: YIVO
ADMISSION: $15/$20

WEDNESDAY, May 18 – Thursday, May 19
7 PM Merce Cunningham Early Works
Screening of Cunningham Ballett 1958
Stephen Drury, piano: Live Performances of Changeling + Suite for Two
http://bacnyc.org/performances/performance/merce-cunningham-trust
VENUE: BAC
ADMISSION: $25

THURSDAY, May 19
9:30PM Meredith Monk With Theo Bleckmann And Katie Geissinger
http://nationalsawdust.org/event/meredith-monk-with-theo-bleckmann-and-katie-geissinger-in-concert/
VENUE: National Sawdust
ADMISSION:$30

THURSDAY, May 19
8 PM Obelisk
Ikue Mori (electronics) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Okkyung Lee (cello) Jim Black (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

THURSDAY, May 19
10 PM Improv set with Ikue Mori, Sylvie Courvoisier, Okkyung Lee, Jim Black, Makigami Koichi
Ikue Mori (electronics) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Okkyung Lee (cello) Jim Black (drums) Makigami Koichi (voice)

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, May 20
8 pm Mephista
Ikue Mori (electronics) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Susie Ibarra (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, May 20
10 pm Mephista with Lotte Anker
Ikue Mori (electronics) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Susie Ibarra (drums) Lotte Anker (sax)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, May 20 at 12:00 AM
SATURDAY, May 21 8:30 PM
Sun of Goldfinger
Tim Berne – Saxophone
Ches Smith – Drums
David Torn – Guitar
VENUE: Ibeam
ADMISSION: $15

SATURDAY, May 21
10 pm Phantom Orchard with special guests

Ikue Mori (electronics) Zeena Parkins (harp, keyboards, etc.) Erik Friedlander (cello) Cyro Baptista (percussion)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, May 22
8 pm Ikue Mori (electronics) Lotte Anker (sax) Anthony Coleman (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, May 22
10 pm Ikue Mori (elecrtronics) Craig Taborn (piano) Lotte Anker (sax) Ches Smith (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

TUESDAY, May 24
8 PM Ned Rothenberg’s Ryu Nashi, New Music for Shakuhachi
Riley Lee, Ralph Samuelson and Ned Rothenberg, shakuhachi
Yoko Hiraoka, shamisen and voice
Stephanie Griffin, viola.
http://roulette.org/events/ned-rothenberg-shakuhatchi-project/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15/$25

SUNDAY, May 29
3 pm John Zorn’s Bagatelles: Sylvie Courvoisier Trio
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Drew Gress (bass) Kenny Wollesen (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, May 30
8 PM Nate Wooley’s Argonautica Record Release
Nate Wooley – trumpet
Ron Miles – cornet, Jozef Dumoulin – Fender Rhodes piano and electronics, Cory Smythe – piano, Devin Gray – drums, Rudy Royston – drums
http://roulette.org/events/nate-wooleys-argonautica-record-release/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15/$25

MONDAY, May 30
8PM Rhys Chatham, Tim Dahl and Kevin Shea
http://lpr.com/lpr_events/rhys-chatham-may-30th-2016/

VENUE:LPR
ADMISSION: $25/Free for members

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NYC Calendar – April 2016

Highlight: Ned Rothenberg residence at The Stone, April 19 to 24

SATURDAY, April 2
7:30PM Kronos Quartet
http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2016/4/2/0730/PM/Kronos-Quartet/
Program
ALEKSANDRA VREBALOV My Desert, My Rose (World Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
NICOLE LIZÉE The Golden Age of the Radiophonic Workshop [Fibre-Optic Flowers] (NY Premiere)

N. RAJAM Dadra in Raga Bhairavi (arr. Reena Esmail) (NY Premiere)
WU MAN “Ancient Echo” from Four Chinese Paintings (arr. Danny Clay) (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
KARIN REHNQVIST All Those Strings! (NY Premiere)
YOTAM HABER break_break_break (World Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
FODÉ LASSANA DIABATÉ “Bara kala ta” from Sunjata’s Time (arr. Jacob Garchik) (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
PETE TOWNSHEND Baba O’Riley (arr. Jacob Garchik) (NY Premiere)
ALBERT BEHAR Lost Wax (NY Premiere)
VENUE: Carnegie Hall
ADMISSION: from $50/sold out

