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Fall 2018 Calendar

Sept 28  w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ UW Parkside – Kenosha, WI 12:00  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Andy Clausen – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Ron Wiltrout – drums

Sept 28 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Constellation – Chicago, IL  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Andy Clausen – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Ron Wiltrout – drums

Sept 28 w/ Matt Ulery’s “By A Little Light” @ Constellation – Chicago, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums; Doug Perkins – vibraphone; Yvonne Lam – violin; Nick Photinos – cello; Ken Thomson – clarinet; Anna Webber – flute; rj – trumpet

Sept 29 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Andy Clausen – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Ron Wiltrout – drums

Sept 30 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ UW Whitewater – WI  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Andy Clausen – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Ron Wiltrout – drums

Oct 1 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Icehouse – Mionneapolis, MN  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Andy Clausen – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Ron Wiltrout – drums

Oct 2 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Lawrence University – Appleton, WI  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Andy Clausen – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor- drums

Oct 3 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Bop Stop – Cleveland, OH  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Andy Clausen – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Oct 4 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Toledo Art Museum – Toledo, OH  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Oct 5 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Bop Shop – Rochester, NY  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Oct 7 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Roulette – Brooklyn, NY  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Oct 13 cd release concert for “Headlands,” my new recording on Woolgathering Records!!! @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  rj – trumpet/compositions; Rob Clearfield – keyboard; Matt Ulery – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums

Oct 19 & 20 w/ Matt Ulery Shifting Stars Ensemble @ Green Mill – Chicago, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums; Russ Johnson – trumpet; Geof Bradfield – clarinet; Katie Ernst – voice &  KAIA String Quartet featuring: Victoria Moreira – violin; Naomi Culp – violin; Amanda Grimm – viola; Hope Shepherd DeCelle – cello

Nov 2-9 Ken Thomson Sextet European tour KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Nov 3 w/Ken Thomson Sextet @ November Music Festival – Den Bosch, Netherlands  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Nov 4 w/Ken Thomson Sextet @ Dumont – Aachen, Germany  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Nov 5 w/Ken Thomson Sextet @ West Germany – Berlin, Germany  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Nov 7 w/Ken Thomson Sextet @ Tonne – Dresden, Germany  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Nov 8 w/Ken Thomson Sextet @ Bimhuis – Amsterdam, Netherlands  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Nov 10 w/ Johannes Wallmann Quintet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  Johannes Wallmann – piano/compositions; Nick Moran – bass; Devin Drobka – drums; Tony Barba – tenor; rj – trumpet

Nov 11 w/ Johannes Wallmann Quintet @ North St Cabaret – Madison, WI  Johannes Wallmann – piano/compositions; Nick Moran – bass; Devin Drobka – drums; Tony Barba – tenor; rj – trumpet

Nov 15 w/ Max Johnson & Tim Daisy @ Kenosha Creative Space – Kenosha, WI

Nov 18 w/ Max Johnson & Tim Daisy @ Hungry Brain – Chicago, IL

Nov 23 w/ Eric Hochberg Trio @ Catch 35 – Chicago, IL  Erich Hochberg – bass; Steve Million – piano; rj – trumpet

Nov 25 w/ Devin Drobka Duo @ Arts & Lit Lab – Madison, WI

Nov 29 w/ John Christensen Trio @ Lower Bar – Madison, WI  John Christensen – bass; Devin Drobka – drums; rj – trumpet

Nov 30 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Fulton St Collective – Chicago, IL

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Summer ’18 gig schedule

July 8-13 on the faculty at the Litchfield Jazz Camp – Litchfield, CT

July 16-28 on the faculty at the Birch Creek Jazz Camp – Door County, WI

Jul 27 & 28 w/ David Bixler Quartet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  David Bixler – alto/compositions; rj – trumpet; Clark Sommers – bass; Dana Hall – drums

Aug 3 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Fulton St. Collective – Chicago, IL

