Sunday, October 2, 2011

Outpost 186 Concerts & Events October 2011

Darius Jones (photo: Petra Cvelbar) The Darius Jones Trio Friday 14 October

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




Saturday 1 October @ Outpost, 7pm, $5/10
ChagallPAC Soundpainting workshops and show featuring
Kaleigh Accord and Min Lew
7pm Spaint, 8pm show

This ChagallPAC show includes the Brahms Violin Sonata no. 2 in A
major, and a Boston premiere by composer Rob Rudin. Solo performances
by Paul Jacobs, Dennis Shafer, and more!

Kaleigh Accord, violin
Min Lew, piano
Paul Jacobs, piano
Dennis Shafer, saxophone, Soundpainting
Diana Norma, poetry
Jason Felitto, bass
Rob Rudin, drums

Monday 3 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o

Aaron Darrell- Bass / Michael Sachs- Sax / Jun Young Song - drums

Tuesday 4 October @ Outpost, 8pm - $5 per participant

Wednesday 5 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
SMALL ANIMAL PROJECT reading series presents
Rob MacDonald, Megan Martin, Kristi Maxwell

Thursday 6 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
Andy Voelker - saxes / Jim Hobbs - alto sax / Jef Charland - bass / Luther gray-drums / Steve Fell - guitar

Friday 7 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
"First Fridays avec Le Prestige":

Chris Forkey - bass / John Glenshaw - drums / Kit Buckley - tenor sax / Scott Getchell - trumpet / Jim Hobbs - alto sax

Hard-hitting, chill-out, groove music. Searching for the perfect lounge.

Saturday 8 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o

Dave Bryant + Jim Hobbs + Jacob William + Laurence Cook

Dave Bryant - keyboards / Jim Hobbs - alto sax / Jacob William - bass / Laurence Cook - drums

Wednesday 12 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o

"Adventure In Sound" featuring
David Tronzo + Bruno Raberg + Josh Rosen + Dave Fox

David Tronzo - guitar / Bruno Raberg - bass / Josh Rosen - keys / Dave Fox - drums

Darius Jones (photo: Petra Cvelbar) The Darius Jones Trio

Friday 14 October @ Outpost, 8pm $20 or b/o

rob chalfen & subconsciouscafe new music presents
Darius Jones Trio (NYC)
Darius Jones: Alto sax and Compositions
Adam Lane - bass
Jason Nazary - drums

Darius Jones is an extraordinarily gifted young alto saxophonist and composer; Man'ish Boy (A Raw & Beautiful Thing) is his remarkable debut as a leader. Jones joined the New York music community in 2005, after living and studying in Richmond, VA. In his short time here, he has amazed and inspired musicians and audiences from widely divergent backgrounds with his meticulously honed musical gifts. Soul-power is at his foundation; forward looking expression always at the fore. Some bands Jones currently works with are the Cooper-Moore Trio, Mike Pride's From Bacteria to Boys, William Hooker's Bliss (East), and Trevor Dunn's Proof Readers. Jones also has a band with Travis LaPlante, Andrew Smiley, and Jason Nazary called Little Women; their first record Teeth came out in 2008.

Saturday 15 October @ Outpost, 8 pm $10 or b/o
Thom Keith - saxophones / Forbes Graham - trumpet / Jonathan Paul - guitar / Mike Walsh - drums / Tim Webb - bass

Tuesday 18 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
living room concert series present
Michael Dobiel & friends

Wednesday 19 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
ERIC ZINMAN presents Ensemble 2
Eric Zinman - piano / Jacob William - bass / Laurence Cook - drums

NOTE: WE REGRET THAT THE DREAM ZOO SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED (despite the Phoenix fucking up the listing, twice):

Thursday 20 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o

Jeff Platz presents
DREAM ZOO = not happening

Friday 21 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
Jon Damian - guitar and Rubbertellie
Allan Chase - saxophones
Bob Nieske - double bass

This exciting trio delivers an array of Jon Damian’s original music inspired by people and places, tradition, and avante visions of new possibilities. Jon’s Rubbertellie, his invention, along with his refreshing approach to the guitar will add a special touch to the concert. He will be joined by a stellar cast of players and composers whose works will also be featured; Allan Chase, saxophonist, and chair of the ear-training department at The Berklee College of Music, and Bob Nieske, bassist and long-time member of Jimmy Giuffre’s band and Brandeis professor.

Jon Damian is an active international performer, composer, lecturer, clinician and author as well as a professor at The Berklee College of Music. His varied performances have ranged from Luciano Pavarotti to Bill Frisell and from the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Seiji Ozawa to Johnny Cash with the Boston Pops under John Williams. Jon Damian has recorded in a wide range of settings including The Boston Pops Orchestra under Keith Lockhart and John Williams, Bill Frisell, Bob Nieske’s Wolf Soup, The Boston Symphony Orchestra under Seiji Ozawa, Collage, and for NOVA. He is the author of The Guitarists Guide to Composing and Improvising and The Chord Factory: Build Your Own Guitar Chord Dictionary available through Berklee Press and Hal Leonard Publications.

