September 2015

09.02.2015-  Abrams, Rempis

Recorded Joshua Abrams (bass) and Dave Rempis (saxes) as the first set of an evening of Nine Duos at Constellation in Chicago.

09.02.2015-  Faber, LaMar

Recorded Will Faber (electric guitar/percussion) and Ben LaMar (cornet/percussion/electronics) as the second set of an evening of Nine Duos at Constellation in Chicago.

09.02.2015-  Adasiewicz, Jackson

Recorded Jason Adasiewicz (vibes) and Keefe Jackson (reeds) as the third set of an evening of Nine Duos at Constellation in Chicago.

09.02.2015-  Hoogland, Packard

Recorded Oscar Jan Hoogland (keyboard/electronics) and Ryan Packard (percussion/whistle/shoes/pyrotechnics) as the fourth set of an evening of Nine Duos at Constellation in Chicago. 

09.02.2015-  Ernst, Falzone

Recorded Katie Ernst (bass) and James Falzone (clarinet) as the fifth set of an evening of Nine Duos at Constellation in Chicago.

09.02.2015-  Cimini, Young

Recorded Amy Cimini (viola/electronics) and Katie Young (bassoon) as the sixth set of an evening of Nine Duos at Constellation in Chicago. 

09.02.2015-  Kirchen, Pierson

Recorded Charlie Kirchen (bass) and Dan Pierson (piano) as the seventh set of an evening of Nine Duos at Constellation in Chicago. 

09.02.2015-  Parker, Reed

Recorded Jeff Parker (electric guitar) and Mike Reed (drums) as the eighth set of an evening of Nine Duos at Constellation in Chicago.

09.02.2015-  Marquette, Rumback

Recorded Steve Marquette (acoustic guitar) and Charles Rumback (drums) as the ninth set of an evening of Nine Duos at Constellation in Chicago.

09.06.2015-  Nilssen-Love, Vandermark

Recorded two sets by Paal Nilssen-Love (percussion) and Ken Vandermark (reeds) at Sugar Maple in Milwaukee, as part of the Option Milwaukee Series. 

09.13.2015-  Misurell-Mitchell & Friends

Recorded a single-set performance of four pieces, arranged by Janice Misurell-Mitchell (vocals/flutes/percussion) at Constellation in Chicago. 

09.13.2015-  Five Dollar Ferrari

Recorded a set by Five Dollar Ferrari (Dustin Carlson-electric guitar/electronics, Brad Henkel-trumpet) at Constellation in Chicago. 

09.20.2015-  Bishop Quartet

Recorded an extended set of Jeb Bishop’s Quartet (Jeb Bishop-trombone/compositions, Russ Johnson-trumpet, Jason Roebke-bass, Frank Rosaly-percussion) at The Hungry Brain in Chicago. 

09.24.2015-  Tipple

Recorded two sets by Tipple (Frode Gjerstad-reeds, Kevin Norton-percussion, David Watson-guitar) at Elastic in Chicago. 

09.25.2015-  Mitchell Ensemble

Began a three-day recording project for ECM Records, featuring Roscoe Mitchell and various musicians at the Museum of Contemporary Arts in Chicago. Documented several rehearsals in the museum’s theatre space in the morning.  Later that afternoon, relocated my gear to a gallery featuring the “percussion cage”, which was created by Roscoe and stands as the signature piece of The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now, an exhibit celebrating the 50-year anniversary of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM).

09.26.2015-  Mitchell Ensemble

Day 2 began early, as Roscoe Mitchell wanted to record two composed pieces in one of the galleries at the Museum of Contemporary Arts in Chicago.  Afterward, moved back down to the theatre and recorded a few more hours of rehearsals.

09.27.2015-  Mitchell Ensemble

The final day of recording at the Museum of Contemporary Arts in Chicago began with rehearsals featuring the whole Roscoe Mitchell ensemble, as well as the trio combinations.  I then recorded two live performances featuring: Roscoe Mitchell (compositions/reeds/percussion), Kikanju Baku (percussion), James Fei (reeds/electronics), Hugh Ragin (trumpet/cornet), Jaribu Shahid (upright bass/electric bass/u-bass/percussion), Tyshawn Sorey (trumpet/piano/drums), Tani Tabbal (drums), Craig Taborn (piano/electronics), and William Winant (percussion).