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September 2013 at the Stone 
curated by Fred Frith / Larry Ochs / Peter Evans / Evan Parker / David Krakauer

9/1 Sunday (ICS)
8 and 10 pm
Fred Frith, Annie Lewandowski and Theresa Wong
Fred Frith (electric guitar, voice) Annie Lewandowski (piano) Theresa Wong (cello, voice)


9/2 Monday (JA)
8 pm
JOHN ZORN 60th BIRTHDAY IMPROV NIGHT—A STONE BENEFIT
John Zorn (sax) Ikue Mori (electronics) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Cyro Baptista (percussion) Nava Dunkelman (percussion) Jeanie-Aprille Tang (electronics) Uri Gurvich (sax) Erik Friedlander (cello) Theresa Wong (cello) Zeena Parkins (harp) Gyan Riley (guitar) Chuck Bettis (electronics) and many special guests
Come on down and support the Stone at Zorn’s 60th birthday improv rent party! TWENTY FIVE DOLLARS


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
LARRY OCHS
SEPT 3—8

9/3 Tuesday (HM)
8 pm
Quintet with Larry Ochs, Nate Wooley, Ken Filano, Pascal Niggenkemper, Harris Eisenstadt
Larry Ochs (saxes) Nate Wooley (trumpet) Ken Filano, Pascal Niggenkemper (bass) Harris Eisenstadt (percussion)
Performing extended compositions by Ochs for this quintet!

10 pm
Larry Ochs – Gerald Cleaver Duo
Gerald Cleaver (drums, percussion) Larry Ochs (saxes)
A first-time duet with Mr. Cleaver; the classic horn-drum combination. Ochs does have an ongoing duo with drummer Donald Robinson, as well as his long time Larry Ochs Sax & Drumming Core, originally a trio of Ochs, Robinson and Scott Amendola. Been suggesting this to Gerald for some years now, but when I heard his new CD “Black Host,” I was inspired to make sure this happened.


9/4 Wednesday (RJP)
8 pm
Larry Ochs - Eliot Humberto Kavee - Ikue Mori Trio
Ikue Mori (electronics) Eliot Humberto Kavee (drums, percussion) Larry Ochs (saxes)
Ikue is a long-time member of Rova’s Electric Ascension Project, and we’ve known each other both musically and personally for decades. Elliot spent some years in the Bay Area, but this will be our first time onstage together.

10 pm
Quintet with Larry Ochs, Nate Wooley, Ken Filano, Pascal Niggenkemper, Harris Eisenstadt
Larry Ochs (saxes) Nate Wooley (trumpet) Ken Filano, Pascal Niggenkemper (bass) Harris Eisenstadt (percussion)
Performing extended compositions by Ochs for this quintet.


9/5 Thursday (SK)
8 pm
Ochs-Masaoka Duo
Larry Ochs (saxes) Miya Masaoka (koto, electronics)
Ochs and Masaoka have performed together since the early 1990s as Miya is a San Francisco native. Their trio with Fred Frith, Maybe Monday, performed and recorded from 1998–2006. This duo performed in Paris for the first time in years last April and in Oakland in June. We are also 2 of the 5 members of the very cool East West Collective that play Vision Festival in June.

10 pm
Ochs-Masaoka-Drury Trio
Andrew Drury (percussion) Larry Ochs (saxes) Miya Masaoka (koto, electronics)
I heard Drury live last year for the first time, and I love his 2003 CD “A Momentary Lapse.” When Miya mentioned that she and Andrew had been talking about hooking up, the trio seemed like a great idea.


9/6 Friday (MJC)
8 and 10 pm
Best for Brows: Larry Ochs - Ches Smith - Devin Hoff Trio
Larry Ochs (saxes) Ches Smith (percussion) Devin Hoff (bass)
Smith and Hoff are so good as a duo (check out any CD by “Good for Cows”) that I feel honored to be allowed to jump in, but then we did try it out In the Bay Area when they were both living there, and the excellent Darren Johnston quintet CD from some years back “Reasons for Moving” includes the three of us (plus Frith and Johnston).


