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December 2017 at the Stone 
curated by Ned Rothenberg / Mark Feldman / Ches Smith

THE STONE AT THE NEW SCHOOL—55 WEST 13TH STREET
JOHN ZORN IMPROV NIGHT—A STONE BENEFIT
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS DECEMBER 1–2 AT 830PM
John Zorn (sax) and many special guests

(TD)

12/2 Saturday (RKXX)
8:30 pm
Zion80
Jon Madof, Yoshie Fruchter (guitars) Greg Wall (tenor sax) Frank London (trumpet) Jessica Lurie (bari sax, flute) Zach Mayer (bari sax) Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (bass) Brian Marsella (keyboard) Marlon Sobol (percussion) Yuval Lion (drums)


12/3 Sunday
8:30 pm
Geulah
Jon Madof (guitar) Yoshie Fruchter (guitar, bass) Marlon Sobol (drums, percussion)


MONDAY DECEMBER 4—ONE NIGHT ONLY
The Ayler Christmas Show
TWENTY DOLLARS—ONE SHOW ONLY SO COME EARLY!
Mars Williams (tenor sax) Joe McPee (tenor sax) Steve Swell (trombone) Joe Morris (guitar) Hilliard Greene (bass) Chris Corsano (drums)

12/4 Monday
8:30 pm
The Ayler Christmas Show
Mars Williams (tenor sax) Joe McPee (tenor sax) Steve Swell (trombone) Joe Morris (guitar) Hilliard Greene (bass) Chris Corsano (drums)
The amazing Mars Williams returns to New York with his latest and greatest holiday project—Christmas songs in the style of Albert Ayler! DONT MISS THIS FESTIVE CELEBRATION!!


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
NED ROTHENBERG
DEC 5–10

12/5 Tuesday
8:30 pm
Ned Rothenberg with MIVOS QUARTET
Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, sax) MIVOS QUARTET Olivia De Prato, Lauren Cauley (violins) Victor Lowrie (viola) Mariel Roberts (cello)


12/6 Wednesday (NH)
8:30 pm
Ned Rothenberg and Marc Ribot
Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, sax) Marc Ribot (guitar)


12/7 Thursday (SK)
8:30 pm
Ned Rothenberg Quartet
Ned Rothenberg (sax) Ray Anderson (trombone) Lindsey Horner (bass) Reggie Nicholson (drums)


THE STONE AT THE NEW SCHOOL—55 WEST 13TH STREET
PETER EVANS
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS DECEMBER 8-9 AT 830PM
FRIDAY DECEMBER 8—Peter Evans Ensemble: Peter Evans (trumpets) Mazz Swift (violin, vocals) Sam Pluta (live electronics) Ron Stabinsky (piano, synths) Shayna Dunkelman (percussion, electronics)
SATURDAY DECEMBER 9—Being & Becoming: Peter Evans (trumpets) Joel Ross (vibraphone) Max Jaffe (drums, electronics)

12/8 Friday (XXRK)
8:30 pm
Ned Rothenberg and John Zorn—SOLOS AND DUOS
Ned Rothenberg, John Zorn (saxes)
Two unique mavericks of the saxophone—and friends for close to 40 years—get together for an evening of improvisation.


12/9 Saturday (RBXX)
8:30 pm
Ned Rothenberg Sextet
Ned Rothenberg, Marty Ehrlich (saxes) Erik Friedlander, Tomeka Reid (cellos) Satoshi Takeishi, Matt Kilmer (percussion)


12/10 Sunday (HM)
8:30 pm
Ned Rothenberg with Mark Feldman and Sylvie Courvoisier
Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, sax) Mark Feldman (violin) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)


JOHN ZORN’S BAGATELLES DOUBLE BILL MONDAY DEC 11 AT 8PM
HARRIS EISENSTADT AND HOLLENBERG-MILLEVOI QUARTET
Two dynamic bands play music from Zorn’s Book of Bagatelles—TWENTY DOLLARS FOR THE DOUBLE BILL!
HARRIS EISENSTADT TRIO—Chris Dingman (vibes) Trevor Dunn (bass) Harris Eisenstadt (drums)
HOLLENBERG-MILLEVOI QUARTET Matt Hollenberg, Nick Millevoi (guitars) Johnny DeBlase (bass) Kenny Grohowski (drums)

12/11 Monday
8 pm
EISENSTADT TRIO and HOLLENBERG-MILLEVOI QUARTET play ZORN
HARRIS EISENSTADT TRIO—Chris Dingman (vibes) Trevor Dunn (bass) Harris Eisenstadt (drums)
HOLLENBERG-MILLEVOI QUARTET Matt Hollenberg (guitar) Nick Millevoi (guitar) Johnny DeBlase (bass) Kenny Grohowski (drums)
SPECIAL NOTE! THIS SHOW BEGINS AT 8 PM—TWENTY DOLLARS FOR THE DOUBLE BILL!


