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August 2015 at the Stone 
curated by Gerry Hemingway / Bill Frisell / Mario Diaz de Leon / Mick Barr / Toby Driver

8/1 Saturday (DDT)
8 pm
Compositions #2: Gerry Hemingway and Beth Warshafsky
Gerry Hemingway (drums, sampler) Beth Warshafsky (interactive visual projection)
Solo Works and Interactive Collaborations with visual artist Beth Warshafsky and composer Sarah Weaver.

10 pm
Compositions #2: Gerry Hemingway Quartet
Herb Robertson (trumpet) Ellery Eskelin (tenor sax) Mark Helias (acoustic and electric basses) Gerry Hemingway (drums)
Solo Works and Interactive Collaborations with visual artist Beth Warshafsky and composer Sarah Weaver.


8/2 Sunday (RK)
8 pm
Musical Relationships Over Time: Gerry Hemingway and Joey Baron Duo
Gerry Hemingway, Joey Baron (drums)

10 pm
Musical Relationships Over Time: BassDrumBone
Mark Helias (bass) Gerry Hemingway (drums) Ray Anderson (trombone)


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
BILL FRISELL
ALL SETS ARE TWENTY DOLLARS
AUG 4–9

8/4 Tuesday (BS)
8 and 10 pm
DUOS AND TRIOS with Jason Moran and Alicia Hall Moran
Bill Frisell (guitar) Jason Moran (piano) Alicia Hall Moran (voice)
TWENTY DOLLARS


8/5 Wednesday (DDT)
8 pm
Duo with Andrew Cyrille
Bill Frisell (guitar) Andrew Cyrille (drums)
TWENTY DOLLARS

10 pm
Duo with Chris Cheek
Bill Frisell (guitar) Chris Cheek (sax)
TWENTY DOLLARS


8/6 Thursday (KR)
8 pm
Duo with John Zorn
Bill Frisell (guitar) John Zorn (sax)
TWENTY DOLLARS

10 pm
Duo with Mary Halvorson
Bill Frisell, Mary Halvorson (guitars)
TWENTY DOLLARS


8/7 Friday (HM)
8 and 10 pm
“Die on Me”—Burroughs, Corso and Ginsberg.
Hal Willner (voice, samples) Kenny Wollesen (percussion, Wollesonics) Bill Frisell (guitar)
Spoken Word and Music. TWENTY DOLLARS


8/8 Saturday (HM)
8 and 10 pm
DUETS and TRIOS with Kenny Wollesen and Tony Scherr
Bill Frisell (guitar) Kenny Wollesen (drums, vibes) Tony Scherr (bass)
TWENTY DOLLARS


8/9 Sunday
8 and 10 pm
Duo with Julian Lage
Bill Frisell, Julian Lage (guitars)
TWENTY DOLLARS


MONDAY AUGUST 10
BRUCE ACKLEY
ONE SHOW AT 8PM—TWENTY DOLLARS
San Francisco based reed master Bruce Ackley (founding member of the ROVA sax quartet) performs with some great NYC musicians in this rare visit to the East Coast.

(DDT)

THE STONE RESIDENCIES
MARIO DIAZ DE LEON
AUG 11–16

8/11 Tuesday
8 pm
Claire Chase, Joshua Rubin, and Kivie Cahn-Lipman
Claire Chase (flute) Joshua Rubin (clarinet, bass clarinet) Kivie Cahn-Lipman (cello, viola da gamba)
The Soul is The Arena (2010, original version for bass clarinet and electronics) The Flesh Needs Fire (2007, for flute, clarinet, and electronics) Luciform (2011, for flute and electronics) New Work (2015, for viola da gamba) WORLD PREMIERE The Soul is The Arena (2010, arranged for cello and electronics by Kivie Cahn-Lipman) NEW YORK PREMIERE—Celebrating the release of “The Soul is The Arena” LP/CD on Denovali Records. Admission price includes a copy of the 180g vinyl or CD editions (vinyl availability is limited to 25 copies for the evening.) TWENTY DOLLARS


8/12 Wednesday
8 pm
Mario Diaz de Leon and MV Carbon
Mario Diaz de Leon (guitar) MV Carbon (cello, electronics, vocals)

10 pm
Symbol
Zeljko McMullen (electronics) Nicholas Emmet (guitar) Mario Diaz de Leon (guitar) plus special guests
Symbol is best known as the "house band" of the now defunct Paris London West Nile venue and artist space, a key part of the Williamsburg waterfront scene on Kent Ave from 2006-2010. "Serene meditations in the middle of an air raid".


8/13 Thursday
8 pm
Mario Diaz de Leon - Early Electronic Works + Vesper Sol
Demonic possession, apocalyptic visions, serialized death metal sound collage - these unreleased early works laid a foundation for what would come later, and include some of my most extreme music. Projected through a 6-channel speaker system, the set will conclude with the 20-minute "Vesper Sol", which was commissioned by Issue Project Room in 2009. 250 Square Feet (1999) Study for Voices I (1999) Study for Voices III (2000) Blood Is Sweeter Than Honey (2001) Self Portrait (2001) Int2 (2002) Vesper Sol (2009-10)

10 pm
Mario Diaz de Leon solo
Mario Diaz de Leon (Moog synth, Ciat-Lonbarde tetrazzi, 36-string zither, tapes, drum machine)


8/14 Friday
8 pm
Oneirogen plays Hypnos
Mario Diaz de Leon (guitar, synth, electronics, vocals)

10 pm
Oneirogen plays Kiasma
Mario Diaz de Leon (guitar, synth, electronics, vocals)


