Han-earl Park at KlangBüro, Munich

Han-earl Park (photo © 2013 Emilio Vavarella)
Image © 2013 Emilio Vavarella.

Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 7:30pm: Han-earl Park (guitar), plus Norbert Stammberger (saxophone), performs at KlangBüro at Ruffinihaus (Sendlingerstrasse 1, 80331 Munich, Germany).

See the performance diary for up-to-date info. [Halle 6 page…]

performance diary 10-14-17 (Cheltenham, Copenhagen, Derby, Hamburg, Munich, Newcastle)

upcoming performances
date venue time details
November 1, 2017 MS Stubnitz
Kirchenpauerkai 29, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
8:30pm (doors: 8:00pm) Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar). Presented with funding from Verband für aktuelle Musik Hamburg.
Tickets: €12 (€6 students), €8 advance [get tickets…]
[Details…]
[Stubnitz page…] [VAMH page…]
November 2, 2017 Bryggekælderen
Njalsgade 15
2300 Copenhagen S
Denmark
8:00pm Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar) presented by Jazz Club Loco and Jvtlandt. Also performing: Sonja LaBianca (saxophone) and Heine Thorhauge Mathiasen (guitar). Admission: Kr. 60.
[Details…]
[Loco page…]
November 3, 2017 Francis Close Hall
University of Gloucestershire
Swindon Road
Cheltenham GL50 4AZ
England
8:00pm Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar) presented by Xposed Club. Also performing: Eugene Chadbourne. Admission: £7 (£3).
[Details…]
[Xposed page…]
November 4, 2017 Blessington Carriage
11 Chapel Street
Derby DE1 3GU
England
6:00pm Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar) presented by OUT FRONT!
[Details…]
November 5, 2017 The Bridge Hotel
Castle Square
Newcastle NE1 1RQ
England
8:00pm Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar) presented by Jazz North East. Also performing: Inclusion Principle (Herve Perez and Martin Archer: woodwind, electronics; and Peter Fairclough: percussion). Tickets: £8 (£6) [get tickets…]
[Details…]
[Jazz North East page…]
November 30, 2017 KlangBüro
Ruffinihaus
Sendlingerstrasse 1
80331 Munich
Germany
7:30pm Han-earl Park (guitar). Also performing: Norbert Stammberger (saxophone). [Details…] [Halle 6 page…]

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performance diary 09-10-17 (Cheltenham, Copenhagen, Derby, Hamburg, Munich, Newcastle)

upcoming performances
date venue time details
November 1, 2017 MS Stubnitz
Kirchenpauerkai 29
20457 Hamburg
Germany
8:30pm (doors: 8:00pm) Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar). Presented with funding from Verband für aktuelle Musik Hamburg.
Tickets: €12 (€6 students), €8 advance.
[Stubnitz page…] [VAMH page…]
November 2, 2017 Bryggekælderen
Njalsgade 15, 2300 Copenhagen S
Denmark
8:00pm Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar) presented by Jazz Club Loco and Jvtlandt. Also performing: Sonja LaBianca (saxophone) and Heine Thorhauge Mathiasen (guitar). Admission: Kr. 60.
[Loco page…]
November 3, 2017 Francis Close Hall
University of Gloucestershire
Swindon Road
Cheltenham GL50 4AZ
England
8:00pm Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar) presented by Xposed Club. Also performing: Eugene Chadbourne. Tickets: £7 (£3).
Details to follow…
November 4, 2017 TBC
Derby, England
6:00pm Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar) presented by OUT FRONT!
Details to follow…
November 5, 2017 The Bridge Hotel
Castle Square
Newcastle NE1 1RQ
England
8:00pm Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar) presented by Jazz North East. Also performing: Inclusion Principle (Herve Perez and Martin Archer: woodwind, electronics; and Peter Fairclough: percussion). Tickets: £8 (£6) [get tickets…]
[Jazz North East page…]
November 30, 2017 KlangBüro
Dachauerstrase 112d / Halle 6
80636 Munich
Germany
8:00pm (doors: 7:30pm) Han-earl Park (guitar).
Details to follow…

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Han-earl Park at dotolim, Seoul

Han-earl Park (photo © 2013 Emilio Vavarella)
Image © 2013 Emilio Vavarella.

