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August 2017 at the Stone 
curated by Zeena Parkins / Bill Frisell / Shanir Blumenkranz / Nels Cline / Trevor Dunn

THE STONE RESIDENCIES
ZEENA PARKINS
AUGUST 1–6

8/1 Tuesday
8:30 pm
MZM
Zeena Parkins (harp) Miya Masaoka (koto) Myra Melford (piano)


8/2 Wednesday
8:30 pm
Green Dome
Zeena Parkins (harp) Ryan Ross Smith (keyboards, electonics) Ryan Sawyer (drums)


8/3 Thursday
8:30 pm
Trio
Zeena Parkins (harp) Ikue Mori (electronics) George Lewis (trombone, electronics)


THE STONE AT THE NEW SCHOOL—55 WEST 13TH STREET
JOHN ZORN’S SIMULACRUM
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS AUGUST 4–5 AT 8:30PM
John Mesedski (organ) Matt Hollenberg (guitar) Kenny Grohowski (drums)

8/4 Friday
8:30 pm
Trio
Zeena Parkins (harp) Nels Cline (guitar) Yuka C. Honda (keyboards)


8/5 Saturday
8:30 pm
Duo
Zeena Parkins (harp) Brian Chase (drums)


8/6 Sunday
8:30 pm
Solo
Zeena Parkins (harp, electronics)


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
BILL FRISELL
Bill Frisell graces The Stone with a special week of solo guitar music! DONT MISS THIS!!
AUGUST 8–13

8/8 Tuesday
8:30 pm
Bill Frisell Solo 1
Bill Frisell (guitar)


8/9 Wednesday (DT)
8:30 pm
Bill Frisell Solo 2
Bill Frisell (guitar)


8/10 Thursday (DT)
8:30 pm
Bill Frisell Solo 3
Bill Frisell (guitar)


THE STONE AT THE NEW SCHOOL—55 WEST 13TH STREET
KRIS DAVIS
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS AUGUST 11–12 AT 8:30PM
Kris Davis (piano) Eric Revis (bass) Andrew Cyrille (drums)

8/11 Friday (XXDT)
8:30 pm
Bill Frisell Solo 4
Bill Frisell (guitar)


8/12 Saturday (HMXX)
8:30 pm
Bill Frisell Solo 5
Bill Frisell (guitar)


8/13 Sunday
8:30 pm
Bill Frisell Solo 5
Bill Frisell (guitar)


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
SHANIR EZRA BLUMENKRANZ
AUGUST 15–20

8/15 Tuesday
8:30 pm
Theatre of Operations (TOO)
Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (electric bass) Brian Marsella (synth) Kenny Grohowski (drums)
Electronic Spirit — “We shall overcome.”


8/16 Wednesday
8:30 pm
War Paint
Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (bass)


8/17 Thursday
8:30 pm
Povo Novo
Eyal Maoz (guitar) Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (upright bass) Cyro Baptista (percussion)
The Mapping Of A Digital Jungle — “Our future is in your hands.”


THE STONE AT THE NEW SCHOOL—55 WEST 13TH STREET
SYLVIE COURVOISIER
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AUGUST 18–19 AT 8:30PM
AUGUST 18—VCR with Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Ken Vandermark (sax) Nate Wooley (trumpet) Tom Rainey (drums)
AUGUST 19—Sylvie Courvoisier TRIO with Sylvie Courvoisier (piano, composition) Kenny Wollesen (drums) Drew Gress ( bass)

8/18 Friday
8:30 pm
The Fugu Plan — Folktales from Japan — 昔話
Yuka (voice, taishogoto, ukulele, electronics) Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (electric bass) Eyal Maoz (guitar) Aram Bajakian (guitar) Brian Marsella (keyboards) Yoni Halevy (percussion) Yuval Lion (percussion)
Based on deep traditions of ritual, tribal, and spiritual music from Sado Island. “Featuring big drums, surf bass, electro-acoustic machinery, traditional noise makers, and otherworldly vocals, THE FUGU PLAN walks the fine line between sacred music and the avant-garde.” 佐渡ヶ島出身音楽家ユカを取り囲むダウンタウンアヴァンギャルドミュージシャンがお送りする昔話な夜会です。皆様ぜひお立ち寄りくださいマセ。


8/19 Saturday (HMXX)
8:30 pm
Abraxas — Masada: Book of Angels Vol. 19
Aram Bajakian (guitar) Eyal Maoz (guitar) Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (gimbri) Kenny Grohowski (drums)
Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz steps out on his own to make one of the most primal and tribal installments in the “Book of Angels”’ series. Drawing on his Sephardic roots, Shanir plays gimbri throughout, giving the music a primeval Moroccan edge. Featuring the intense guitar pyrotechnics of Eyal Maoz and Aram Bajakian (who recently has been tearing it up in Lou Reed’s new band) and the atavistic drumming of Kenny Grohowski, this is Ritualistic Jewish Rock for the 21st century by a brilliant young lion from the East Village via Brooklyn/Israel!


