From Dissident Arts:
DRUMS FOR WARREN! A BENEFIT CONCERT FOR WARREN SMITH – Helping Warren to rebuild the priceless percussion collection lost to Hurricane Sandy
Sunday, January 20, 2013, 2PM – 9PM
The Brecht Forum 451 West Street, New York NY
Admission: $15. general/ $10. For seniors and students
Organizers: John Pietaro and Ras Moshe; presented by DISSIDENT ARTS & THE BRECHT FORUM
New York, NY: Jazz, New Music and Free Improv musicians perform in a special fundraiser to help beloved percussionist, composer, teacher Warren Smith rebuild his priceless percussion collection lost to Hurricane Sandy’s flooding. Those instruments, obtained over decades of touring, include mallet instruments, numerous drums, timpani, a celeste and unique, hand-made percussives from around the world.
Performers include JASON HWANG’s EDGE, THE ROY CAMPBELL /HENRY GRIMES/ANDREW LAMB/NEWMAN BAKER/SYD SMART/WARREN SMITH SEXTET , LARRY ROLAND & JD PARRAN, RAS MOSHE’S MUSIC NOW!, THURMAN BARKER, ANDREW DRURY, WILL CONNELL/TOMAS ULRICH/ANDERS NILSSON TRIO, and many more— and featuring WARREN ‘S COMPOSERS WORKSHOP ENSEMBLE. Expect plenty of jamming, many historic combos!
2:00 – doors open
2:10-2:30- NEWMAN TAYLOR BAKER, WARREN SMITH, washboards
2:35-2:55- DICK GRIFFIN, trombone, FRANCOIS GRILLOT, bass
3:00-3:20 – THURMAN BARKER, drumset
3:25 – 3:45 – WILLIAM TRIGG, vibraphone, percussion
3:50 -4:10– WARREN SMITH, drums; ANDREW LAMB, reeds; BILL COLE , reeds
4:15 – 4:25 – ANDREW DRURY, tom-tom
4:30-4:50 – CHERYL PYLE, flute; JOHN PIETARO, vibraphone; TOM ZLABINGER, bass; GERRY GIBBS, drums
4:55-5:25 – JASON KAO HWANG/EDGE: JASON KAO HWANG, composer/violin/viola, TAYLOR HO BYNUM, cornet/flugelhorn, ANDREW DRURY, drumset, KEN FILIANO, bass
5:30-5:50 – LARRY ROLAND, bass; JD PARRAN, flutes
5:55- 6:15 – ZANE MASSEY, reeds; JOHN PIETARO, vibraphone; TOM ZLABINGER, bass
6:20-6:40– WILL CONNELL, reeds/flute, TOMAS ULRICH, cello; ANDERS NILSSON, guitar.
6:45-7:05 – THE RED MICROPHONE: JOHN PIETARO, vibraphone/percussion; RAS MOSHE, saxophones/flute; TOM ZLABINGER, bass
7:10 -7:40– RAS MOSHE’S MUSIC NOW!: RAS MOSHE, saxophones/flutes; MATT LAVELLE, trumpet; TOR YOCHAI SNYDER, Guitar; CHARLES GAYLE, Bass
7:45-8:30 – ROY CAMPBELL, trumpets; HENRY GRIMES, bass/violin; ANDREW LAMB, reeds; NEWMAN TAYLOR BAKER, washboard; WARREN SMITH, drums/vibes; SYD SMART, drums/percussion
8:30-9:15 – WARREN SMITH’s COMPOSERS WORKSHOP ENSEMBLE