05.04.2015- Extraordinary Popular Delusions & Guests
Recorded two sets of improvised music by Extraordinary Popular Delusions (Jim Baker-piano/synthesizer, Steve Hunt-percussion, Brian Sandstrom-bass/guitar/trumpet, Mars Williams-reeds/toys) at Beat Kitchen in Chicago. During the first set, the group was joined by Samuel Silvant (percussion) and Antonin Tri-Hoang (sax). After that, Jean-Luc Capozzo (trumpet), Douglas Ewart (reeds), Bernard Santacruz (bass), and Wolter Weirbos (trombone) joined the full ensemble.
05.14.2015- Johnston, Ochs, Rempis
Recorded two sets of Darren Johnston (trumpet), Larry Ochs (reeds), and Dave Rempis (reeds) at Elastic in Chicago.
05.15.2015- Jazz Occurrence 5
Recorded the fifth installment of Lew Achenbach’s Jazz Occurrence series at the Pierce Art Center in Aurora. The Latin Jazz Occurrence featured Harrison Bankhead (bass), Jean-Christophe Leroy (percussion), Avreeayl Ra (percussion), and James Sanders (violin), as Lew Achenbach and Lisa Flahive created visual art.
05.21.2015- Davis Orchestra
Recorded a studio session with the Owen Davis Orchestra at DePaul University in Chicago. The ensemble featured a solo bass clarinet, string quartet, woodwind quartet, a brass quartet, and two percussionists.
05.22.2015- Abrams Natural Information Society
Recorded two sets of Joshua Abrams Natural Information Society (Joshua Abrams-compositions/bass/guimbri, Lisa Alvarado-harmonium/gong, Mikel Avery-drums, Ben Boye-autoharp/pianet, Hamid Drake-percussion, Emmett Kelly-electric guitar, and Frank Rosaly-drums) at Constellation in Chicago.