Merry Christmas. No Open Ears show tonight.
Music by Justin & ?????
Set 1 – Hear in Now
Mazz Swift (violin), Tomeka Reid (cello), & Silvia Bolognesi (bass)
Set 2 – SoSaLa
Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi (reeds), Brian Prunka (oud & guitar), Jeff Alert (electric trombone) & TBA
Various improvised duos, trios, and a quintet with Jeff Albert (trombone), Gerald Cleaver (drums), Benoit Delbecq (keys), John Hébert (bass), & Brad Walker (saxes).
Plunge is Mark McGrain, James Singleton, & Tom Fitzpatrick.
Bodhi3 is Jeff Zielinski, Rebecca Greene, and Mike Mito.
Brad Walker brings in trio versions of his redrawblak project.
Brad Walker + Jesse Morrow + Brad Webb
Brad Walker + Aurora Nealand + Paul Thibodeaux
Music & musicians from the film Liquid Land.
One of the reasons the Open Ears Music Series was founded was to provide a platform/meeting place/incubator for the improvising musicians of New Orleans. Over the years we have presented a number of Improv Mash Ups, in which a number of improvisers are invited to perform in various ad hoc groupings. These have been some of the more popular performances, and October 30 will feature a huge celebratory gathering of improvisers, who will play in a variety of previously unexplored groupings. Confirmed participants include: Helen Gillet, Justin Peake, Barry Stephenson, Mark McGrain, Dave Cappello, Chris Alford, Doug Garrison, Rick Trolsen, Rev Gooden, Brad Walker, Ray Moore, Jeff Albert, Marcello Benetti, Jesse Morrow,Justin Peake & Dan Oestreicher.