previous shows

  • May 19th (Friday) 7 PM, I will be playing a new composition for contra alto clarinet and electronics, assisted by N. B. Aldrich, at The Cannery, 207 Southern Bay Rd., Penobscot, ME. Also appearing: Dave Gross.
  • May 18th (Thursday) 7 PM, I will be playing a new composition for contra alto clarinet and electronics, assisted by Dave Gross, at a private house concert in Malden MA. Also appearing: Dave Gross.
  • April 28th (Friday) 7 PM, I will be presenting a new work, as part of the Four Aspects: Contemporary Performance in Practice. This will be taking place at the AP/PE Space, IMRC Center, Stewart Commons, University of Maine Orono, ME 04469-5785. Eleanor Kipping, Alicia Champlin and Josh Couturier will aslo be presenting work.
  • April 14th (Friday) 7 PM, Leslie Ross (bassoon, electronics) and I will be joining the touring Bonnie Kane/Walter Wright Duo for a couple of sets of mix-n-match duos and ensemble playing at The Cannery, 207 Southern Bay Rd., Penobscot, ME. (Kane plays tenor sax, flute and electronics, and Wright plays percussion and electronics.)
    Media: A nice description of the scene plus links to the audio from the show are available in Walter’s tour diary, here.
  • April 8th (Saturday) 2 PM, I will be performing in the 9th Annual Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival, presented by the Portland Conservatory of Music. In a program produced by Gustavo Aguilar and N.B. Aldrich, I will be performing, along with fellow UMaine IMFA grad students and undergraduates from U of Maine, Farmington, four pieces Pauline Oliveros.
    The performance will take place in the Woodfords Church Sanctuary, 202 Woodford St., Portland, ME, 04103. The Saturday program is a long one; i believe we will be on at around 6pm.
    Information regarding tickets and location are available at the Back Cove Festival page on the Portland Conservatory Web site, here.
  • February 24th (Friday) 4 PM, I will be performing a trio with Gustavo Aguilar (percussion, noisemakers) and N.B. Aldrich (electronics), as part of the Concert for Contemplation, in Solidarity with Anoush Moazzeni. This will be taking place at the AP/PE Space, IMRC Center, Stewart Commons, University of Maine Orono, ME 04469-5785. Lots of others are performing well, and the event will be broadcast and streamed live on the campus radio station, WMEB 91.9.

       2016

  • December 18th (Sunday) 3:00 PM, I will be playing the second of a two-day series with Grizzler at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. Grizzler matinee! (Note the 3 PM start time.) We will be playing and recording a broad selection of our repertoire for, you know, posterity.
  • December 17th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing the first of a two-day series with Grizzler at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. We will be playing and recording a broad selection of our repertoire for, you know, posterity.
  • December 16th (Friday) 8 PM, I will be playing duo with Andrea Pensado, on the occasion of Angela Sawyer’s 2x album release party! Also appearing: Angela’s dream lineup, including MC Ethan Marsh, Hard Rugs (Jesse Collins & Keith Waters, w/ Will Mayo and, um, a drummer), Noisebreaker (MC5-style band with drummer Alan Richardson), and Id M Theft Able/Matt Robidoux/Angela Sawyer! FB event page is HERE.
  • December 1st (Thursday) 7 PM, I will be performing, along with fellow grad students and undergraduates from U of Maine, Farmington, music by Yoko Ono, Pauline Oliveros and Cornelius Cardew. Performance produced by Gustavo Aguilar and N.B. Aldrich, taking place in Alumni Theater, University of Maine, Farmington, ME.
  • November 29th (Tuesday) 7 PM, I will be performing, along with fellow grad students and undergraduates from U of Maine, Farmington, music by Yoko Ono, Pauline Oliveros and Cornelius Cardew. Performance produced by Gustavo Aguilar and N.B. Aldrich, taking place at the AP/PE Space, IMRC Center, Stewart Commons, University of Maine Orono, ME 04469-5785.
  • September 30th (Friday) 8 PM, I, along with bassoonist Leslie Ross, will be joining new-music vocalist Tom Buckner who will also be performing a set of his own, at The Cannery, 207 Southern Bay Rd., Penobscot, ME 04476.
  • November 6th (Sunday) 7 PM, I will be accompanying some silent films with Leslie Ross (bassoon, electronics), Anna Mousha (piano and electronics) and N. B. Aldrich (electronics) at The Cannery, 207 Southern Bay Rd., Penobscot, ME. Pot-luck supper starting at 5:30 pm
  • October 4th (Tuesday) 7 PM, I will be accompanying Eugene Chadbourne, along with fellow grad students James Winters (trombone) and Duane Ingalls (percussion), at the AP/PE Space, IMRC Center, Stewart Commons, University of Maine Orono, ME 04469-5785.
  • September 30th (Friday) 8 PM, I, along with bassoonist Leslie Ross, will be joining new-music vocalist Tom Buckner who will also be performing a set of his own, at The Cannery, 207 Southern Bay Rd., Penobscot, ME 04476.
  • June 25th (Saturday) 8:00 PM, I will be presenting a performance of John Cage’s Seven2 at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. Performers are: Deirdre Viau (bass flute), Tom Plsek (trombone), Val Thompson ('cello), Jane Wang (contrabass), Kevin Dacey & Mike Hardin (percussion) and Steve Norton (bass clarinet). That same evening, i will also be performing with a 10-piece ensemble version of Cage’s Variations III (Lou Cohen in memoriam). Performers: Michael Rosenstein, Morgan Evans-Weiler, Jane Wang, Tom Plsek, Joe Burgio, Jesse Kenas-Collins, Lou Bunk, Howard Martin, Deirdre Viau, Steve Norton.
  • June 16th (Thursday) 8 PM, is the next and final (!) installment in the Duck That residency at 54 Franklin St, in lower Allston. Also appearing: John Funky’s Ten Dollar Mistake and Colin Sebastien.
  • June 12th (Sunday) 8:00 PM, I will be performing solo at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. Also appearing: Brendan Murray solo (!!) and Arkm Foam/Michael Rosenstein duo.
  • June 11th (Saturday) 6? PM, I will be playing with Animal Hospital Ensemble at the annual Thing in the Spring Festival in Peterborough, NH. It'll be out doors. See the Web site for details.
  • June 6th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing with the Leap of Faith Orchestra at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville MA. This will be the first concert featuring the full 20-piece Leap of Faith Orchestra.
  • May 27th (Friday) 8:00 PM, I will be playing music by Antoine Beuger, presented by Morgan Evans-Weiler at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA.
  • May 21st (Saturday) 9 PM, I will be performing with Joe Burgio’s Ensemble Inedit at Green Street Studio's, annual Community Showcase, in Central Sq., Cambridge.
  • May 19th (Thursday) 8 PM, is the next installment in the Duck That residency at 54 Franklin St, in lower Allston. This month, instead of our regular format, each Duck will present a non-Duck project of their own. Jesse Collins is bringing in Variant State [trio], with Howard Martin (trombone) and Michael Rosenstein (amplified object) joining him. Angela Sawyer will present some solo music and some of her comerades from the comedy scene. I will be presenting Ancient Ludwigs: Polly Hanson: antique Ludwig snare, electronics and percussion, and myself on antique Ludwig bass drum, electronics, reeds and percussion (and possibly a keyboard).
  • May 15th (Sunday) 7 PM, I will be playing with Animal Hospital Ensemble at Le Laboratoire, Kendall Sq., Cambridge MA. This show is a benefit for Non-Event. Also appearing: Kate Village, Glenn Jones.
  • May 7th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing with the Leap of Faith Orchestra at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville MA. There will be sets by the core Leap of Faith quintet, the Turbulance wind ensemble and then everyone together.
  • April 21st (Thursday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing a house show with Duck That at behind the hedges Franklin St., Allston. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: Con-Tex, Keith Waters.
  • April 16th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be performing with Joe Burgio’s Ensemble Inedit at the Third Life Studio's Choreographer Series atGreen Street Studios, Central Sq., Cambridge. Also appearing: lotsa other dance performances.
  • April 9th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing with the Leap of Faith Orchestra at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville MA. There will be 3 shorter sets by subsets of the group and then everyone together.
  • March 22nd (Tuesday) 8 PM, I’ll be with Leap of Faith at the Lilypad, Inman Square, Cambridge. 3 short sets of sub-unit groups and then everyone together.
  • March 17th (Thursday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing a house show with Duck That at the Franklin St. House, Allston. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: Gilmore Tamny, Radio Shock.
  • February 27th (Saturday) 7:00 PM, I’ll be performing a set with Laura Frare, Andy Kivela and Victoria Shen (9:00p) at XFest 2016, at Holyoke City Hall Ballroom, 536 Dwight St, Holyoke, MA 01040. See the XFest 2016 schedule for the whole story.
    There’s a nice
    preview/essay written for last year’s festival on improvisor/saxophonist Jack Wright’s blog site, jackiswright, which situates the festival and the whole scene in a larger cultural/historical context.
  • February 26th (Friday) 7:00 PM, I’ll be performing a set with Joe Burgio, Kristen Dye, Bonnie Kane and Natalia Steinbach (9:30p) at XFest 2016, at Holyoke City Hall Ballroom, 536 Dwight St, Holyoke, MA 01040. See the XFest 2016 schedule for the whole story.
    There’s a nice
    preview/essay written for last year’s festival on improvisor/saxophonist Jack Wright’s blog site, jackiswright, which situates the festival and the whole scene in a larger cultural/historical context.
  • February 18th (Thursday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing a house show with Duck That at the Franklin St. House, Allston. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: Epicureans (Dave Gross/Ryan McGuire/Polly Hanson) and Sam Potrykus/Dan (?).
  • February 17th (Wednesday) 8:00 PM, I will be performing as part of Composed Music :: Performance at the UnchARTed Gallery in Lowell, MA. I will be playing a piece by Walter Wright, and also performing a piece of my own, entitled “Another Day in Paradise”. Also performed will be pieces by: Joshua Hahn, Rick Breault, Lou Bunk, Elaine Wood, Forbes Graham, Christos Koulendros, Andrew Neumann and 2kjb.
  • February 13th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I tried to play a show with Grizzler at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. However, a fire alarm cleared the building as we were about to start performing! Read Gilmore Tamney’s recounting of this show as part of her Top 10 list for 2016 on the Boston Hassle Web site.
  • February 6th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing music by Morgan Evans-Weiler at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. More info is available on the Facebook event page.
  • January 14th (Thursday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing a house show with Duck That at the Franklin St. House, Allston. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: Phurrnne and Matt Robidoux.
  • January 9th (Saturday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Duck That at The Outpost, 186 Hampshire St., Cambridge MA. Also appearing: Andrew Neumann and Mitch Ahearn.
  • January 8th (Friday) 8:00 PM, I will be performing with Tough Day Tubing (a quartet with Crank Sturgeon, Al Margolis and Walter Wright) at the UnchARTed Gallery in Lowell, MA. Also appearing: new-music vocalist Tom Buckner!

