Recorded four pieces of contemporary composers performed by various members of Mocrep at Constellation in Chicago.
03.08.2015- Packard, Wyche
Recorded a scored piece by Daniel Wyche (guitar, electronics), performed with Ryan Packard (percussion) at Constellation in Chicago.
03.10.2015- Zerang & The Blue Lights
Recorded two sets of Michael Zerang & The Blue Lights (Josh Berman-cornet, Kent Kessler-bass, Dave Rempis-reeds, Mars Williams-reeds, Michael Zerang-percussion) at The Whistler in Chicago.
03.12.2015- Gillan’s Many Blessings
Recorded one set of Lucas Gillan’s Many Blessings (Quentin Coaxum-trumpet, Lucas Gillan-drums/compositions, Jim Schram-tenor sax, Daniel Thatcher-bass) at Constellation in Chicago.
03.12.2015- Daneman Quartet
Recorded one set of the Benje Daneman Quartet (Rob Clearfield-piano, Benje Daneman-trumpet/flugelhorn/compositions, Jon Deitemyer-drums, Andrew Vogt-bass) at Constellation in Chicago.
03.19.2015- Ten x Ten
Recorded the formal session of Ten x Ten at the new and improved Elastic in Chicago. Ten artists again collaborated with ten musicians/composers, with the ultimate goal of releasing a record/book compilation. Artists were: Salvador Andrade Arévalo, Jerome Bryerton, Uriel Correa, Rob Funderburk, Trevor Goosen, Andrew Holmquist, Hannah Ireland, Vesna Jovanovic, Alexander Stewart, and Cynthia Weiss. Musicians were: Josh Berman (cornet), Paul Giallorenzo (piano), Anton Hatwich (bass), Keefe Jackson (reeds), Peter Maunu (strings), Eli Namay (bass), Ryan Packard (vibes/percussion), Cameron Pfiffner (reeds/flute), Jason Stein (reeds), and Phil Sudderberg (drums).
03.22.2015- Abrams, Baker, Ra
Recorded two sets of the trio of Joshua Abrams (bass), Jim Baker (keyboard/ARP), and Avreeayl Ra (percussion/flute) at The Owl in Chicago.
03.27.2015- Davis, Mitchell, Paul, Reid
As part of the 5th Annual Fred Anderson Birthday Celebration, I recorded an extended set of the quartet of Vincent Davis (percussion), Roscoe Mitchell (reeds/flute), Junius Paul (bass/percussion), and Tomeka Reid (cello) at Constellation in Chicago.
03.29.2015- Abrams, Baker, Ra
Recorded a set by the trio of Joshua Abrams (bass), Jim Baker (keyboard/ARP), and Avreeayl Ra (percussion/flute) at The Owl in Chicago.
03.29.2015- Abrams, Baker, Ra, Sanders
Recorded a set by the quartet of Joshua Abrams (bass), Jim Baker (keyboard/ARP), Avreeayl Ra (percussion/flute), and James Sanders (violin) at The Owl in Chicago.