Coming to New York

Source: Downtown Music Gallery.

Friday July 22nd @ 8pm:

Record Shop Redhook – 360 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn
First: Ezra Feinberg (guitar)
Second: Zachary Cale (guitar)
Third: ASCEND! (Robert Boston/Daniel Carter/Tom Kotik/Dave Miller)

Friday July 22nd, 10:30pm

Flip City featuring:
David Aaron – soprano & tenor saxophone
Dave Gould – drums & toys
Nick Panoutsos – bass
“Umbrage” album release
At Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 3), 185 Orchard St., NYC

This Saturday, July 9, 2pm-8pm

New Agora
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd, Queens, NY 11106

3pm Rudy Walker Ensemble
Rudy Walker – Drums, Joe Ford – Saxophone, Greg Murphy – Piano, Belden Bullock – Bass
A veteran in creative jazz, drummer Rudy Walker has worked with major figures like Sir Roland Hanna, Sonny Fortune, Randy Weston and Pharoah Sanders, and held a decades-long run with the legendary poet / spoken word artist Amiri Baraka. His ensemble today includes tenor sax great Joe Ford and pianist Greg Murphy, known for his work with Rashied Ali.

4pm Cooper-Moore Solo
Cooper-Moore is an American jazz pianist, composer and instrument builder / designer. Celebrated for his improvisational vigor in numerous groups alongside William Parker, David S. Ware, Alan Braufman and many more, he is equally noted for the inventiveness of his original instrument designs. He has said, “If you put me somewhere, and I had to play and didn’t have an instrument, I’d get everything I needed and make an instrument within a few hours.” (Davis, Barry, Jerusalem Post April 26, 2007)

5pm Ununu
Melanie Dyer – Viola, Kurt Ralske – Reeds, Todd Capp – Drums
A new, dynamic, cooperative improvising trio assembled by violist Melanie Dyer (known for her work with William Parker, Salim Washington, and Heroes are Gang Leaders), with the mulit-faceted artist Kurt Ralske on saxophones and flutes, and the free jazz stalwart Todd Capp on drums.

6pm Elliott Sharp Solo
A central figure in the avant-garde and experimental music scene in New York City for over 30 years, Elliott Sharp has released over eighty-five recordings ranging from orchestral music to blues, jazz, noise, no wave rock, and techno music. Today he presents Monkulations–interpretations of Thelonious Monk on acoustic guitar.

7pm Duology
Michael Marcus – Reeds, Ted Daniel – Trumpet, Lonnie Plaxico – bass, Darrell Green – drums
The multi-instrumentalist composer Michael Marcus has put forth an impressive body of work across the jazz spectrum, helming or co-leading dozens of recordings, including with greats like Sonny Simmons and Jaki Byard, while trumpeter Ted Daniel has been a formidable voice in creative music ever since his appearance on the 1969 classic, Sonny Sharrock’s Black Woman. Together, as Duology, they have worked as a duo and also alongside noteworthy collaborators like Henry Grimes and Andrew Cyrille. Here, Duology features a special multi-generational rhythm section.