Firehouse 12 To Present The Michael Musillami Trio +3 May 22nd

From Improvised Communications:

On Friday, May 22nd, New Haven’s Firehouse 12 will present a two set performance by guitarist/composer Michael Musillami’s newest all-star ensemble, the Michael Musillami Trio 3. The band augments Musillami’s seven year-old trio, featuring bassist Joe Fonda and drummer George Schuller, with trumpeter Ralph Alessi, saxophonist Marty Ehrlich and vibraphonist Matt Moran. This event is part of a Northeast tour celebrating the May 19th release of the group’s debut CD, From Seeds (Playscape Recordings).

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DOWNTOWNMUSIC.NET Photos

Image of Nate Wooley from Facebook
Image of Nate Wooley

From DOWNTOWNMUSIC.NET:

March 07, 2009
Harris Eisenstadt’s Woodblock Prints, Ibeam
Jose Davila, Marty Ehrlich, Harris Eisenstadt, Jacob Garchik, Jonathan Goldberger, Jason Mears, Sara Schoenbeck, Garth Stevenson, Nate Wooley
Nate Wooley Trio, Ibeam
Harris Eisenstadt, Adam Linson, Nate Wooley

March 06, 2009

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The Michael Musillami Trio + 3’s From Seeds Coming May 19th

Marty Ehrlich
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From Improvised Communications:

Playscape Recordings is proud to announce the May 19th street date of the first release on its 10th anniversary schedule, the Michael Musillami Trio 3’s From Seeds (PSR#020109).

The follow-up to 2007’s The Treatment (PSR#050607), his trio’s critically acclaimed collaboration with renowned violinist Mark Feldman, this release finds guitarist/composer Michael Musillami augmenting his seven year-old trio, featuring bassist Joe Fonda and drummer George Schuller, with trumpeter Ralph Alessi, multi-instrumentalist Marty Ehrlich and vibraphonist Matt Moran.

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Michael Musillami Trio + 3 To Make New York Debut, Record New CD in Early 2009

Marty Ehrlich
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From Improvised Communications

On Saturday, January 31st, guitarist/composer Michael Musillami’s newest ensemble, the Michael Musillami Trio 3, will make its New York debut at Cornelia Street Cafe. The group will be performing new original music, which it will then record the following day for its forthcoming May 2009 release on Playscape Recordings. The Michael Musillami Trio 3 augments Musillami’s longstanding core trio, featuring bassist Joe Fonda and drummer George Schuller, with trumpeter Ralph Alessi, multi-instrumentalist Marty Ehrlich and vibraphonist Matt Moran.

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Gravitas Quartet: 21st century chamber jazz

Wayne Horvitz‘s San Fran performance is previewed.

Wayne Horvitz knows that if he still lived in New York, his Gravitas Quartet, which performs at the San Francisco Jazz Festival on Sunday, Nov. 9, might be a bigger deal.

But the pianist/keyboardist/composer moved to Seattle with his wife, Robin Holcomb, 20 years ago, and besides distancing himself from such long-standing musical friends as John Zorn, Marty Ehrlich, Butch Morris and Doug Wieselman, the migration removed Horvitz from the media limelight that shines on Manhattan musicians, even those in the avant-garde Downtown scene of which he was a key player.

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