Aug 11 w/ Evan Paydon @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

Aug 12 w/ Paul Dietrich’s Large Ensemble @ Fulton St Collective – Chicago, IL

Aug 13 & 14 recording Paul Dietrich’s Large Ensemble – Chicago, IL

Aug 15 w/ Evan Paydon – Madison, WI

Aug 18 w/ Andrew Murray Trim Quintet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  AMT – guitar/compositions; Nate Lepine – tenor; rj – trumpet; Christian Dillingham – bass; Emerson Hunton – drums

Aug 21 w/ Eric Hochberg Trio @ Catch 35 – Chicago, IL EH – bass; Steve Million – piano; rj – trumpet

Aug 22 w/ Dana Hall Quartet performing Julius Hemphill’s “Dogon A.D.” as part of the Jazz Record Art Collective @ Fulton St. Collective – Chicago, IL  Dana Hall – drums; Tomeka Reid – cello; Nick Mazzarella – alto; rj – trumpet

Aug 23 & 24 recording with Andy Baker Quartet – Andy Baker – trombone/compositions; rj – trumpet; Clark Sommers – bass; Dana Hall – drums

Aug 26 w/ Greg Ward & Ten Tongues @ Constellation – Chicago, IL  Greg Ward – alto/compositions; Tim Haldeman & Keefe Jackson – reeds; Norman Palm & Christopher Davis – trombones; Ben Lamar Gay & rj – cornet/trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jason Roebke – bass; Marcus Evans – drums

Aug 27 w/ New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL

Aug 28 w/ Greg Ward Septet performing the music of Miles Davis “Live/Evil” as part of the Jazz Record Art Collective @ Fulton St. Collective – Chicago, IL  Greg Ward – alto; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – keys; Matt Gold – guitar; Matt Ulery – bass; Makaya McCraven – drums; Quin Kirchner – percussion

Aug 29 w/ Jeremy Cunningham’s Chicago Drum Choir @ Constellation – Chicago, IL  Jeremy Cunningham/Mike Reed/Quin Kirchner/Makaya McCraven – drums; rj – trumpet; Lenard Simpson/Nick Mazarella – alto; Matt Lux – bass

Aug 30 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Yes, and…music for 9 Improvisers”  @ Chicago Jazz Festival  5:25 Pritzker Pavilion – Millennium Park  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions;  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions; Greg Ward – alto saxophone; Anna Webber – tenor saxophone and flutes, Marquis Hill and Russ Johnson – trumpets, Joel Adams – trombone, Scott Hesse – guitar, Clark Sommers – bass, and Dana Hall drums and percussion.

Aug 31 w/ Greg Ward & Ten Tongues @ Chicago Jazz Festival  3:00 Von Freeman Pavilion  Greg Ward – alto/compositions; Tim Haldeman & Keefe Jackson – reeds; Norman Palm & Christopher Davis – trombones; Ben Lamar Gay & rj – cornet/trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jason Roebke – bass; Marcus Evans – drums

Sept 2 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom/Large” @ Chicago Jazz Festival 4:15 Pritzker Pavillion – Millennium Park

Sep 6 w/ Lenard Simpson Quartet @ Jazz Estate – MIlwaukee, WI  Lenard Simpson – alto/compositions; rj – trumpet; John Christensen – bass; Devin Drobka – drums

Sep 7 w/ rj Quartet @ One Spirit Center – Rockford, Il  rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Clark Sommers – bass; Dana Hall – drums

Sep 8 w/ rj Quartet @ Sugar Maple – Milwaukee, WI  rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Clark Sommers – bass; Dana Hall – drums

Sep 9 w/ Carlos Adames – Kohler, WI

Sep 14 w/ Devin Drobka Trio @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  DD – drums; John Christensen – bass; rj – trumpet

Sept 28-Oct 7 US cd release tour for Ken Thomson Sextet on Panoramic/New Focus Records

Sept 28  w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ UW Parkside – Kenosha, WI 12:00  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Andy Clausen – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Ron Wiltrout – drums

