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
7:00p
$10

Alex Weiss- saxophones/electronics/voice
Eyal Maoz– guitar
Dmitry Ishenko- bass
Ches Smith- drums
Rick Parker- trombone/electronics
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Oct 3
ICONOCLAST + The Second State
8:15p
9:45p
$10

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
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Oct 3
Daniel Koren ‘The Most Important Thing’
10:30p
$10

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.
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Oct 4
Rob Garcia 4
8:15 – Stranahan/Zaleski/Rosato
9:30 – Rob Garcia 4
$10

ROB GARCIA 4
8:15 – Glenn Zaleski Trio
9:30 – Rob Garcia 4
$10
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
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Oct 5
Matt Panayides
7:00p
$8

Matt Panayides-guitar/comp.
Rich Perry-tenor
Robert Sabin-bass
Jeremy Noller-drums
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Oct 6
The Coastal Suite
9:30p
$10

Alan Blackman, piano
Donny McCaslin, sax
Rogerio Boccato, percussion
Max Murray, bass
Frank Russo, drums
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Oct 9
Little (i) Music presents a double CD release event:
7:00p
8:15p
$10

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.
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Oct 11
SONAR & ZEVIOUS
CD release event for Zevious‘ »Passing Through The Wall » on Cuneiform Records
8:15 Sonar
9:30 Zevious
$8

SONAR
Stephan Thelen,
Bernhard Wagner,
Christian Kuntner,
Manuel Pasquinelli

ZEVIOUS
Mike Eber,
Johnny Deblase,
Jeff Eber
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Oct 12
Prog/Fusion Night
7pm – Ethan Meixsell
8:15pm – Ad Astra
9:30pm – Eric Wollman Trio
$10
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Oct 14
Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord
9:30p
$10

JON LUNDBOM & BIG FIVE CHORD
Jon Lundbom, guitar
Jon Irabagon, saxophones
Bryan Murray, saxophones
Moppa Elliott, bass
Dan Monaghan, drums
Matt Kanelos, keyboard

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Oct 18
Celestial Ascension Unending…

Celestial Ascension Unending… Celebrating the Great JOHN TCHICAI
Memorial Concert at ShapeShifter Lab
7p-10p
$10

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…
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Oct 19
Brad Shepik/Gord Grdina/Michael Blake
$15

9:20p
Brad Shepik Solo

10:10p
Gordon Grdina Trio
Gordon Grdina. Guitar, Oud
Kenton Loewen, Drums
Mark Helias, Bass

10:10p
Michael Blake Quintet
Michael Blake – sax
Ryan Blotnick – guitar
Michael Bates – bass
Greg Ritchie – drums
Landon Knoblock – piano
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Oct 22
DJ ƧhapeƧhifter
8:15p
$10

9:30p
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
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Oct 25
Joel Harrison 19: Infinite Possibility
8:15p
$15

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)
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Oct 30
8:15p
$10

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