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July 2015 at the Stone 
curated by Fast Forward / Gyan Riley / Secret Chiefs 3 / Cleric / Gerry Hemingway

THE STONE RESIDENCIES
FAST FORWARD
JUNE 30—JULY5

7/1 Wednesday (DDT)
8 pm
Tom Hamilton + Fast Forward
Tom Hamilton (electronics) Fast Forward (objects)

10 pm
2x2
Peter Zummo, Christopher McIntyre (trombones) Jim Pugliese, Fast Forward (percussion)


7/2 Thursday (SK)
8 pm
Joan La Barbara + Peter Gordon + Fast Forward
Joan La Barbara (voice) Peter Gordon (saxes) Fast Forward (objects)

10 pm
GOBO
Michael Evans (percussion) Jüergen Tiller (guitar) Fast Forward (objects)


7/3 Friday (AV)
8 pm
Ron Kuivila + Matthew Ostrowski + Fast Forward
Ron Kuivila, Matthew Ostrowski (electronics) Fast Forward (objects)

10 pm
PROTOTYPE
Ikue Mori (electronics) Michelle Kinney (cello) Fast Forward (objects)


7/4 Saturday (EP)
8 pm
Fast Forward Solo
Fast Forward (objects)

10 pm
THE CHUTNEYS
Chris Cochrane (guitar) Gelsey Bell (voice) Fast Forward (objects)


EVERY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT 3PM from JULY TO SEPTEMBER
WORLD PREMIERE OF JOHN ZORN’S BAGATELLES
JULY—SEPTEMBER: EVERY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT 3PM!
From March to May 2015 John Zorn wrote 250 new tunes collected in a book of music called THE BAGATELLES. Every Sunday sfternoon for the next few months a stellar lineup of musicians will premiere these pieces at The Stone.

7/5 Sunday (RKXX)
3 pm
John Zorn’s Bagetelles: Sylvie Courvoisier and Mark Feldman
Mark Feldman (violin) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)

8 pm
Miguel Frasconi + James Lo + Fast Forward
Miguel Frasconi (piano) James Lo (pachinko) Fast Forward (objects)

10 pm
Tom Chiu + Dave Ruder + David Watson + Fast Forward
Tom Chiu (violin) Dave Ruder (clarinet, voice, cracklebox) David Watson (guitar) Fast Forward (objects)


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
GYAN RILEY
JULY 7—12

7/7 Tuesday (RJP)
8 pm
Jeff Zeigler and Gyan Riley
Jeff Zeigler (cello) Gyan Riley (guitar)

10 pm
Dither
Taylor Levine, James Moore, Josh Lopes, Gyan Riley (guitars)


7/8 Wednesday (LC)
8 pm
Jake Schepps Quintet
Jake Schepps Quintet, Jake Schepps (banjo) Gyan Riley (guitar) others TBA
Jake Schepps Quintet, featuring Gyan Riley including the world premiere of Stumble Smooth by Gyan Riley.

10 pm
Superballs!
David Cossin (percussion) Gyan Riley (guitar)


7/9 Thursday (LC)
8 pm
Sarah Cahill, Evan Ziporyn, Gyan Riley
Sarah Cahill (piano) Evan Ziporyn (clarinet, bass clarinet) Gyan Riley (guitar)

10 pm
ZZZR
Wacław Zimpel (winds) Hubert Zemler (percussion) Evan Ziporyn (clarinets) Gyan Riley (guitar)


7/10 Friday (SC)
8 pm
Glen Velez and Gyan Riley
Glen Velez (percussion) Gyan Riley (guitar)

10 pm
Gyan Riley solo
Gyan Riley (guitar)


7/11 Saturday
8 pm
Probosci
Timba Harris (violin) Gyan Riley (guitar)

10 pm
l’OEillère plus Gyan Riley
Nicolas Gardrat, Gyan Riley (guitars)


7/12 Sunday (SCEP)
3 pm
John Zorn’s Bagetelles: Simulacrum
John Medeski (organ) Matt Hollenberg (guitar) Kenny Grohowski (drums)

8 pm
Janet Feder and Gyan Riley
Janet Feder, Gyan Riley (guitars)

10 pm
Timba Harris, Toby Driver, Kenny Growhowski, Gyan Riley
Timba Harris (violin) Toby Driver (bass) Kenny Growhowski (drums) Gyan Riley (guitar)


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
SECRET CHIEFS 3
JULY 14—19

7/14 Tuesday (MJC)
8 pm
l’OEillère
Nicolas Gardrat (guitar)
Selections from Secret Chiefs 3 songbook by this French/Belgian acoustic guitar autodidact.

10 pm
Cleric
Matt Hollenberg (guitar) Nick Shellenberger (vocals, keyboards) Dan Kennedy (bass) Larry Kwartowitz (drums) 
“Phyllotaxis” (Spruance tessellation piece.)