       2015

  • December 16th (Wednesday) 8:30 PM, I will be performing a trio with Joe Burgio (home-made instruments) and Josh Hahn (flute, electronics) and also joining Egregoros (Kristos Koulendros and Walter Wright) and Savannah Marshall at the UnchARTed Gallery in Lowell, MA. Also appearing: Andrea Pensado, and Savannah Marshall (solo).
  • December 15th (Tuesday) 8 PM, I’ll be with Leap of Faith at the Lilypad, Inman Square, Cambridge. Also appearing: String Theory.
  • December 10th (Thursday) 8 PM, house show/planning session/hangout with Duck That at the Franklin St. House, Allston. (Email me for directions.)
  • November 30th (Monday) 2:00 PM, I am giving a master class at Franklin Pierce University at the invitation of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts.
  • November 21st (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing Closers (my duo with bassist Ryan McGuire) as one of the features at Shrymprov at the Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain MA. (Email me for directions.) Also featured is Harvey Bigman (Burlington VT). Also playing: Stephanie Germaine, Angela Sawyer and a buncha other folks.
  • November 14th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be performing with both Duck That and Joe Burgio’s Ensemble Inedit at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. Also appearing: Jane Wang, Demi Exegesis Trio.
  • November 4th (Wednesday) 8:00 PM, I will be performing as part of Matt Samolis’s “Sonic Osmosis” performance at the Out of the Blue Too Gallery, 541 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA. The large group of local performers includes Thadd Comstock, Walter Wright, Kristen Dye, Joshua Hahn, David Kontak, Emilio Gonzalez, Jonah Sacks and Kevin Dacey.
  • October 28th (Wednesday) 8:00 PM, I will be performing with Deer and Antelope (w/ Andrew Neumann, Walter Wright and Teresa Czepiel) at the Duck Village pop-up stage at Aeronaut Brewing, 14 Tyler St., Somerville MA. Also appearing: Kristen Dye directs John Zorn’s Cobra, Demi Exegesis, and Zyzzyx.
  • October 27th (Tuesday) 8 PM, I’ll be with Leap of Faith at the Lilypad, Inman Square, Cambridge. Also appearing: Turbulence Wind Ensemble.
  • October 24th (Saturday) 7 PM, I will be accompanying some silent films with Leslie Ross (bassoon, electronics) and N. B. Aldrich (electronics) at The Cannery in Penobscot, ME.
  • October 21st (Wednesday) 8:00 PM, I will be performing with Jesse Kenas-Collins, Noell Dorsey and Forbes Graham at the Duck Village pop-up stage at Aeronaut Brewing, 14 Tyler St., Somerville MA. Also appearing: Andrew Neumann’s High Speed Coeds.
  • October 17th (Saturday) 4:00 PM, I will be joining Loup-Garou (Setheyny Pen & Walter Wright, electronics) for a reunion set. I will also be playing a set with Ensemble Inedit (7 pm) and with Egregoros (Kristos Koulendros and Walter Wright) (6:40 pm) in a huge, multi-band blowout—the final show ever at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA. Details on the FB event page: HERE! Pot-luck in the space at 2, bands start at 3, Loup-Garou plays at 4, Egregoros plays at 6:40 and Ensemble Inedit goes on at 7. Plus lots of other great performers in tha haus!
  • October 11th (Sunday) 8:30 PM, I will be performing with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawings at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. Also appearing: Luke Moldof and Avoidance (Chris Strunk and Noell Dorsey).
  • October 10th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I will be performing with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawings at The Firehouse, 126 Eastern Ave., Worcester MA. Also appearing: 2 Dead Trees (Mitch Ahearn & Dave Menard), Caleb MacKenzie-Margulies, and a full-on Fluxus organ-smashing lead by Seamus Williams and Mickey O’Hara.
  • October 9th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I will be performing with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawings at Flywheel, 43 Main Street, Easthampton, MA. Also appearing: Arkm Foam with Andy Allen and Jared Fowler, and Chris Dooley.
  • September 26th (Saturday) 2 PM, I will be playing with 3 French Hens (that’s Matt Samolis on flute, Arkm Foam on cassette recorders and objects and me on reeds and percussion) as well as Ensemble Inedit and The Young and the Restless at a private festival in Wendell, MA. Also: Phurrnne, Jarred Fowler, Matt Robidoux, etc.
  • September 25th (Friday) 8 PM, I will be performing “Bridge over Troubled Union”, a short work by Joe Burgio, with Ensemble Inedit at Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville MA as part of Kelly Donovan’s Third Life Studio Choreographer Series.
  • September 13th (Sunday) 8:30 PM, I will be joining Egregoros (Kristos Koulendros and Walter Wright) at the UnchARTed Gallery in Lowell, MA. Also appearing: Sawyer/Germaine/Collins, ThreeFourthsTigers, Inspector 34, more! Details on the FB event page: HERE!
  • September 12th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Leap of Faith at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville MA. Also appearing: Metal Chaos Ensemble.
  • September 11th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I will be performing duos with bassist Ryan McGuire at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. Also appearing: Sarah Hennies/Dave Gross/Morgan Evans-Weiler and Michael Rosenstein/Howard Martin.
  • September 7th (Monday) 10:30 pm, I will be playing a brief duo set with Jesse Collins at Angela Sawyer’s comedy & music open mic at Deep Thoughts, 138b South St., Jamaica Plain MA.
  • August 24th (Monday) 6 PM, I will be playing the Sound Art Festival at The Cannery in Penobscot, ME. Players: Tatsuya Nakatani, Leslie Ross, If, Bwana, Walter Wright, Gustavo Aguilar, Anna Dembska, Beth Wiemann and others.
  • August 23rd (Sunday) 6 PM, I will be playing the Sound Art Festival at The Cannery in Penobscot, ME. Players: Tatsuya Nakatani, Leslie Ross, Id M Theftable, Beth Wiemann, If, Bwana, Walter Wright, Anna Dembska and others.
  • August 16th (Sunday) 5:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Leap of Faith at the Downtown Music Gallery, 13 Monroe Street, New York, NY, 10002 (Chinatown). Also appearing: Thomas Heberer.
  • August 15th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be with Leap of Faith at the New Revolution Arts, 7 Stanhope Street, New York, NY, in Bushwick/Brooklyn. Also appearing: Steve Swell.
    Review: Nice one by Paul Acquaro on the Free Jazz Collective blog including embedded video here.
  • August 11th (Tuesday) 8 PM, I will be performing with Ricochet, my duo with Noell Dorsey, at the Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: Howard Martin/Jesse Collins duo, Chris Johnson solo.
  • August 8th (Saturday) I’ll be playing in the first of the (hopefully many) Aeronaut Field Days fests. This one is taking place at Four Star Farms in Northfield, MA. (Drop this into your map app: 496 Pine Meadow Rd, Northfield, MA 01360) This is being put on by Aeronaut Brewing; all proceeds go to Four Star Farms, to allow them to expand their hop fields (yay!).
  • August 4th (Tuesday) 8 PM, I’ll be with Leap of Faith at the Lilypad, Inman Square, Cambridge. Also appearing: Jim Hobbs/Daniel Levin Duo.
  • July 30th (Thursday) 7:00 PM, I will be playing a piece by Morgan Evans-Weiler with Morgan at Extremely Casual 9 at the Somerville Armory, 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville MA. Also appearing: Heather Weapon, Ken Green, Christine An and running commentary/banter/comedy by your hosts, Angela Sawyer and Gilmore Tamny.
  • July 19th (Sunday) 8 PM, I will be performing with Duck That at Inter-Actions in the new Channel Center garage. This is an event where dozens of musicians and actors, poets and performance artists will collaborate with an inter-active art installation that billows and changes light and color patterns in response to their movements and sounds. The Channel Center garage is down A Street from Congress St.
    Media: Pics by full of it on flickr are here.
  • July 18th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be performing with Duck That at Inter-Actions in the new Channel Center garage. This is an event where dozens of musicians and actors, poets and performance artists will collaborate with an inter-active art installation that billows and changes light and color patterns in response to their movements and sounds. The Channel Center garage is down A Street from Congress St.
    Media: Pics by Sylvia Stagg Giuliano from this evening are here.
  • June 30th (Tuesday) 8 PM, I will be performing in a trio with Joe Burgio and Walter Wright and also sitting in with the touring Paper Balls (Lucio Menagon and Jeff Barsky (guitars) and David Grollman (percussion)) at the Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: Michael Rosenstein, Flandrew Fleisenberg & Jesse Kenas-Collins and Mr. Dirky.
    Media: Crazy pics by Bill T. Miller representing a survey of the evening’s visual delights are here.
  • June 22nd (Monday) 8 PM, I will be performing indie-rock tunes on bass, celesta and voice with the Abacab Lounge Singers, a pick-up band including Emily Arkin (guitar, vocals), Chris Braiotta (synth, bass), Kristen Blake (vocals, percussion), Bradley Searles (drums) and Eugenia Williamson (vocals) at TT the Bear's Place, Central Sq., Cambridge. This is a show in memory of Joe Wiencis. Also appearing: Darren Hanlon, Colin Clary & friends, The Eefs and Josh Kantor.
  • June 21st (Sunday) 8 PM, I will be performing with Joe Burgio’s Ensemble Inedit, performing Joe’s composition Yesterday’s Outskirts are Today’s Hinterlands (including a montage of Dziga Vertov’s film, Enthusiasm as a structural element) at Green Street Studios, Central Sq., Cambridge. Also appearing: CBS Trio (Carolyn Park/Beth McDonald/Matt Samolis) and Joe Burgio’s Somatic Movement class performing his score, “c-life”.
    Media: Good video of the Ensemble Inedit piece is here.
  • June 16th (Tuesday) 8 PM, I’ll be with Leap of Faith at the Lilypad, Inman Square, Cambridge. Also appearing: Leap of Faith original lineup with Dave Harris (trombone, tuba) and Sidney Smart (percussion).
  • June 13th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I will be performing of John Cage’s Variations II at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. Also appearing: Caleb MacKenzie-Margulies and Ned Paige.
  • June 12th (Friday) 8 pm, I will be playing quartet with bassoonists Leslie Ross and Janet Underhill and my fellow Endguy, Matt Samolis at Gallery 263, Cambridgeport MA. Also appearing: Leslie Ross will present a solo work, and Janet will be bringing in a pile of other bassoonists. Bassoonapalooza!
    Media: Nice video of the quartet improv by Matt is here.
  • June 6th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be performing in trio with Garrison Fewell and Glynis Lomon at Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville MA. Also appearing: Todd Brunel/Peter Cassino, Tyto Alba (Matt Samolis/Dei Xhrist/Emilio Gonzalez/Ryan McGuire).
    NOTE: This was Garrison’s final performance here on earth. He died on July 5th after a long battle with cancer. Links to rememberances follow on downbeat.com and LondonJazzNews. Requiescat in pace, Garrison. You are beautiful and you will be sorely missed.
  • May 31st (Sunday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Tough Day Tubing (with Crank Sturgeon, Al Margolis and Walter Wright) at the John Doe Jr. book & record store in Greenfield, MA. Also appearing: LEAN, Tom Crean and rush Awesome.
  • May 30th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Tough Day Tubing (with Crank Sturgeon, Al Margolis and Walter Wright) at the UnchARTed Gallery in Lowell, MA. Also appearing: birdorgan.
    Media: Crank’:s audio recording of our set is here
  • May 29th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Tough Day Tubing (with Crank Sturgeon, Al Margolis and Walter Wright) at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. Also appearing: Chris Johnson (solo), Eric Dahlman & Jim Warshauer.
    Media: Crank’:s audio recording of our set is here.
  • May 28th (Thursday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Tough Day Tubing (with Crank Sturgeon, Al Margolis and Walter Wright) at the Upstate Artists Guild in Albany, NY. Also appearing: Black Lighthouse.
  • May 5th (Tuesday) 8 PM, I’ll be with Leap of Faith at the Lilypad, Inman Square, Cambridge. Also appearing: New Language Collaborative.
    Media: Nice video of the Leap of Faith set by Keith Reilly is here
  • April 26th (Sunday) 9 PM, I’ll be playing with Duck That at The Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington St., Jamaica Plain MA. Come early--we’re on first! Also appearing: Absolute Paradise, The Space Lady and Keytar Bear.
  • April 12th (Sunday) 8 PM, I will be performing a reprise of Joe Burgio’s score “Turing Abstractions” with Ensemble Inedit at the Dance Complex/Green Street Studios faculty showcase weekend. We will be performing in the main room at Green Street Studios, 185 Green St., Cambridge MA (in Central Square). There is a whole lot happening the whole weekend. See the press release for details.)
  • April 12th (Sunday) 4 PM, I will be accompanying Joe Burgio’s Somatic Movement class as part of the student and repertory informal showings during the Dance Complex/Green Street Studios faculty showcase weekend. We will be performing in the main room at Green Street Studios, 185 Green St., Cambridge MA (in Central Square). There is a whole lot happening the whole weekend. See the press release for details.)
  • April 10th (Friday) 8 PM, I will be performing Joe Burgio’s score “Turing Abstractions” with Ensemble Inedit at the Dance Complex/Green Street Studios faculty showcase weekend. We will be performing in the main room at Green Street Studios, 185 Green St., Cambridge MA (in Central Square). There is a whole lot happening the whole weekend. See the press release for details.)
  • March 23rd (Monday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing Shrymprov session at the Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain MA. (Email me for directions.) Also playing: Walter Wright, Stephanie Germaine, Angela Sawyer, Rosko Fontana, Chris Cross, Matt Samolis, Forbes Graham, Jason Belcher, J-Dizzle, Jimmy Hughes, Jimmy Harmonica, Chris Strunk, Ian Kovacs, Maurice, Rose, Dan Lawrence, Erich Haygun, etc.
  • March 20th (Friday) 8 PM, I will be playing a private session at Nave Gallery at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville MA. Players: Matt Samolis (flute), Jack Wright (saxophones), Eric Dahlman (trumpet, toys), Mimi Rabson (violin), Dei Xhrist (voice) and Emilio Gonzales (piano).
  • March 13th (Friday!) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Endguys (my duo with Matt Samolis) at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. We will be playing a new composition by Noreen entitled “Mediums”. Also appearing: Empty House Collective and Wild May.
  • March 1st (Sunday) 2:00 PM, I’ll be performing a set with Joe Burgio’s Ensemble Inedit (right at 2 pm—we open the afternoon) at XFest 2015, at Gateway City Arts, 92 Race Street, Holyoke MA. See the XFest 2015 schedule for the whole story.
  • February 28th (Saturday) 7:30 PM, I’ll be performing a set with flandrew fleisenberg, Shayna Dulberger, Jen Gelineau and Michael Barrett (10:50p) at XFest 2015, at Gateway City Arts, 92 Race Street, Holyoke MA. See the XFest 2015 schedule for the whole story.
  • February 27th (Friday) 7:30 PM, I’ll be performing a set with flandrew fleisenberg, Matt Azevedo, Scott Prato and Mia Friedman (9:10p) and also a set with Leslie Ross and Matt Robidoux (10:10p) at XFest 2015, at Gateway City Arts, 92 Race Street, Holyoke MA. See the XFest 2015 schedule for the whole story.
    There’s a nice
    preview/essay on the festival on improvisor/saxophonist Jack Wright’s blog site, jackiswright, which situates the festival and the whole scene in a larger cultural/historical context.
  • February 16th (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing with Grizzler in a final-show-of-the-Weirdo-Monday-night-series extravaganza at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. Will we fit? Can one actually have an extravaganza at Weirdo Records? Come find out!
  • February 12th (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing with Duck That at a house show in Roslindale, MA. Also appearing: Spooky Dangerfield, Hollow Deck, Cale Israel, and Mark Goldstein. Email me for the address!
  • February 11th (Wednesday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing duo with Andrew Neumann at the Lilypad, Inman Square, Cambridge.