8/15 Saturday
8 pm
Jay King and Mario Diaz de Leon — Video Retrospective (2001–2007)
From 1999–2007, Jay King and Mario Diaz de Leon focused on audiovisual collaboration, creating a body of work that includes video, installation, game environments, graphic music scores, and multimedia performance. Their work was shown at galleries and museums including PS1/MoMA (Greater New York 2005), Museo Reina Sofia (Madrid), James Cohan Gallery (NYC), and music conservatories around the US. This screening presents a first ever retrospective of their video works, which explore boundaries between filmic narrative, music video, and stroboscopic abstraction. PROGRAM: Media Appropriation One (2001) Spinning Chairs (2001) with live score by Mario Diaz de Leon and Andrew Hock Sometimes I Stay in the Lines (2003) Prepare a Place (2003) Portrait of Glenda Goodman (2005) Cutting and Joining (2005) Spire (2007)—with live score by Mario Diaz de Leon

10 pm
Jay King and Mario Diaz de Leon - Open Grid + MTMI
Jay King (electric guitar, electronics) Mario Diaz de Leon (electric guitar, electronics)
Two performance based works from the later period of the K/DdL collaboration. Open Grid (2007 /rev. 2015, for two violins and electronics) WORLD PREMIERE MTMI (2006 / rev. 2015, for two electric guitars and electronics with live video)


8/16 Sunday
8 pm
Mario Diaz de Leon and Nick Podgurski
Mario Diaz de Leon (synth, guitar) Nick Podgurski (drums)


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
MICK BARR
AUG 18–23

8/18 Tuesday
8 pm
Mick Barr solo guitar: fast music
Mick Barr (guitar)

10 pm
M.N.D.L.S.B.L.S.T.N.G.
Mick Barr (guitar) Nondor Nevai (drums)


8/19 Wednesday
8 pm
Oldest
Brooks Headley (drums) Mick Barr (guitar, vocals)

10 pm
BarrSheaDahl
Mick Barr (guitar) Kevin Shea (drums) Tim Dahl (bass)


8/20 Thursday
8 pm
Marc Edwards/Mick Barr duo
Marc Edwards (drums) Mick Barr (guitar)

10 pm
Mick Barr/Brian Degraw/Tim Dewit
Mick Barr, Brian Degraw, Tim Dewit


8/21 Friday
8 pm
Overishins
Mick Barr (guitar) Johnny Deblase (bass) Chuck Bettis (throat, electronics) Mike Pride (drums)

10 pm
Krallice
Mick Barr (guitar, vocals) Nicholas McMaster (bass, vocals) Colin Marston (guitar) Lev Weinstein (drums)


8/22 Saturday
8 pm
Hathenter: Supermeld (4 guitar meld)
Mick Barr, Colin Marston, Brandon Seabrook, Eliane Gazzard (guitars)

10 pm
Mick Barr/Weasel Walter assault set
Mick Barr (guitar) Weasel Walter (drums)


8/23 Sunday
8 pm
Improvitor
Mick Barr (strings) Lev Weinstein (percussion)

10 pm
Mick Barr solo guitar: slow music
Mick Barr (guitar)


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
TOBY DRIVER
AUG 25-30

8/25 Tuesday
8 and 10 pm
Maudlin of the Well
Toby Driver (guitar, vocals) Greg Massi, Josh Seipp (guitars) Sam Gutterman (drums) Terran Olson (woodwinds, keys) Jason Byron (vocals, keys) Special Guests Ron Varod (bass) Mia Matsumiya (violin)


8/26 Wednesday
8 pm
Kayo Dot plays Choirs of the Eye
Toby Driver (guitar, bass, vocals) Greg Massi, Ron Varod (guitars) Sam Gutterman (guitar, bass) Keith Abrams (drums) Dan Means (woodwinds, keys) Mia Matsumiya (violin) Tim Byrnes (brass, keys) Terran Olson (woodwinds, keys)

10 pm
Kayo Dot plays Coyote
Toby Driver (bass, vocals) Tim Byrnes (trumpet) Dan Means (alto sax) Keith Abrams (drums) Mia Matsumiya (violin) Terran Olson (keys) Ron Varod (keys) David Bodie (percussion)


8/27 Thursday
8 pm
Tartar Lamb: Sixty Metonymies
Toby Driver (guitar) Mia Matsumiya (violin) Jeremiah Cymerman (clarinet, electronics) Tim Byrnes (trumpet) Russell Greenberg (percussion)

10 pm
Ichneumonidae, and Kayo Dot plays Stained Glass
Toby Driver (guitar, bass, vocals) Timba Harris (violin) Russell Greenberg (percussion) Terran Olson (rhodes, synth) Keith Abrams (drums) Tim Byrnes (synth) Ron Varod (guitar) Mia Matsumiya (violin) Dan Means (clarinet, sax, keys)


8/28 Friday
8 pm
Toby Driver, Greg Massi, and Nick Hudson
Toby Driver (guitar, voice) Greg Massi (guitar) Nick Hudson (piano, voice)
A special collaboration between these MOTWOGs and the brilliant British songwriter and composer from Academy of Sun.

10 pm
The Tanks
Toby Driver (bass) Ches Smith (drums) Brandon Seabrook (guitar)


8/29 Saturday
8 pm
Stern
Chuck Stern (vocals, composition) Toby Driver (guitar, vocals) Keith Abrams (drums) Tim Byrnes (synth)
Sinewy, through-composed pop-as-distress-signal.

10 pm
Kayo Dot plays current material
Toby Driver (bass, synth, vocals) Ron Varod (guitar) Keith Abrams (drums) Dan Means (sax, synths)


8/30 Sunday
8 pm
Toby Driver - Ballads
Toby Driver (guitar, bass, piano)
For the haters.

10 pm
Toby Driver—New Chamber Works
Timba Harris (violin) and special guests


 

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