June 2012

06.06.2012-  Lonberg-Holm

Recorded a solo set by Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello) at The Hideout in Chicago. 

06.06.2012-  Nilssen-Love, Vandermark

Recorded a duo by Paal Nilssen-Love (percussion) and Ken Vandermark (reeds) at The Hideout in Chicago.

06.06.2012-  Ballister

Recorded a set by Ballister (Fred Lonberg-Holm-cello/guitar, Paal Nilssen-Love-percussion, Dave Rempis-reeds) at The Hideout in Chicago.

06.07.2012- McPhee, Rempis

Recorded Joe McPhee (reeds) and Dave Rempis (reeds) at Elastic in Chicago.

06.07.2012-  Adasiewicz, Kessler, McPhee, Nilssen-Love

Recorded the quartet of Jason Adasiewicz (vibes), Kent Kessler (bass), Joe McPhee (reeds), and Paal Nilssen-Love (percussion) at Elastic in Chicago. 

06.08.2012- McPhee, Nilssen-Love

Arrived in Milwaukee to record the first set of Okka Fest at  The Sugar Maple, featuring Joe McPhee (reeds) and Paal Nilssen-Love (percussion). 

06.08.2012-  Wheelhouse

Continued the first night of Okka Fest by recording Wheelhouse (Jason Adasiewicz-vibes, Nate McBride-bass, Dave Rempis-sax) at The Sugar Maple in Milwaukee. 

06.09.2012-  Daisy, McBride, Vandermark

Began Day 2 of Okka Fest by recording Tim Daisy (percussion), Nate McBride (bass), and Ken Vandermark (reeds) at The Palm Tavern in Milwaukee. 

06.09.2012-  Adasiewicz, McPhee, Nilssen-Love

Moved the recording gear to The Sugar Maple in Milwaukee to continue recording Okka Fest with  Jason Adasiewicz (vibes), Joe McPhee (reeds), and Paal Nilssen-Love (percussion). 

06.09.2012-  Rempis Percussion Quartet

Closed out the second night of Okka Fest by recording the Rempis Percussion Quartet (Tim Daisy-percussion, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten-bass, Dave Rempis-sax, Frank Rosaly-percussion) at The Sugar Maple in Milwaukee.

06.10.2012-  McPhee, Vandermark

Began the last day of Okka Fest by recording the reed duo of Joe McPhee and Ken Vandermark at The Sugar Maple in Milwaukee.

06.10.2012-  The Thing

Closed out Okka Fest by recording The Thing (Mats Gustafsson-sax, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten-bass, Joe McPhee-reeds, Paal Nilssen-Love-percussion) at The Sugar Maple in Milwaukee.

06.14.2012-  Kern, Lonberg-Holm, McBride, Vandermark

Recorded the quartet of DD Kern (percussion), Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello/electric guitar), Nate McBride (bass), and Ken Vandermark (reeds) at Elastic in Chicago. 

06.21.2012-  Celebrating the Midwest School

Had the opportunity to record two sets of Ken Vandermark’s arrangements of several pieces by jazz artists Anthony Braxton, Julius Hemphill, Roscoe Mitchell, and Henry Threadgill at Elastic in Chicago.  Performers were:
Ken Vandermark (arrangements, clarinets)
Jason Adasiewicz (vibraphone)
Josh Berman (cornet)
Jeb Bishop (trombone)
Tim Daisy (drums)
Nick Mazzarella (alto sax)
Nate McBride (bass)
Dave Rempis (tenor sax, baritone sax)
Mars Williams (tenor sax, alto sax)