       2014

  • December 31st (Wednesday) 8:30 PM (sharp!), I will yet again be playing with Animal Hospital Ensemble, in the Hynes Convention Center again, as part of First Night Boston, Boston MA. This year we will be playing on two levels of the rotunda which rings the main escalators, performing Kevin Micka’s impressionistic new piece entitled “Save Us”.
    Media: Nice video of our set by an unknown audience member is here It is a short excerpt but gives a decent feel for the performance.
    Here's a nice preview of the performance.
  • December 9th (Tuesday) 9 PM, I’ll be playing with Duck That at The Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington St., Jamaica Plain MA. Come early--we’re on first! Also appearing: Hope & the Husbands, Concealed Creatures and Absolute Gender.
  • November 22nd (Saturday) 8 PM, with Ricochet, my duo with Noell Dorsey, at Sonorium VII. Also performing: Fester, Double Awake and LSDV. The Sonorium series is held at The Griffen Theatre, 7 Lynde Street, Salem MA.
  • November 15th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be performing with Joe Burgio’s Ensemble Inedit at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. (See the Opensound Web site for details.)
  • November 8th (Saturday), I will be playing with Grizzler at Cuisine en Locale in Somerville MA. This is part of the Hassle Fest 6 hosted by the fine folks at the Boston Hassle. More info available here.
    Cuisine en Locale is at 156 Highland Ave., Somerville MA. (It’s the old Anthony’s!)
  • November 7th (Friday) 8:30 pm, with Mission Creep at PA’s Lounge, Somerville MA. Also appearing: Salient Point and Squirrely Bird.
  • October 31st (Friday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Tom Plsek and Randy Pingree at Mobius, 55 Norfolk St., Cambridge MA. This is part of Mobius’ Hallowe’en event, Samhain Soiree.
  • October 25th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with LMNo!, my duo with guitarist Lucio Menagon at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA. Also performing: Stephanie Germaine/Walter Wright Duo. Details on the 119 Gallery event page: HERE.
  • October 23rd (Thursday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing on the “Shrymprov” improv evening at the Allen Tree Farm, 14 North Rd., Westfield MA 01085. Also performing: Walter Wright, Jill Burton, Arkm Foam, Kate Lee, Ada Lee, Andy Allen, Neil Young, lots of others.
  • October 6th (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing as part of Ancient Ludwigs with Polly Hansen at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
  • September 28th (Sunday) 12 PM, noon!, I will be playing with Duck That at Christopher Columbus Park on the Boston waterfront. This is part of the Fresh Air: Age of Aquarium festival hosted by the fine folks at the Boston Hassle from 12 to 6 pm at the park. More info is available on the facebook Hassle’s event page.
    Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park is at 220 Atlantic Ave., Boston, MA.
  • September 24th (Wednesday) 8:30 PM, with Mission Creep at The Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington St., Jamaica Plain MA. Also appearing: TBA.
  • September 15th (Monday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be performing with Endguys, my duo with Matt Samolis at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
    REVIEW: Gordon Marshall reviewed this set here.
  • September 13th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Kobold: Laurence Cook, percussion, Tom Plsek, trombone and me on reeds at 119 Gallery, 119 Chelmsford St., Lowell MA. Also performing: XBOP [NYC] feat. Daniel Carter, Will Arvo, Jon Roberds & Brandon Miller. Tatsuya Nakatani, Duo Tyto Alba.
    Media: Nice video of our set by Matt Samolis is here.
  • September 12th (Friday) 8 PM, I will be performing with Ricochet, my duo with Noell Dorsey, at the Church of the Advent Library, 30 Brimmer St., Beacon Hill, Boston. Also appearing: Matt Samolis/Dei Xhrist Duo, Tom Plsek solo, and Jesse Kenas-Collins solo.
  • September 6th (Saturday) 5:20 PM (!), I will be playing with Grizzler at Cuisine en Locale in Somerville MA. This is part of the New England Underground Music Fest ’14 hosted by the fine folks at the Boston Hassle. More info is available on the Hassle’s event page.
    Cuisine en Locale is at 156 Highland Ave., Somerville MA. It’s the old Anthony’s!
  • August 30th (Saturday) 7:00 PM, I will be playing with Animal Hospital Ensemble at Christopher Columbus Park on the Boston waterfront as part of the Boston Arts Festival, an annual two-day arts festival. See the Boston Arts Festival Web site for more details. Some details, anyway. Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park is at 220 Atlantic Ave., Boston, MA.
  • August 23rd (Saturday) 9:30 PM, I will be playing with Animal Hospital Ensemble, underneath the I-95 bridge in Pawtucket, RI as part of DOT AIR, an experimental music festival under the Pawtucket River Bridge. See the DOT AIR Web site for all the details. This amazing event goes from 4 - 11 PM.
    Media: Lovely video of our set, including a nice audio recording by Ernst Karel is here.
  • August 16th (Saturday) 8:00 PM, I will be playing a essentially a private session with a handful of folks at the Floft in Exile at 3rd Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville. Friends of Flandrew include Andrea Pensado, Joe Burgio, Morgan Evans-Weiler, Jesse Collins, Vanessa Lefebre, Jules Vasylenko, Angela Sawyer, Josh Jefferson, Michael Rosenstein, Keith Waters and Eric Zinman.
  • July 30th (Wednesday) 9:00 PM, I’ll be performing with Mission Creep on the air on the On The Town show on WMFO, 91.5 FM or stream it on the Web at WMFO.org.
  • July 28th (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be joining the Lak/Wright Duo at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
  • July 24th (Thursday) 7:30 PM, I will be performing with Joe Burgio’s bodydrama/ensemble inedit, presenting “Plans for Shrinking Cities, Pt. 1” in a dinner theater show presented by Summer Street Dinner Theater (In Exile) at The Wilbury Group, 393 Broad St., Providence, RI. Also presented: Living Newspaper: Sidewalk Ballet, BANQUET and songs by Gelsey Bell. This is part of the 1st annual Providence Fringe Festival; there is a nice description of the show on their Web site here.
  • July 16th (Wednesday) 8:00 PM, I will be playing with Duck That at the Somerville Armory, 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville MA. Also appearing: Goat of Arms, Erich Hagan, Heather Weapon and Tom Scanlon.
  • July 15th (Tuesday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing with LMNo!, my duo with guitarist Lucio Menagon at The Bathaus in Jamaica Plain, MA. (Please email me for directions.) Also appearing: KTB (Arian Shafee and Shawn Brando) and punk-rockers Future Spa. Facebook event page is here.
  • July 13th (Sunday) 4:30 PM, I will be playing with The Big Lie (a/k/a the bodydrama band), performing recent work by Joe Burgio at the Dance Complex, in Central Square at 536 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA.
  • July 12th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Grizzler at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. We will be playing a composition by Tim Albro plus some of our hits. Tim will also be presenting some solo work.
  • June 29th (Sunday) 6 PM, I will be playing in a performance of John Cage’s Variations III organized by Opensound founders Lou Bunk and Tim Feeney. The goal is to gather as many performers as possible for this, hopefully around 100. The concert will be in memory of Lou Cohen. Co-presented by Opensound and Mobius, this event will be taking place at the Somerville Armory, 191 Highland Avenue, Suite 1-A, Somerville, MA. More info is available on the Arts at the Armory event page and the Mobius event page.
    Photos from the event by Matt Samolis are here.
    The WBUR Artery pages ran a good preview of the show here.
    And there is a nice preview of Lou Cohen’s last performance of Variations III at Opensound, June 2013, from the Boston Globe here.
  • June 28th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Duck That. AND, Endguys (my duo with Matt Samolis) will be accompanying film by Douglas Urbank at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. Also appearing: Paul Flaherty/Randall Colbourne duo and Kevin Frenette/Ryan McGuire duo.
  • June 21st (Saturday) 2:00 PM, I will be playing with Homeshopper, my music/performance art duo with Dave Gross at Fresh Air: Ringer Park ’14, a free, all-day event staged at Ringer Park in Allston and produced by the great folks at The Boston Hassle. We will be performing on the acoustic stage. Ringer Park is along Allston Street in Allston, MA. Click HERE to view location in a browser.
  • June 14th (Saturday) 7:30 PM, Matt Samolis and I, along with guitarist Lucio Menagon, will be performing at the H-O-T Series of Philadelphia, a series which features improvisational dance, music, and other experimental performance from local and touring artists curated by Loren Groenendaal and flandrew fleisenberg. It happens at the Mascher Space Cooperative, 155 Cecil B. Moore Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19122. Appearing on this show with us are: Loren Groenendaal, Jenny Sawyer and Zornitsa Stoyanova (movement), flandrew fleisenberg and Joe Blacksburg (trombone). Additional performers: Bonnie Kane (alto flute) and Lee (somebody) (movement). Facebook event page is here
  • June 13th (Friday) 7:00 PM, Matt Samolis and I will be performing Recipe for Making Another World, an installation work by Sara June and Max Lord. This is part of the Mobius 808 Infuse Series at the Boston University 808 Gallery. See the event page link above for more info.
    Photos of our piece, as well as of other Mobius 808 Infuse events, by Mobius director Daniel Deluca are here.
  • May 25th (Saturday) 7:30 PM, I will be playing with Tough Day Tubing (with Al Margolis and Walter Wright) at The UMI Cafe, 610 Somerset W., Ottawa ON. Event presented by IMOO (Improvising Musicians of Ottawa/Outaouais).
  • May 24th (Friday) 9:30 PM, I will be playing with Tough Day Tubing (with Al Margolis and Walter Wright) at The Plant in Montreal QC. (Email me for address.) With AJ Cornell & Tim Beeler, Drom For Du Dor and Leftovers Diable (joined by Walter Wright). Facebook event page is here.
  • May 22nd (Thursday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing with Stephanie Lak and Walter Wright at the Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain MA. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: Wei Zhongle, others.
  • May 19th (Monday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Stephanie Lak and Walter Wright on The Fallout Shelter radio show on WUML 91.5 FM, Lowell MA. This will be Web-cast as it happens. The show goes from 8 to 11 PM, US Eastern time. We’ll go on a little before 10.
  • May 17th (Saturday) 6 PM, I’ll be playing with Grau Garten: Marc Bisson, guitar, Dei Xhrist, voice & electronics, Greg Kowalski, live video and electronic sound and Walter Wright (synths, drums) at The Mansion, 9 Spring Lane, Newburyport MA. Also appearing: Lak/Wright Duo, Ryan Baker and Brett Mason.
  • May 12th (Monday) 8 PM, I will be playing duo with saxophonist Andy Allen at Cheap Seats 17 “Manic Monday” at the Cambridge YMCA Theater in Central Square at 820 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. For 5 minutes.
  • April 29th (Tuesday) 8:30 PM, with Mission Creep at The Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington St., Jamaica Plain MA. Also appearing: Johnny Blazes and the Pretty Boys and Tony Savarino and the Savtones.
  • April 23rd (Wednesday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Endguys (my duo with Matt Samolis) in an evening of works in progress curated by Tom Plsek at Mobius, 55 Norfolk St., Cambridge MA. Also appearing: Randy Pingree, and Ravenspeak (Jessica Newman, Matt Samolis & Joe Burgio). More details on the Mobius event page.
  • April 19th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Chorizo3 (Teresa Czepiel, movement; Matt Samolis, flute and me on soprano sax and low clarinets) as part of Test Kitchen, a dance-themed performance event at the Cambridge YMCA Theater in Central Square at 820 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. See the Web site for a complete list of performers.
  • April 11th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Tough Day Tubing (Crank Sturgeon, Al Margolis and Nate Brennan (covering for an otherwise booked Walter Wright)) at The Spotty Dog Books & Ale, an awesome bookstore and bar (!) in Hudson NY. Preview from their blog page is here.
    The performance was broadcast on local community radio station WGXC 90.7 FM. You can listen to and/or download our set from the WGXC Web site, here.
  • March 29th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing in a large ensemble of local musicians assembled by percussionist Nick Hennies to perform his composition, Expenditures. It is happening at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. Also appearing: Nick Hennies and Katarina Miljkovic will be doing solo sets.
  • March 27st (Thursday) 8 PM, I will be playing with ADT, my duo with Angela Sawyer at Cheap Seats at the Cambridge YMCA Theater in Central Square at 820 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. This is the final, blow-out night of the Whitehaus’s Blastfest 7 festival. We’ll be joined by a shitload of other folks, each contributing a 5 minute set, and prominently feature Peace, Loving in a wild final set to conclude the festival.
  • March 23rd (Sunday) 6 PM, I will be playing with The Big Lie (a/k/a the bodydrama band), performing “Blastfest R Us” by Joe Burgio. Then at 7:20, i’ll be performing with Angela Sawyer and Jesse Kenas-Collins as Wash and Gouache at 119 Gallery, 119 Chelmsford St., Lowell MA. This is part of Blastfest 7. Also performing: Katt Hernandez, Egg, Eggs!, Marc & deiX, MFDJr. See the event page for more details!
  • March 21st (Friday) 7 PM, I will be playing with Duck That at Aviary, 48 South St., Jamaica Plain MA. This is part of Blastfest 7. Also appearing: Charlotte Cornfield (Toronto), Adam Finchler (New Jersey), The Stoo-ooges (Whitehaus), Soft Jaw (JP). More details on the Facebook event page, here.
    Media: video of our first two pieces posted by my friend Kostya from Ukraine is here and here.
  • March 16th (Sunday) 8 PM, Tough Day Tubing mini-tour! (TDT is Al Margolis, Walter Wright & me (and usually Crank Sturgeon, who is on the injured list right now!)). This night we are playing Yell Gallery, 2111 E. Susquehanna Ave., Philadelphia, PA. Also appearing: Joo Won/Bonnie Kane/Flandrew Fleisenberg trio.
    Our set was broadcast (or perhaps Webcast) as part of ToBeContinued... 2014, a 24-hour broadcast “concert” based in Italy and featuring musicians from around the world, raising awareness for tuberculosis research and prevention.
  • March 15th (Saturday) 8 PM, Tough Day Tubing mini-tour! (TDT is Al Margolis, Walter Wright & me (and usually Crank Sturgeon, who is on the injured list right now!)). Tonight we will be playing the Red Room, 425 E. 31st St., Baltimore, MD. Also appearing: Bromp Treb and Jenny Gräf Sheppard.
    Read a lovely show preview & profile of Al “If, Bwana” Margolis in the Baltimore City Paper here!
  • March 14th (Friday) 8 PM, Tough Day Tubing mini-tour! (TDT is Al Margolis, Walter Wright & me (and usually Crank Sturgeon, who is on the injured list right now!)). This night we will be playing as part of the 2014 Festival of Vultures performance series at 330 Main St. Poughkeepsie NY, across from Main St. Pizza and Cafe. Also appearing: Orchestra de Fou, Crazed, and Council of (Poetic) Experimentation (doing a Robert Ashley cover(!)).
  • March 7th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Grizzler at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. Also appearing: What is an Author?, Cotton Candy and John Lindaman.
  • February 27th (Thursday) 8 PM, I will be performing as part of Ancient Ludwigs with Polly Hansen at Cheap Seats 14 at the Cambridge YMCA Theater in Central Square at 820 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. Polly has an antique Ludwig snare drum; I have an antique Ludwig marching bass drum. We'll be playing them along with electronics that night. For 5 minutes.
  • February 23rd (Sunday) 2 PM, I’ll be performing with Tough Day Tubing (TDT is Crank Sturgeon, Al Margolis, Walter Wright & me) (4:30p) at XFest 2014, at Gateway City Arts, 92 Race Street, Holyoke MA.
    Media: Nice video of our set by Ted Lee is here.
    Schedule for Sunday afternoon is here: here.
  • February 22nd (Saturday) I’ll be performing a set with Jimmy Hughes and Miss Olivia Kennett (12:00a) at XFest 2014, at Gateway City Arts, 92 Race Street, Holyoke MA. VIDEO of the set by Ted Lee is here. Schedule for Saturday night is here: here.
  • February 21st (Friday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing a set with Patrick Cain, Al Margolis and Christos Koulendros (8:40p), and also a set with Shayna Dulberger, David Russell and Bonnie Kane (10:00p) at XFest 2014, at Gateway City Arts, 92 Race Street, Holyoke MA.
    VIDEO of the sets by Ted Lee:
    Cain/Koulendros/Margolis/Norton
    Dulberger/Kane/Norton/Russell.
    Schedule for Friday night is here: here.
  • January 21st (Tuesday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing with One-Armed Mist (Walter Wright and Arkm Foam) at the Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain MA. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: Edwin Perry/Chelsea Tadeyeske--poetry, performance & visuals [Midwest] and Gang Clan Mafia.
  • January 10th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Kilter, my duo with Curt Newton at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. Also appearing: Skinny Vinny, Patrick Emm, Teeth Like Operas.