Sept 28 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Constellation – Chicago, IL  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Andy Clausen – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Ron Wiltrout – drums

Sept 28 w/ Matt Ulery’s “By A Little Light” @ Constellation – Chicago, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums; Doug Perkins – vibraphone; Yvonne Lam – violin; Nick Photinos – cello; Ken Thomson – clarinet; Anna Webber – flute; rj – trumpet

Sept 29 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Andy Clausen – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Ron Wiltrout – drums

Sept 30 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ UW Whitewater – WI  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Andy Clausen – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Ron Wiltrout – drums

Oct 1 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Icehouse – Mionneapolis, MN  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Andy Clausen – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Ron Wiltrout – drums

Oct 2 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Lawrence University – Appleton, WI  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Andy Clausen – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor- drums

Oct 3 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Bop Stop – Cleveland, OH  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Andy Clausen – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Oct 4 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Toledo Art Museum – Toledo, OH  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Oct 5 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Bop Shop – Rochester, NY  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Oct 7 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Roulette – Brooklyn, NY  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Oct 13 cd release concert for “Headlands,” my new recording on Woolgathering Records!!! @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  rj – trumpet/compositions; Rob Clearfield – keyboard/piano; Matt Ulery – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums

Oct 19 & 20 w/ Matt Ulery @ Green Mill – Chicago, IL

Nov 2-9 Ken Thomson Sextet European tour KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Nov 3 w/Ken Thomson Sextet @ November Music Festival – Den Bosch, Netherlands  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Nov 7 w/Ken Thomson Sextet @ Dresden, Germany  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Nov 8 w/Ken Thomson Sextet @ Bimhuis – Amsterdam, Netherlands  KT – alto/compositions; Anna Webber – tenor; rj – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

Nov 10 w/ Johannes Wallmann Quintet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

Nov 11w/ Johannes Wallmann Quintet @ North St Cabaret – Madison, WI

Nov 15 w/ Max Johnson & Tim Daisy @ Kenosha Creative Space – Kenosha, WI

Nov 18 w/ Max Johnson & Tim Daisy @ Hungry Brain – Chicago, IL

Spring 2018 Calendar

Apr 6 w/ Emerson Hunton @ One Spirit – Rockford, Il  Emerson Hunton – drums; Anton Hatwich – bass; Eric Krouse – piano; rj – trumpet

April 13 w/ Greg Ward & 10 Tongues @ Rootabaga Jazz Festival – Knox College, Galesburg, IL

Apr 14 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom” + KGS String Quartet @ Rootabaga Jazz Festival – Knox College, Galesburg, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums; Geof Bradfield – bass clarinet; rj – trumpet + KGS String Quartet

Apr 16 w/ Brian Courage @ Elastic Gallery – Chicago, IL  Brian Courage – bass; Andrew Green – drums, Dustin Laurenzi – tenor; rj – trumpet

Apr 18 w/ Greg Ward Quartet @ University of Illinois – Chicago  Greg Ward – alto; rj – trumpet; Dennis Carroll – bass; Gregory Artry – drums

Apr 20 w/ Caroline Davis Quintet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  CD – alto/compositions; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; John Tate – bass; Quin Kirchner – drums

Apr 21 w/ Milwaukee Jazz Orchestra @ Racine Theater Guild – Racine, WI

Apr 25 w/ Caroline Davis Quintet @ Constellation – Chicago, IL  CD – alto/compositions; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; John Tate – bass; Jay Sawyer – drums

Apr 27 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom” @ Constellation – Chicago, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums; Geof Bradfield – bass clarinet; rj – trumpet

May 3 cd release concert for Johannes Wallmann’s “Love Wins” @ North St. Cabaret – Madison, WI  Johannes Wallmann – piano/compositions; Rob Dz – spoken word; John Christensen – bass; Devin Drobka – drums; rj – trumpet

May 4 w/ “Headlands” Quartet with special guest Greg Ward @ Arts & Lit Lab Jazz Festival – Madison, WI  rj – trumpet/compositions; Rob Clearfield – keyboard; Matt Ulery – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums + special guest Greg Ward – alto

