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January 2016 at the Stone 
curated by Vernon Reid / Matana Roberts / ROVA / Craig Taborn

1/1 Friday
8 pm
JOHN ZORN IMPROV NIGHT—A STONE BENEFIT
John Zorn (sax)
TWENTY DOLLARS


1/2 Saturday (HM)
8 pm
JOHN ZORN IMPROV NIGHT—A STONE BENEFIT
John Zorn (sax)
TWENTY DOLLARS


1/3 Sunday
8 pm
JOHN ZORN IMPROV NIGHT—A STONE BENEFIT
John Zorn (sax)
TWENTY DOLLARS


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
VERNON REID
JAN 5-10



THE STONE RESIDENCIES
MATANA ROBERTS
JAN 12-17

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THE STONE RESIDENCIES
ROVA SAX QUARTET
Rova Saxophone Quartet Residency: Larry Ochs, Steve Adams, Jon Raskin, Bruce Ackley present highlights from the first 38 years.
JAN 19-24

1/19 Tuesday
8 pm
Rova—Zorn Quintet
Bruce Ackley (saxes) Steve Adams (saxes) Larry Ochs (saxes) Jon Raskin (saxes) John Zorn (saxes)
Collaborating in one way or the other over the entire 38 year span of Rova including shows in Bay Area and in NY. This quintet always seems to sound like it’s been playing together forever.

10 pm
Favorite Street
Bruce Ackley (saxes) Steve Adams (saxes) Larry Ochs (saxes) Jon Raskin (saxes)
Rova plays quartet-member arrangements of music by Steve Lacy, suggested to us by Lacy in the early 1980’s.


1/20 Wednesday
8 pm
Rova NOW
Bruce Ackley (saxes) Steve Adams (saxes) Larry Ochs (saxes) Jon Raskin (saxes) Nels Cline (guitar) Trevor Dunn (bass) Allison Miller (drums)
Rova plus Nels Cline, Trevor Dunn and Allison Miller: performing pieces by Cline, Adams, Ochs and Rova, some recorded in 2011 for the New World Records label.)

10 pm
Rova Quartet NOW
Bruce Ackley (saxes) Steve Adams (saxes) Larry Ochs (saxes) Jon Raskin (saxes)
New Original Works By Raskin, Ackley, Ochs, Adams.


1/21 Thursday
8 pm
European Windows—Steve Lacy’s Saxophone Special
Bruce Ackley (saxes) Steve Adams (saxes) Larry Ochs (saxes) Jon Raskin (saxes) Eyal Maoz (guitar) Chuck Bettis (electronics)
Rova’s reworking of Lacy’s classic recording from 1974.

10 pm
European Windows—Rova Quartet Plays British Composers
Bruce Ackley (saxes) Steve Adams (saxes) Larry Ochs (saxes) Jon Raskin (saxes)
Commissioned works from British composers Fred Frith, Barry Guy, John Butcher, Lindsay Cooper.


1/22 Friday
8 and 10 pm
ROVA Special Sextet
Bruce Ackley (saxes) Steve Adams (saxes) Larry Ochs (saxes) Jon Raskin (saxes) Tom Rainey (drums) Michael Sarin (drums)
Originally performed at Leipzig Jazz festival in 1993 with Paul Lytton and Raimond Strid. This is only the 2nd show in USA, the first being in San Francisco in 2005.. Music by Rova members, plus John Coltrane’s “Living Space.”


1/23 Saturday
8 and 10 pm
Figure 8 aka Rova Saxophone Octet
Bruce Ackley (saxes) Steve Adams (saxes) Larry Ochs (saxes) Jon Raskin (saxes) Tim Berne (sax) Vinny Golia (sax)
The 1993 Smash-Up commissioned by JazzFestival Saalfelden. All original works by Larry Ochs and Steve Adams for 8 saxophones.


1/24 Sunday
8 pm
Rova Quartet: Greatest Hits I
Bruce Ackley (saxes) Steve Adams (saxes) Larry Ochs (saxes) Jon Raskin (saxes)
Works by Raskin, Ackley, Ochs, Adams, chosen from the 20th century book (1978 – 1999) just for this concert.

10 pm
Rova Quartet Greatest Hits II
Bruce Ackley (saxes) Steve Adams (saxes) Larry Ochs (saxes) Jon Raskin (saxes)
Rova Quartet plays the music of Wadada Leo Smith, John Carter, Tim Berne, Gino Robair and Fred Ho.


THE STONE RESIDENCIES
CRAIG TABORN
JAN 26—31



 

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