Wednesday, September 8, 2010

OUTPOST 186 Concert & Event Schedule, September 2010

OUTPOST: 186 ½ Hampshire St., Inman Sq. Cambridge - All Ages



Friday 3 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
Vortex presents
Dennis Shafer - solo saxophone, performing:
Tadj for Solo Soprano Saxophone by Christian Lauba
Melodique etude based upon three modes and varied attacks

+The Ara Sarkissian Palimpest Ensemble

Ara Sarkissian – piano / Julee Avalone – flutes /Todd Brunel – clarinets / Kit Demos – bass / John Mclellan - drumset

The Palimpsest Ensemble, led by Ara Sarkissian, combines the art of group improvisation with a strict adherence to musical form. Thus, unlike many other musical situations in which we as players use the technique of improvisation in an open form setting, this ensemble requires the application of improvisatory techniques within strict rules pertaining to form, texture, motivic development, dynamics and other elements.

4 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
medici musica presents
Hiro Honshuku & A-NO-NE in “Brazilian Unplugged”
Hiroaki Honshuku – flute / Rika Ikeda – violin / Mauricio Andrade – guitar / Rafael Russi – bass / Gabriel Meileles - Percussion

Special guest: Anita Coelho Diabate

Hiro Honshuku, a jazz flutist who has loved Brazilian music is brining music by Jobim, Bosco, Powell, Guinga, as well as his originals in BaiĆ£o, Choro, Frevo, and much more, assisted by 3 native Brazilians. All music will be arranged by Honshuku a la A-NO-NE Spice. This concert will be unplugged, which is a challenge for Honshuku, who is known as an electronic flutist as well as EWI player.

Tuesday 7 September @ Outpost, 8pm $5/10
BOSTON FREE JAZZ ASSN. presents open jam
hosted by Julee Avallone

Thursday 9 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
Hobbs / Chase / Gray
Jim Hobbs – alto / Alan Chase – alto / Luther Gray - drums

Friday 10 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
Broadcloth Trio
Nathan Bontrager – cello / Adam Matlock – accordion, recorders / Anne Rhodes - voice

Broadcloth performs improvised music with a nod to various compositional outlets. Using a unique instrumentation of voice, cello and accordion/recorders, the trio plays from notated, graphic, embroidered, and textual scores in addition to completely spontaneous pieces. Without shying away completely from virtuosity, Broadcloth creates music that reflects the order of composition and the risk of unpredictable musical interactions. Emphasis lies on establishing a holistic sound that favors cooperation over hierarchy. Broadcloth is based in New Haven, CT, and performs regularly in the area, also appearing in NYC at such venues as The Stone and ABC No Rio.

Saturday 11 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10
Jacob William & Para Quintet
Forbes Graham – Trumpet / Jim Hobbs – Alto / Steve Lantner – Piano / Jacob William – Bass / Laurence Cook - Drums


Monday 13 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10

Garrison Fewell's "Serious Trio"
Steve Swell – trombone / Andrew Raffo Dewar - soprano saxophone and clarinet / Garrison Fewell – guitar

We will just coming off two days in NYC at IBeam and DMG

Andrew Raffo Dewar has played and recorded with Anthony Braxton and Bill Dixon and will be coming from the Guelph Festival.

Tuesday 14 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
Jack Pezanelli & Sheryl Bailey - guitar duo

Wednesday 15 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o


Kenji Herbert - Guitar
Eyal Hai- Alto Sax
Jesse Scheinin- Tenor Sax
Dan Drohan - Drums

This newly formed collective of talented young musicians centered around Austrian/Japanese guitarist Kenji Herbert, present an evening of original music that explore their shared interest and love for free improvisation and compositional detail.

Friday 17 September @ Outpost, 9pm $5/10

Chagall Performance Art Collaborative Presents


Entropy Machine

Dennis Shafer, saxophone
John Hurley, guitar
Chris Montecalvo, drums
Dawson Hill, piano
Jason Felitto, bass

See ChagallPAC’s latest Art Particle world, a virtual world of visual, poetic, and musical art, reacted to by Entropy Machine in live! Come play the video game projected on screen while ChagallPAC makes performance art out of it! Featuring visual art by Jill Earles, animation and music by David Krebs, and poetry and voice effects by Diana Norma.

Saturday 18 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
green umbrellas presents
LADIES' NIGHT! Outpost girls gone wild!!!

Junko Simons, Esther Viola, and Julee Avallone. Other participants might be added.

Free jazz isn't just a boy's club anymore. And the girls CAN actually look and act like...GIRLS.

