whoa, this thread sank fast
just bumping it up to see if any of you connoisseurs of the avant-garde can recommend any of these shows:
9/20 Thursday (GG)
Kermit Driscoll (bass) Terrence McManus (guitar) Gerry Hemingway (drums)
Feet rooted in the earth, hearts open, heads in the clouds.
David Devoe (voice)
9/21 Friday (GG)
Peter Herbert Solo
Peter Herbert (bass)
David Cossin (percussion) Mark Stewart (guitar) Daniel Kelly (piano)
9/22 Saturday (SBTD)
Ned Rothenberg and Sylvie Courvoisier
Ned Rothenberg (sax, bass clarinet) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)
Shelley Hirsch (voice, performance) Shahzad Ismaily (various instruments)
In her 1st NYC performance since late last March (!), Shelley will be improvising with mult instrumentalist Shahzad Ismaily.
9/23 Sunday (JB)
Kirk Nurock and Tony Moreno
Kirk Nurock (piano)
In a turmoil of tête-a-tête, pianist Kirk Nurock and drummer Tony Moreno will delve rhythmic overlays and textural shadowing. If the audience behaves, they may be invited to join in “crowd sonics.”
Russ Johnson Quartet
Russ Johnson (trumpet) Mick Rossi (fender rhodes) Eivind Opsvik (bass) Gerald Cleaver (drums)
The premier performance of Russ' new compositions with a collection of downtown's finest improvisers.
9/25 Tuesday (JB)
Taylor Levine (guitar) Josh Lopes (guitar) James Moore (guitar) Simon Kafka (guitar)
Original, arranged and commissioned works for electric guitars with help from a bunch of amps, cables and pedals!
Jaap Blonk (voice, electronics)
Jaap Blonk presents a solo performance for voice and live electronics featuring new pieces and improvisations. He will concentrate on extremes of timbre and texture: harsh to mellow, very sparse to really dense. Part of the function of the electronics is being an unpredictable duo partner for the voice