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April 2017 at the Stone 
curated by Steven Bernstein / Greg Cohen / Jeremiah Cymerman / Wadada Leo Smith / Chuck Bettis

4/1 Saturday (AR)
8:30 pm
Blue Campfire
Steven Bernstein (trumpet) Dave Tronzo (guitar) Larry Campbell (guitar) Steve Cardenas (guitar)


4/2 Sunday (AP)
8:30 pm
Universal Melody Brass Band
Frank London (trumpet) Steven Bernstein (trumpet) Art Baron (trombone) Curtis Fowlkes (trombone) Matt Darrio (sax) Oscar Noriega (sax) Marcus Rojaz (tuba) Billy Martin (drums)


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
GREG COHEN
APR 4–9

4/4 Tuesday (RK)
8:30 pm
Marc Ribot and Greg Cohen Duo
Marc Ribot (guitar) Greg Cohen (bass)


4/5 Wednesday (HW)
8:30 pm
Misha Mengelberg Memorial Concert
Elias Stemeseder (piano) Greg Cohen (bass) Kenny Wollesen (drums)


4/6 Thursday (RK)
8:30 pm
Masada String Trio
Mark Feldman (violin) Erik Friedlander (cello) Greg Cohen (bass)


4/7 Friday (HM)
8:30 pm
WAY LOW
Dave Douglas (trumpet) Scott Robinson (reeds) Ray Anderson (trombone) Ted Rosenthal (piano) Greg Cohen (bass) Kenny Wollesen (drums)


4/8 Saturday (DDT)
8:30 pm
Trio
Uri Caine (piano) Greg Cohen (bass) Kenny Wollesen (drums) plus special guest


4/9 Sunday (DDT)
8:30 pm
TRIO
Marty Ehrlich (bass clarinet) Greg Cohen (bass) Ken Peplowski (clarinet)


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
JEREMIAH CYMERMAN
As a special treat, each concert will begin with a short solo performance by some of Jeremiah's favorite musicians and best friends.
APR 11–16

4/11 Tuesday (SK)
8:30 pm
Jeremiah Cymerman & Nate Wooley
Jeremiah Cymerman (clarinet, electronics) Nate Wooley (trumpet, amplifier)
An evening of solos and duos with trumpet maverick Nate Wooley


4/12 Wednesday (HW)
8:30 pm
Pale Horse Expanded Ensemble / Laura Ortman Solo
Jeremiah Cymerman, Matt Bauder (clarinets) Christopher Hoffman (cello) Brian Chase (drums) Andria Nicodemou (vibraphone) Laura Ortman (violin)


4/13 Thursday (MJC)
8:30 pm
Hate Speech / Trevor Dunn Solo
Jeremiah Cymerman (clarinet) Charlie Looker (guitar) Trevor Dunn (bass)


4/14 Friday (AV)
8:30 pm
TRIO / Brandon Seabrook Solo
Jeremiah Cymerman (clarinet, pedals) Matt Mitchell (piano) Chris Corsano (drums) Brandon Seabrook (guitar)


4/15 Saturday (TD)
8:30 pm
Bloodmist / Josh Sinton Solo
Jeremiah Cymerman (clarinet, electronics) Toby Driver (bass) Mario Diaz de Leon (guitar) Josh Sinton (sax)


4/16 Sunday (BS)
8:30 pm
Systema Munditotius / Jon Irabagon Solo
Jeremiah Cymerman, Patrick Holmes, Matt Bauder, Aaron Novik (clarinets) Brian Chase, Russell Greenberg (percussion) Jon Irabagon (sax)
“It began with a restlessness, but I did not know what it meant or what ‘they’ wanted of me. There was an ominous atmosphere all around me. I had the strange feeling that the air was filled with ghostly entities. Then it was as if my house began to be haunted....”


4/17 Monday (ICS)
8:30 pm
Michael Nicolas, Sylvie Courvoisier and Ches Smith
Michael Nicolas (cello) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Ches Smith (drums)
A special improv concert by these three master musicians!