Monday, June 26, 2017, at 8:00pm (doors: 7:30pm): Han-earl Park (guitar), plus Ilan Volkov and Choi Joonyong, and Mario De Vega and Hong Chulki, perform at dotolim 닻올림 (마포구 상수동 와우산로 29 건물 4F, Seoul, Korea). Tickets: ‎₩15,000 (members: ‎₩10,000). [Get tickets…]

Big thanks to Jin Sangtae, mastermind behind dotolim, for setting up this event! What’s special about this gig? It’s been a while since I last performed solo, plus this is, believe it or not, my first performance in Korea. Hope you can make it!

See the performance diary for up-to-date info. [dotolim page…]

performance diary 06-13-17 (Seoul, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Cheltenham, Derby, Newcastle)

upcoming performances
date venue time details
June 26, 2017 dotolim 닻올림
마포구 상수동
와우산로 29 건물 4F
Seoul, Korea
8:00pm (doors: 7:30pm) Han-earl Park (guitar). Also performing: Ilan Volkov and Choi Joonyong, and Mario De Vega and Hong Chulki. Tickets: ‎₩15,000 (members: ‎₩10,000). [Get tickets…]
[Details…] [dotolim page…]
November, 2017 (TBA) TBA
Hamburg, Germany
TBA. Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar).
Details to follow…
November 2017 (TBA) TBA
Copenhagen, Denmark
TBD. Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar).
Details to follow…
November 2017 (TBA) TBD
Cheltenham, England
TBA. Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar).
Details to follow…
November 2017 (TBD) TBD
Derby, England
TBA. Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar).
Details to follow…
November 2017 (TBA) TBA
Newcastle, England
TBA. Eris 136199 (Han-earl Park: guitar; Catherine Sikora: saxophones; and Nick Didkovsky: guitar).
Details to follow…

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performance: Han-earl Park at gulpd, Cork

Poster copyright 2015 Han-earl Park. Click to view PDF…
Poster © 2015 Han-earl Park. Click to view PDF…

Sunday, April 12, 2015, at 9:00pm: a rare solo performance by Han-earl Park (guitar) at gulpd (Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin Street, Cork, Ireland). Admission free.

It seems a long time since I last played solo (a.k.a. duet between guitar and guitarist) because… well, it was a long time ago and a long way ago. (Let’s see what it’s like to play catch-up with an old partnership.)

See the performance diary for up-to-date info. [Facebook event…]

updates

04–04-15: add Facebook event.

performance diary 03-20-15 (Berlin, Cork, London, Manchester)

upcoming performances
date venue time details
March 26, 2015 Ma Thilda
Wildenbruchstraße 68
Neukölln
12045 Berlin, Germany
9:00pm Hilary Jeffery (trombone), Han-earl Park (guitar), Andrea Parkins (accordion and electronics) and Simon Rose (saxophone).
Admission free; donation recommended.
[Details…]
April 12, 2015 gulpd
Triskel Arts Centre
Tobin Street
Cork, Ireland
9:00pm Han-earl Park (guitar).
Admission free.
[Details…]
May 2, 2015 St. Margaret’s Church
Rufford Road
Whalley Range
Manchester M16 8AE
England
5:00pm Han-earl Park (guitar) and Dominic Lash (double bass) with Corey Mwamba (vibraphone) as part of the Tubers MiniFestival. Also performing: Bark! (Rex Casswell, Phillip Marks and Paul Obermayer), Cathy Heyden and Rogier Smal, Roseanne Robertson, Vitalija Glovackyte and Joe Snape, and Ortho Stice. Admission: £8.
[Details…]
May 4, 2015 Bar & Co.
Temple Pier
Embankment
London WC2R, England
8:30pm (doors: 8:00pm) Han-earl Park (guitar) and Dominic Lash (double bass) presented by Boat-ting. Also performing: Steve Noble (drums), Massimo Magee (saxophone) and Tom Wheatly (double bass); Tom Jackson (clarinet), Benedict Taylor (viola) and Daniel Thompson (guitar); Crush!!! (Ian MacGowan: trumpet; Sonic Pleasure: masonry; and Mark Browne: saxophone); and Sibyl Madrigal (poetry) and Alex Ward (clarinet). Admission: £8 (£5).
Details to follow…
Early-May 2015 England Seeking performance opportunities (depending on dates, for my trio with Dominic Lash and Mark Sanders) in England, around 2 and 4 May. Interested promoters, venues and sponsors, please get in touch!
2015– Europe I am based in Europe as of 2014, and I am seeking performance opportunities for, in particular, my Europe-based projects including Numbers (with Richard Barrett) and Mathilde 253 (with Charles Hayward and Ian Smith). Interested promoters, venues and sponsors, please get in touch!

