Archive for April, 2012

SPECIAL O.P.S. Live at Zero G


Mark Ostrowski – drums

Stephen Parris – guitar

John Seman – double bass

Zero-G Concert Series

Mars Bar, Seattle, April 21, 2011



Monktail curating at NW Folklife 2012

NW Folklife 2012
Friday, May 25, 7-10 PM
Past to the Future: A Legacy of Improvised Music in the Northwest
Curated by the Monktail Creative Music Concern and Table + Chairs

Featuring long-time vanguards of the Seattle creative music scene as well as musicians on the front line of new music in Northwest, this showcase explores the evolving language of collaborative exploration through improvised music. Jointly curated by the acclaimed Seattle collectives Monktail Creative Music Concern and Table + Chairs, these performances will astound, amuse, abuse, and seduce music lovers of every stripe.

Natalie Hall – solo cello
Paul Hoskin – solo contrabass clarinet
Smallface: Aaron Otheim – keyboard; David Balatero – cello
WA: Simon Henneman – guitar; Greg Kepplinger – drums
Kromer: Ivan Arteaga – alto saxophone; Cameron Sharif – piano; Evan Woodle – drums
Heaney, Parris & Rea Guitar Threesome: Brian Heaney, Stephen Parris, Dennis Rea – electric guitar
Burn List: Cuong Vu – trumpet; Greg Sinibaldi – tenor saxophone; Aaron Otheim – keyboard; Chris Icasiano – drums
Wally Shoup Quartet: Wally Shoup – alto sax; Gust Burns – piano; John Seman – bass; Mark Ostrowski – drums

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