       2013

  • December 14th (Monday) 8 pm, I will be playing a solo contra alto clarinet set and also a set with Duck That as part of the Gordon Marshall birthday bash at Deep Thoughts, 138b South St., Jamaica Plain MA. Also appearing: Gordon & Pete Negroponte, BiRdOrGaN.
  • December 31st (Tuesday) 7 PM, I will once again be playing with Animal Hospital Ensemble, in the Hynes Convention Center again, as part of First Night Boston, Boston MA.
  • December 16th (Monday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing with One-Armed Mist, with Walter Wright, Stephanie Lak and Arkm Foam at the Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain MA. (Email me for directions.) This is part of the Lak/Wright Duo Hollydaze miniTour. Also appearing: Andy Allen (solo), Arkm Foam, (really!) random jam groupings.
  • December 2nd (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing with Big & little, my all-electronics duo with Pete Gumaskas (of Triode) at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. [ Media: video of our set by Angela Sawyer is here.]
  • December 1st (Sunday) 5 PM, I will be playing with Endguys (my duo with Matt Samolis) in the early show of the Cheap Seats 1st anniversary double-header at the Cambridge YMCA Theater in Central Square at 820 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. We’ll be joined by a shitload of other folks. These evenings are lots of fun. Don’t miss it! [ Media: video of the performance by Mike Passarelli is here.]
  • November 29th (Friday) 8 PM, I will be performing with legendary guitarist Garrison Fewell and friends at the Church of the Advent Library, 30 Brimmer St., Beacon Hill, Boston. Friends include Todd Brunel, Pandelis Karayorgis, Matt Marvuglio, Mia Olson and Jerry Sabatini.
  • November 26th (Tuesday) 8:30 PM, with Mission Creep at The Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington St., Jamaica Plain MA. Also appearing: Tony Savarino and the Savtones, Absolute Paradise.
    Videos of a couple of the tunes featuring the fabulous Johnny Blazes: Candy on Sunday and The Deadly Mantis.
  • November 15th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Crank Sturgeon, Al Margolis and Walter Wright, a quartet retroactively dubbed “Tough Day Tubing” at The Spotty Dog Books & Ale, an awesome bar and book store (!) in Hudson NY.
    The performance was broadcast on local community radio station WGXC 90.7 FM. You can listen to and/or download the two sets from the WGXC Web site at the following links: Set One and Set Two.
  • November 9th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with One-Armed Mist, with Walter Wright, Arkm Foam and Jen Gelineau at the 119 Gallery in Lowell MA. Also appearing: The Walding Family and Warped Forests. More info on the 119 Gallery event page.
  • November 1st (Friday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Ricochet, my duo with Noell Dorsey, at the next installment of “Hypothesize, Improvise and Otherwise”, this time at Nave Gallery at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville MA. Also on the bill: Lee Todd Lax, and Bob Kroeger & Friends.
  • October 26th (Saturday) 8:00 PM: it’s Walter Wright’s birthday party! I’ll be playing a duo with dancer Teresa Czepiel and a trio with Jesse Kenas-Collins and Yps Mael at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA. Also appearing: a whole shitload of people. Details on 119 Gallery’s event page, here.
  • October 25th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawings at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. Also appearing: Matt Ingalls, Chris Strunk, and Lea Bertucci/Anthony Saunders duo.
  • October 21st (Monday) 8 PM, Homeshopper will be playing a comeback show after a 15 year hiatus, at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. This is my music/performance art duo with Dave Gross. This will be a memorable evening!
    See Angela Sawyer’s video and Gordon Marshall’s review.
  • October 19th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Grau Garten: Marc Bisson, guitar, Dei Xhrist, voice & electronics, Walter Wright (synths, drums) on Dr. T’s Media Mashup at the 119 Gallery in Lowell MA. Also appearing: Chill City Icon, Crawley/Tobenfield.
  • October 14th (Monday) 8 pm, I will be playing a solo contra alto clarinet set and also a set with Duck That as part of the Gordon Marshall birthday bash at Deep Thoughts, 138b South St., Jamaica Plain MA. Also appearing: Gordon & Pete Negroponte, BiRdOrGaN.
  • October 11th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Grau Garten: Marc Bisson, guitar, Dei Xhrist, voice & electronics, Greg Kowalski, live video and electronic sound and Walter Wright (synths, drums) at the 119 Gallery in Lowell MA. Also appearing: Deleuzer, Christos Koulendros.
  • October 9th (Wednesday) sometime after dark, I will be playing with Endguys (my duo with Matt Samolis) in the abandoned bear cages at the Franklin Park Zoo, Boston MA. It’s Arkm Foam’s birthday! There will be lots of performances: BiRdOrGaN, Greg Sun, Joey Molinari, Egg Eggs, Walter Wright, Andrea Pensado, and on and on...
  • September 21st (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Ricochet, my duo with Noell Dorsey, at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. (See the Opensound Web site for details.)
  • September 19th (Thursday) 8 pm, with Duck That at PA’s Lounge, Somerville MA. Also appearing: Weather Weapon, Detective (Jim Greer from GBV).
  • September 5th (Thursday) 8 PM, Mission Creep will be performing at Radio, 379 Somerville Ave., Union Sq., Somerville, MA. Also appearing: Axemunkee, Machine 475.
  • August 29th (Thursday) 8:30 pm, I’ll be playing with Duck That (less one ailing Angela Sawyer) at The Outpost, 186 Hampshire St., Cambridge MA. Also appearing: Grex and Eli Wallace (both from the San Francisco Bay area). Read the preview by Matthew Guerrieri in the Boston Globe.
  • August 24th (Saturday) 3 PM, I will be playing with Grizzler in a special pre-season Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. Grizzler will be performing a piece composed for the group by Lou Cohen, who passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 21st, 2013.
  • August 19th (Monday) 8:00 PM, I will be joining Stephanie Lak & Walter Wright when they wrap up their duo tour at the 119 Gallery in Lowell MA.
  • August 12th (Monday) 8 PM, (later that same night) I will be playing two sets at Cheap Seats at the Cambridge YMCA Theater in Central Square at 820 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. One set is with One-Armed Mist, with Walter Wright and Arkm Foam, with guest Jen Gelineau on violin [ video by Mike Passarini ]. The other set is me playing solo baritone saxophone, from the balcony [ video by Mike Passarini ].
  • August 12th (Monday) 7 PM, I’ll be playing with One-Armed Mist, with Walter Wright and Arkm Foam. I’m filling in for an ailing Stephanie Lak. Catch us at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. Nice video of the set by Mike Passarini is here.
  • August 3rd (Saturday) 9:45 pm, I’ll be playing with Duck That at Raw Meet 11 at the Smokey Bear Cave in Lower Allston. (Email me for address/directions.) Also appearing: a shitload of performers. Brief mention with a picture in Gordon Marshall’s Flash Boston blog. Read the preview in the Boston Hassle.
  • July 27th (Saturday) 8:00 PM, I will be playing a private birthday party session with a handful of folks at Floftenberg, Chinatown, Boston. Friends: Teresa Czepiel, Joe Burgio, Matt Samolis, Ellen Godena, Max Lord and Walter Wright.
  • July 19th (Friday) 6:30 PM, I will be playing with Animal Hospital Ensemble at Seven Hills Park, Davis Square as part of Somerville ArtBeat 2013, Davis Sq., Somerville MA.
  • July 16th (Tuesday) 8 PM, I will be playing with LMNo!, my duo with guitarist Lucio Menagon at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. Also appearing: Blister (Dave Grollman/Lucio Menagon Duo), BOLT (Jorrit Dykstra et al.), Platz/Fujiwara/Demos/McLellan, Wiseothers (Samolis/Dickson/Bunk/Wang).
  • June 29th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Lou Cohen and Matt Samolis, in celebration of the release of Duos (WFR 103), a 2 CD set of recordings of Lou Cohen playing duos with Matt Samolis and with me. This is at the Nave Gallery at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville MA. Also on the bill: Valerie Kuehne performing songs by Matt Samolis, a sermon by Randy Winchester and Lee Todd Lax and friends performing Ghost Mall.
  • June 23rd (Sunday) at nightfall, I’ll be performing in Dei Xhrist’s highly impressionistic production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream with a large supporting cast including Crank Sturgeon, Greg Kowalksi, Id M TheftAble, Valerie Kuehne, Jules Vasylenko, Walter Wright, Junko Fujiwara, Kit Demos, Flandrew Fleisenberg and others, at The Chailly Mansion, 9 Spring Lane, Newburyport MA.
  • June 21st (Friday) 8:00 PM, I will be playing a private session with a handful of folks at Floftenberg, Chinatown, Boston. Friends of Flandrew include Andrea Pensado, Joe Burgio, Morgan Evans-Weiler, Walter Wright, Vanessa Lefebre, Jules Vasylenko, Dirk Adams, Loren Groenendaal, Josh Jefferson and Michael Rosenstein.
  • June 15th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Kobold: Laurence Cook, percussion, Tom Plsek, trombone and me on reeds at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. Also appearing: Lou Cohen, Kevin Frenette/Forbes Graham Duo and a performance of John Cage’s Variations III. (See the Opensound web site for details.) Here is a preview of Variations from the Boston Globe.
  • June 8th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Chorizo4 (Teresa Czepiel, movement; Matt Samolis, flute, Jeff Pooser, contrabass and me on soprano sax, bass clarinet and celesta) at the Nave Gallery at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville MA. Also appearing: Eric Hofbauer/Todd Brunel Duo, Lee Todd Lax/Ghost Mall and Teresa Czepiel & Joe Burgio.
  • June 6th (Thursday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing in a trio with Walter Wright, percussion & electronics and Junko Fujiwara, cello, at the 119 Gallery in Lowell MA. Also appearing: David Schnug/Travis Reuter/Dave Miller (NYC), Rock Flint Ensemble (Boston). More data available here
  • June 1st (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing in a couple of randomly-selected improv groupings at Flestivus in an undisclosed Chinatown location. Also appearing: TBD. I couldn’t possibly give you less information, right? (Email me for details.)
  • May 30th (Thursday) 9 pm, with Mission Creep at The Milky Way, Jamaica Plain MA. Also appearing: Machine 475.
  • May 23rd (Thursday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with birdorgan (Marc Bisson, guitar, Dei Xhrist, voice & electronics, Mike Fun, synth, and Walter Wright, electronics and percussion) at the 119 Gallery in Lowell MA. Also appearing: Laurie Amat and Unpopular Scientists (Reed Altimus and Josh Ronson).
  • May 10th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with BIG & Little, my all-electronics duo with Pete Gumaskas (of Triode) at the Washington St. Art Center in Somerville MA. Also appearing: Gay Shapes, Mike Bullock and TVE (Worc.).
  • May 2nd (Thursday) 8 PM , I will be playing with Duck That at Studio Soto, 10 Channel Center St., Boston MA (in the Fort Point area of South Boston). Also appearing: from France, the Charles/Blondy/Casseron Trio.
  • May 1st (Wednesday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing with Grau Garten: Marc Bisson, guitar, Dei Xhrist, voice & electronics, Greg Kowalski, live video and electronic sound and Walter Wright (synths, drums) at the 119 Gallery in Lowell MA. Also appearing: from France, the Charles Blondy Casseron Trio.
  • April 13th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Endguys (my duo with Matt Samolis) in the Tinderbox series at Mobius, 55 Norfolk St., Cambridge MA. Details on the Mobius event page.
  • April 9th (Thursday) 8 PM , I will be playing with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawings at Studio Soto, 10 Channel Center St., Boston MA (in the Fort Point area of South Boston). Also appearing: BUMPR (Stefan Moore, Peter Bussigel, Caroline Park, and Tim Rovinelli).
  • April 6th (Saturday) 8 PM , I will be playing with Endguys (my duo with Matt Samolis) at Zeroplan Performance Loft, Chinatown, Boston MA. Also appearing: Liz Roncka & Jason Sanford, Sara June & Max Lord, Yuka Takahashi, Skinny Emu (Joe Burgio, Paul Kafka-Gibbons, Andrew Eisenberg), and Jennifer Hicks.
  • March 23rd (Saturday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Ricochet, my duo with Noell Dorsey, at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA. Also appearing: Dave Grollman/Michael Evans/Andy Haas Trio (NYC), mysterybear and Walter Wright/Kit Demos. Details on the 119 Gallery event page.
  • March 22nd (Friday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing a trio with Morgan Evans-Weiler and Matt Samolis at Floftenberg, Chinatown, Boston. Also appearing: Dave Grollman/Michael Evans/Andy Haas Trio (NYC), others TBA.
  • March 21st (Thursday) 8 PM, I will be playing with ADT (my duo with Weirdo Records proprietrix Angela Sawyer) in the Cheap Seats series at the Cambridge YMCA Theater in Central Square at 820 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. We’ll be joined by a shitload of other folks. These evenings are lots of fun. Don’t miss it!
  • March 20th (Wednesday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Endguys (my duo with Matt Samolis) in the Cheap Seats series at the Cambridge YMCA Theater in Central Square at 820 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. We’ll be joined by a shitload of other folks. These evenings are lots of fun. Don’t miss it!
  • March 14th (Thursday) Doors at 7, show at 8 PM, Duck That will be performing a live soundtrack to WW II (work in progress), a short film by Douglas Urbank. This is part of the evening’s program DIY Dystopia produced by Balagan Films. It happens at the Brattle Theater, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Sq., Cambridge, MA. Buy tickets on the Brattle Web site HERE.
  • March 3rd (Sunday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing a solo piece at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA. Also appearing: Sabir Mateen/Alex Obert Duo, Jim Hobbs/Luther Gray Duo and Brunel/Hickman/Fujiwara Trio. Details on the 119 Gallery event page.
  • February 28th (Thursday) 8:00 PM, I will be playing a private session with Katt Hernandez at Floftenberg, Chinatown, Boston. Other friends of Katt include Andrea Pensado, flandrew fleisenberg, Joe Burgio, Paul Kafka-Gibbons and Walter Wright.
  • February 24th (Sunday), I’m playing at XFest 2013 at 2:00 PM with Conjoined Twins (Crank Sturgeon and Id M Theftable: various noise). (Video of this set is here.) Then at 2:45 PM I’m playing with One-Armed Mist (Walter Wright and Stephanie Lak (I’m filling in for Arkm Foam)). (Video of that set is here.) at Lowell Telecommunications Corp, 246 Market St., Lowell MA. On Sunday, XFest starts at noon at LTC with a brunch and then the music runs from 2 through 6:00 PM.
  • February 23th (Saturday), I’m playing at XFest 2013 at 9:00 PM with Jill Burton (voice), Dave Grollman (snare drum, balloon, antics), Teresa Czepiel & Claire Barrett (dance) and Greg Kowalski (live video). (Video of this set is on YouTube here and here.) It happens at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA.
  • February 22nd (Friday), I’m playing at XFest 2013 at 10:00 PM with Ras Moshe (bells, flute, tenor sax), Ryan Baker (toys), Evan Lipson (contrabass), Teresa Czepiel (dance) and Dr. T (video). (Video of this set is on Youtube here.) And at midnight, I’m playing with Bonnie Kane (tenor sax, flute), Valerie Kuhne (cello, melodica), Mike Dailey (drums), Joe Burgio (dance) and Greg Kowalski (live video). (Video of this set is on YouTube here.) It all happens at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA.
  • February 21st (Thursday) 8:30 PM, I will be performing a live soundtrack to a 1928 silent film of Fall of the House of Usher with Joe Burgio’s Bodydrama, and also playing in some randomly-selected improv groupings at Flexfest at Floftenberg, Chinatown, Boston. Also appearing: Id M TheftAble, Shayna Dulberger, Chris Welcome, Andrea Pensado, Gordon Marshall, Jill Burton, Joe Burgio, Josh Jefferson, Matt Samolis, Steve Norton, Walter Wright and flandrew fleisenberg.
  • February 16nd (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be performing a live soundtrack to a 1928 silent film of Fall of the House of Usher with Joe Burgio’s Bodydrama at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. Also appearing: Orlando Cela, Collide-O-Scope Music and Banjo Assault. (See the Opensound web site for details.)
  • January 27th (Sunday) 4:00 PM, I will be playing in a late afternoon drone concert at Floftenberg, Chinatown, Boston. Fellow droners: Akrm Foam, Matt Samolis, Peter Warren, Travis McCoy Fuller and Vic Rawlings.
  • January 26th (Saturday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Farmhands, my duo with Arkm Foam, at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA, celebrating the release of our new tape on the Whitehaus Family Record label entitled For Serfs and Their Turf. Also appearing: Koulendros/Murphree Duo, Bats From Pogo and mysterybear. Details on the 119 Gallery event page. Nice video of the set here.
  • January 19th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing a duo with Tom Plsek at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. This show is a memorial for Borah Bergman. Also appearing: Bullock/Callahan/Cohen/Gross Quartet and Charlie Kohlhase Group. (See the Opensound web site for details.)
  • January 12th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Grau Garten, (w/ Marc Bisson, guitar, Dei Xhrist, voice & electronics and Greg Kowalski, live video and electronic sound) and our guest Walter Wright (synths, drums) at the 119 Gallery in Lowell MA. Also appearing: Chait/Emmons Duo, 2Lous and Arrington di Dionyso.
  • January 10th (Thursday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Duck That in the Cheap Seats series (AGAIN!) at the Cambridge YMCA Theater in Central Square at 820 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. Josh couldn't make it; Amy Mills sat in on trumpet. Additionally, i joined Amy & Jess in their set.