“…the most experienced and admired guitar teacher I know” Jim Hall

“ Jon is one of the few musicians I know who has found his own unique voice and the courage to stay true to it. He continues to be an inspiration and example. Bill Frisell

“….a very special musician” Mike Stern

“….and the rhythm guitar part was handled beautifully by Jon Damian” Keith Lockhart

Saturday 22 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o

Carl Testa/Kevin Frenette Quartet

World renowned master bassist Carl Testa (from Anthony Braxton’s 12+1tet) and Boston's own avant-jazz co-conspirators Kevin Frenette (guitar), James Rohr (piano) and John McLellan (drums) present an evening of improvised music centering on exceptionally intricate interplay, texture and timbre on Saturday, October 22.

Carl Testa is a composer, bassist, bass clarinetist, and electronicist who has been composing and performing creative music since 2000. He is primarily known as one of the members of multi-instrumentalist/composer Anthony Braxton’s Sextet, Septet and 12+1tet. He is featured on the 9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006 box set on Firehouse 12 records, on 12+1tet (Victoriaville) 2007 on Victo Records, as well as the Quartet (GTM) 2006 box set on Important Records. His debut recording as a leader, Uncertainty, features his compositions for clarinets, percussion, string bass, and
electronics, which blends chamber music, free improvisation, jazz, and modern electronic music.

Boston area guitarist Kevin Frenette has performed throughout the Northeast USA making music that is inspired by both avant-garde jazz and contemporary improvisation. He studied guitar, composition, and music theory at UMASS-Dartmouth where he received a BA in Theory/Composition. He has performed and/or recorded with such artists as
Tatsuya Nakatani, Jack Wright, Joe Giardullo, Daniel Levin, Forbes Graham, Luther Gray, Harvey Sorgen and Dan DeChellis. In 2007, Fuller Street Music released Kevin’s first date as a leader: CONNECTIONS. That album featured Frenette with Tatsuya Nakatani on percussion, Andy McWain on piano and Todd Keating on bass.

James Rohr has been playing the piano since the age of 5 and began playing professionally at 14 in New Mexico. In the mid 1990's, James formed a piano trio with Nate McBride on bass and Curt Newton on drums - together they released
three recordings. James has had the honor and privilege of playing with many of the great improvisers in the Boston/NYC area. Currently, James is interested in writing and performing songs with his band, the blue ribbons, which he describes as Ray Charles and Johnny Cash meet Captain Beefheart and Sun Ra.

Rain Perry
Sunday 23 October @ Outpost, 4pm
singer songwriter
Rain Perry - vocals / Andrew Hardin - guitar

Rain Perry is an award-winning songwriter and author of the autobiographical play "Cinderblock Bookshelves: a Guide for Children of Fame-Obsessed Bohemian Nomads." Her song "Beautiful Tree" is the theme song for the CW Series "Life Unexpected." She is currently finishing work on her third album, "Internal Combustion," with producer Mark Hallman.

She is the Grand Prize winner of both the John Lennon Songwriting Contest (Folk Division) and the ROCKRGRL Discoveries Award, as well as a finalist at the Telluride Troubadour competition. Of her song "Yosemite," cowboy songwriter-poet Tom Russell said, "It slapped my heart around like a good song should," and he recorded it with Nanci Griffith.

In addition to developing her own career as a performing artist, Rain has found herself in the role of concert promoter, producing Agility: a Women's Music Festival to Benefit the Arthritis Foundation in her hometown of Ojai, California. She created, as well, a concert series that has featured some of her favorite troubadour songwriters.

She divides her time between parenting and the lucrative world of independent folk/pop music.

Andrew Hardin
In 2005, Andrew released "Blue Acoustic," a collection of instrumental acoustic guitar duets with songwriters Dave Alvin, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Eliza Gilkyson, and Tom Russell, cowboy singer Don Edwards, and bassist Washtub Jerry. Also available are "Just Like This Train," a collection of vocals and instrumentals from 2002, and a newly remastered "Coney Island Moon," featuring guitar great Albert Lee.

Andrew's guitar style incorporates influences as diverse as Roy Buchanan, Clarence White, Ry Cooder, Gabby Pahinui, and Grady Martin; that is to say it contains elements of blues, rock, R&B, country, tropical, and Spanish-flavored music.

Wednesday 26 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
Forbes Graham presents
Text Based Sound Works with:
Forbes Graham - trumpet / Jim Hobbs - alto sax / Kevin Frenette - guitar / Lou Cohen - laptop / Michael Rosenstein - amplified objects / Morgan Evans-Weiler - violin / Jane Wang - bass

Thursday 27 October 8pm

Markus' Whimsy
bohemian vaudeville, open mic

Friday 28 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o
dr T presents Visual Music Live featuring
Forbes Graham - trumpet
others tba

Saturday 29 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o

Jacob William 'Para' Quintet

Forbes Graham - trumpet / Jim Hobbs - alto sax / Steve Lantner - piano / Jacob William - bass / Laurence Cook - drums

Sunday 30 October @ Outpost, 8pm $10 or b/o

Allan Chase + Steve Lantner + Joe Morris + Luther Gray
Allan Chase - alto / Steve Lantner - piano / Joe Morris - bass / Luther Gray - drums

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