Edgefest 2018 Lineup Announced

Source: Kerrytown Concert House. With a distinctly Chicago-oriented focus.


Guillermo Gregorio Trio
Guillermo Gregorio, clarinet • Fred Lonberg-Holm, cello • Carrie Biolo, vibraphone/percussion

Roscoe Mitchell with Detroit Friends


Kirsten Carey’s Uruboros Sextet
Kirsten Carey, guitar • Andrew Bishop and Molly Jones saxophones • Ben Willis, bass • Jonathan Taylor, percussion

Lonberg-Holm/Reid/Young Trio
Fred Lonberg-Holm, cello • Tomeka Reid, cello • Kathryn Young, bassoon

Harrison Bankhead Quartet
Harrison Bankhead: bass • Ed Wilkerson: tenor Saxophones • Jim Baker, piano/electronics • Avreeayl Ra, drums


Adam Shead’s Tradition Talks
Matt Piet, piano • Tony Piazza, bass • Adam Shead, drums

Artifacts Trio
Nicole Mitchell, flute/electronics • Tomeka Reid, cello • Mike Reed, drums

Jason Stein’s Hearts and Minds
Jason Stein, bass clarinet • Paul Giallorenzo, piano/electronics • Chad Taylor, drums

Jaimie Branch Quartet
Jaimie Branch, trumpet • Lester St Louis, cello • Anton Hatwich, bass • Chad Taylor, drums


Edgefest Parade and Picnic

Tiger Trio
Myra Melford, piano • Nicole Mitchell, flute • Joëlle Léandre, bass

Myra Melford, piano SOLO

Rempis/Abrams/Ra + Baker
Dave Rempis, saxophone • Joshua Abrams, bass • Avreeayl Ra, drums • Jim Baker, piano/electronics

Art Ensemble of Chicago 50th Anniversary Project:
A Tribute to Lester Bowie, Joseph Jarman, Malachi favors and their lasting contributions to “Great Black Music-Ancient to the Future”
Roscoe Mitchell, saxophones/flute/percussion/etc. • Famoudou Don Moye, drums/percussion/etc. • Hugh Ragin, Trumpets • Fred Berry, Trumpet/Flugelhorn • Nicole Mitchell, Flutes • Christina Wheeler, Voice/Electronics • Jean Cook, Violin • Stephanie Griffin, Viola • Tomeka Reid, Cello • Silvia Bolognesi, Bass • Jaribu Shahid, Bass • Junius Paul, Bass • Dudu Kouaté, African Percussion