May 5 w/ Dan Pugach’s Nonet @ NightTown – Cleveland, OH

May 6 w/Dan Pugach’s Nonet @ Urban Artifact – Cincinatti, OH

May 8 w/ Eric Hochberg Trio @ Catch 35 – Chicago, IL

May 11 cd release concert for Johannes Wallmann’s “Love Wins” @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  Johannes Wallmann – piano/compositions; Rob Dz – spoken word; John Christensen – bass; Devin Drobka – drums; rj – trumpet

May 12 w/ Dan Pugach’s Nonet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

May 24 w/ Emerson Hunton @ California Clipper – Chicago, IL Emerson Hunton – drums; Greg Ward – alto; rj – trumpet; Eric Krouse – rhodes; Charlie Kirchen – bass

May 30 w/ Damon Short playing Grachan Moncur III’s “Evolution” as part of the Jazz Record Art Collective series @ Fulton St Gallery – Chicago, IL

May 31 solo & duo with Dave Rempis @ Comfort Station – Chicago, IL

June 1 w/ Emerson Hunton @ Madison, WI  Emerson Hunton – drums; Greg Ward – alto; rj – trumpet; Eric Krouse – rhodes; Charlie Kirchen – bass

June 8 & 9 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Green Mill – Chicago, IL

June 13 w/ Dave Ballou’s “Drone Pieces”  @ AE Randolph Presents – Brooklyn, NY  DB – trumpet/compositions; Ralph Alessi – trumpet; Danny Gouker – trumpet; rj – trumpet

June 30 w/Geof Bradfield’s “Yes, and…music for 9 Improvisers” cd release concert @ Constellation – Chicago, IL Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions; Greg Ward – alto saxophone; Anna Webber – tenor saxophone and flutes, Marquis Hill and Russ Johnson – trumpets, Joel Adams – trombone, Scott Hesse – guitar, Clark Sommers – bass, and Dana Hall drums and percussion.

July 3 w/ Milwaukee Jazz Orchestra @ Summerfest – Milwaukee, WI

July 8-13 on the faculty for the Litchfield Jazz Camp – Litchfield, CT

July 20 w/ Cameron Brown Quartet @ Pierson Park – Tarrytown, NY  CB – bass; Billy Drewes – saxophone; rj – trumpet; Tony Jefferson – drums

July 21 w/ Tony Barba Quartet @ North St. Cabaret – Madison, WI

July 23 w/ New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL

July 26 w/ Eric Hochberg Trio – Catch 35 – Chicago, Il

Jul 27 & 28 w/ David Bixler Quartet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  David Bixler – alto/compositions; rj – trumpet; Clark Sommers – bass; Dana Hall – drums

Aug 3 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Fulton St. Collective – Chicago, IL

Aug 13 & 14 recording Paul Detrich’s Large Ensemble – Chicago, IL

Aug 15 w/ Evan Paydon – Madison, WI

Aug 26 w/ Greg Ward & Ten Tongues @ Constellation – Chicago, IL

Aug 27 w/ New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL

Aug 30 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Yes, and…music for 9 Improvisers”  @ Chicago Jazz Festival  5:25 Pritzker Pavilion – Millennium Park  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions;  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions; Greg Ward – alto saxophone; Anna Webber – tenor saxophone and flutes, Marquis Hill and Russ Johnson – trumpets, Joel Adams – trombone, Scott Hesse – guitar, Clark Sommers – bass, and Dana Hall drums and percussion.