SATURDAY, April 2
9PM & 10:30PM Kris Davis Quartet
Ingrid Laubrock, Stephan Crump, Ches Smith 9PM & 10:30PM

VENUE: Cornelia Street Cafe
ADMISSION: $10 cover, plus $10 minimum

SUNDAY, April 3
8PM Ken Vandermark’s Made To Break
Ken Vandermark, reeds
Christof Kurzmann, electronics
Jasper Stadhouders, bass guitar
Tim Daisy, drums

VENUE: Union Pool
ADMISSION: $8/&12

SUNDAY, April 3
8PM Olivier Messiaen’s timeless Quatuor pour la fin du temps
http://thefirehousespace.org/event/olivier-messiaens-timeless-quatuor-pour-la-fin-du-temps/
VENUE: Firehouse Space
ADMISSION: $10

MONDAY, April 4
7PM Nate Wooley Quartet
Nate Wooley – trumpet
Chris Pitsiokos – alto saxophone
Brandon Lopez – bass
Dre Hocevar – drums

9PM Farmers by Nature
Craig Taborn – piano
William Parker – bass
Gerald Cleaver – drums

VENUE: Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, April 7
8 and 10 PM Loisaida Sextet (dedicated to John Farris)
Frank London (trumpet) Marty Ehrlich, James Brandon Lewis (saxes) Anthony Coleman (piano) Brad Jones (bass) Newman Taylor Baker (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, April 8
8PM Okkyung Lee: Red Eclipse
Violins – Julianne Carney, Jennifer Choi, Cornelius Dufallo, Emilie-Anne Gendron, Pauline Kim Harris, Conrad Harris
Violas – Stephanie Griffin, William Hakim
Cellos – Hamilton Berry, Michael Haas
Bass – Stephan Crump
Percussion – Ches Smith
http://roulette.org/events/residency-okkyung-lee-red-eclipse/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $25/$15

SATURDAY, April 9
8PM The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) – “From Minimalism into Algorithm”
Philip Glass: Piece in the Shape of a Square for two of the same instruments (1967) performed on two violas
Steve Reich: Violin Phase (1967)
Joseph Byrd: Animals for prepared piano and ensemble (1961)
Joseph Byrd: Water Music for amplified percussion and tape (1963)
http://www.thekitchen.org/event/acme-with-charlemagne-palestine
VENUE: The Kitchen
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, April 10
8PM The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) – “From Minimalism into Algorithm”
Charlemagne Palestine joins ACME
Meredith Monk: Stringsongs (2005)
Julius Eastman: The Holy Presence of Joan d’Arc for ten cellos (1981-score missing; 2016 world premiere of transcription by Clarice Jensen from live recording)
Charlemagne Palestine: Strumming Music (1977)
http://www.thekitchen.org/event/acme-with-charlemagne-palestine
VENUE: The Kitchen
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, April 15
9 PM Kronos: Creating a New Repertoire
http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2016/4/15/0900/PM/Kronos-Creating-a-New-Repertoire/
Performers (note that Kronos is NOT performing)
Argus Quartet
·· Jason Issokson, Violin
·· Clara Kim, Violin
·· Diana Wade, Viola
·· Joann Whang, Cello
Friction Quartet
·· Otis Harriel, Violin
·· Kevin Rogers, Violin
·· Taija Warbelow, Viola
·· Doug Machiz, Cello
Ligeti Quartet
·· Mandhira de Saram, Violin
·· Patrick Dawkins, Violin
·· Richard Jones, Viola
·· Val Welbanks, Cello
Program
FODÉ LASSANA DIABATÉ Sunjata’s Time (arr. by Jacob Garchik) (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
GARTH KNOX Satellites (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
WU MAN Four Chinese Paintings (arr. Danny Clay) (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
TERRY RILEY Selections from Salome Dances for Peace
·· The Gift
·· The Ecstasy
·· Good Medicine
VENUE: Carnegie Hall
ADMISSION: $15