       2012

  • December 31st (Monday) 7 PM, I will be playing with Animal Hospital Ensemble in the Hynes Convention Center as part of First Night Boston, Boston MA.
  • December 29th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I will be playing in a couple of randomly-selected improv groupings at Flestivus in an undisclosed Chinatown location. Also appearing: Andrea Pensado, Angela Sawyer, Dirk Adams, DJ Robo Rob, Eric Dahlman, flandrew fleisenberg, Gordon Marshall, Id M Theftable, Joe Burgio, Josh Jefferson, Jules Vasylenko, Matt Samolis and Michael Rosenstein.
  • December 28th (Friday) 8:00 PM, Stephanie Lak is back in town for a visit, and I’ll be joining her and a bunch of friends playing mix ’n’ match improv groupings; friends include Walter Wright, Andrea Pensado, Dei Xhrist, Rick Breault, Joe Brown, Olivia Close, Vanessa Lefevre, Jess Schumann and Corey Sciuto. It all happens at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA.
  • December 15th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Grau Garten, (w/ Marc Bisson, guitar, Dei Xhrist, voice & electronics and Greg Kowalski, live video and electronic sound) and our guest Walter Wright (synths, toy drums) at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. Also appearing: Ellen Band, Andrew Neumann and BOLT. (See the Opensound web site for details.) Nice video of the show on YouTube here.
  • December 6th (Thursday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Duck That in the Cheap Seats series at the Cambridge YMCA Theater in Central Square at 820 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. We are scheduled for 8 PM
  • November 16th (Friday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing a solo set, opening for HMQ, at Mobius, 55 Norfolk St., Cambridge MA. Their page for the show is here.
  • November 8th (Thursday) 8 pm, with Kobold: Laurence Cook, percussion, Tom Plsek, trombone and me on reeds at Gallery 263, Cambridgeport MA. Also appearing: Fausto Seirakowski Qrt and Ernst Karel solo.
  • October 26th (Friday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing with BIG & Little, my all-electronics duo with Pete Gumaskas (of Triode) as well as subbing for Jules Vasylenko in Los Condenados at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA. It’s Walter Wright’s 71st birthday party! Also appearing: Crank Sturgeon, Nico Poisson, Id m Theft Able, Loup Garou. 119 Gallery’s event page is here.
    Video of the Big & little set is here.
  • October 25th (Thursday) 8 pm, with Mission Creep at The Milky Way, Jamaica Plain MA. Also appearing: Invisible Rays and Derangers.
  • October 21st (Sunday) 2:00 PM, I, along with Rick Breault (samples, electronics) and Joe Darensbourg (keyboard, violin, percussion), will be performing a live film score for the 1922 silent film version of Oliver Twist (starring Lon Chaney & Jackie Coogan; Frank Lloyd, dir.) at the Lowell National Historical Park, Museum Event Theater, Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John St., Lowell, MA. This is part of UMass Lowell’s Dickens in Lowell conference/celebration.
  • October 20th (Saturday) 8:00 PM, I, along with Rick Breault (samples, electronics) and Joe Darensbourg (keyboard, violin, percussion), will be performing a live film score for the 1922 silent film version of Oliver Twist (starring Lon Chaney & Jackie Coogan; Frank Lloyd, dir.) at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA. This is part of UMass Lowell’s Dickens in Lowell conference/celebration.
  • October 18th (Wednesday) Doors at 7, show at 8 PM, Duck That will be performing in “A Shark Out of Water Story” a comedy/variety show by Chris Braiotta and the Union Square Round Table theater troupe. Other featured performers: Eugene Mirman, Chris Gethard and Damon & Naomi. It happens at the Brattle Theater, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Sq., Cambridge, MA. Buy tickets and read elaborate descriptions HERE. Hell, even the Phoenix will be there! (Read their preview write-up here.)
  • October 15th (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing with One-Armed Mist, Walter Wright’s trio with Arkm Foam and Stephanie Lak. Stephanie’s out of town, so i’ll be playing her part (mini-synths). It all happens at your favourite record store and mine, Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
  • October 11th (Thursday) 6 to 8 PM, I will be joining Christina Vantzou’s Geometric Collective Mini Chamber Orchestra at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts as part of their Sound Bites series. The MFA is at 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA.
  • October 9th (Monday) 10:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Duck That at Gay Gardens in Allston. (Email me for address/directions.) This is Arkm Foam’s birthday show! Also appearing: Bang Bros!, Horse Lords (Baltimore), Hot Tub Panorama. (Just duo--Keiichi and I.)
  • September 23rd (Sunday) 4:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Farmhands, my duo with Arkm Foam at the Somerville Community Growing Center. Perfect, right?! The Growing Center is just outside of Union Square at 22 Vinal St., Somerville MA. The show goes 4 - 7 PM; we’re on at about 6. Also appearing: Gracious Calamity, Streight/Angular, others TBA.
  • September 22nd (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Joe Burgio’s Bodydrama at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. Also appearing: HMQ, Garrison Fewell Quartet and the Unfinished Quartet. (See the Opensound web site for details.
  • September 21st (Friday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Grizzler and Keith Rowe in a special evening dedicated to Keith’s work at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. (See the Opensound web site for details.
  • September 15th (Saturday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Duck That at Mystery Train Records, 178 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA. Also appearing: some nice people, particularly Shea, and Jen, the violinist from Holyoke.
  • September 14th (Friday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Duck That at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA. Also appearing: Pet Bottle Ninjen (NYC) and Los Condenados.
  • September 9th (Sunday) 7:30 pm, with Mission Creep at P.A.’s Lounge, Somerville MA.
    This show is a benefit for the artists who lost their home in a fire in Central Square, Cambridge on August 24. (Story here.) Also appearing: TBA.
  • September 1st (Saturday) 6 PM, I’ll be playing with Grau Garten: guitarist Marc Bisson, Dei Xhrist, voice & electronics and Greg Kowalksi on live video at The Mansion, 9 Spring Lane, Newburyport MA. Also appearing: birdorgan, Id M Theft Able, Ouroboros, Flandrew Fleisenberg.
  • August 26th (Sunday) 3 pm, I’ll be playing flute & contra alto clarinet duos with Endguys, my duo with Matt Samolis at Lou Cohen’s “Pre-op Potluck” party in Cambridgeport. Also appearing: We Love You, Lou Cohen, others.
  • August 25th (Wednesday) 11:59 PM, Duck That will be performing in a short set at a private party near Union Square, Somerville, MA.
  • August 25th (Saturday) 7:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Duck That at Willimantic Records at 744 Main St. (back entrance), Willimantic, CT.
  • August 19th (Sunday) 3:15 PM, I’ll be playing a solo bass clarinet set on the Boston Common at the Founders plaque as part of Woodstock 4 sponsored by the fine folks at the Whitehaus. Also appearing: more people than you could possibly count. Full schedule here (Note the “Saturday” and “Sunday” tabs at the bottom of the page!).
  • August 19th (Sunday) 1:00 PM, I’ll be joining the trio of Michael Rosenstein (energised objects), Morgan Evans-Weiler (violin, electronics) and Jesse Collins (cornet, objects) on the Boston Common at the Founders plaque as part of Woodstock 4 sponsored by the fine folks at the Whitehaus. Also appearing: more people than you could possibly count. Full schedule here (Note the “Saturday” and “Sunday” tabs at the bottom of the page!).
  • August 19th (Sunday) 12:45 PM, flutist Matt Samolis and I will be accompanying movement artist Sara June on the Boston Common at the Founders plaque as part of Woodstock 4 sponsored by the fine folks at the Whitehaus. Video of the performance by Douglas Urbank is here. Also appearing: more people than you could possibly count. Full schedule here (Note the “Saturday” and “Sunday” tabs at the bottom of the page!).
  • August 18th (Saturday) 7:15 PM, I’ll be playing with Liz Roncka (movement) and Andrew Eisenberg (percussion) on the Boston Common at the Founders plaque as part of Woodstock 4 sponsored by the fine folks at the Whitehaus. Also appearing: more people than you could possibly count. Full schedule here (Note the “Saturday” and “Sunday” tabs at the bottom of the page!).
  • August 18th (Saturday) 3:30 PM, I’ll be joining the Prince Romney Brass Trio (Jesse Collins, cornet, Jonathan Lizacano, alto sax, Keiichi Hashimoto, fluegelhorn, Eric Dahlman, trumpet) on the Boston Common by the “Cross Paths” location as part of Woodstock 4 sponsored by the fine folks at the Whitehaus. Also appearing: more people than you could possibly count. Full schedule here (Note the “Saturday” and “Sunday” tabs at the bottom of the page!).
  • August 18th (Saturday) 2:45 PM, I’ll be playing with Farmhands (my duo with Woodstock mastermind Arkm Foam) on the Boston Common by the Soldiers and Sailors Monument as part of Woodstock 4 sponsored by the fine folks at the Whitehaus. Also appearing: more people than you could possibly count. Full schedule here (Note the “Saturday” and “Sunday” tabs at the bottom of the page!). Here’s a brief video clip of the set by Mike Passarini.
  • August 18th (Saturday) 12:45 PM, I’ll be playing with Ricochet (my duo with Noell Dorsey, (vocals)) on the Boston Common by the Statehouse as part of Woodstock 4 sponsored by the fine folks at the Whitehaus. Also appearing: more people than you could possibly count. Full schedule here (Note the “Saturday” and “Sunday” tabs at the bottom of the page!).
  • August 18th (Saturday) 12:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Joe Burgio’s Bodydrama on the Boston Common at the Founders plaque as part of Woodstock 4 sponsored by the fine folks at the Whitehaus. Also appearing: more people than you could possibly count. Full schedule here (Note the “Saturday” and “Sunday” tabs at the bottom of the page!). Video by Shai Ehrlichman of the Whitehaus posted here. More video here, by Mike Passarini.
  • August 4th (Saturday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Grau Garten, (w/ Marc Bisson, guitar, Dei Xhrist, voice & electronics, and Greg Kowalski, live video) at a house venue in Parsonsfield, ME. Email me for directions/details.
  • July 30th (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing with Big and Little, my all-electronics duo with Pete Gumaskas (of Triode) at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
  • July 28th (Saturday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Grau Garten, (w/ Marc Bisson, guitar and Greg Kowalski, live video) at Strange Maine an awesome underground record store at 578 Congress St. Portland, ME. Also appearing: Computer at Sea, Lucky Bone and Peter J. Woods.
  • July 21st (Saturday) 7:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Tuba? No tuba. which is Lucio Menagon, Valerie Kuehne, Solomiya Moroz & Philippe Batthika as part of NATURE FETISH: a public opera at Grace Exhibition Space, 840 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn NY. Also appearing: Alessandra Eramo, Heather Warren Crow and Joseph Keckler.
  • July 19th (Thursday) 7:30 PM, I’ll be playing with Farmhands, my duo with Arkm Foam at the Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain MA. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: Apocalypso, Rainbow Road, others TBA.
  • July 18th (Wednesday) 8 PM, Duck That will be performing in a show by the Union Square Round Table theater troupe at Radio, 379 Somerville Ave., Union Sq., Somerville, MA.
  • July 15th (Sunday) 12:30 PM, It’s the Duck That CD release show, celebrating the release of our new CD Eggs at the Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain MA. (Email me for directions.) This is going to be an all day affair with a big bill and BBQ! Also appearing: Paul Arambula (AZ), MSHR (OR), Marty Barrett (OR), Val Kuehne (NYC), Joey Molinaro (NYC), Hunnie Bunnies, Speaker (Lexie Mountain & Shana Palmer), Adventures of Boxhead, Dinners, others.
    Media: video of one of our pieces is here.
  • July 7th (Saturday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Joe Burgio’s Bodydrama and also with the Stephanie Lak/Walter Wright Duo during the Fireworks Pants Blowout Fest at 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA.
  • July 2nd (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing primarily electronic duos with Walter Wright at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. (Originally-scheduled Stephanie Lak was wiped out from her work on her outdoor mural in Lowell.)