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
WADADA LEO SMITH
Wadada’s Light-field Harmony with a View of Jupiter
APR 18–23

4/18 Tuesday (ICS)
8:30 pm
Wadada Leo Smith & Hardedge: The Nile— Duo / Solo / Duo
Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet) Hardedge (sound design)


4/19 Wednesday (HM)
8:30 pm
Quartetquartet
Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet) Angelica Sanchez (piano) Ken Filiano (bass) Reggie Nicholson (drums)


4/20 Thursday (NB)
8:30 pm
The Crystal Sextet—Pacifica, Viola Quartet No. 12 with Trumpet and Electronics
Stephanie Griffin (viola) Gwen Lester (viola) Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola) Jason Kao Hwang (viola) Hardedge (electronics) Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet)


4/21 Friday (NB)
8:30 pm
Wadada Leo Smith / Pheeroan akLaff: The Blue Mountain’s Sun Drummer
Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet) Pheeroan AkLaff (drums)


4/22 Saturday (RK)
8:30 pm
Wadada Leo Smith’s Najwa
Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet) Bill Laswell (electric bass) Brandon Ross (guitar) Lamar Smith (guitar) Hardedge (soundesign) Pheeroan AkLaff (drums)


4/23 Sunday (JA)
8:30 pm
Wadada Leo Smith’s Great Lakes Quartet—The Great Lakes Quartet performs The Great Lakes
Wadada Leo Smith ( trumpet) Jonathon Haffner (alto saxophone) Mark Helias (bass) Marcus Gilmore (drums)


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
CHUCK BETTIS
APR 25–30

4/25 Tuesday (AP)
8:30 pm
Overishins
Mick Barr (guitar, banjo) Chuck Bettis (electronics, throat) Johnny DeBlase (bass) Mike Pride (drums)
A very rare chance to experience this murky dungeon thunder.


THE STONE COMMISSIONS
WEDNESDAY APRIL 26: SUPHALA
In collaboration with National Sawdust The Stone presents a series of World Premieres the last Wednesday of every month through 2017.
7pm at National Sawdust in Williamsburg. For details check https://nationalsawdust.org/event/jazz-stone-commissioning-series/
TWENTY FIVE DOLLARS

4/26 Wednesday (HW)
8:30 pm
Die Trommel Fatale
Brandon Seabrook (guitar, compositions) Marika Hughes (cello) Eivind Opsvik, Henry Fraser (double bass) Chuck Bettis (electronics, throat) Dave Treut (drums) Sam Ospovat (drums)
Pre-apocalyptic summit, oozing centuries of purloined caterwauls. A sorceric phenomenon of wood, steel and flesh featuring a clangorous array of aural spasms and geometric quickstep grotesquerie.


THE STONE AT RUSS AND DAUGHTERS CAFE!
THURSDAY APRIL 27: URI GURVICH
ONE SET AT 8PM—ADMISSION FREE!
The Stone is proud to present music at Russ and Daughters Cafe at 127 Orchard Street the last Thursday of every month! Drop by for smoked fish, pickles and great music!

4/27 Thursday (AR)
8:30 pm
Snake Union vs. Soft Circle
Dave Grant (modular synth) Chuck Bettis (electronics) Hisham Akira Bharoocha (drums)
A first time meeting of these pillars of the underground.


4/28 Friday (TD)
8:30 pm
Barr/Bettis/Rapport/Vogl
Mick Barr (guitar) Chuck Bettis (electronics) Evan Rapport (sax) Franke Vogl (prepared bass)
Ecstatic spontaneous compositions by the collective. Featuring members of Krallice, Meta-matics and Companion Trio.


4/29 Saturday (JA)
8:30 pm
Matmos & Chuck Bettis
Drew Daniel, Chuck Bettis (electronics) M.C. Schmidt (piano, objects, electronics)
The sound of surprise.


4/30 Sunday (HM)
8:30 pm
Mephista with Chuck Bettis
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Susie Ibarra (drums) Ikue Mori, Chuck Bettis (electronics)
Calculated chaos balanced on a razor.


 

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