MONDAY, April 18
6:30 PM Colin Stetson presents SORROW, a reimagining of Gorecki’s 3rd Symphony
with Justin Walter (solo)

http://lpr.com/lpr_events/colin-stetson-presents-sorrow-april-18th-2016/
Colin Stetson: Alto, Tenor, Bass Saxophones; Contrabass Clarinet; Lyricon
Dan Bennett: Tenor, Baritone Saxophones; Clarinet
Greg Fox: Drums
Grey Mcmurray: Guitar
Gyda Valtysdottir: Cello
Justin Walter: Keyboards, EVI
Matt Bauder: Tenor, Baritone Saxophones; Clarinet
Megan Stetson: Voice
Rebecca Foon: Cello
Ryan Ferreira: Guitar
Sarah Neufeld: Violin
Shahzad Ismaily: Synth
VENUE: LPR
ADMISSION: $25/$30

TUESDAY, April 19
8PM Sylvie Courvoisier Trio w/ Drew Gress + Kenny Wollesen
Sylvie Courvoisier – piano, comp
Drew Gress – bass
Kenny Wollesen – drums
http://roulette.org/events/sylvie-courvoisier-trio-w-drew-gress-kenny-wollesen/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15/$20

TUESDAY, April 19
8 PM and 10 PM Rothenberg and Mivos Quartet
Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, shakuhachi), Mivos Quartet: Olivia De Prato (violin) Joshua Modney (violin) Victor Lowrie (viola) Mariel Roberts (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15 each set

WEDNESDAY, April 20
8 PM Ned Rothenberg (woodwinds) Uri Caine (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, April 21
8 PM Composer Portrait:Francesca Verunelli
http://www.millertheatre.com/events/francesca-verunelli

VENUE: Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: $20 – $30

THURSDAY, April 21
8 PM Ned Rothenberg and Inner Diaspora

Mark Feldman (violin) Erik Friedlander (cello) Jerome Harris (acoustic guitar, acoustic bass guitar) Satoshi Takeishi (percussion) Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, bass clarinet, alto sax, shakuhachi)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, April 22
8 PM Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Ned Rothenberg (woodwinds)
10 PM Nels Cline (guitar) Ikue Mori (electronics) Ned Rothenberg (woodwinds)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15 each set

MONDAY, April 25
7 PM Composer Portrait: Beat Furrer
https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2016/4/25/0700/PM/Composer-Portrait-Beat-Furrer/
Argento Chamber Ensemble
VENUE: Carnegie Hall
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, April 26
6PM A Study of György Ligeti
Jennifer Choi, violin
Rachel Drehmann, horn
Taka Kigawa, piano
Repertoire
György Ligeti Trio for Violin, Horn and Piano (1982)
Ligeti Selections from Piano Études
VENUE:Miller Theatre at Columbia University
ADMISSION: FREE

SATURDAY, April 30
8 PM Scott Robinson’s “Spacetette”
Scott Robinson (saxes, theremin, sonic laser actuator) Kevin Norton (vibes, drums, percussion) Pat O’Leary (bass, cello, toys) Julian Thayer (bass, phono-fiddle) and, if available, Marshall Allen (alto sax, EVI)
10 PM Heliosonic Toneways (a 50th Anniversary celebration of Sun Ra’s Heliocentric Worlds)
Scott Robinson (tenor sax, bass marimba, theremin, tuned bongos) Philip Harper (trumpet) Frank Lacy (trombone) Tim Newman (bass trombone) JD Parran (bass clarinet) Yosvany Terry (alto sax, flute) Pat O’Leary, Julian Thayer (basses) Matt Wilson (drums) and, if available: Danny Thompson (baritone, flute) Marshall Allen (alto sax, EVI)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20, each set

NYC Calendar September 2015

THURSDAY, September 10
8:00 PM John Zorn’s Masada Book Three – The Book Beriah

Cyro Baptista and Banquet of the Spirits
Cyro Baptista – percussion
Brian Marsella – keyboards
Shanir Blumenkranz – bass
Tim Keiper – drums

Cleric
Matt Hollenberg – guitar
Nick Shellenberger – keys, voice
Dan Kennedy – bass
Larry Kwartowitz – drums

