Coming to Constellation Chicago

Source: Constellation Chicago. HAMID DRAKE & MICHAEL ZERANG | EARLY AND LATE SHOWS Friday, April 16, 2021 8:00 PM 11:00 PM Hamid Drake, a brilliant, sensitive, endlessly rhythmic, intelligent, spiritual, and powerful drummer/percussionist, joins sonic forces with Michael Zerang, an active musician, composer, and producer focusing extensively on improvised music, free jazz, contemporary composition, puppet … Continue reading Coming to Constellation Chicago

2021 Chicago Jazz String Summit

Source: Chicago Jazz String Summit. APRIL 30 – MAY 1, 20217th ANNUAL CHICAGO JAZZ STRING SUMMITA Virtual Concert & Workshop Series Performances byBiliana Voutchkova – ViolinBrandee Younger – HarpJudith Insell & Joe Fonda – Viola & BassEndris Hassen – MasinqoArtyom Manukyan – CelloMiguel Atwood Ferguson – ViolaLeyla McCalla – CelloSam Bardfeld – Violin Workshops withGwen … Continue reading 2021 Chicago Jazz String Summit

Coming to Constellation Chicago

Source: Constellation Chicago. Apr 3, 2021 Moontype Bodies of Water, Moontype’s debut album for local label Born Yesterday, documents travel, insecurity, friendship, and the titular element—all of which are representative of the band members’ strong connection to place and to one another. Apr 10, 2021 Berman/Reid/Abrams/Reed A night of free wheeling improvised music by four … Continue reading Coming to Constellation Chicago

Coming to Constellation Chicago

Source: Constellation Chicago. Feb 19, 2021 Macie Stewart and Lia Kohl Lia Kohl is a cellist and multidisciplinary artist. Macie Stewart is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, and improviser. Macie and Lia recently released an album together called ‘Recipe for a Boiled Egg.’ Feb 20, 2021 Paul Bedal Quartet Chicago pianist Paul Bedal performs new material … Continue reading Coming to Constellation Chicago

A Handful of Live Shows Coming to Constellation Chicago

Source: Constellation Chicago. JAN 15 FOUR LETTER WORDS 8:00 PM 9:30 PM Peter Margasak writes “Four Letter Words has grown in leaps and bounds, accruing an ever-expanding arsenal of gambits, influences, and techniques while sharpening its focus.” Four Letter Words operates as a collective, leaderless trio, and all three of its members are active members … Continue reading A Handful of Live Shows Coming to Constellation Chicago

AMN Reviews: Mars Williams – Presents An Ayler Xmas Vol. 4: Chicago vs. NYC (2020; Astral Spirits)

In what has become a twisted tradition, saxophonist Mars Williams puts together groups in various cities late each year to perform his unique variations on mashed up holiday music and free jazz ala Albert Ayler. This release is a double album encompassing Chicago and New York performances from December 2019. In addition to Williams, the … Continue reading AMN Reviews: Mars Williams – Presents An Ayler Xmas Vol. 4: Chicago vs. NYC (2020; Astral Spirits)

Constellation Chicago Opening for Streamed and Limited In-Person Performances

Source: Constellation Chicago. Jul 31 TATSU AOKI’S THE MIYUMI PROJECT 8:30 PM 11:00 PM The MIYUMI Project is one of the longest standing amalgams, drawing upon the aesthetics of Japanese traditional music and Chicago’s creative jazz and experimental music scene. The presentations are improvised compositions that stem from a conceptual framework for each band member … Continue reading Constellation Chicago Opening for Streamed and Limited In-Person Performances