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performance diary 01-22-14 (Belfast, New York)

upcoming performances
date venue time details
March 13, 2014 Sonic Arts Research Center
Queen’s University
Belfast, N. Ireland
1:10pm Performance by Han-earl Park (guitar) with Justin Yang (saxophones) and Caroline Pugh (voice). Han-earl Park will also be giving a seminar presentation on the previous day (Wednesday, 12 March), 1:00pm at the Sonic Lab. Free admission.
[Details…] [SARC page…] [Program (PDF)…]
April 2, 2014 Spectrum
121 Ludlow Street
Floor 2 (ring bell for 2)
New York, NY 10002
9:30pm Performance by Han-earl Park (guitar), Mike Pride (drums) and Catherine Sikora (saxophones).
$15 ($10 students and seniors).
[Details…]
2014– Europe I am based in Europe as of 2014, and I am seeking performance opportunities for, in particular, my Europe-based projects including Numbers (with Richard Barrett), Mathilde 253 (with Charles Hayward and Ian Smith). Interested promoters, venues and sponsors, please get in touch!
September–October 2014 Europe Eris 136199 (Nick Didkovsky, Han-earl Park and Catherine Sikora) is seeking performance opportunities late-September and October 2014. Interested promoters, venues and sponsors, please get in touch!

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farewell, Brooklyn, it’s been a blast

Let’s start with a kind of personal Top Ten. In no particular order: Han-earl Park with Ingrid Laubrock; with Tim Perkis and Harris Eisenstadt; as part of Eris 136199 with Nick Didkovsky and Catherine Sikora; with Louise Dam Eckardt Jensen and Michael Evans; Gerald Cleaver; Tom Blancarte; Dominic Lash; Catherine Sikora and Josh Sinton; and with Evan Parker, Brooklyn and New York, 2012–2013. Videos by Scott Friedlander, Don Mount and Kevin Reilly.

I moved to Brooklyn back in December 2011, and I’m grateful and privileged to have been part of, even briefly, such a gracious, vibrant, creative, fun and welcoming community.

I’m particularly indebted to Andrew, Jesse, Michael, Adam, Anna and Andrea for introducing me to the (cultural) geography/neighborhood(s); to Bruce, Wadada and Ras who gave me my first few gigs; and to Tim and Evan for offering me sideman gigs. And a very big thanks to Josh, Catherine and Nick for much of the above, and for collaborating on some long-term projects. To everyone, I hope to repay the your generosity (and hope to catch up when I’m back in Brooklyn/NYC).

Now back in Cork, and, for what feel like the first time in a long time, I’m arriving without a gig in town (and, to my surprise, I’m not too unhappy about that). Some plans ahead (solo performance at SARC for starters), fingers crossed, something will work out.

Anyway, as posted earlier, I’m seeking performances for Numbers (Richard Barrett and Han-earl Park), Eris 136199 (Nick Didkovsky, Han-earl Park and Catherine Sikora) and Mathilde 253 (Charles Hayward, Han-earl Park and Ian Smith). Interested promoters, venues, festivals and sponsors, please get in touch! [Details…]

site update: farewell music.calarts.edu/~hpark

The original home of buster & friends’ d’da, music.calarts.edu/~hpark (originally shoko.calarts.edu/~hpark, latterly adagio.calarts.edu/~hpark) has shut down. That shouldn’t affect the majority of visitors to this site, but some of the older media files stored on adagio (mostly linked via the scrapbook, guitar-guitarist duet pages, and the archived io 0.0.1 beta site) have now been migrated to busterandfriends.com.

That, I think, clears out the final relics of the pre-September 2007 buster & friends’ d’da. Thanks to Clay Chaplin and Tom Erbe for keeping the server(s)/service going all these years.

reminder: Han-earl Park at the Downtown Music Gallery, New York

Han-earl Park
Han-earl Park (Photo © 2010 Stephanie Hough)

This Sunday (April 1, 2012), at 7:00 pm: a solo set by Han-earl Park (“Solo Electric Guitar from World Traveling Improviser” according to Bruce Lee Gallanter), preceded at 6:00 pm by an ‘April Fool’s Day Mystery Set’ (“Mysterious UK Trumpeter & JOSH SINTON – Baritone Sax”), at the Downtown Music Gallery (13 Monroe Street, New York, NY 10002-7351) [map…]. Free admission. [Details…]