  • July 1st (Sunday) 5 PM, I will be playing with Joe Burgio’s Bodydrama in the Chinatown Invitational at an undisclosed location. Bodydrama: Lou Cohen, Andrew Eisenburg, Steve Norton (sounds) and Joe Burgio and Sara June (movement). Also appearing: Mr Dirky, Liz Roncka/Christophe Delerce and Skinny Vinny.
  • June 28rd (Thursday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Kit Demos (bass), Todd Brunel (clarinet, alto saxophone) and Richard Poole (vibes) at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA.
  • June 23rd (Saturday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Grau Garten, (w/ Marc Bisson, guitar, Dei Xhrist, voice & electronics and Greg Kowalski, live video) at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA. Also appearing: Stephanie Lak/Walter Wright (note: i substituted for an exhausted and sleeping Stephanie Lak), and Dr. T and Friends.
  • June 22nd (Friday) 8 PM, I will be playing duos with brass wizard and Duck That co-conspirator Keiichi Hashimoto at Aviary, 48 South St., Jamaica Plain MA. Also performing: Jack Callahan’s Dream Team Ensemble and Dave Gross solo.
  • June 17th (Sunday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Joe Burgio’s Bodydrama at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA. Also appearing: Ben Miller and Lak/Wright Duo.
  • June 15th (Friday) 8 PM, I will be playing with Metal & Glass Ensemble at the Nave Gallery at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville MA. Also appearing: peace, loving.
  • June 11th (Monday) 7 PM, I’ll be performing al fresco with Mission Creep at Red Square, Burlington VT.
  • June 10th (Sunday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing with Mission Creep at The Inferno, Brattleboro VT.
  • June 9th (Saturday) 7 PM, I’ll be performing with Mission Creep at Goatstock 6 (benefit for Heifer International) at the Nave Gallery at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville MA. Also on the bill: Astro Al and Tim Mungenast and His Preexisting Conditions.
  • June 4th (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing with Grau Garten, (w/ Marc Bisson, guitar and Dei Xhrist, voice & electronics) at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
  • June 2nd (Saturday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing duo with Farmhands, my duo with Arkm Foam at the Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain MA. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: Pataphor, Los Condenados, Jeff Carey/Cory O’Brien and Hunny Bunnies.
  • June 1st (Friday) 8 PM, with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawings at Sonorium VII. Also performing: Morgan Evans-Weiler, Jeff Carey/Cory O’Brien and Xiphoid Dimentia. The Sonorium series is held at The Griffen Theatre, 7 Lynde Street, Salem MA.
  • May 31st (Thursday) 8 PM, with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawings at The Museum School as part of Jesse Collins’ thesis presentation. More details on where and with whom TBA. 230 The Fenway Boston, MA. Also appearing: Just Kidding? (Jesse Collins with Jonathan Lizcano and Keiichi Hashimoto), We Love You and HMQ (Howard Martin, Morgan Evans-Weiler, Michael Rosenstein and James Coleman).
  • May 29th (Tuesday) 7 PM, I’ll be performing with both Kilter, my duo with Curt Newton, and Duck That at Yes Oui Si (multi-sensory exhibition space), 19 Vancouver St., Boston MA. (Corner of Huntington Ave., near Mass Art and the MFA.) Also appearing: Valerie Kuehne, Anthony Coleman with Arian Shafiee and Simon Hanes, Ryan Krause’s Spinetic Cultures.
  • May 25th (Friday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing with CBCA, my duo with Mike Bullock, in which he plays his contrabass (“CB”) and I play my contra alto clarinet (“CA”), at Mobius, 55 Norfolk St., Cambridge MA. Their page for the show is here.
  • May 19th (Saturday) 8 PM, I will be presenting Covers: three bands performing improvisations and familiar tunes at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. Musicians include Duck That, Vic Rawlings, Brendan Murray, Chris Strunk, Tom Plsek, Matt Samolis and Forbes Graham.
  • May 18th (Friday) 9 PM, Duck That will be playing at a studio party in Watertown. Email me for directions.
  • May 13th (Sunday) 4 PM, I’ll be performing John Cage’s Music for Amplified Toy Pianos as part of the Mobius Toy Piano Mini Fest. At Mobius, 55 Norfolk St., Cambridge MA.
  • May 12th (Saturday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing in the Mobius Toy Piano Mini Fest. At Mobius, 55 Norfolk St., Cambridge MA.
  • May 3rd (Thursday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing with 3 French Hens (that’s Matt Samolis on flute, Arkm Foam on cassette recorders and objects and me on reeds and percussion) at the Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain MA. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: the incredible Why I Must Be Careful from Portland OR, birdorgan (Manchester NH) and Katze (Morgan Evans-Weiler & Noell Dorsey).
  • April 30th (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing with CBCA, my duo with Mike Bullock, in which he plays contrabass (“CB”) and I play contra alto clarinet (“CA”), at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
  • April 25th (Wednesday) 10:30 PM, I’ll be performing with Mission Creep on the air on WMFO, 91.5 FM or stream it on the Web at WMFO.org.
  • April 23rd (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing with Polly Hanson at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
  • April 21st (Saturday) 8 PM, it’s Grizzler plays the music of Cardew, Callahan, Graham and Gross at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA.
  • April 16th (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing with ADT, wherein I’ve convinced Weirdo Records proprietrix Angela Sawyer to come out from behind the cash register and make a rare appearance performing at her own store, to wit one Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
  • April 9th (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing with Ricochet, my duo with Noell Dorsey at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
  • April 2nd (Monday) 8 PM, It’s Kobold reunion and “record release party” at Weirdo! Laurence Cook, percussion, Tom Plsek, trombone and I on reeds will be celebrating, along with you, the release (finally!) of our 1995 recording Piece of Mind (in absentia Craig Schildhauer, contrabass) on a Means of Production CD-r and also on Bandcamp. It all happens at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
  • March 26th (Monday) 8 PM, It’s Return of the Honeytones (Walter Wright, electronics; and me, electronics, toy piano, saxophone; Stephanie Lak had to work) at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
  • March 24th (Saturday) 8:30 PM. I’ll be performing with the LMNo Double Duo with guitarist Lucio Menagon, violinist Morgan Evans-Weiler and guitarist Marc Bisson at the Wombat Zone, Somerville MA. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: Mike Bullock/Vic Rawlings long-format duo.
  • March 23rd (Friday) 9:00 PM I’ll be performing with LMNo!, my duo with guitarist Lucio Menagon at The Müthership, Jamaica Plain, MA. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: Taylor Smith solo set and RO SHAM BEAUX.
  • March 20th (Tuesday) 8 PM, I will be playing in this month’s installment of Beasts of Improvisation on Parade. This month, the beasts are at the Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain MA. (Email me for directions.) This month’s featured composer/performer is Swiss saxophonist Christian Kobi. Other beasts: curators Matt Samolis: flute and Jeff Young: violin along with Sam Potrykus (WFR): bass, Valerie Thompson: cello, Ken Field: sax, Ben Mansavage Klein: tuba, Esther Viola: oboe, Ben Dicke: drums, Mark (somebody): piano.
  • March 17th (Saturday) 9 PM, I’ll be playing with Joe Burgio’s Bodydrama at Studio Soto, 10 Channel Center St., Boston MA (in the Fort Point area of South Boston). Also appearing: Gang Clan Mafia and Pinball Wizards (Matt Samolis & Andrew Eisenburg).
  • March 16th (Friday) 8:30 pm, I will be playing duos with Marc Bisson at the House of Goings On, Manchester NH. Also appearing: Valerie Kuehne (NYC), Dei X/Mike Fun duo, Greg McKillop, and Noah, Ben and Zack from Portsmouth.
  • March 10th (Saturday) 8 PM, with any Bee (Lou Cohen & Walter Wright, electronics, Matt Samolis, flute and me on reeds) at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA. I will also be performing with Collide-O-Scope Music playing Fredrick Rzewski’s “Les Moutons de Panurge”.
  • March 9th (Friday) 8:30 PM. I’ll be performing in the Flopera House Awards Ceremony and Flinale as we bid a flond flarewell to the Flopera House, 381 Congress St., South Boston, MA. A shitload of people will be performing, and it will be a crazy fun time. Check out the photos!
  • March 4th (Sunday) 3 pm, I’ll be playing duos with CBCA, my duo with Mike Bullock, in which he plays his contrabass (“CB”) and I play my contra alto clarinet (“CA”), at Lou Cohen’s in Cambridgeport. Also apearing: Borah Bergman (piano), Garrison Fewell (guitar), Tom Plsek (trombone) and Lou Cohen (laptop/Wiimote).
  • February 29th (Wednesday) 8:30 PM (SHARP! doors at 8PM), I’ll be playing with Duck That at Church (yes, the rock club!), 69 Kilmarnock Street, Boston MA (in the Fenway). Also appearing: RANGDA, Major Stars and Fjord.
  • February 26th (Sunday), I’m playing at XFest 2012 at 4 PM with Grau Garten (Marc Bisson, guitar, Dei Xhrist, voice, Greg Kowalski, live video) and guest Dave Seidel (electronics) at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA. On Sunday, XFest starts at noon with a brunch and then the music runs from 2 through 6:00 PM.
    The full XFest 2012 schedule is here; visiting artist list is here and the local artist list is here
  • February 25th (Saturday), I’m playing at XFest 2012 at 3:30 PM with LMNo and then at 8:30 PM with Dave Miller (drums, NYC), Audrey Chen (cello, voice, Philadelphia) and Dave Seidel (electronics, NH) at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA. On Saturday, XFest starts at noon with a brunch and then the music runs from 2 PM through 1 AM.
    The full XFest 2012 schedule is here; visiting artist list is here and the local artist list is here
  • February 24th (Friday) 8 PM, I will be performing in Matt Samolis' trilogy Painting White Shadows, a suite of works involving music, text and movement presented at the Church of the Advent Library, 30 Brimmer St., Beacon Hill, Boston. More details available here.
  • February 23th (Thursday) 8:30 PM. I’ll be performing at Flexfest with folks en route to XFest, including Emilie Mouchous, Id M Theft Able, Walter Wright, Dave Grollman, Lucio Menagon, Andrea Pensado, Gordon Marshall, Junko Simons, Stephanie Lak, Arkm Foam and Julius Vasylenko at the Flopera House, 381 Congress St., South Boston, MA.
  • February 11th (Saturday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing with Duck Soup, which is filmmaker Douglas Urbank’s short films with live soundtrack by Duck That at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA.
  • February 10th (Friday) 8 PM, I will be playing in this month’s installment of NYC violinist Jeff Young’s Beasts of Improvisation on Parade. This month, the beasts are at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA. Beasts include featured composer/performer Forbes Graham, Walter Wright (drums), Stephanie Lak (guitar, table full of toys), Marc Bisson (guitar, stuff), Dei Xhrist (voice, stuff), Mike Dailey (drums), Kit Demos (contrabass), Karen Langlie (cello, toys), Junko Simons (cello), Ben Klein (tuba).
  • February 4th (Saturday) 8:00 PM. I’ll be performing in randomly-generated groupings of improvising musicians and dancers at the Flopera House, 381 Congress St., South Boston, MA. Musicians include Peter Price (Philly), Joo Won Park (Philly), Lou Cohen, Walter Wright, Akrm Foam, Michael Rosenstein, Max Lord, Matt Murphy, Josh Jefferson and flandrew fleisenberg. Dancers: Megan Price (Philly), Loren Groenendaal (Philly), Callie Chapman-Korn, Betty Wang, Aisha Cruse, Liz Roncka, Joe Burgio, Paul Kafka-Gibbons & Lynn Frederikson, Naoko Brown and Erin (somebody).
  • January 21st (Saturday) 8 PM, with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawings at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA.
  • January 20th (Friday) 9:30 PM I’ll be performing with Angela Sawyer and guitarist Jesse Collins as Wash and Gouache at The Müthership, 381 Centre St., Jamaica Plain. Also appearing: Vic Rawlings/Bryan Eubanks and James Coleman/Morgan Evans-Weiler/Michael Rosenstein/Howard Martin and a guitar/kayagum player named (?).
  • January 16th (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing a solo set consisting of my transcription of Roscoe Mitchell’s piece “Solo” at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.