Aug 31 w/ Greg Ward @ Chicago Jazz Festival  3:00 Von Freeman Pavilion

Sept 2 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom/Large” @ Chicago Jazz Festival 4:15 Pritzker Pavillion – Millennium Park

Sep 7 w/ rj Quartet @ One Spirit Center – Rockford, Il  rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Clark Sommers – bass; Dana Hall – drums

Sep 8 w/ rj Quartet @ Sugar Maple – Milwaukee, WI  rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Clark Sommers – bass; Dana Hall – drums

Sept 28 – Oct 7 US Tour w/ Ken Thomson Sextet

Oct 19 & 20 w/ Matt Ulery @ Green Mill – Chicago, IL

Nov 2 – 9 European Tour with Ken Thomson Sextet

2018 GIG CALENDAR

Jan 9 w/ Eric Hochberg Trio @ Catch 35 – Chicago, IL  EH – bass; Steve Million – piano; rj – trumpet

Jan 13 w/ Andrew Rathbun Quintet @ Cornelia St Cafe – NY, NY  AR – tenor/compositions; rj – trumpet; Gary Versace – piano; Jay Anderson – bass; Eric McPherson – drums

Jan 26 w/ Quin Kirchner “The Other Side of Time” cd release concert @ Hungry Brain – Chicago, IL  Quin Kirchner – Drums; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Nate Lepine – tenor; Nick Broste – trombone; Matt Ulery – bass Plus very special guests: rj – trumpet; Nick Mazarella – alto; Dustin Laurenzi – tenor; Rob Clearfield – piano

Feb 2-7 residency @ Vermont College of Fine Arts – Montpelier, VT

Mar 2 w/ Jeremy Cunningham Quartet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI Jeremy Cunningham – drums; Christian Dillingham – bass; Lenard Simpson – alto; rj – trumpet

Mar 10 w/ Jeff Davis’ “Tone Collector” @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  Jeff Davis – drums; Tony Malaby – tenor/soprano; rj – trumpet; Eivind Opsvik – bass

Apr 6 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Fulton St Collective – Chicago, IL

April 13 w/ Greg Ward & 10 Tongues @ Rootabaga Jazz Festival – Knox College, Galesburg, IL

Apr 14 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom” + KGS String Quartet @ Rootabaga Jazz Festival – Knox College, Galesburg, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums; Geof Bradfield – bass clarinet; rj – trumpet + KGS String Quartet

Apr 16 w/ Brian Courage @ Elastic Gallery – Chicago, IL  Brian Courage – bass; Andrew Green – drums, Dustin Laurenzi – tenor; rj – trumpet

Apr 18 w/ Greg Ward Quartet @ University of Illinois – Chicago  Greg Ward – alto; rj – trumpet; Dennis Carroll – bass; Gregory Artry – drums

Apr 20 w/ Caroline Davis Quintet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  CD – alto/compositions; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; John Tate – bass; Quin Kirchner – drums

Apr 25 w/ Caroline Davis Quintet @ Constellation – Chicago, IL  CD – alto/compositions; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; John Tate – bass; Jay Sawyer – drums

Apr 27 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom” @ Constellation – Chicago, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums; Geof Bradfield – bass clarinet; rj – trumpet

May 3 cd release concert for Johannes Wallmann’s “Love Wins” @ North St. Cabaret – Madison, WI  Johannes Wallmann – piano/compositions; Rob Dz – spoken word; John Christensen – bass; Devin Drobka – drums; rj – trumpet

May 4 w/ “Headlands” Quartet with special guest Greg Ward @ Arts & Lit Lab Jazz Festival – Madison, WI  rj – trumpet/compositions; Rob Clearfield – keyboard; Matt Ulery – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums + special guest Greg Ward – alto

May 5 w/ Dan Pugach’s Nonet @ Canterbury House – Ann Arbor, MI

May 6 w/Dan Pugach’s Nonet @ Urban Artifact – Cincinatti, OH

May 8 w/ Eric Hochberg Trio @ Catch 35 – Chicago, IL

May 11 cd release concert for Johannes Wallmann’s “Love Wins” @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  Johannes Wallmann – piano/compositions; Rob Dz – spoken word; John Christensen – bass; Devin Drobka – drums; rj – trumpet

May 12 w/ Dan Pugach’s Nonet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