9/7 Saturday (RK)
8 pm
Ochs-Shelton Quartet
Aram Shelton (alto sax) Mark Dresser (bass) Kjell Nordesen (drums) Larry Ochs (saxes)
This is a West Coast quartet. Mark Dresser is the newest member simply because it’s been hard to catch him in San Francisco when he’s usually very busy down at UCSD in San Diego. A recording session and concerts by the quartet out here in July has the music focused! Great writing for the band by Shelton (especially) and Ochs. Kjell Nordesen was born in Sweden but has been a West Coast resident for close to a decade. He works with all three of the other players in this band in other contexts.

10 pm
Jones Jones
Vladimir Tarasov (percussion) Mark Dresser (bass) Larry Ochs (saxes)
Ochs and Tarasov met and recorded together when Rova first toured the former USSR in 1983. He was already a legend in the USSR as one of the players in the original Ganelin Trio, as important a band there for “avant-garde” listeners in the ’60s and ’70s as the Art Ensemble of Chicago was here. Dresser met him not long after that, and they performed together intermittently in ensuing years. This trio first performed in the Bay Area in 2008, with tours to Europe in 2009 and 2010. First East Coast performances tonight and tomorrow.


9/8 Sunday (JR)
8 pm
Jones Jones
Vladimir Tarasov (percussion) Mark Dresser (bass) Larry Ochs (saxes)
Ochs and Tarasov met and recorded together when Rova first toured the former USSR in 1983. He was already a legend in the USSR as one of the players in the original Ganelin Trio, as important a band there for “avant-garde” listeners in the ’60s and ’70s as the Art Ensemble of Chicago was here. Dresser met him not long after that, and they performed together intermittently in ensuing years. This trio first performed in the Bay Area in 2008, with tours to Europe in 2009 and 2010. First East Coast performances tonight and tomorrow.

10 pm
Ochs-Shelton Quartet
Aram Shelton (alto sax) Mark Dresser (bass) Kjell Nordesen (drums) Larry Ochs (saxes)
This is a West Coast quartet. Mark Dresser is the newest member simply because it’s been hard to catch him in San Francisco when he’s usually very busy down at UCSD in San Diego. A recording session and concerts by the quartet out here in July has the music focused! Great writing for the band by Shelton (especially) and Ochs. Kjell Nordesen was born in Sweden but has been a West Coast resident for close to a decade. He works with all three of the other players in this band in other contexts.


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
PETER EVANS
SEPT 10—15

9/10 Tuesday (KR)
8 pm
Peter Evans Solo
Peter Evans (trumpets)

10 pm
Robert Dick, Peter Evans, David Taylor
Robert Dick (flutes) Peter Evans (trumpets) David Taylor (bass trombone)


9/11 Wednesday (KR)
8 and 10 pm
Pulverize the Sound
Peter Evans (trumpets) Tim Dahl (electric bass) Mike Pride (drums)


9/12 Thursday (KR)
8 pm
Peter Evans and Joe McPhee (pocket trumpet)
Peter Evans (trumpets) Joe McPhee (pocket trumpet)

10 pm
Peter Evans/John Hébert/Kassa Overall
Peter Evans (trumpets, compositions) John Hébert (bass) Kassa Overall (drums)


9/13 Friday (DDT)
8 and 10 pm
Peter Evans Quintet
Peter Evans (trumpets, compositions) Ron Stabinsky (piano) Tom Blancarte (bass) Sam Pluta (live electronics) Jim Black (drums)


9/14 Saturday (KR)
8 pm
Peter Evans Octet
PE (trumpets, compositions) Ron Stabinsky (piano, trumpet) Brandon Seabrook (guitar, banjo, electronics) Tom Blancarte (bass, euphonium) Dan Peck (tuba, amplified tuba, bass) Sam Pluta (live electronics, trombone) Jim Black (drums, electronics) Ian Antonio (percussion)
One 2 hour set at 8pm. TWENTY DOLLARS


9/15 Sunday (CWL)
8 and 10 pm
Rocket Science
Evan Parker (saxes) Peter Evans (trumpets) Sam Pluta (live electronics) Craig Taborn (piano)
TWENTY DOLLARS


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
EVAN PARKER
SEPT 17—22

9/17 Tuesday (KR)
8 and 10pm
Rocket Science
Peter Evans (trumpet) Craig Taborn (piano) Sam Pluta (computer) Evan Parker (saxes)
TWENTY DOLLARS.