Nigunim
Loren Sklamberg – voice
Frank London – trumpet
Uri Caine – piano

Zion 80
Jon Madof – guitar
Frank London – trumpet
Matt Darriau – alto sax
Greg Wall – tenor sax
Jessica Lurie – bari sax
Zach Mayer – bari sax
Brian Marsella – organ
Yoshie Fruchter – guitar
Shanir Blumenkranz – bass
Yonadav Halevy – drums
Marlon Sobol – percussion
Cyro Baptista – percussion
special guest- John Zorn – sax
http://roulette.org/events/the-book-beriah-the-world-premiere-of-new-music-from-john-zorns-masada-book-three-the-book-beriah/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $30/$40

SUNDAY, September 13
3 PM John Zorn’s Bagatelles
Erik Friedlander, Michael Nicolas (cellos)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, September 18
7 PM Scelsi Rediscovered: Haas, Murail, Scelsi
http://www.acfny.org/event/performing-arts-scelsi-murail-haas/
VENUE: Bohemian National Hall
ADMISSION: Free, RSVP required

FRIDAY, September 18
8:30 PM Cortex
Thomas Johansson – trumpet
Kristoffer Alberts – reeds
Ola Høyer – double bass
Gard Nilssen – drums

VENUE: Ibeam
ADMISSION:$15

SUNDAY, September 20
3 PM John Zorn’s Bagatelles: Mephisto
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Ikue Mori (electronics) Jim Black (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, September 20
8 PM Mycale and Erik Friedlander
Sofia Rei, A. Rose, Sara Serpa, Malika Zarra (voices) Erik Friedlander (cello)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, September 22
8 PM Evan Parker’s US Electro-Acoustic Ensemble
Evan Parker (soprano sax) George Lewis (electronics, trombone) Sam Pluta (electronics) Craig Taborn (piano) Ned Rothenberg (bass clarinet, clarinet, shakuhachi) Peter Evans(trumpets)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, September 22
10 PM Rocket Science
Evan Parker (tenor and soprano saxes) Peter Evans (trumpets) Sam Pluta (electronics) Craig Taborn (piano)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

TUESDAY, September 22
9 PM LARK
Ralph Alessi, trumpet; Ingrid Laubrock, saxophone; Kris Davis, piano; Tom Rainey, drums
VENUE: Korzo
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, September 23
8:00 PM Evan Parker, Ikue Mori, Sylvie Courvoisier, Mark Feldman
http://roulette.org/events/evan-parker-ikue-mori-sylvie-courvoisier-mark-feldman-2/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION: $15/$25

THURSDAY, September 24
8:30 PM Conor Hanick (piano) performs Hans Otte’s Book Of Sounds
https://www.facebook.com/events/1116128265081601/
Book of Sounds
Hans Otte, the German composer, pianist, sound sculptor, poet, and visual artist, dedicated his titanic piano work, The Book of Sounds, “to all those who want to draw close to sound, so that, in search for the sound of sound, for the secret of life, one’s own resonance is discovered.”

VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $10/$15

FRIDAY, September 25
9 PM Okkyung Lee – cello, Eivind Opsvik – bass
VENUE: Seeds
ADMISSION:$10

FRIDAY, September 25
8 PM Evan Parker/Ned Rothenberg duo (Dual saxophones)

VENUE: Jack
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, September 25
9:00PM & 10:30PM Ingrid Laubrock: Ubatuba, CD Release

Ingrid Laubrock, tenor sax, comp.; Tim Berne, alto sax; Ben Gerstein, trombone; Dan Peck, tuba; Tom Rainey, drums
VENUE: Cornelia Street Cafe
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, September 27
8 PM and 10PM House Special
Peter Evans (trumpet) Levy Lorenzo (percussion, electronics) Paul Wilson (keyboards, piano, electronics) Sam Pluta (electronics) Kassa Overall (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, September 27
9 PM Iva Bittová w/The Window Quartet
http://lepoissonrouge.com/lpr_events/iva-bittova-september-27th-2015/
VENUE: LPR
ADMISSION: $15/$20/$25

TUESDAY, September 29
8:00 PM The Thing
http://roulette.org/events/the-thing/
VENUE: Roulette
ADMISSION:$15/$25

NYC Calendar August 2015

SATURDAY, August 1
8:00PM & 10:00PM Ingrid Laubrock, Vincent Chancey, Eivind Opsvik, Michael Formanek, Tom Rainey
VENUE: Jazz Gallery
ADMISSION: $22

