Necessity is the mother of invention. Catherine Sikora initially approached me about a ‘cryptic gig’, saying that Stanley Jason Zappa would be in town. As a last minute event, with little time for organization, I proposed an evening of duos. Pragmatically, if I’d asked for larger ensembles, people would have to check the availability of [...]
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A audiovisual review of some of the performances in April. Including two contrasting duets with double bassists (Tom Blancarte and Dominic Lash), and a trio with Catherine Sikora (saxophones) and Eric Lyon.
Eris 136199 (Nick Didkovsky: guitar; Han-earl Park: guitar; and Catherine Sikora: saxophones) are recording this evening at NYU. Expect special things from this special ensemble. Depending on how things go with the recording session (and depending on the traffic in New York), Catherine and I may be at Gowanus Company later tonight at Douglass Street [...]
Had a lot of fun being part of Gowanus Company IV at the Douglass Street Music Collective on Sunday (April 8, 2012). Here is, as best as I can recall, the performers who participated at this DB inspired event: Michael Bates (double bass), Matt Bauder (saxophone and clarinet), Sarah Bernstein (violin), Ken Filiano (double bass), [...]
This Sunday (April 8, 2012) at 8:30pm: Han-earl Park will be performing as part of Gowanus Company IV with Michael Bates, Matt Bauder, Ken Filiano, Brad Henkel, Ingrid Laubrock, Weston Minissali, Josh Sinton, Vinnie Sperrazza, Jesse Stacken, Booker Stardrum and “secret, special guests”: In the spirit of Derek Bailey’s Company week, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to [...]