9/18 Wednesday (KR)
8 pm
Duos
Evan Parker (saxes) John Escreet (piano) John Hébert (bass) Tyshawn Sorey (percussion)
TWENTY DOLLARS.

10 pm
Quartet
Evan Parker (saxes) John Escreet (piano) John Hébert (bass) Tyshawn Sorey (percussion)
TWENTY DOLLARS.


9/19 Thursday (KR)
8 pm
Bleeding Edge Trio
Peter Evans (trumpet) Okkyung Lee (cello) Evan Parker (saxes)
TWENTY DOLLARS.

10 pm
Evan Parker and Han Earl Park
Evan Parker (saxes) Han Earl Park (guitar)
TWENTY DOLLARS.


9/20 Friday (DDT)
8 pm
Mat Manieri, Lucian Ban, Evan Parker
Mat Manieri (viola) Lucian Ban (piano) Evan Parker (saxes)
TWENTY DOLLARS.

10 pm
Evan Parker and Sylvie Courvoisier
Evan Parker (saxes) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)
TWENTY DOLLARS.


9/21 Saturday (DDT)
8 and 10pm
Milford Graves and Evan Parker
Milford Graves (percussion) Evan Parker (tenor sax)
TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS.


9/22 Sunday (KR)
8 pm
Jeremiah Cymerman, Nate Wooley, Evan Parker
Jeremiah Cymerman (clarinet, electronics) Nate Wooley (trumpet) Evan Parker (saxes)
TWENTY DOLLARS.

10 pm
Solos and Duos
Ned Rothenberg (reeds, shakuhachi) Evan Parker (saxes)
TWENTY DOLLARS.


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
DAVID KRAKAUER
SEPT 24—29

9/24 Tuesday (RJP)
8 and 10 pm
Krakauer’s Acoustic Klezmer Quartet
David Krakauer (clarinets) Will Holshouser (accordion) Jerome Harris (bass) Michael Sarin (percussion)
Unplugged versions of Krakauer’s klezmer repertoire ranging from his own quirky originals to traditional tunes.


9/25 Wednesday (JA)
8 and10 pm
Krakauer Plays Zorn
David Krakauer (clarinet) Sheryl Bailey (guitar) Jerome Harris (electric bass, vocals) Michael Sarin (drums) Keepalive (sampler)
Krakauer’s arrangements of pieces specially selected for DK by John Zorn from the “Book of Angels.”


9/26 Thursday (ICS)
8 and 10 pm
Ancestral Groove
David Krakauer (clarinet) Sheryl Bailey (guitar) Jerome Harris (electric bass, vocals) Michael Sarin (drums) Keepalive (sampler)
Loops, grooves and ecstatic improvisation celebrate the earthy side of Krakauer’s ancestry.


9/27 Friday (TY)
8 and 10 pm
Krakaeur-Tagg Duo
David Krakauer (clarinets) Kathleen Tagg (piano, electronics) Special Guest Will Holshouser (accordion)
Krakauer joins up with South African pianist, arranger and musical explorer Kathleen Tagg in an evening of classical music, new composition and electronica.

TWENTY DOLLARS.


9/28 Saturday (HM)
8 and 10 pm
DUO AND TRIO IMPROVISATIONS
David Krakauer (clarinets) Jeff Zeigler (cello) Helga Davis (soprano) Todd Reynolds (violin, electronics)
Krakauer is joined by former Kronos cellist Jeff Zeigler, new music soprano extraordinaire Helga Davis and violinist/electronics wizard Todd Reynolds for an evening of new composition and improvisation. TWENTY DOLLARS.


9/29 Sunday (SC)
8 and 10 pm
Krakauer with Strings
David Krakauer (clarinet, bass clarinet) Cornelius Dufallo, Abigale Reisman (violins) Margaret Dyer (viola) Jeff Zeigler (cello)
Krakauer has assembled an all star string quartet to play Osvaldo Golijov’s monumental “Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind” (performed in both sets) plus arrangements and improvisations.

TWENTY DOLLARS.


 

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