SUNDAY, August 2
3 PM John Zorn’s Bagatelles: Asmodeus
Marc Ribot (guitar) Trevor Dunn (bass) Tyshawn Sorey (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

SUNDAY, August 2
7 & 8:30 PM Darius Jones Quartet
Matt Mitchell, Rhodes piano; Sean Conley, bass; Ches Smith, drums; Darius Jones, alto sax

VENUE: Whynot Not Jazz Room
ADMISSION: $15 for two sets

THURSDAY, August 6
8:30 PM Bill Frisell (guitar) John Zorn (sax)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, August 7
9:00PM & 10:30PM Sylvie Courvoisier, piano, comp.; Mary Halvorson, guitar; Stephan Crump, bass

VENUE: Cornelia Street Cafe
ADMISSION: $10 cover plus $10 minimum

FRIDAY, August 7
8PM & 10PM T.S. Eliot’s “The Wasteland ”
Hal Willner (voice, samples), Joanaspolicewoman (voice, violin), Kenny Wollesen (percussion, Wollesonics), Bill Frisell (guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

FRIDAY, August 7, SATURDAY, August 8
8:30 PM We All Break: A meeting of Haitian drums and creative music.
Daniel Brevil and Markus Schwartz–traditional Haitian percussion, Matt Mitchell–piano, Ches Smith–drums and percussion
VENUE: IBeam
ADMISSION: Free

SATURDAY, August 8
9:00PM & 10:30PM Kris Davis, piano; John Hebert, bass; Tom Rainey, drums

VENUE: Cornelia Street Cafe
ADMISSION: $10 cover plus $10 minimum

SUNDAY, August 9
3 PM John Zorn’s Bagatelles
Jamie Saft (piano) Brad Jones (bass) Kenny Wollesen (drums)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, August 10
8PM: Bruce Ackley
San Francisco-based reed master Bruce Ackley (founding member of the ROVA sax quartet) with NYC guests
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

MONDAY, August 10
7PM – 8PM Karin de Fleyt, flute: Stockhausen and Sciarrino

Xi, for flute (1986) 7′ K. Stockhausen
Hermes, for flute (1984) 11’38” S. Sciarrino
Susanis Echo, for alto flute (1985) 7’11” K. Stockhausen
Lettere degli antipodi dal vento (2000) 6’35” S. Sciarrino
L’orizzonte luminoso di Aton (1989) 11’35” S. Sciarrino
Harmonien 5. Hour from KLANG (2006) 15′ K. Stockhausen
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15/$10

WEDNESDAY, August 13
Marc Hannaford, piano; Jeremy Viner, saxophone; Tom Rayney, drums
VENUE: Barbes
ADMISSION: $10

SATURDAY, August 15
8PM: Mivos Quartet and Stephen Gosling

Olivia De Prato, Joshua Modney (violins), Victor Lowrie (viola), Mariel Roberts (cello), Stephen Gosling (piano)
Moonblood (2005, for string quartet) / Psalterion (2007, for string quartet) / Cosmogony (2015, for piano and electronics — world premiere)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

MONDAY, August 17
8:00PM Don Dietrich
1st set: acoustic Don Dietrich (saxophone) + Camille Dietrich (cello)
2nd set: amplified: Don + Camille + Nate Wooley (trumpet) + Samara Lubelski (violin) + Brandon Lopez (contra-bass)

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1993595
VENUE: Jack
ADMISSION: $10/$15

WEDNESDAY, August 19
8PM BarrSheaDahl

angel

Mick Barr (guitar) Tim Dahl (bass) Kevin Shea (drums)
Brutal space-less shred trance.
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

WEDNESDAY, August 19
10PM Encenathrakh
Mick Barr (guitar) Colin Marston (guitar) Weasel Walter (drums) Paulo Henri Paguntalan (vocals)
Technical improv brutal death metal.

VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

SUNDAY, August 23
3 PM John Zorn’s Bagatelles: Theatre of Operations
Shanir Blumenkranz (bass) Kenny Grohowski (drums) Brian Marsella (keyboards)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $20

WEDNESDAY, August 26
8PM Earth  and Marc Ribot w/ Ikue Mori
live score to Jennifer Reeves’ “Shadows Choose Their Horrors” and other shorts) w/ Holy Sons
http://lepoissonrouge.com/lpr_events/earth-august-26th-2015/
VENUE: LPR
ADMISSION: $15/18

NYC Calendar July 2015

SATURDAY, July 4
9:00 PM & 10:30 PM Ingrid Laubrock/Tyshawn Sorey/Kris Davis
Ingrid Laubrock, saxophones; Tyshawn Sorey, drums; Kris Davis, piano

VENUE: Cornelia Street Café
ADMISSION: $10 + $10 drinks minimum

SUNDAY, July 5
3 pm John Zorn’s Bagatelles: Sylvie Courvoisier and Mark Feldman
Mark Feldman (violin) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)

8 pm Jeff Zeigler and Gyan Riley
Jeff Zeigler (cello) Gyan Riley (guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15 each set

TUESDAY, July 7
10:00pm Roscoe Mitchell: Two Trios and Combined Quintet @ Vision Festival
Trio One — Roscoe Mitchell – alto, soprano and sopranino saxophones / Hugh Ragin – trumpet, piccolo trumpet and flugelhorn / Tyshawn Sorey – drums, trombone and piano
Trio Two — Roscoe Mitchell: alto, soprano and sopranino saxophones / Craig Taborn – piano and electronics / Kikanju Baku – drums and percussion
Combined Quintet: Roscoe Mitchell, Hugh Ragin, Craig Taborn, Tyshawn Sorey and Kikanju Baku
http://www.artsforart.org/event/vf20/schedule
VENUE: Judson Memorial Church
ADMISSION: $25-$40

WEDNESDAY, July 8
8:30PM Crispell & Hemingway @ Vision Festival
Marilyn Crispell – piano
Gerry Hemingway – percussions
11:00PM Sun Ra Arkestra directed by Marshall Allen @ Vision Festival
VENUE: Judson Memorial Church
ADMISSION: $25-$40

WEDNESDAY, July 8
7:30pm Drawing Sound: Billy Martin – Wandering
Chris Cochrane (guitar), Billy Martin (percussion), John Medeski (keyboard synthesizer), Ikue Mori (electronics), and Ned Rothenberg (clarinets, saxophone, shakuhachi)
https://www.facebook.com/events/109838866023519/
VENUE: The Drawing Center
ADMISSION: $10

THURSDAY, July 9
7:30pm Drawing Sound: Billy Martin – Wandering
Cyro Baptista (percussion, voice) and Anthony Coleman (keyboards)
Yoshiko Chuma (dancer) and Billy Martin (percussion)
Ensemble: Fang Percussion
https://www.facebook.com/events/561796460626541/

VENUE: The Drawing Center
ADMISSION: $10

THURSDAY, July 9
7:30PM – 8:30PM – Darius Jones Quartet featuring Emilie LesBros @ Vision Festival
Darius Jones – sax
Sean Conly – bass
Craig Taborn – piano
Gerald Cleaver – drums
Emilie LesBros – vocals
9:00PM Milford Graves HeArt Quartet @ Vision Festival
Milford Graves – drums, percussion, Charles Gayle – tenor sax, William Parker – bass, Hugh Glover – reeds
11:00PM FOUR FOR TAZZ @ Vision Festival
Joe McPhee – brass, reeds
Charles Gayle – bass, piano
Charles Downs – drums
Warren Smith – vibes, marimba, percussion
VENUE: Judson Memorial Church
ADMISSION: $25-$40

FRIDAY, July 10
7:30PM Drawing Sound: Billy Martin – Wandering
Annie Gosfield (electronics) and Billy Martin (percussion)
Paul Auster (spoken word) and Hal Willner (tape machines)
Ensemble: Sirius Quartet
https://www.facebook.com/events/490483487782462/
VENUE: The Drawing Center
ADMISSION: $10

FRIDAY, July 10
7:00PM Dance / FreeJazz – ‘A Piano’ Yoshiko Chuma & Matthew Shipp @ Vision Festival
Yoshiko Chuma – dance
Matthew Shipp – piano
VENUE: Judson Memorial Church
ADMISSION: $25-$40