8/20 Sunday
8:30 pm
Abraxas — Psychomagia
Aram Bajakian (guitar) Eyal Maoz (guitar) Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (electric bass) Kenny Grohowski (drums)
Psychomagia is a complex new suite of music written expressly for ABRAXAS by Downtown alchemist John Zorn. Drawing inspiration from the magical writings of Giordano Bruno and Alejandro Jodorowski and others, Zorn has written a bold collection of compositions that challenge the musicians to the breaking point. With a program ranging from some of the most intense ritualistic sounds you are likely to hear to tender minimalistic odes, this is a surprising new volume in Zorn’s mystic series that matches the intensity and power of Moonchild, PainKiller and Naked City. MAJORI FORSAN CUM TIMORE SENTENTIAM IN ME FERTIS QUAM EGO ACCIPIAM—your fear in pronouncing this sentence over me is probably greater than mine who is receiving it.


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
NELS CLINE
AUGUST 22–27

8/22 Tuesday
8:30 pm
Nearer the Spheres: Friedlander/Honda/Mori/Cline
Erik Friedlander (cello) Yuka C Honda (electronics, keys) Ikue Mori (laptop) Nels Cline (electric guitar)


8/23 Wednesday
8:30 pm
Nels Cline and Zeena Parkins
Nels Cline (acoustic and electric guitars) Zeena Parkins (concert harp, electric harp)


8/24 Thursday
8:30 pm
Trio Teeth: Okkyung Lee/Booker Stardrum/Nels Cline
Okkyung Lee (cello) Booker Stardrum (drums, percussion) Nels Cline (electric guitar)


THE STONE AT THE NEW SCHOOL—55 WEST 13TH STREET
URI GURVICH CD RELEASE PARTY!
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS AUGUST 25–26 AT 8:30PM
Uri Gurvich Quartet
Uri Gurvich (sax) Lawrence Fields (piano) Peter Slavov (bass) Francisco Mela (drums)

8/25 Friday
8:30 pm
The Ring Nebula Project
Dave Rempis (alto sax) Taylor Ho Bynum (trumpet, assorted brass) Michael TA Thompson (drums) Chris Lightcap (bass) Nels Cline (electric guitar)


8/26 Saturday (RK)
8:30 pm
Bando Bro Jo—resonator guitar and banjo sextet
Elliott Sharp (resonator guitar, banjo) Brandon Seabrook (banjo) Mary Halvorson, Julian Lage, Ava Mendoza, Nels Cline (resonator guitars)


8/27 Sunday
8:30 pm
Nels Cline and Julian Lage
Nels Cline, Julian Lage (electric and acoustic guitars)


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
TREVOR DUNN
AUGUST 29–SEPTEMBER 3

8/29 Tuesday
8:30 pm
Trevor Dunn Solo
Trevor Dunn (solo bass)


THE STONE COMMISSIONS
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 30: MARY HALVORSON
In collaboration with National Sawdust The Stone presents a series of World Premieres the last Wednesday of every month through 2017.
7pm at National Sawdust in Williamsburg. For details check https://nationalsawdust.org/event/jazz-stone-commissioning-series/
TWENTY FIVE DOLLARS

8/30 Wednesday
8:30 pm
SpermChurch
Trevor Dunn (bass) Sannety (electronics) TBA (drums)


THE STONE AT RUSS AND DAUGHTERS CAFE!
THURSDAY AUGUST 31: SHANIR EZRA BLUMENKRANZ
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!

8/31 Thursday
8:30 pm
Chamber Music
The Secret Quartet: Jennifer Choi, Cornelius Dufalo (violins) Ljova Zhurbin (viola) Yves Dharamraj (cello) Kris Davis (piano)
“String Quartet no 1” and Nocturnes for piano.


 

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