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
MARK FELDMAN
DEC 12–17



12/13 Wednesday
8:30 pm
New Work Premiere For Four Violins By Mark Feldman
Mark Feldman, Jennifer Choi, Pauline Harris, Mario Forte (volins) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)
New Work Premiere for Four Violins by Mark Feldman and Lazuline for three Violins and Puano by Sylvie Courvoisier


12/14 Thursday (FM)
8:30 pm
TRIO
Mark Feldman (violin) Chris Hoffman (cello) Tom Rainey (drums)


THE STONE AT THE NEW SCHOOL—55 WEST 13TH STREET
IKUE MORI
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS DECEMBER 15–16 AT 8:30PM
FRIDAY DEC 15—Christian Wolff (instruments) Joey Baron, Robyn Schulkowsky (percussion) Ikue Mori (electronics)
SATURDAY DEC 16—Ikue Mori (electronics) and a very special guest guitarist

(RBXX)

12/16 Saturday (XXHM)
8:30 pm
Sylvie Courvoisier—Mark Feldman Duo
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Mark Feldman (violin)


12/17 Sunday
8 pm
Mark Feldman and Mario Forte Duo
Mark Feldman (violin) Mario Forte (violin)
Premiere of a new work by Feldman and Bartok Duos for Violins reworked with improvisation.


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
CHES SMITH
DEC 19-23

12/19 Tuesday (SK)
8:30 pm
LAUGH ASH
Jennifer Choi (violin) Anna Webber (flute) Nate Wooley (trumpet) Oscar Noriega (clarinets) Michael Nicolas (cello) Ches Smith (vibraphone, timpani, electronics) Eli Crews (sound processing)


12/20 Wednesday (DT)
8:30 pm
Ches Smith Trio
Ches Smith (drums, percussion) Craig Taborn (piano) Mat Maneri (viola)


12/21 Thursday
8:30 pm
Lorin Benedict, Jonathan Finlayson, Matt Mitchell, Stephan Crump and Ches Smith
Lorin Benedict (vocals) Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet) Matt Mitchell (piano) Stephan Crump (bass) Ches Smith (drums)


12/22 Friday
8:30 pm
WE ALL BREAK
Matt Mitchell (piano, percussion) Daniel Brevil, Markus Schwartz (Haitian Tanbou) Ches Smith (drums)


12/23 Saturday
8:30 pm
GOOD FOR COWS
Devin Hoff (bass) Ches Smith (drums)


CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
MERRY CHRISTMAS!
DEC 24–25
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;
The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads;
Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good-night!



THE STONE RESIDENCIES
MAKIGAMI KOICHI
DEC 26–31

12/26 Tuesday
8:30 pm
Chris Pitsiokos, Tim Dahl and Makigami Koichi
Chris Pitsiokos (sax) Tim Dahl (bass) Makigami Koichi (voice, theremin)


THE STONE COMMISSIONS
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 27: VICKY CHOW
In collaboration with National Sawdust The Stone presents a series of World Premieres the last Wednesday of every month through 2017.
Vicky Chow plays a program of John Zorn’s compositions for piano with improvising rhythm section, with Tyshawn Sorey and Shanir Blumenkranz.
7pm at National Sawdust in Williamsburg. For details check https://nationalsawdust.org/event/jazz-stone-commissioning-series/
TWENTY FIVE DOLLARS

12/27 Wednesday
8:30 pm
Ned Rothenberg, Shelley Hirsch, Billy Martin, Makigami Koichi
Ned Rothenberg (clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, shakhachi) Shelley Hirsch (voice) Billy Martin (drums) Makigami Koichi (voice, theremin)


THE STONE AT RUSS AND DAUGHTERS CAFE!
THURSDAY DECEMBER 28: JON MADOF
ONE SET AT 8PM—ADMISSION FREE!
The Stone is proud to present music at Russ and Daughters Cafe at 127 Orchard Street the last Thursday of every month! Drop by for smoked fish, pickles and great music!

12/28 Thursday (DT)
8:30 pm
Agra Darma
Ikue Mori (laptop) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Makigami Koichi (voice,theremin)


12/29 Friday
8:30 pm
Nels Cline, Yuka Honda, Shanir Blumenkranz, Tim Keiper, Makigami Koichi
Nels Cline (guitar) Yuka Honda (keyboards) Shanir Blumenkranz (bass) Tim Keiper (drums) Makigami Koichi (voice, theremin)


12/30 Saturday (FM)
8:30 pm
Gyan Riley, Jamie Saft, Makigami Koichi
Gyan Riley (guitar) Jamie Saft (keyboards) Makigami Koichi (voice, theremin)


OUR LAST NEW YEAR'S GIG AT THE ORIGINAL LOCATION
BRING THE NEW YEAR IN AT THE STONE!
8:30—NEW YEARS EVE IMPROV BENEFIT
John Zorn, Chris Speed (saxes) Makigami Koichi (voice) Ikue Mori (electronics) Brian Marsella (piano) Jim Black (drums) Chris Tordini (bass) and many special guests
11pm—NEW YEAR'S EVE SPECIAL
PAKORA with Chris Speed (clarinet) Brad Shepik (guitar, saz) Chris Tordini (electric bass) Jim Black (drums, percussion)

12/31 Sunday
8:30 pm
NEW YEARS EVE IMPROV BENEFIT
John Zorn, Chris Speed (saxes) Makigami Koichi (voice) Ikue Mori (electronics) Jim Black (drums) Chris Tordini (bass) and many special guests
THIRTY DOLLARS

11 pm
PACHORA—NEW YEAR’S EVE SPECIAL
Chris Speed (clarinet) Brad Shepik (guitar, saz) Chris Tordini (electric bass) Jim Black (drums, percussion)
A special concert for New Year's Eve! Pachora is a fabulous instrumental unit inspired by the music of Eastern Europe—a legendary all-star ensemble performing a unique set for the holidays! Bring the New Year in Stone-style at our LAST EVER NEW YEARS SHOW!! FORTY DOLLARS


 

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