7/15 Wednesday (AV)
8 pm
SC3: Ishraqiyun Tasbih Ensemble (with guests Shanir Blumenkranz and Matt Hollenberg)
Shanir Blumenkranz (gimbre, oud, bass) Ches Smith (conga, percussion) Kenny Grohowski (drums) Matt Lebofsky (keyboards) Toby Driver (bass, guitar) Matt Hollenberg (guitars) Trey Spruance (baritone guitar, keyboards)
“Perichoresis” and other tessellations.

10 pm
SC3: UR
Trey Spruance (guitar) Matt Lebofsky (keyboards) Toby Driver (bass) Jason Schimmel (guitar) Ches Smith (drums)
Supra-sensory surf music.


7/16 Thursday (JA)
8 pm
Jason Schimmel Trio
Jason Schimmel (guitar)
Arrangements of SC3 music for jazz trio.

10 pm
Secret Chiefs 3 Plays John Zorn’s Masada Book II, Xaphan
Trey Spruance (guitar) Jason Schimmel (guitar) Eyvind Kang (violin) Matt Lebofsky (keyboards) Shanir Blumenkranz (bass) Ches Smith (drums)


7/17 Friday
8 pm
Tasbih
Trey Spruance (conducting, saz) Eyvind Kang (violin) Jessika Kenney (voice) Shanir Blumenkranz (gimbre, oud) Matt Lebofsky (keyboards) Toby Driver (bass) Ches Smith (drum elements, percussion) Kenny Grohowski, Larry Kwartowitz (drum elements)elements) Matt Hollenberg (guitar)
Tesselations Game Piece with special guests.

10 pm
SC3: Forms pt I (Salon/Fantasia)
Trey Spruance (keyboard, guitar) Eyvind Kang (violin) Jessika Kenney (voice) Matt Lebofsky (keyboards) Toby Driver (bass, keyboards) Ches Smith (drums, mallets) Jason Schimmel (piano, keyboards, guitar)
World premiers of compositions in a salon/fantasia vein.


7/18 Saturday (RK)
8 pm
Secret Chiefs 3 plays selections from Masada Book III, The Book Beriah
Trey Spruance (baritone guitar) Eyvind Kang (violin) Matt Lebofsky (keyboards) Toby Driver (bass, keyboards) Kenny Grohowski (drums) Jason Schimmel (guitar)
WORLD PREMIERE!

10 pm
SC3: ISHRAQIYUN
Trey Spruance (saz, microtonal guitar) Eyvind Kang (violin) Jessika Kenney (voice) Matt Lebofsky (keyboards) Toby Driver (bass, keyboards) Kenny Grohowski (drums)
Re-invigoration of SC3 staple ensemble, diving more profoundly into the cosmological overlaps with Kang and Kenney, and debuting much repertoire.


7/19 Sunday (EPKM)
3 pm
John Zorn’s Bagetelles: Craig Taborn
Craig Taborn (piano)

8 pm
SC3: FORMS pt II (Mausolée Mécanique: Funerary Rites for Anthropos)
Trey Spruance (keyboard, guitar) Eyvind Kang (violin) Jessika Kenney (voice) Matt Lebofsky (keyboards) Toby Driver (bass, keyboards) Kenny Grohowski (drums) Jason Schimmel (piano, keyboards, guitar)
Post-environmental-catastrophe haunting of the wooden machines at the Theatron Animatronique, where angelic/spectral laments, pipe organ dirges and explosive fireworks displays go on regardless...

10 pm
NT Fan
Trey Spruance, Eyvind Kang (electronics)
Proto power electronics and irreducible mega glitch; first gig in 20 years!


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
CLERIC
JULY 21—26

7/21 Tuesday (MJC)
8 pm
Music for Film
Matt Hollenberg (guitars, keyboards) Dan Kennedy (bass, guitars) Larry Kwartowitz (drums, percussion) Nick Shellenberger (voice, keyboards, electronics)
A collection of music written and recorded for film over a two year period. Debut performance.

10 pm
John Frum
Matt Hollenberg (guitars) Liam Wilson (bass) Eli Litwin (drums)


7/22 Wednesday (RJP)
8 pm
Groups of Two
Matt Hollenberg (guitars, keyboards) Dan Kennedy (bass, guitars) Larry Kwartowitz (drums, percussion) Nick Shellenberger (voice, keyboards, bass, drums)
An exploration of the duets that comprise the quartet through a series of improvisations.

10 pm
Hollenberg, Dunn & Grohowski
Matt Hollenberg (guitars) Trevor Dunn (bass) Kenny Grohowski (drums)


7/23 Thursday (KR)
8 pm
Ambient Collaborations
Matt Hollenberg (guitars, keyboards) Dan Kennedy (bass, guitars), Larry Kwartowitz (drums, electronics) Nick Shellenberger (keyboards, voice) Ron Varod (guitars)
Improvisations in the realm of calm suspense. Additional guests may appear.

