On Thursday, November 29th, the Freer-Sackler Gallery presents Korean-Jazz Encounter: gamin (“gameen”) and Friends, where Korean court music and shaman ritual meet free jazz. Featuring Korean multi-winds player “gamin” (pronounced “gameen”) on traditional mouth organ (saenghwang) and double-reed instruments (piri and taepyongso), with Ned Rothenberg on bass clarinet, Satoshi Kateishi on drums and percussion, and Jeff Fairbanks on trombone. @The Freer Gallery, 1050 Independence Ave, SW WDC.
On Tuesday, December 4th, poet Anna Crooks, saxophonist Jarrett Gilmore, and multi-disciplined artist Ron Shalom. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street in Takoma, DC, @8PM.
On Saturday, December 8th, Theremin Duo Amber Dunleavey and Arthur Harrison, and Heart of a Ghost, with Jarrett Gilmore on alto, Luke Stewart on bass, and Ian McColm on drums. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street in Takoma, DC, @8PM.
On Sunday, December 9th, The Frode Gjerstad Trio, featuring Frode Gjerstad on alto and clarinet, Jon Rune Stern and Oyvind Storesund on double-bass and Paal Nilson-Love on drums. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street in Takoma, DC, @8PM.
On Saturday, December 15th, celebrate Rhizome’s 3-year anniversary, with music from guitarist Daniel Bachman, drummer Ian McColm, and Furret Marguisee, alto and flautist Sara Hughes and sound artist Jenny Moon Tucker, and poet and sound artist Thomas Stanley and painter Khalid Thompson. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street in Takoma, DC, @8PM.
And on Sunday, January 27th, the Jason Kao Hwang Trio, featuring Jason Hwang on violin and viola, Ken Filiano on double-bass, and Andrew Drury on drums. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street in Takoma, DC, @8PM.