$20 suggested donation for all events. Door opens 30 minutes before show.
Help yourself to some excellent SOUP (no extra charge!) while it lasts. BYOB. Feel free to bring some food or drink to share.
March 25, 8:00 pm
first set–Nicola Hein (guitar, from Koln), Hans Tammen (synthesis), David Rothenberg (clarinet/bird calls)
second set–Daniel Levin (cello), Chris Pitsiokos (alto saxophone), Sam Pluta (electronics)
DAVID ROTHENBURG Musician and philosopher David Rothenberg wrote Why Birds Sing, Bug Music, Survival of the Beautiful and many other books, published in at least eleven languages. He has 16 CDs out, including One Dark Night I Left My Silent House which came out on ECM, and most recently Berlin Bülbul and Cool Spring. He has performed or recorded with Pauline Oliveros, Peter Gabriel, Ray Phiri, Suzanne Vega, Scanner, Elliot Sharp, Markus Reuter, and the Karnataka College of Percussion. He also worked on the films SONG FROM THE FOREST and the upcoming NIGHTINGALES IN BERLIN is based on his next book. Rothenberg is Distinguished Professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. www.davidrothenberg.net
April 7, 8:00 pm
Jason Weiss (reading)
Mark Dresser (contrabass), Fay Victor (voice), Denman Maroney (piano) play a combination of free improvisation, original compositions from everyone, and an occasional jazz tune. Author Jason Weiss will read.
April 28, 8:00 pm
Jason Kao Hwang SING HOUSE CD release
+ Hank Roberts/Andrew Drury Duo
Jason Kao Hwang’s Sing House CD Release! featuring Hwang (violin/viola/compositions), Steve Swell (trombone), Chris Forbes (piano), Ken Filiano (bass), Andrew Drury (drums)
Hank Roberts (cello), and Andrew Drury (drums)
May 17, 8pm
Trio Elgar (Switzerland)
Trio Elgar consists of three improvisers from Switzerland whose names will be released last minute. Feel free to look up the group–it features a well-known free improvising bass clarinet/saxophonist from Switzerland (whose name rhymes with “watch”), who is a member of another well-known trio with Schutz and Studer, an alum of Cecil Taylor’s European group, etc. Info coming…