May 24 w/ Emerson Hunton @ California Clipper – Chicago, IL Emerson Hunton – drums; Greg Ward – alto; rj – trumpet; Eric Krouse – rhodes; Charlie Kirchen – bass

May 30 w/ Damon Short playing Grachan Moncur III’s “Evolution” as part of the Jazz Record Art Collective series @ Fulton St Gallery – Chicago, IL

May 31 solo & duo with Dave Rempis @ Comfort Station – Chicago, IL

Jun 1 w/ Emerson Hunton @ Madison, WI  Emerson Hunton – drums; Greg Ward – alto; rj – trumpet; Eric Krouse – rhodes; Charlie Kirchen – bass

FALL 2017 GIG CALENDAR

Aug 16 w/ Chicago Yestet – Madison, WI Central Park Sessions @ 5:30; Brink Lounge @ 9:00  Joel Adams – trombone/compositions; Tom Garling – trombone; Nick Mazarella, Geof Bradfield, Chris Madsen – saxophones; Chuck Parrish, rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Mike Allemana – guitar; Clark Sommers – bass; Xavier Breaker – drums; LaShera Moore – vocals

Aug 18 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Fulton St. Collective – Chicago, IL  Joel Adams – trombone/compositions; Tom Garling – trombone; Nick Mazarella, Geof Bradfield, Chris Madsen – saxophones; Chuck Parrish, rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Mike Allemana – guitar; Clark Sommers – bass; Xavier Breaker – drums; LaShera Moore – vocals

Aug 23 w/ Nick Lang @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

Aug 24 @ Catch 35 – Chicago, IL w/ Steve Million – piano; Eric Hochberg – bass

Aug 25 w/ Carlos Adames Group @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

Aug 26 w/ Andrew Trim – guitar; and Devin Drobka – drums @ Hungry Brain – Chicago, IL

Aug 28 w/ Andrew Trim – guitar; and Devin Drobka – drums @ Boone & Crockett – Milwaukee, WI

Aug 31 w/ David Rempis’ “Action Quintet” at the Chicago Jazz Festival 3:15 pm @ Cassidy Theater – Chicago Cultural Center – David Rempis – saxophones; rj – trumpet; Jason Adasiewicz – vibes; Jason Roebke – bass; Mike Reed – drums

Sept 4 w/ Max Johnson – bass, Tim Daisy – percussion; rj – trumpet – @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL

Sept 7 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Headlands” + special guest Mark Taylor @ Fulton St. Collective – Chicago, IL  Russ Johnson – trumpet;compositions; Rob Clearfield – keyboard; Matt Ulery – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums; + special guest Mark Taylor – alto!

Sept 8 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Headlands” + special guest Mark Taylor @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  Russ Johnson – trumpet;compositions; Rob Clearfield – keyboard; Matt Ulery – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums; + special guest Mark Taylor – alto!

Sept 9 w/ Russ Johnson Quintet @ Blu – Milwaukee, WI  rj -trumpet; Mark Taylor – alto; Scott Hesse – guitar; Jeff Hamman – bass; Dave Bayles – drums

Sept 14 w/ Dana Hall’s “Spring” at California Clipper – Chicago, IL  Dana Hall – drums; Clark Sommers – bass; Geof Bradfield – tenor; rj – trumpet

Sept 15 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom/Large” @ Constellation – Chicago, IL

Sept 19 w/ Johannes Wallmann Quartet @ Waunakee Public Library; Waunakee, WI

Sept 21 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Yes, and…music for 9 Improvisers” @ Northern Illinois University.  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions; Greg Ward – alto saxophone; Anna Webber – tenor saxophone and flutes, Marquis Hill and Russ Johnson – trumpets, Joel Adams – trombone, Scott Hesse – guitar, Clark Sommers – bass, and Dana Hall drums and percussion.

Sept 22 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Yes, and…music for 9 Improvisers” @ University of Wisconsin Parkside.  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions; Greg Ward – alto saxophone; Anna Webber – tenor saxophone and flutes, Marquis Hill and Russ Johnson – trumpets, Joel Adams – trombone, Scott Hesse – guitar, Clark Sommers – bass, and Dana Hall drums and percussion.

