John Yao & His 17-piece Instrument – 8pm John Yao & His 17-piece Instrument, draws from the tradition of contemporary big band jazz and uses serial and twelve-tone techniques to create a fresh and unique sound. Robert Sabin & Decimatio – 10:30pm Decimatio is an original ten-piece ensemble project begun by bassist and composer Robert Sabin in the beginning of 2013 to feature original music based loosely on Albert Camus’ The Plague and adaptations of Ennio Morricone’s lesser known film music.
Join us on the crossroads of noise, melody, rhythm, space, density, contrast, synchronicity, asymmetry, serendipity and contradiction with Eris 136199 (Nick Didkovsky: guitar; Han-earl Park: guitar; and Catherine Sikora: saxophones), plus Ras Moshe (saxophones), Shayna Dulberger (bass) and John Pietaro (percussion). $10 suggested donation.
Borey Shin & Justin Veloso (Boston / Brooklyn); Korean Jeans (Boston) --- Neal Markowski and Beth McDonald; Little King (New York) --- Michael Sachs, Andrew Halchak, Tomas Cruz, Richard Saunders, and Tim Norton.
Two rare performances by out of town improvising ensembles! Charlie Kohlhase and The Saxophone Support Group Performing the music of Kohlhase, Sinton, Lacy, and Hemphill with an expanded wall of saxophones. Hofmann-Rofalski duo This Duo outlines a delicate wave of sound, spanning boarders of genres and generates an intense listening experience. $10 suggested donation
Alejandro Florez (guitar), Ricardo Gallo (piano), Andrew Drury (percussion), Dan Blake (saxophone), and Dan Peck (tuba) perform new compositions for this unique improvising ensemble. Followed by "RicTer Scale" (Ricardo Gallo-piano, Terri Hron-recorders), with special guests!
A night of saltiness, slapstick, slurs, seltzer, suntans, saucisson sec, swabs, cement, sonar, Cy... 8:00 p.m. - Jarrett Gilgore, Jaimie Branch, Deric Dickens, Max Johnson. 9:00 p.m. - Trismegistus: Joe Moffett, Sean Ali, Devin Gray, Ben Gerstien. 10:00 p.m. - Matt Plummer, Stephen Harms & Matt Rousseau
8PM:: Carl Testa (solo bass and electronics) Carl Testa's music for solo bass and electronics incorporates live sampling and granular synthesis of the bass to create melodic and textural ambient music. 9PM:: Special Audio Screening of "Bridge I" & "Bridge II" by Desmond Knight Q&A with the composer afterwards. "Sentimental Parlour Music" is the debut album of composer/sound artist Desmond Knight. An avid armchair naturalist, he has spent many a day and night in far flung regions recording all manner of sound. Knight's singular catalogue of captured and found ephemeral sound is cut up and reassembled to form the broad world of "Bridge".
8 pm - Jeremiah Lockwood - troubadour with guitar singing delta blues and nigunim 9 pm - Haverchuck - Adam Hopkins (bass, compositions), Nathaniel Morgan (alto sax), Josh Sinton (baritone sax, bass clarinet), Eric Trudel (tenor sax), Jonathan Goldberger (guitar), Devin Gray (drums). 10 pm - Jake Henry Quartet - Jake Henry, Owen Stewart-Robertson, Chris Tordini & Cody Brown a co-production of Sounds on Sounds, McEvoy and Sinton. $10/$15
Different? Difficult? Dissonant? An evening of real-time, improvisative musical meetings. Kris Davis (piano) and Andrew Drury (drums); Ingrid Laubrock (saxophones) and Han-earl Park (guitar); and Catherine Sikora (saxophones) and Stanley Jason Zappa (saxophones). $10 suggested donation.
Rare appearance by Jon Rose(violin) in a improvisational configuration with Eyal Maoz(guitar) and James Ilgenfritz(bass) + Jonah Rosenberg(piano) guest spots. David First performs on guitar and laptop with Jeanann Dara - viola.
Short solo works written by Beeferman, Dunphy, Durst, Duykers, Hudgins, Muchmore, Rosenberg, Seroff, Sinton, Waters & Zagaykevych performed by the composers and/or Curtis Stewart, Jean Cook, Britton Matthews & Jonathan Vincent A steal at $9.99!
Leo Genovese - Piano, Nat Mugavero - Drums
Leo Genovese - Piano, Dan Blake - Sax, Justin Purtill - Gtr, Ziv Ravitz - Drums and angry monkies
In the spirit of Derek Bailey's Company week, the evening will feature a series of never-before-seen and never-to-be-seen-again groups. Participants will include Kyoko Kitamura, Dominic Lash, Ingrid Laubrock, Dan Peck, Louise D.E. Jensen, Patrick Breiner, Tom Blancarte, Sara Schoenbeck, Will McEvoy, Josh Sinton and Aryeh Kobrinsky. Special Guests TBA. $10 Suggested Donation
Mivos plays Mivos: featuring special guests Dan Blake, Timucin Sahin, and Nate Wooley. $10