10 pm
Cleric and Guzzlemug perform The Exquisite Corpse
Matt Hollenberg, Shane Prendeville (guitars) Dan Kennedy, Tom Kelly (basses) Larry Kwartowitz, Charlie Werber (drums, percussion) Nick Shellenberger (keyboards, voice)
In the tradition of the exquisite corpse one group picks up where the other leaves off in a half-blind improvisational jamboree.


7/24 Friday
8 pm
Gulag
Larry Kwartowitz (drums) Mick Barr (guitar) Matt Motell (keytar)
Bizarre three-piece insanity.

10 pm
Regressions
Matt Hollenberg (guitars) Dan Kennedy (bass) Larry Kwartowitz (drums) Nick Shellenberger (keyboards, voice)
Cleric performs their 2010 release, Regressions. Special guests.


7/25 Saturday
8 pm
Free Form Two-Headed Metal Stylings
Matt Hollenberg, Mick Barr, Colin Marston (guitar) Dan Kennedy (bass) Nicholas McMaster (bass) Larry Kwartowitz (drums) Lev Weinstein (drums) Nick Shellenberger (keyboards, voice)
Cleric and Krallice obliterate the metal genre. Expect comedy.

10 pm
Retrocausal
Matt Hollenberg (guitars) Dan Kennedy (bass, guitar) Larry Kwartowitz (drums, percussion) Nick Shellenberger (keyboards, voice, bass, guitar)
Cleric perform their upcoming release, Retrocausal, for the first time in its entirety. Special guests


7/26 Sunday (KRKR)
3 pm
John Zorn’s Bagetelles: Matt Hollenberg
Matt Hollenberg (solo guitar)

8 pm
Cleric performs Masada, pt. 1
Matt Hollenberg (guitars) Dan Kennedy (bass) Larry Kwartowitz (drums, percussion) Nick Shellenberger (keyboards, voice)
Cleric performs pieces from the Masada songbook. Special guests!

10 pm
Cleric performs Masada, pt. 2
Matt Hollenberg (guitars) Dan Kennedy (bass) Larry Kwartowitz (drums, percussion) Nick Shellenberger (keyboards, voice)
Cleric performs pieces from the Masada songbook. Special guests!


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
GERRY HEMINGWAY
Tuesday July 28 - Re-Ensemble - duos, trios, quartets and quintets / Wednesday July 29 - Improvisations #1 - Trios / Thursday July 30 - Compositions #1 - Songs & “Riptide” Quintet / Friday July 31 Improvisations #2 - Brew & Anew / Saturday August 1 Compositions #2 Solo & Quartet / Sunday August 2 Musical Relationships over time
JULY 28—AUG 2

7/28 Tuesday (SV)
8 and 10 pm
Re-Ensemble — Duos, Trios, Quartets and Quintets
Anne LeBaron (harp) Earl Howard (electronics, alto and soprano saxes) Georg Grayva (piano) Susan Alcorn (steel guitar) Gerry Hemingway (drums, mallets)
ONE ENTRANCE FEE FOR THE WHOLE EVENING! TWENTY DOLLARS.


7/29 Wednesday (HM)
8 pm
Improvisations #1 — Trios: Anthony Coleman, Marty Ehrlich and Gerry Hemingway
Anthony Coleman (piano) Marty Ehrlich (reeds) Gerry Hemingway (drums)

10 pm
Improvisations #1 - Trios: Sporty Brown Trio revisited
Rudresh Mahanthappa (reeds) Russ Lossing (piano) Gerry Hemingway (drums)


7/30 Thursday (HM)
8 pm
Compositions #1: Songs
Lisa Sokolov (voice) Michel Wintsch (piano) Terrence McManus (guitar) Kermit Driscoll (electric and acoustic basses) Ellery Eskelin (tenor sax) Gerry Hemingway (drums, sampler)

10 pm
Compositions #1 — Songs & “Riptide” Quintet: Gerry Hemingway Quintet
Oscar Noriega (clarinet, bass clarinet, alto sax) Ellery Eskelin (tenor sax) Terrence McManus (guitar) Kermit Driscoll (electric and acoustic basses) Gerry Hemingway (drums, harmonica, sampler)


7/31 Friday (HM)
8 pm
Improvisations #2: Brew
Miya Masaoka (koto, electronics) Reggie Workman (bass) Gerry Hemingway (drums, sampler)

10 pm
Improvisations #2: Anew Quartet
Ned Rothenberg (bass clarinet) Michael Winsch (piano) Mark Helias (bass) Gerry Hemingway (drums)


 

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