ShapeShifter Lab in October

Ari Hoenig at Moers Festival, June 2006, Germany
Ari Hoenig at Moers Festival, June 2006, Germany (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Selections from New York’s ShapeShifter Lab:

Oct 3
Fighter Planes and Praying Mantis

Alex Weiss- saxophones/electronics/voice
Eyal Maoz– guitar
Dmitry Ishenko- bass
Ches Smith- drums
Rick Parker- trombone/electronics
Oct 3
ICONOCLAST + The Second State

Julie Joslyn: Alto Saxophone, Violin, Live electronics, Vocals
Leo Ciesa: Drums, Keyboards

The Second State
Larry Roland on bass,
Bruce Eisenbiel on guitar,
Andrew Lamb on sax
William Hooker on drums
Oct 3
Daniel Koren ‘The Most Important Thing’

Emmy Nominated composer Daniel Koren sits by the piano, while the video and its projected figures functions as the rest of the ensemble.
In a bizarre, yet provoking way, Daniel reveals his stream of conscious, making a virtuosic act that redefines comedy and live music.
Oct 4
Rob Garcia 4
8:15 – Stranahan/Zaleski/Rosato
9:30 – Rob Garcia 4

8:15 – Glenn Zaleski Trio
9:30 – Rob Garcia 4
Rob Garcia 4
Noah Preminger, Tenor Saxophone
Dan Tepfer, Piano
Chris Lightcap, Bass
Rob Garcia, Drums

Glenn Zaleski Trio
Glenn Zaleski, Piano
Rick Rosato, Bass
Craig Weinrib, Drums
Oct 5
Matt Panayides

Matt Panayides-guitar/comp.
Rich Perry-tenor
Robert Sabin-bass
Jeremy Noller-drums

Oct 6
The Coastal Suite

Alan Blackman, piano
Donny McCaslin, sax
Rogerio Boccato, percussion
Max Murray, bass
Frank Russo, drums
Oct 9
Little (i) Music presents a double CD release event:

7pm Mary LaRose “Reincarnation”

Mary LaRose – vocals with string quartet,
Chris Lightcap(bass),
Matt Wilson(drums)
Jeff Lederer (clarinet, arrangements)

8:15p Swing n’ Dix

Jeff Lederer(reeds), Bob Stewart(tuba), Curtis Hasslebring-trombone, Matt
Wilson(drums) playing their post-modern take on trad jazz.
Oct 11
CD release event for Zevious‘ »Passing Through The Wall » on Cuneiform Records
8:15 Sonar
9:30 Zevious

Stephan Thelen,
Bernhard Wagner,
Christian Kuntner,
Manuel Pasquinelli

Mike Eber,
Johnny Deblase,
Jeff Eber
Oct 12
Prog/Fusion Night
7pm – Ethan Meixsell
8:15pm – Ad Astra
9:30pm – Eric Wollman Trio

Oct 14
Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord

Jon Lundbom, guitar
Jon Irabagon, saxophones
Bryan Murray, saxophones
Moppa Elliott, bass
Dan Monaghan, drums
Matt Kanelos, keyboard

Oct 18
Celestial Ascension Unending…

Celestial Ascension Unending… Celebrating the Great JOHN TCHICAI
Memorial Concert at ShapeShifter Lab

Amiri Baraka â Alexander Weiss â Ben Young â Dmitry Ishenko â Garrison Fewell
Lou Grassi â Ches Smith â Alan Roth â John Ehlis â Charlie Kohlhase â Adam Lane
Peter Apfelbaum â Steve Swell â Warren Smith â Steve Dalachinsky â Diane Moser Charles Gayle â Charlie Hunter â Adam Rudolph â Reggie Nicholson â Golda Solomon Michael T.A.Thompson â Will Connell â Larry Roland â Phylisha Villanueva E.J. Antonio â Rosi Hertlein and more…
Oct 19
Brad Shepik/Gord Grdina/Michael Blake

Brad Shepik Solo

Gordon Grdina Trio
Gordon Grdina. Guitar, Oud
Kenton Loewen, Drums
Mark Helias, Bass

Michael Blake Quintet
Michael Blake – sax
Ryan Blotnick – guitar
Michael Bates – bass
Greg Ritchie – drums
Landon Knoblock – piano
Oct 22
DJ ƧhapeƧhifter

FUNG Chern Hwei, violin
Vicky CHOW, piano
Ha-Yang KIM, cello
Jeremiah CYMERMAN, clarinet
Oran ETKIN, clarinet
Stephanie RICHARDS, trumpet
Michael BATES, double bass
George SPANOS, drums
Oct 25
Joel Harrison 19: Infinite Possibility

Woodwinds: Ole Mathisen, Rob Scheps, LIsa Parrot, Ben Kono, Tom Christenson, Michel Gentile
Trombones: Andy Clausen, Matt McDonald, Brian Drye, and Ben Staap (tuba)
Trumpets: Sam Hoyt, Taylor Haskins, Dave Smith, Justin Mullens (French Horn)
Mick Rossi (piano), James Shipp (vibes), Kermit Driscoll (bass), Vinnie Sperazza (drums)
Oct 30

Collectif Koa “Colors & Cells” feat. Ari Hoenig
with Alfred Vilayleck (bass)
Samuel Mastorakis (vibraphone)
Jerome Dufour (saxophones)
Ari Hoenig (drums)