Sunday 19 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
Dr T presents Visual Music Live with
Duets Plus Six 10 min. duets followed by a quartet set
Dr. T – Video / Glynis Lomon -- cello & voice / Kit Demos – bass / Jim Hobbs – sax / Forbes Graham -- trumpet

Monday 20 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10

Master Class with
John Voigt - bass

Tuesday 21 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
Ryan Douglass – improv comedy

Thursday 23 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
Dave Bryant Quartet
Dave Bryant – piano / Gabriel Solomon – violin /Jeff Song – cello / Jane Wang - bass

Friday 24 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
Opensound presents
Dave Gross – solo sax
+Grizzler Noise Orchestra
+Krista Martynes clarinet & electronics (Montreal)

Saturday 25 September @ Outpost 8pm, $10 or b/o
Steve Lantner/Alan Chase Duo
Steve Lantner – piano / Alan Chase – alto sax

Monday 27 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
Kelley Roberge presents
Triple Bill! Featuring electronic, free improvised music and an electronic solo quartet.

Saxophones in Machines

is a sax duo improvising with computer manipulation. Computer chips meets wet reeds and bass with unpredictable results. Mike Dobiel and Kelly Roberge will work to bring the machines to a higher understanding of humanity through creative improvisation.

a trio featuring Jesse Kaminsky on alto, Keiichi Hasimoto on trumpet and Kelly Roberge on tenor saxophone perform freely improvised music

All of Us
is an electronic solo quartet formed by saxophonist Kelly Roberge in 2010. Performing several midi instruments and character sketches, Roberge takes on the roles of a four member band which performs sax heavy compositions ranging from jazz to metal. Merging Roberge’s love of music and improv comedy, the characters interact as real life people living ordinary lives in their respective communities.

"All of Us " backstory:
Answering Kelly’s craigslist post to create an online electrochestra in late 2009, Stan, Marty and Cecil met on skype to do some cyber jamming. Since all the members live all over (Illinois, Minnesota, England and Massachusetts), they have to rehearse online by linking up their computers, midi instruments and saxophone. Technology has allowed this band to exist in its rehearsal phase but live gigs require a lot of frequent flyer miles!

Tuesday 28 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o

Jorrit Dijkstra Group
Jorrit Dijkstra – reeds / James Falzone – clarinet (Chicago) / Pandelis Karayorgis - piano / Jacob William - bass / Laurence Cook

 - drums

Wednesday 29 September @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
Sons of Daughters
Patric Breiner – tenor / Aaron Darrell – bass / Devin Drobka - drums

Sons of Daughters. Everybody's mother is somebody's daughter, brother. Dig?

This trio of brilliant young improvisers plays incendiary originals and reaches deep into the pantheon of jazz classics. They come from Boston, New York, and Madison, WI to deliver the kind of telepathy-laced shang-a-lang that transcends their geographical limitations.

Sons of Daughters was born through an unlikely union in Wisconsin. Having heard for months of young guns Aaron Darrell and Devin Drobka, Patrick Breiner traveled from his home in Madison to Milwaukee in May of 2010 for a one nighter at the Jazz Estate. He showed up a half hour late and the band was already knee deep in an epic performance of "Autumn Leaves". Breiner stepped on stage to take a solo before the rest of the band even realized he had shown up. He didn't meet the bass player and drummer until the set break. It took about a minute and a half for them to start making jokes about farts and poo (a surefire sign that they would become thick as thieves.).

Soon after, Aaron moved to Boston Devin moved to New York City. Patrick stayed put in Madison, Wisconsin where he continues to undermine the lounge jazz scene one gig at a time.

Their collective resumes include performances with Jerry Bergonzi, Tony Malaby, Michael Formanek, Greg Osby, Joe Lovano, Dave Ballou, Ches Smith Phil Grenadier, Dave Santoro, and Bruce Barth to name but a few.

Thursday 30 September @ Outpost, 8pm Free

Chamber Music America presents:
Workshop : Funding Opportunities for Small Ensembles

Jeanette Vuocolo,
Program Director, CMA Jazz, will introduce Chamber Music America’s portfolio of jazz grant programs in the areas of commissioning, residency, presenting, and artist-led international collaborations. Learn about each of the four grant programs in advance of application deadlines—from eligibility requirements and guidelines to completing the application. Vuocolo will also highlight CMA grant opportunities in for classical, contemporary, and world music ensembles and preview select current grant recipients and their projects.

Chamber Music America,
the national service organization for the ensemble music profession, was founded in 1977 to develop and strengthen an evolving chamber music community. With a membership of over 6,000, including musicians, ensembles, presenters, artists’ managers, educators, music businesses, and advocates of ensemble music, CMA welcomes members representing a wide range of musical styles and traditions. In addition to its funding programs, CMA provides its members with consulting services, access to health and instrument insurance, conferences, seminars and several publications, including Chamber Music magazine, and a website