Ras Moshe Burnett-Tenor Sax & Flute
Leonor Falcon Pasquali-Viola
Layla Zami-Alto Sax
Jeff Pearring Trio
Jeff Pearring-Alto Sax
Don Chapman-Tenor Sax
Ras Moshe Burnett-Tenor Sax
Food and refreshments available at The Commons Cafe
A two-day celebration of spontaneously created performance in music, theatre, dance, and multimedia. Multiple acts every night followed by an open jam with performers from all over the world.
Different acts each night!
Limited FREE tickets available
Limited $5 Earlybird Tix while supplies last
$10 Presale before 6pm on May 29th
$15 Two-Day Pass
$20 at the Door
*Doors open at 7pm. Happy Hour 'til 7:30pm*
The Gemini and Scorpio Loft is a second-floor Gowanus, Brooklyn, event space run by G&S, producers of themed costume events with live entertainment.
It’s about 2,000 sq ft of open space, with stage, seating, lights, sound and backline. There are two new toilets, heat/air conditioning, and a sprawling roof. The G&S Loft has hosted immersive theater shows, TV/film/video shoots, fashion sales, lectures, weddings, private parties, and music shows. All furniture and tech gear can be moved into a custom configuration for your event, but the loft is event-ready as is at all times.
We can provide experienced production assistance, PR, and all staff -- or let you do it all yourself. The loft is reachable by virtually all trains.
For full details, location and tech list, see http://www.geminiandscorpio.com/loft.html
__THURSDAY, MAY 30th__
>>> Billy Martin and Friends (of Medeski Martin & Wood):
Rolf Sturm (Guitar), Felipe Wurst (Guitar), Walter Thompson (Piano), Sam Day Harmet (Mandolin), Sana Nagano (Violin), Leonor Falcón Pasquali (Viola), Gil Selinger (Cello), Zach Swanson (Acoustic Bass), Tyler Luppi (Electric Bass), Rob Henke (Trumpet), Bobby Spellman (Trumpet), Michaël Attias (Sax), Stefan Zeniuk (Sax/Clarinet), Hollis Headrick (Drums), and Steve LaRosa (Percussion).
>>>Letter of Marque Theater Co.
>>>Strike Anywhere Performance Ensemble with special guest Bohdan Hilash (Bass Clarinet) & Bryce Payne (Dancer)
>>>Walter Thompson Orchestra
Live Drawings of the Festival by cartoonist/illustrator Samuel Ferri! Sam's work has been in numerous publications, including MAD Magazine, The New York Observer, and Time Out New York. Sam is also the artist-in-residence for the Irondale Ensemble Project. For more about Sam, check out his website: www.misconnected.com
Live Projections by French-American artist Jonathan Checler! Jonathan projects on French castles (Festival Jazz N' Ambleny), at Madison Square Garden (Stand For Hero/TBS New York Festival), and is a long-time LoM Lieutenant, having displayed work at many parties and events. Jonathan is also co-creator of the art collective "The Band," and is a founding collaborator of the art collective, "The Violent Fluffer." For more about him, go to: www.jonathanchecler.com
Image Design by the incomparable Brandon Lee Penny!
Sponsored by the always delicious Alewife NYC!
For more info, please email LiveCompFest@gmail.com
RIGHT ON! at Record Shop (in Red Hook)
A monthly series of experimental and improvised music
The last Saturday of each month
May 25th, 2019
Free (donations accepted)
Featuring performances by:
Billy McShane: Solo Saxophone
Ranges from music to ‘teaching-as-performance-art.'
Aguila / Greenstreet / Dreiblatt / Strauss
David Aguila: Trumpet
Morgan Greenstreet: Drums
Noah Dreiblatt: Tenor Saxophone
Evan Strauss: Bass
Falcón / Gregorio / Swanson / Truijillo
Leonor Falcón: Violin
Guillermo Gregorio: Clarinet
Zachary Swanson: Bass
Juanma Trujillo: Guitar
RIGHT ON! at Record Shop (in Red Hook) is hosted by GORPLORD on the last Saturday of the month. Email GORPLORD for more information or to inquire about performing: firstname.lastname@example.org
The MMG ensembles will perform symphonic orchestrations
related to the culture and people of the major Jewish groups
in the United States:
– Eastern Parkway Bulgar *
– Candide’s Prologue by Leonard Berstein
– Overture on Jewish Themes by Linvignstone Gearhart
– Prayer by Luis Mojica
– Rhapsody and Blue by George Gershwin
Conversations with scholars and specialists in the Jewish
American Diaspora will take place between the musical
* The Eastern Parway Bulgar, is a symphonic work commissioned by the
Multicultural Music Group and composed by master arranger and
Klezmer ambassador: Mr. Frank London
Rockwood Music Hall
7pm (doors open at 6:30pm, punctual)
196 Allen St., New York
$15 (tickets available on ticketfly - recommended!)
Camila Meza - voice, guitar
Noam Wiesenberg - bass, string arrangements
Eden Ladin - piano, keyboards
Keita Ogawa - drums, percussion
Tomoko Omura - violin
Leonor Falcón - violin
Benni von Gutzeit - viola
Brian Sanders - cello
Off-Brand Music Series is back for our seventeenth installment!
Off-Brand is a music series hosted by Branded Saloon and curated by Colin Hinton that celebrates New York's experimental and avant-garde music community.
As always, a wonderful night full of music with a $10 suggested donation (but no one will be turned away for lack of funds).
Branded has been very kind to us for the last year and in order to repay the kindness they have shown, I would really encourage everyone to order a drink or two - or even order food (have you tried their food? Everything is KILLING). Remember - we need this to be a mutually beneficial relationship between both the venue and musicians. Branded is one of the last places (that I know of) that doesn't charge us to use the backroom for our weirdo DIY events. PLEASE, let's keep it that way and support the venues that support us!