SATURDAY, July 11
6:30PM Ingrid Laubrock Sextet @ Vision Festival
Ingrid Laubrock – soprano, tenor sax, Craig Taborn – piano / Miya Masaoka – koto, Dan Peck – tuba / Tyshawn Sorey – drums , Sam Pluta – electronics
7:30PM Wadada Leo Smith / Aruan Ortiz Duo @ Vision Festival
Wadada Leo Smith – trumpet
Aruan Ortiz – piano
VENUE: Judson Memorial Church
ADMISSION: $25-$40

SATURDAY, July 11
9:30PM Rane Moore in Contemporary Insights
https://www.facebook.com/events/702507653192269/
Georges Aperghis: Simulacra IV
Vinko Globokar: Voix Instrumentalisée
Enno Poppe: Holz
Kaija Saariaho: Duft
Salvatore Sciarrino: Let me die before I wake
Ken Ueno: I screamed at the sea until nodes swelled up, then my voice became the resonant noise of the sea
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $10-15

WEDNESDAY, July 15
10 PM Secret Chiefs 3: Ishraqiyun Tasbih Ensemble
Matt Lebofsky (keyboards) Shanir Blumenkranz (gimbre, oud) Kenny Grohowski (drum elements) Matt Hollenberg (guitar) Larry Kwartowitz (drum elements) Ches Smith (conga, drum elements) Toby Driver (bass) Trey Spruance (conducting, kinnor when appropriate)
Polyhedral relations in rhythm and tonality. Three duos around a keyboard in interactive tessellations pieces “Perichoresis”, “Phyllotaxis” and others.
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

THURSDAY, July 16
10 PM Secret Chiefs 3 plays selections from Masada Book III, The Book Beriah
Eyvind Kang (violin) Matt Lebofsky (keyboards) Shanir Blumenkranz (bass, oud) Ches Smith (mallets, percussion) Kenny Grohowski (drums) Jason Schimmel (guitar) Trey Spruance (baritone guitar)
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, July 17
8 PM Secret Chiefs 3: FORMS: Salon/Fantasia
Trey Spruance (conducting, keyboards) Eyvind Kang (violin) Jessika Kenney (voice) Matt Lebofsky (keyboards) Toby Driver (bass, keyboards) Ches Smith (mallets, percussion) Jason Schimmel (piano, keyboards, guitar) Ryan Parish (flute) Kenny Grohowski (percussion)
Presenting new chamber music live ensemble format (Salon/Fantasia) familiar from recorded pieces like “Scorched Earth Saturnalia”. Probably the finest ensemble ever assembled for SC3 in a concert almost entirely made up of of world premiers.
10 PM Secret Chiefs 3 Plays John Zorn’s Masada Book II, Xaphan
Trey Spruance (guitar) Eyvind Kang (violin) Jason Schimmel (guitar) Matt Lebofsky (keyboards) Toby Driver (bass) Ches Smith (drums). Xaphan featuring Eyvind Kang.
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15 each set

FRIDAY, July 17
8:30 PM Ivo Perelman and Matthew Shipp
also, broadcasted live at http://live.michikostudios.com/
VENUE: Michiko
ADMISSION: $15-$20

SUNDAY, July 19
3 PM John Zorn’s Bagatelles: Craig Taborn Solo and Trio
Craig Taborn (piano) Thomas Morgan (bass) Gerald Cleaver (drums)
This concert will begin with a brief discussion between Craig Taborn and John Zorn—followed by a solo piano set and a Trio set.
VENUE: The Stone
ADMISSION: $15 each set

SUNDAY, July 19
8:30 PM Michaël Attias and Matt Mitchell
First duo encounter Michaël Attias: alto saxophone, Matt Mitchell: piano
VENUE: IBEAM
ADMISSION: $15 Suggested Donation

THURSDAY, July 23 – FRIDAY, July 24
8PM Harry Partch | Heiner Goebbels, Delusion of the Fury

http://www.lincolncenterfestival.org/2015/delusion-of-the-fury
VENUE: New York City Center
ADMISSION: $45 and above

THURSDAY, July 30
7 – 8 PM Simon Nabatov in New York w/Gerald Cleaver

photo © Peter Gannushkin

photo © Peter Gannushkin

https://www.facebook.com/events/752536398188099/
VENUE: Spectrum
ADMISSION: $15/$10