Weasel Walter-Mary Halvorson-Peter Evans Trio

Leader: collaborative Years Active: 2008-present Personnel: Weasel Walter: drums Mary Halvorson: guitar Peter Evans: trumpet Albums: Mechanical Malfunction (Thirsty Ear Recordings, 2012) Electric Fruit (Thirsty Ear, 2011) Live Performances: Weasel Walter-Mary Halvorson-Peter Evans Trio Date Venue Media 2013     Oct 26 The Gowanus Loft (Dither Extravaganza)   Apr 29 La Salla Rossa (Montreal)  

Reverse Blue

Leader: Mary Halvorson Years Active: 2011-present Personnel: Mary Halvorson: guitar, compositions Chris Speed: alto saxophone, clarinet Eivind Opsvik: bass Tomas Fujiwara: drums Albums: self-titled (Relative Pitch, 2014) Live Performances: Date Venue Media 2014     Oct 3 Cornelia Street Café   Oct 2 Cornelia Street Café   2013     Nov 15 Cornelia Street Café

Mary Halvorson Septet

Leader: Mary Halvorson Years Active: 2011-present Personnel: Mary Halvorson: guitar, compositions Jonathan Finlayson: trumpet Jacob Garchik: trombone Jon Irabagon: alto sax Ingrid Laubrock: tenor sax John Hebert: bass Ches Smith: drums Albums: Illusionary Sea (Firehouse 12, 2013) Live Performances: Date Venue Media 2014     Jan 10 Judson Church (Winter Jazz Festival)   2013  

Flin van Hemmen-Ben Gerstein-Sean Ali Trio at Papa Cookie (12 Jul 2013)

At an eclectic house concert on the upper west side last night, a trio composed of drummer Flin van Hemmen, trombonist Ben Gerstein, and bassist Sean Ali played two extended free improvisations that together formed over an hour of music. This particular event is part of a series to take place at Papa Cookie, which

Playlist for the week of 6 July 2013

The Other Tet – (self-titled; CD) Kirk Knuffke – Chew Your Food (LP) Kirk Knuffke – Amnesia Brown (CD) Kirk Knuffke – Big Wig (CD) Ideal Bread – The Ideal Bread (CD) Surface to Air – (self-titled; CD) Jeff Davis – Leaf House (CD) Yoni Kretzmer – Overlook (CD) Jeff Davis – We Sleep Outside

New Artist Profiles

Please welcome bassist Shayna Dulberger, guitarist Chris Welcome, and saxophonist Jonathan Moritz.

Two New Releases by Trumpeter Nate Wooley

Two new and exciting releases by Nate Wooley! Links to buy directly from the artist are below. The first is the second record from his quinet, titled “(Sit in) the Throne of Friendship”: http://natewooley.com/buy-music#/i/0 And the other is a record titled “Trumpets and Drums: Live in Ljubljana” with Peter Evans, Paul Lytton, and Jim Black:

Jeff Davis Band at Korzo (9 Jul 2013)

Jeff Davis (drums) led his band before a packed house at Korzo last night. On this occasion, he was joined by long-time friend and colleague Jonathan Goldberger (guitar), Jason Rigby (tenor sax), and Simon Jermyn (bass guitar). In just over an hour, the band played two originals–the first an extended composition titled “Pavilion of Temporary

Carlo Costa Quartet at Muchmore’s (8 Jul 2013)

Muchmore’s has rapidly emerged as the go-to-place for adventuresome, improvised jazz music this summer through a series of concerts curated by Yoni Kretzmer on Monday nights in June and July. The club has drawn consistently large crowds to these events, showcasing the growing fan base that exists for cutting-edge music. Carlo Costa (percussion) led an