       2011

  • December 31st (Saturday) 8:30 PM. I’ll be playing with Grau Garten, my group with guitarist Marc Bisson, Josh Baker on bicycle wheels & electronics and Greg Kowalksi on live video at the 119 Gallery New Year’s Eve party in Lowell, MA. I will also be playing a duo set Walter Wright. Also appearing: Crank Sturgeon, BirdOrgan, Lexie Mountain/Id M Theft Able duo and FRIENDSHIP. More details on the 119 Gallery event page.
  • December 21st (Wednesday) 8 PM, I will be playing the annual Metal & Glass Ensemble Winter Solstice celebration show. This year it is being held at the Nave Gallery at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville MA.
  • December 17th (Saturday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing a solo set consisting of my transcription of Roscoe Mitchell’s piece “Solo” at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville MA.
  • December 10th (Saturday) 8 PM (later that same day!), it’s Teresa and the Endguys (which is Matt Samolis (flute) and Teresa Czepiel (movement) and I (reeds, celesta, percussion)) at Zeroplan Performance Loft, Chinatown, Boston MA. Also appearing: movement artists Alissa Cardone, Sara June, Yuka Takahashi, Joe Burgio and Liz Roncka and musician Max Lord (synth). All of us, except for Liz, also performed Alissa’s “Viewpoints” score.
  • December 10th (Saturday) 2 PM, I will be playing with the Metal & Glass Ensemble in a matinee show at the Flopera House, 381 Congress St. Boston MA. More details TBA.
  • December 9th (Friday) 9 PM, I will be playing with drummer Dave Grollman at Exapno, 33 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn NY. This is part of Lucio Menagon’s “Reverend Screaming Fingers Big Band” concert. A good number of the folks on hand also performed as The Orchestra of the Future, playing the soundtrack for the film “History of the Future” by filmmaker/musician Richard Lainhart.
  • December 7th (Wednesday) 10:00 AM, I am giving a master class at New England Conservatory at the invitation of the Department of Contemporary Improvisation.
  • December 6th (Tuesday) 8 PM, I will be playing with NYC violinist Jeff Young and friends at Aviary, 48 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA. Friends include Matt Samolis, flute, Morgan Evans-Weiler, violin, Junko Simons, cello, Tony Leva, contrabass and Mali Sastri, voice.
  • December 5th (Monday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be performing with Idiolect, my duo with saxophonist Jesse Kaminsky at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. Also appearing: NY-based violinist Jeff Young.
  • December 3rd (Saturday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing with Bodydrama at The Nave Gallery at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville. Also appearing: i have no idea.
    Bodydrama is lead by movement artist Joe Burgio and includes movement artist Betty Wang, and musicians Lou Cohen, Andrew Eisenberg, Matt Samolis and Morgan Evans-Weiler.
  • December 2nd (Friday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing with Grau Garten, my group with guitarist Marc Bisson, Josh Baker on bicycle wheels & electronics and Greg Kowalksi on live video at the Wombat Zone, Somerville MA. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: Funny Money, Michael Rosenstein & Morgan Evans-Weiler, and Mr Dirky.
  • November 20th (Sunday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing with Grau Garten, my group with guitarist Marc Bisson, Josh Baker on bicycle wheels & electronics and Greg Kowalksi on live video plus special guest Dei Xhrist performing vocals via phone link (!) at the Whitehaus, Jamaica Plain MA. (Email me for directions.) Also appearing: Funny Money and Pterodactyl Puppy.
  • November 19th (Saturday) 11:45 PM (later that same night), I’ll be performing with Angela Sawyer and guitarist Jesse Collins as Wash and Gouache at Spectacle in Jamaica Plain.
  • November 18th (Friday), I’ll be performing with Angela Sawyer and guitarist Jesse Collins as Wash and Gouache at Gay Gardens in Allston. (Email me for address/directions.) Also appearing: Guerilla Toss, Rotten Apples, Cloud Becomes Your Hand, peace, loving.
  • November 12th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be performing a solo set consisting of my transcription of Roscoe Mitchell’s piece “Solo” at my home. RSVP, please.
  • November 1th (Sunday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing a solo bass clarinet set (with brief appearance by Guerilla Flute Guy) at a the Whitehaus hoot in Jamaica Plain MA. (Email me for directions.)
  • November 5th (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing with Grizzler at Studio Soto, 10 Channel Center St., Boston MA (in the Fort Point area of South Boston). Also, Duck That will be doing a short set at this show.
  • November 4th (Friday) 11:04 PM, I will be playing with the Metal & Glass Ensemble in an 8 hour overnight performance with Peace, Loving at the Whitehaus from 11:04 PM until sunrise the next morning (7:21 AM).
    Read the Globe blog preview here.
  • October 29th (Saturday) 8:00 PM. Walter Wright is turning 70 this month! I’ll be playing at the third performance evening of his 70th Birthday Retrospective with Joe Burgio’s Bodydrama at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA. Also appearing: Mike Dailey & Stephanie Lak.
    The full calendar of Walter’s retrospective is on Dei Xhrist’s website here.
  • October 28th (Saturday) 7:00 PM. I will be performing with the Empty House Cooperative at the Halloween Iron Pour 2011 at The Steelyard, 27 Sims Ave, Providence RI, 02909. More info on The Steelyard’s Web site.
    Some pics from the show are here and there is a video excerpt here.
  • October 26th (Wednesday) 8:00 PM. Walter Wright is turning 70 this month! And in fact, this evening, 10/26, is his actual birthday and the opening reception for his 70th Birthday Retrospective. I will be joining Loup-Garou (Setheyny Pen & Walter Wright, electronics) for a set at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA. Also appearing: TBD.
    The full calendar of Walter’s retrospective is on Dei Xhrist’s website here.
  • October 24st (Monday) 8:30 PM. LMNo! (Lucio Menagon & I) will be playing at Casa del Popolo, 4873 St. Laurent, Montreal, Quebec (! my first performance out of the country). Also appearing: performance artist Rachel Mason and Valerie Kuehne’s Dream Zoo.
  • October 23st (Sunday) 4:30 PM. Played at a salon at the studio of a swell guy named Virgil along with bassist Jason Anastasoff, Emilie Mouchous on electronics, Virgil himself on synths and a guitarist named Steve. Later we were joined by Dream Zoo’s Valerie Kuehne (cello), Lucio Menagon (guitar) and Jeffrey Young (violin). Montreal, QC.
  • October 23st (Sunday) 2:00 PM. Ran an improvisation workshop at Sala Rosa, Montreal, QC.
  • October 23st (Sunday) 12:00 PM. Played a short set with bassist Jason Anastasoff on McGill University’s CKUT radio station (at 90.3 FM in Montreal).
  • October 22th (Saturday) 7 PM, I’ll be performing with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawlings, as part of the YLDMIER Tapes Release Show #7 at Yes Oui Si (multi-sensory exhibition space), 19 Vancouver St., Boston MA. (Corner of Huntington Ave., near Mass Art and the MFA.) Also appearing: High Aura’d, Patrick Emm and Eugene The Jeep.
  • October 21st (Friday) 8:30 PM. I’ll be debuting a new duo with guitarist Lucio Menagon called LMNo! at the Flopera House, 381 Congress St., South Boston, MA. This is coincidental with an evening of music and movement improvisation.
  • October 20th (Thursday) 10:10 PM. Duck That will be performing at Occupy Boston, in front of South Station. Because free people deserve free jazz!
  • October 15th (Saturday) 8:00 PM. Walter Wright is turning 70 this month! I’ll be performing in the first performance evening of his 70th Birthday Retrospective at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, MA, where I'll playing the part of Mike Fun in the group dZig dZag. Also appearing: Bop Ants (Walter, Morgan Evans-Weiler and Joe Burgio). There will likely be a large group jam at the end.
    The full calendar of Walter’s retrospective is on Dei Xhrist’s website here.
  • October 1st (Saturday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing with Grau Garten: guitarist Marc Bisson, Josh Baker on bicycle wheels & electronics and Greg Kowalksi on live video at The Mansion, 9 Spring Lane, Newburyport MA. Also appearing Bonnie Kane's Big Plastic Finger and Kit Demos’s Kit and Kaboodle.
  • September 24th (Saturday), I’ll be performing two shows with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawlings. First, around 6 PM, we’re busking at (i.e., crashing) the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival. Call it a ‘jazz intervention’ :-)
    Then, at around 10:30 PM, we’ll be playing at Gay Gardens in Allston. (Email me for address/directions.) We will be playing avec Le Singe Blanc (France), as well as Funny Money and Graph.
  • September 22th (Thursday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawlings, on the air on Susanna Bolle’s Rare Frequency radio show on WZBC 90.3 FM. The show runs 7 to 10 PM every Thursday and features a wealth of the best noise and improvisation from Boston and elsewhere.
  • September 17th (Saturday) 8 PM I’ll be playing with both Kilter, my duo with Curt Newton and Grau Garten (see above) at Sun Worship X, presented by Offset Needle Radius at the Buoy Gallery, 2 Government St., Kittery, Maine. Also appearing: Skinny Vinny, Eric Dahlman/Eric Nugent, Al Margolis/Tom Hamilton Duo, and two 14 year old kids from Kittery.
  • September 16th (Friday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be playing with Grau Garten: guitarist Marc Bisson, Josh Baker on bicycle wheels & electronics and Greg Kowalksi on live video at 119 Gallery in Lowell, Massachusetts. Also appearing: Rick Breault/Elaine Wood, Al Margolis/Tom Hamilton, Kevin Frenette/James Rohr/Curt Newton.
  • September 5th (Monday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be performing with Spam (Matt Samolis, flute and Curt Newton, percussion) at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. Also appearing: Dat Tracker.
  • August 18th (Thursday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing with Duck That with guest trumpet god Keiichi Hashimoto at The Whitehaus, Jamaic Plain MA. Also appearing: keyboard player Anthony Coleman, percussionist Ben Bennett (Columbus OH) and saxophonist Wilson Shook (Seattle WA).
  • August 15th (Monday) 8:00 PM, I’ll be performing with Endguys, my duo with Matt Samolis at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
  • August 14th (Sunday) I will be playing with Metal and Glass at the “WE ARE GUEST TALK, FREE: $10” festival at the Cambridge YMCA Theater (so chill) in Central Square at 820 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. (F/K/A Weirdstock Three (get it?).)
    Metal & Glass plays at 2 PM.
    Interview with Metal & Glass leader Matt Samolis here!
    Weirdstock goes all day Sunday from 2:00 to 10:20 PM. Full lineup is here.
  • August 8th (Monday) 10:30 PM, I’ll be playing with Duck That at Problem House in Allston MA. We will have trumpeter Keiichi Hashimoto as our guest. Also appearing: Vampire Belt (Chris Corsano & Bill Nace) and Keith Fullerton Whitman. Email me for address at steve [at] rednotebook [dot] org.
  • August 8th (Monday) 7:55 PM SHARP, I’ll be joining Tom Plsek and 40 other musicians performing Swallowing The Sun, a meditation and rememberance of the approximately 200,000 people who perished in the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This will be taking place at the Church of the Advent, 30 Brimmer St., Beacon Hill, Boston.
  • July 30th (Saturday) 5:00 PM, I’ll be joining Loup-Garou for a set at BEST-FEST at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, Massachusetts. Full bill on the 119 Gallery Web site.
  • July 8th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing with three bands(!): Metal & Glass, Grizzler and Bodydrama (performing Enneagram) at the Floft, 381 Congress St, Boston MA.
  • June 30th (Thursday) 8 PM, with Spam (Matt Samolis, flute and Curt Newton, percussion) as part of “Mix-N-Match” at The Nave Gallery at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville. Also appearing: Tom Hall, Eric Hofbauer, Marty Ballou, Lou Cohen, Kevin Frenette, David Maxwell and Jim Hobbs.
  • June 20th (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be joining Loup-Garou in a set at The Series at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
  • June 18th (Saturday) 8:00 pm, I’ll be playing with Grau Garten: guitarist Marc Bisson and Josh Baker on bicycle wheels & electronics, accompanied by live video by Greg Kowalksi at Sun Worship IX, presented by Offset Needle Radius at the Buoy Gallery, 2 Government St., Kittery, Maine. Also appearing: Prehistoric Horse, Los Condenados, Bat Shit, Id M Theft Able and the kids from Baltimore (Owen Gardener, Andrew Bernstein + friend).
  • June 17th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing with Duck That at the Floft, 381 Congress St, Boston MA. Also appearing: Prehistoric Horse (NYC), Bird Organ (Manchester NH) and Eggs Eggs.
  • June 12th (Sunday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing with Duck That at O’Brien’s, 3 Harvard Ave., Allston MA. Also appearing: Borbetomagus (!), Heathen Shame and Peace, Loving (JP).
    Media: video of one of our pieces is here.
  • June 11th (Saturday) 8:00 pm, I’ll be playing with Grau Garten: Josh Baker on bicycle wheels & electronics, and Greg Kowalksi on live video at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville. Also appearing: Prehistoric Horse (NYC), 2lous and a performance of John Cage’s Variations III which i will also be playing in.
  • June 7th (Tuesday) 8 pm, I’ll be joining Curt Newton and 5 other Boston improvisors in welcoming Munich-based pianist Hans Poppel back to Boston after a 3-year absence at The Outpost, 186 Hampshire St., Cambridge MA. Also performing will be Neil Leonard (soprano and alto sax), Tom Hall (tenor sax), Vic Rawlings (cello, electronics), Jeff Song (cello) and Rob Bethel (cello).
  • June 3th (Friday) 8:30 pm, I’ll be playing trios with Dave Gross and Nick Williams at John Doe Jr., 269 Main St., Greenfield MA. Also apearing: Liz Tonne & David Russell, voices
  • May 27th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing with Duck That at Spectacle at 17 Edinboro St., Boston MA. Also appearing: Jenny Graf, Childe Bride, Berglind Agustdottir & Elks; beats by DJ Philomena (Ivanna B.).
  • May 20th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing with Duck That in the Super Coda series at Cafe Orwell in Brooklyn, New York. Also appearing: Amelia Jackie, Yva Lass Vegass, Tooth & Wail.
  • May 10th (Tuesday) 8 pm, I’ll be playing a solo set along with solo sets by trombonists Tom Plsek and Randy Pingrey at The Outpost, 186 Hampshire St., Cambridge MA. I will be performing my transcription of Roscoe Mitchell’s piece “Solo”.
  • April 23rd (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing with both Duck That and Loup-Garou at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, Massachusetts. Also appearing will be Ununi (western MA), Ry Ry of Tokyo (Fitchburg) and Josh Baker. Loup-Garou is on at 10, Duck That at 10:30.
  • April 15 (Saturday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be performing “The Grove” with Matt Samolis and Arkm Foam (we’re called Three French Hens) with guest Brian Ellis (poetry) at The Whitehaus. The Grove celebrates the brewing arts of Bill Herlicka at White Birch Brewing in New Hampshire. This is a performance & tasting event.
  • April 8th (Friday) at 7:00 PM, Duck That will be performing at the Harvard Museum of Natural History as part of Bizarre Animals 2.0, “a special evening of performance, multimedia, and art installations throughout [the Museum’s] historic galleries.” The event runs 7 – 9:30 PM. We will play on and off throughout the evening. Guests for the last set: Chris Corsano, percussion and Abby Drake, electrified zither.
    An in-depth preview & interview with the curators from the Phoenix is here.
    A review of the show by a Boston Magazine blogger is here.
  • March 26th (Saturday) 10 PM I’ll be playing as part of Almost Duck That, my duo with Angela Sawyer at The Müthership, 381 Centre St., Jamaica Plain. Also appearing: 6 to 8 PM: Corvid College lecturer Christian Greer: “Study Philosophy: Die Crazy”. Music at 10 PM: Mobtet, Funny Money and Adrienne Lenkar.
  • March 19th (Saturday) 8 PM I’ll be playing duos with Matt Samolis at Sun Worship VIII, presented by Offset Needle Radius at the Buoy Gallery, 2 Government St., Kittery, Maine. Also appearing: Eric Dahlman, Crank Sturgeon, Andrea Pensado, Josh DeSchrier and Dave Seidel.
  • March 10th (Thursday) 8:30 PM, with Kilter, my duo with Curt Newton at The Whitehaus, 12 Seaverns St., Jamaica Plain. Also appearing: Benny Nelson and Arkm Foam.
  • March 4th (Friday) 8:30 PM, I’m playing at XFest 2011 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA. This year, I will be playing in a trio with Emilie Mouchous (analog synth (Montreal)) and Walter Wright (analog synth), accompanied by Teresa Czepiel, Joe Burgio and Elizabeth Claire Barrett (dance/movement). We go on at 10:30 PM. The full schedule is here. Video of the set by Eric Sack is here.
  • February 26th (Saturday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing trio with guitarist Marc Bisson and Josh Baker on bicycle wheels & electronics, accompanied by live video by Greg Kowalski at The Mansion, 9 Spring Lane, Newburyport. Also we jammed with drummer named Bill Bacon.
  • February 17th (Thursday) 8 PM, house show with Duck That at Gay Gardens, Allston. (Email weirdo@weirdorecords.com for directions.) Also appearing: Eric Dahlman, Cereal (Keiichi Hashimoto, Jesse Kaminsky, Kelly Roberge) and Funny Money.
  • February 8 (Tuesday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing duos with Noell Dorsey at Café Fixe in Brookline. (Show produced by Non-Event.)
  • February 5 (Saturday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing duos with Matt Samolis (subbing for an ill Noell Dorsey) at The Whitehaus as part of the Weirdo Records 2nd Anniversary Party. Also appearing: Cotton Candy, Daily Life and members of Neptune.
  • January 21st (Friday) 8 PM, with Duck That at Church of the Advent, 30 Brimmer St., Beacon Hill, Boston. Also on the bill is Ken Field’s Alto Army, which I will be joining. Also appearing: Tom Hall Trio, and Paul Erlich . More details available here.
  • January 19 (Wednesday) 8 PM, with Duck That at The Whitehaus. Also playing: Owen Gardener and Andrew Bernstein (both from Baltimore).
  • January 15th (Saturday) 8 PM, Duck That will be playing with We Love You at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge. This is a release party for our new split LP on Feeding Tube Records.
  • January 14th (Friday) 9 PM, Duck That will be playing with We Love You at Feeding Tube Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge. This is a release party for our new split LP on Feeding Tube Records.

