Firehouse 12 Spring Jazz Series

English: Mary Halvorson, Jazz guitarist; Pictu...

Source: New Haven’s Firehouse 12.

Marty Ehrlich‘s Philosophy of a Groove
Friday, March 16, 2018
Saxophonist Marty Ehrlich’s new quartet Philosophy of a Groove performs featuring James Weidman on piano, Jerome Harris on acoustic bass guitar, and Ben Perowsky on drums.

Allen Lowe and the Fake Music Ensemble
Friday, March 23, 2018
Saxophonist and composer Allen Lowe will perform his suite entitled Black, Brown, and Beige, Yellow, Trans, and Queer: My Country ‘Tis of This which is a response to the current political situation in the USA and the question of what it means to be American.

Mary Halvorson‘s Code Girl
Friday, March 30, 2018
8:30 PM 11:00 PM
Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl featuring Amirtha Kidambi, Adam O’Farrill, Michael Formanek, and Tomas Fujiwara perform in celebration of the release of their eponymous album on Firehouse 12 Records.

Joseph Daley Tuba Trio with Special Guests
Friday, April 13, 2018
8:30 PM 11:00 PM
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Joseph Daley’s Tuba Trio with percussionist Warren Smith and multi-reedist Scott Robinson performs. Special guests include reedist Bill Cole, kora player and vocalist Althea SullyCole, and trombonist Craig Harris.

Susie Ibarra: DreamTime Ensemble
Friday, April 20, 2018
8:30 PM 11:00 PM
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Percussionist and composer Susie Ibarra presents her DreamTime Ensemble featuring cellist Yves Dharamraj, violinist Jennifer Choi, multi-instrumentalist Jake Landau, vocalist Claudia Acuna, and electronics artist Yuka C. Honda.

Manuel Valera Trio
Friday, April 27, 2018
8:30 PM 11:00 PM
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Pianist Manuel Valera performs with his trio featuring bassist Hans Glawischnig and drummer EJ Strickland.

Josh Lawrence and Color Theory
Friday, May 4, 2018
8:30 PM 11:00 PM
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Trumpeter and composer Josh Lawrence performs with his group Color Theory featuring saxophonist Caleb Curtis, drummer Anwar Marshall, bassist Luques Curtis, pianist Orrin Evans, keyboardist Adam Faulk, and trombonist Brent White.

Jen Shyu‘s Nine Doors
Friday, May 11, 2018
8:30 PM 10:00 PM
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Jen Shyu presents a solo work for voice, Taiwanese moon lute, Korean percussion, piano, and dance.

Mario Pavone Dialect Trio
Friday, May 18, 2018
8:30 PM 11:00 PM
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Legendary bassist Mario Pavone performs with his Dialect Trio featuring pianist Matt Mitchell and percussionist Tyshawn Sorey.

Jamie Baum Septet +
Friday, May 25, 2018
8:30 PM 11:00 PM
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Guggenheim Fellow and flutist Jamie Baum performs with her Septet + featuring trumpeter Amir ElSaffar, saxophonist Sam Sadigursky, French hornist Chris Komer, guitarist Brad Shepik, pianist John Escreet, bassist Zack Lober, and drummer Jeff Hirshfield.

Jason Kao Hwang/Sing House
Friday, June 1, 2018
8:30 PM 11:00 PM
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Jason Kao Hwang’s Sing House performs featuring percussionist Andrew Drury, bassisst Ken Filiano, pianist Chris Forbes, and trombonist Steve Swell.

Ben Goldberg Quintet
Friday, June 8, 2018
8:30 PM 11:00 PM
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Clarinetist Ben Goldberg’s new quintet performs which features guitarist Mary Halvorson and drummer Tomas Fujiwara from Goldberg’s other group The Out Louds and adds Stephan Crump on bass and Ellery Eskelin on saxophone.

Samuel Blaser Trio
Friday, June 15, 2018
8:30 PM 11:00 PM
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Trombonist Samuel Blaser’s Trio performs featuring guitarist Marc Ducret and drummer Peter Bruun.


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