Posts Tagged ‘which way west?’

Sunday, Oct. 19 – 4:30-6:30 pm
The Hamir Atwal Quartet

Ben Goldberg, clarinet. Michael Coleman, piano. Rob Adkins, bass. Hamir Atwal, drums. These musicians have been playing together for years in a bunch of incredible groups. As a quartet they are in strict pursuit of beautiful melody. Hamir Atwal says: “I think for each of us, melody comes first. Then there is the importance of…

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Sunday, October 5 – 4:30-6:30 pm
Duocracy: Ian Carey and Ben Stolorow

Duocracy, a project of trumpeter Ian Carey and pianist Ben Stolorow, focuses on classic tunes from the rare to the familiar, ranging from Gershwin and Gordon Jenkins to Thelonious Monk and Henry Mancini, plus occasional original tunes. Within that repertoire, they aim for interplay, unpredictability, and surprise. (You can see them performing one of their…

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Sunday, August 24th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Reconnaissance Fly
jazz and beyond

Aggressively whimsical and charmingly incoherent. Reconnaissance Fly deliriously mixes Spam poetry, found texts and original lyrics with jazz, progressive rock, funk, samba, free improvisation, a small Chinese gong, and an arsenal of wind instruments all deployed against the forces of tedium! Amanda Chaudhary with keyboard and electronics; Rich Lesnik playing clarinet, bass clarinet, and soprano and tenor saxophones; Polly…

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