       2010

  • December 21st (Tuesday) 8 PM, a Winter Solstice celebration with Metal & Glass Ensemble at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville
  • December 3rd (Friday) 8:30 PM, I’ll be playing duos with guitarist Marc Bisson accompanied by live video by Greg Kowalski at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, Massachusetts. Also appearing will be the Kevin Frenette Trio (with James Rohr & John McLellan) and Walter Wright/Jules Vasylenko/Joe Burgio.
  • November 17th (Wednesday) 8 PM, I will be playing a concert of the music of Michael Pisaro at the Red Barn at Hampshire College 893 West St., Amherst, MA. Lecture by Mr. Pisaro at 6 PM. Concert at 8 PM. Also performing will be Jack Callahan, Vic Rawlings, David Gross, Forbes Graham, Ben Kudler and J. Starpoli.
  • November 12th (Friday) 8 PM, with Grizzler at 381 Congress St., Boston
  • November 6th (Saturday) 8:00 pm, I’ll be playing duos with guitarist Marc Bisson at the House of Goings On, Manchester NH. Also appearing: Skinny Vinny and Mike Dailey & Dei Xhrist.
  • October 23th (Saturday) 2 - 11 PM, I will be performing with Joe Burgio as part of an unnamed festival in an undisclosed location near Portland ME. That’s all i can say. Sorry.
  • October 22nd (Friday) 8:30 PM, I will be joining Lowell MA’s Loup-Garou at the 119 Gallery in Lowell, Massachusetts. Also appearing will be the excellent Prehistoric Horse from New York City and not the wind, not the flag from Toronto. Check it out!
  • October 17th (Sunday) 1 pm, with Duck That at the Homegrown Fest 2. This is happening at The Temple, 670 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA. Read the compelling case for attending this festival at The Phoenix’s Web site.
  • October 17th (Sunday) 8 pm, Later that same day(!), I’ll be playing with Loup-Garou and Greg Kowalski (live video) at The Outpost, 186 Hampshire St., Cambridge MA. Also appearing will be the trio of Forbes Graham, Kevin Frenette and Dr. T. This is part of Dr. T’s Visual Music Live series.
  • October 8th (Friday) 8 PM, I will be performing a piece entitled Open Sounds by Lou Cohen, at Church of the Advent, 30 Brimmer St., Beacon Hill, Boston. This will be a full evening of modern chamber music by living composers. More details here.
  • September 24th (Friday) 8 PM, with Grizzler at The Outpost, 186 Hampshire St., Cambridge. This show is being presented by Opensound. Also appearing: clarinettist Krista Martynes from Montreal and Dave Gross, solo saxophone.
  • September 12th (Sunday) 7 pm, I’ll be playing duos with Noell Dorsey at a house concert at Lou Cohen’s in Cambridgeport. Also apearing: Matt Samolis (flute), Lou Cohen (harpsichord), Lou Bunk (tower of electro-acoustic flim-flammery) and Rebecca Shaw (baroque cello).
  • August 23rd (Tuesday) 8:30 pm, duos with Walter Wright at the House of Goings On, Manchester NH. Also appearing: Prehistoric Horse (NYC), Nenankutu (Lowell MA) and birdorgan (Manchester).
  • August 17th (Tuesday) 8 pm, with Duck That at the Umbrella Gallery, Fitchburg MA. Also appearing: Eric Dahlman and Dead Finks.
  • August 10th (Tuesday) 8 pm, with Duck That at P.A.’s Lounge, Somerville MA.
    Also appearing: J. Graf, Cereal & Salamander Wool.
  • August 5th (Thursday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawlings, at The Whitehaus, 12 Seaverns Ave., Jamaica Plain. Also performing, percussionists Jack Callahan (western Mass) and Ben Bennett (Columbus OH) who are on a BIKE tour of Massachusetts and southern Vermont(!) and Lowell MA’s Loup-Garou.
  • July 15th (Thursday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing a solo set as part of the YLDMIER Tapes release party. This celebrates their second set of releases which includes my solo cassette It’s Hard Not To Be Who You Are as well as cassettes by Skinny Vinny, The Human Hairs and Undeveloped Piles, with performances by all the above. It all goes down at 381 Congress St., 2nd floor, Boston
  • June 21st (Monday) 8 PM, with Duck That at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge.
  • June 20th (Sunday) 8 PM, with Almost Duck That (duo with Angela Sawyer) at Sun Worship V, presented by Offset Needle Radius at the Buoy Gallery, 2 Government St., Kittery, Maine. Also appearing: birdorgan, Eric Dahlman, Jed Speare and Offset Needle Radius.
  • June 14th (Monday) 10:30 PM (EDT), Duck That will be phoning it in! Phoning It In is a radio show where DJ Talksonthephone “calls up all your favorite musicians for live over-the-phone performances and awkward conversation”. This is broadcast over the air on KDVS, 90.3 FM in Davis, California. They also stream the broadcast live via their Web site. We will be performing live in my dining room, huddled around the only land-line telephone in the band.
  • June 12th (Saturday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing with Kilter, my duo with Curt Newton at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville
  • June 5th (Saturday) 8 PM, with Metal & Glass Ensemble at The Nave Gallery at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville.
  • May 21st (Friday) 8 PM, with Almost Duck That (duo with Angela Sawyer) at Brookline Access Television, 46 Tappan Street, 3rd Floor, Brooline. Also appearing: Rotten Apples, Peace Loving, Andy + Zeus, Spring Totems. Things start at around 4 PM; Almost Duck That around 8.
    Billed as a “Synth Battle To The Death”, this will be my (improv) debut on analog synth (a cheap circuit-bent Realistic ConcertMaster 500 that Angela gave me over a year ago), so we’ll set up head-to-head for some serious synth mahem. Plus all the other usual Duck That fun shit.
  • May 8th (Saturday) 8 PM, with Grizzler at ArtRages 2010: surrealestate, a benefit party for the Mobius Artist Group. This year’s party is being held in a huge space at 175 William F McLellan Highway, East Boston. For more info, go here.
  • May 7th (Friday) 8 pm, I’ll be playing duos with Katt Hernandez as part of the Vortex Concert Series at The Outpost, 186 Hampshire St., Cambridge MA. Also appearing: Birdsongs of the Mesozoic.
  • April 26th (Monday) 8 pm, with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawlings at The Outpost, 186 Hampshire St., Cambridge MA. Also appearing: Katt Hernandez/Andrew Neumann Duo.
  • April 24th (Saturday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing Steve Lacy’s “Tips” with Matt Samolis (flute) and Noell Dorsey (voice) at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville
  • April 14th (Wednesday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing Steve Lacy’s “Tips” with Matt Samolis (flute) and Noell Dorsey (voice) at The Whitehaus, 12 Seaverns Ave., Jamaica Plain. This will be the homecoming show for the Whitehaus Family Record tour groups, plus us and also Jack Wright.
  • March 27th (Saturday) 8 PM, with Duck That at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville
  • March 26th (Friday) 8 PM, with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawlings at Church of the Advent, 30 Brimmer St., Beacon Hill, Boston.
  • March 20th (Saturday) with Duck That at BlastFest 3 presented by the Whitehaus Family Record at the Cambridge YMCA Theater in Central Square at 820 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA. We are scheduled for 8 PM.
  • March 13th (Saturday) with Duck That at the space *above* City Feed and Supply, 672 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain. (Virtually around the corner from The Whitehaus.) Also appearing: Mind Yeti, Rene Netherlands, Zun Zun Equi and quasi-super-secret headliners Debo Band. Music at like 8:30. Ish. Not sure when we go on, but it’s somewhere in the middle.
  • February 26th (Friday) 11 PM, I’m playing at XFest 2010 in Lowell, with Ras Moshe (tenor sax, flute) and Dave Miller (drums). From the press release: “XFest 2010 is a festival of improvised music, visuals and movement.” It all hapens at 119 Gallery in Lowell, Massachusetts, from Friday evening, February 26th through Sunday night, February 28th. Things get started at 8 PM Friday evening; the schedule is on Facebook here.
  • February 20th (Saturday) 8 PM, with Grizzler at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville
  • January 30th (Friday) 8 PM, house show with Almost Duck That (duo with Angela Sawyer) at the Franklin St. house, Allston. (Email weirdo@weirdorecords.com for directions.) Also appearing: Rotten Apples, Grasshopper, Nathan Whipple, Slasher Risk, Cave Bears and No Sound. Things start at around 4 PM; Almost Duck That around 8.
  • January 23rd (Saturday) 8 PM, with Grizzler at 381 Congress St., Boston
  • January 18th (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing Steve Lacy’s “Tips” with Matt Samolis (flute) and Noell Dorsey (voice) at The Series at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge

       2009

  • December 18th (Friday) 8 PM, with EMU (EMU is Joe Burgio & Paul Kafka-Gibbons, movement, aided and abetted by, in this case, Andrew Eisenberg, percussion, Walter Wright, analog synths & video and myself) at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA. Also on the bill: Lou Cohen & Lou Bunk, and 7 Ton Hand.
  • December 14th (Monday) 8 PM, with Kilter, my duo with Curt Newton at The Series at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge
  • November 19th (Thursday) 9 PM, with Symptomatic, my duo with Vic Rawlings at 381 Congress St., Boston
  • November 15th (Sunday) 8 PM, with Grizzler at the Fall of the House of Entropy series at the Piano Factory, 791 Tremont St., Boston MA. (Entrance through Parking Lot @ Northampton Street.)
  • November 1st (Sunday) 8 PM, with Duck That at the Fall of the House of Entropy series at the Piano Factory, 791 Tremont St., Boston MA. (Entrance through Parking Lot @ Northampton Street.) Also on the bill: Eisen-Beast (Jules Vasylenko & Andrew Eisenberg duo) and Davindar Singh.
  • October 23rd (Friday) 8 PM, with Metal & Glass Ensemble at the Church of the Advent Library, 30 Brimmer St., Beacon Hill, Boston. Record release party!
  • September 25 (Friday) 8 PM, with Duck That at The Whitehaus. Also playing are The Amalgam Trio (Walter Wright, Katt Hernandez and Joe Burgio) and Electrocaster (Mitch Ahern) and the Hartford Sound Alliance.
  • August 16th (Sunday) Weirdstock Festival at the Cambridge YMCA Theater (so chill) in Central Square at 820 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA.
    Metal and Glass plays at 4 PM.
    Duck That plays at 5 PM.
    Weirdstock goes all weekend from Friday evening through Sunday evening. Full schedule is here. (You’ll need to scroll down a bit.) Also, advance tickets are available at whitehausfamilyrecord.com. I don’t think they're required, but you can get a break on multiple days, if that’s what you’re into.
  • July 24th (Friday) 9 PM, with Duck That! at Feeding Tube Records, suite 235 in the Paragon Arts and Industry Building, 150 Pleasant St., Easthampton MA
  • June 29th (Monday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing solo at The Series at Weirdo Records, 844 Mass Ave., Cambridge
  • June 27th (Saturday) 8 PM, with Grizzler at the John Voigt 70th Birthday Concert at Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville
  • June 26th (Friday) 8 PM, with Metal & Glass Ensemble at the Church of the Advent, 30 Brimmer St., Beacon Hill, Boston. We're recording this concert for a possible release.
  • May 22nd (Friday) 10 PM Duo with Vic Rawlings at Your Inner Vagabond, Pittsburgh PA. With Ben Opie, solo alto
  • May 21st (Thursday) 7 PM OSU Urban Arts Space, Columbus OH
    Trio with Vic Rawlings and Ryan Jewell, percussion
  • May 19th (Tuesday) 8 PM Solo at Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center, St. Louis MO
    With Vic Rawlings (solo) and Epicycle String Quartet
  • May 18th (Monday) 7:30 PM Myopic Books and then 9 PM Enemy, Chicago IL.
    Myopic show w/ Vic Rawlings, Vadim Sprikut, Aaron Zarzutzki & Todd Carter.
    Enemy show solo, with Vic Rawlings (solo) and Fear of Shit (Sprikut/Zarzutzki duo). (Myopic & Enemy are in the same block.)
  • May 17th (Sunday) 9 PM Solo at Robinwood Concert House, 2564 Robinwood, Toledo OH
    With Vic Rawlings (solo) and Requiltings
  • May 16th (Saturday) 8 PM Canterbury House, 721 East Huron St., Ann Arbor, MI
    Steve plays trio w/ Charlie Draheim (electronics.) & Matt Endahl (piano)
    Vic Rawlings plays trio w/ Chris Riggs (guit) & Ben Hall (perc)
  • May 15th (Friday) 8 PM, State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca NY
    Steve solo / Vic Rawlings duo with Tim Feeney, percussion / Steve, Vic & Tim trio
  • May 14th (Thursday) 9 PM Solo at Feeding Tube Records, in the Easthampton Mill, Easthampton MA
    With Vic Rawlings duo with Chris Cooper (guitar), and Peter Bonos (solo trumpet)
  • May 8th (Friday) 8 PM, with Metal & Glass Ensemble at the Alumni Room in the Campus Center at UMass Boston. The Alumni Room is on the second floor of the Campus Center.
  • May 7th (Thursday) 8 PM, with Duck That! at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
  • May 3rd (Sunday) 7 PM, performed alto sax trios with Dave Gross & Josh Jefferson at a house concert at Lou Cohen’s, Cambridgeport MA. Also appearing: Vic Rawlings solo, Walter Wright and John Voigt duo, and Lou Cohen, prepared piano and harpsichord.
  • April 25th (Saturday) 8 PM, with Grizzler at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville
  • April 16th (Thursday) 8 PM, I’ll be playing duo with Andrew Neumann at the Lily Pad, Inman Square, Cambridge
  • April 3rd (Friday) 8 PM, with Metal & Glass Ensemble at Mass College of Art, Boston as part of the Eventworks Festival '09
  • March 28th (Saturday) 8 PM, with Metal & Glass Ensemble at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville
  • March 27th (Friday) 8 PM, with Grizzler at Mobius, Boston
  • February 25th (Wednesday) 8 PM: sat in with Andrew Neumann during his set at The Outpost, 186 Hampshire St., Cambridge. Also appearing: Little Mysteries.
  • February 21st (Saturday) 8 PM, with Duck That at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville
  • February 10th (Tuesday) 8 PM, with Grizzler at the Axiom Gallery, 141 Green St. (at the Green St. T Station, Orange Line), Jamaica Plain
  • January 17th (Saturday) 8 PM, I’ll be performing ’60s conceptual composer Toshi Ichiyanagi’s Music for Electric Metronomes with seven other improvisors at Opensound at Third Life Studios, Union Square, Somerville

       2008

       2005

  • October 28th (Friday) 8 PM, with Dave Gross’s improvising large ensemble: Linda Aubrey, electronics, Mike Bullock, bass, James Coleman, theremin, David Gross, alto saxophone, Bhob Rainey, soprano saxophone and, from San Francisco, Ron Heglin, trombone. It all happens at The Nave Gallery at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church, 155 Powderhouse Boulevard, Somerville.
  • May 30th (Monday) 12 PM, I'll be performing Tom Plsek’s Collateral Damage Noted, a Memorial Day tribute to the Iraqi civillians killed in the Iraq war. A group of nearly 100 musicians will be performing this piece on the Boston City Hall Plaza, Boston MA, starting at noon.

       2003

  • September 20th (Saturday) 6 PM (approx.), with “The PSC” (i.e., “the Petersham Sound Collective”) an impromptu improvising large ensemble which arose from a party out at the Mamashoe World Headquarters farm in Petersham, Massachusetts. Included were Jeff Pooser, guitar, Matt Samolis, flute, Katt Hernandez, violin, Bhob Rainey, soprano saxophone, Vic Rawlings, banjo, Greg Kelley, trumpet, and lots of others.

       2001

  • May 19th (Saturday) 5 PM, performing with the Invisible Cities Group in “The Impossible Library”; musical score composed by David Miller. This was a large, installation-like performance in Forest Hills Cemetary, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. Included were approximately 40 performers including musicians, dancers, visual artists, and actors.

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