10pm - Xander Naylor
Xander Naylor - guitar
Ryan Dugre - guitar
Jason Nazary - drums
11pm - Leonor Falcón
Leonor Falcón Pasquali - violin/compositions
Christof Knoche - bass clarinet
Juanma Trujillo - guitar
Juan Pablo Carletti - drums
Fandango at the Wall tears down three types of wall: (1) physical walls, as we recorded musicians on both sides of the San Diego and Tijuana border; (2) musical walls, as we invited special guests from diﬀerent musical traditions such as jazz, classical, Broadway, hip hop, san jarocho; and (3) recording borders, as we recorded both outside in the live environment and also in a recording studio.
What is more, this project has several formats: (1) the music album released by Resilience Music Alliance; (2) a book on the history of United States-Mexico (with a foreword by historian Douglas Brinkley and afterword by Ambassador Andrew Young) released by Hachette Audio & Grand Central Press; (3) and a documentary which is in the works, that focuses on the lives of the son jarocho musicians.
The Association of Dominican Classical Artists presents “Composers from Centroamérica”. The concert will take place at the Aaron Davis Hall, Marian Anderson Theater on Thursday April 18th 2019, 7:00 PM.
The concert will count with the participation of Dominican guest conductor Darwin Aquino, featuring soloists Edmundo Ramirez, viola and Luis E. Casal, violin, performing pieces of Carlos Jose Castro from Costa Rica, Roque Cordero & Luis Enrique Casal from Panama and Esteban Servellon from el Salvador among others. World premiere by Guatemalan composer Sergio Reyes.
The concert features an unprecedented program where the music is exclusively written for orchestra by past and present composers from various parts of Central America. A World Premiere specially written for this concert “Migraciones” by Guatemalan composer Sergio Reyes, encourages a deeper reflection upon the causes and consequences of the Central American migration crisis. The piece evokes the migrants’ various emotions, such as abandonment, courage, and hope. The music is also homage to journalists and humanitarian organizations committed to assist and document the migrants’ odyssey, urging empathy and solidarity. This is very important in the current political climate where contributions by immigrants are so often overlooked.
Arturo O'Farrill joins forces with a rhythm section to perform music of resistance. The program will include The Offense of the Drum, 40 Acres and a Burro, Three Revolutions and selections from the Little Tiny Walls Suite. Guests to be announced.
Inspired by their mutual devotion to Jazz, world music, and social justice, Hyuna Park and Myriam Phiro have created MARIPOSA, an all-female international Jazz Band with a mission. As a jazz collective, Mariposa brings together 5 musicians who passionately share their musical influences through a unique interpretation of jazz and international standards. This invitation to their musical journey is presented as a symbol of empowerment — the butterfly (“Mariposa” in Spanish) representing the “chaos” concept that “small incidents can produce larger effects.”
Hyuna Park (piano and musical direction), Myriam Phiro (vocals and bandleader), Leonor Falcon (violin), Tina Lama (bass), and Mariana Ramirez (drums and percussion) all come from different walks of life and parts of the world. To celebrate NYC’s vast musical diversity, they have adopted a common tongue in a stylistic approach to Jazz which combines North and South American rhythms and languages from 4 different countries, an international repertoire, and an irresistible groove that will make you want to dance, clap, or tap your foot. This musical drive and inventiveness, together with its powerful message of authenticity and world vision, will carry the listener along with MARIPOSA on the wings of their journey to a musical and cultural transformation.
O Kwarteto is back on March 2nd for a night of Brazilian music arranged for string quartet, featuring the marvelous Mirella Costa (voice) and Negah Santos (percussion).
Join us for our renditions of beautiful tunes from the genres of Choro, Samba, Forro and Modinha.
Violins - Ludovica Burtone & Delaney Stockli
Viola - Leonor Falcon
Cello - Emily Hope-Price
BRAWCH IS MORE THAN HAPPY TO PRESENT, FOR YOUR LISTENING PLEASURE:
Sarah Bernstein's Music For Strings!
As played by the Veer Quartet:
w/Sana Nagano, Leonor Falcón and Nick Jozwiak
SARAH BERNSTEIN is a New York-based composer and violinist whose work incorporates vocals, electronics, improvisation and original text. She is known for her fiery multidisciplinary performances, and has garnered international acclaim for her distinctive recordings. She leads bands, performs solo, and collaborates with numerous artists in avant-jazz, chamber music, experimental pop and noise. Nominated "Rising Star" in the DownBeat Critics Poll for the past four years, Bernstein is a recognized innovator in forward-thinking jazz. Her approach merges post-tonal and polyrhythmic melody with sonic exploration and raw emotion. In addition to live performance, Bernstein's music is featured on radio programs, podcasts, and film scores. Her poetry has been published by Red Ceilings Press and Sensitive Skin Magazine. She is originally from San Francisco, CA.
Part of the 2018 Next Wave Festival
Spanish-born guitarist and composer Oscar Peñas and his quartet combine piano, bass, and drums with a string quartet in this classical-jazz suite inspired by the 3,000-year-old Andalusian fishing tradition known as the almadraba. Borrowing sounds from Cuban and South American folk music, as well as from Peñas’ own Iberian heritage, the composition pays poetic tribute to this age-old ecological technique for sustainably trapping bluefin tuna. A musical narration of this arduous process—from the labyrinthine formation of boats to the dramatic hoisting of nets—Almadraba is both a lush melding of sonic styles and a celebration of ancient wisdom.
Lighting design by Lucrecia Briceño