Sept 23 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Yes, and…music for 9 Improvisers” @ Hyde Park Jazz Festival – Chicago, IL.  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions; Greg Ward – alto saxophone; Anna Webber – tenor saxophone and flutes, Marquis Hill and Russ Johnson – trumpets, Joel Adams – trombone, Scott Hesse – guitar, Clark Sommers – bass, and Dana Hall drums and percussion.

Sept 29 w/ Andrew Trim – guitar; and Devin Drobka – drums @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

Oct 3 w/ Sam Amidon @ Collectivo Back Room – Milwaukee, WI

Oct 6 w/ Johannes Wallmann @ InDIGenous Series – UW Madison Frederic March Play Circle – Memorial Union

Oct 9 w/ New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL

Oct 20 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Our Roots” @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  Geof Bradfield – saxophones/compositions; rj – trumpet; Joel Adams – trombone; Clark Sommers – bass; Dana Hall – drums

Oct 21 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Our Roots” @ Merriman’s Playhouse – South Bend, IN  Geof Bradfield – saxophones/compositions; rj – trumpet; Joel Adams – trombone; Clark Sommers – bass; Dana Hall – drums

Oct 23 w/ Nick Mazzarella – alto; rj – trumpet; Clark Sommers – bass; Michael Raynor – drums @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL

Oct 26 w/ Daniel Bruce @ Constellation – Chicago, IL Daniel Bruce – guitar/compositions; Rob Clearfield – piano; Clark Sommers – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums; Chris Madsen – tenor; rj – trumpet

Nov 2 w/ Steven Lugerner’s “Sluggish Ensemble” @ Constellation – Chicago, IL

Nov 3 & 4 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom/Large” at the Green Mill – Chicago, IL

Nov 5 w/ Steven Lugerner’s “Sluggish Ensemble” @ Jazz Gallery – Milwaukee, WI

Nov 16 w/ Dave Bayles trio @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  DB – drums; Clark Sommers – bass; rj – trumpet

Nov 17 w/ Chicago Yestet Fulton St Collective – Chicago, IL

Nov 29 w/ New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL

Dec 16 w/ JC Sanford/Asuka Kakitani Large Ensemble – Minneapolis, MN

Dec 18 / New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL

 

spring/summer 2017 gig calendar

May 27 w/ Scott Hesse Quartet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI Scott Hesse – guitar/compositions; rj – trumpet; Dennis Carroll- bass; Devin Drobka – drums

May 28 w/ Paul Hartsaw Group at the Green Mill – Chicago, IL  Paul Hartsaw – saxophones/compositions; Ryan Shultz – bass trumpet; rj – trumpet; Jim Baker – piano; Cory Biggerstaff – bass; Damon Short – drums

June 2 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Meeting Point” @ Bay View Jazz Fest – Milwaukee, WI 10:30 @ Urban Bay View  rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

June 4 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Meeting Point” @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

June 8 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Meeting Point” @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL   rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

June 9 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Meeting Point” @ Arts & Literature Laboratory – Madison, WI   rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Tim Daisy – drums  http://artlitlab.org/events/russ-johnson-quartet

June 10 w/ Mike Allemana Quartet – Chicago, IL

June 12 1st set w/ Hindole Majumdar – tabla; Scott Hesse – guitar; and rj – trumpet.  2nd set with Nick Mazzarella – alto; Anton Hatwich – bass; Jermey Cunningham – drums; rj – trumpet.  @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL

June 15 w/ Fred Lonberg Holm’s “Lightbox Orchestra” @ Elastic Gallery Chicago, IL  FLH – cello/guitar; Nick Macri – bass; Charles Rumback – drums; Aaron Zarzutski – electronics; Jen Clare Paulson – viola; Peter Maunu – guitar; Keefe Jackson – saxophones; Mars Williams – saxophones; rj – trumpet

June 17 w/ Gustavo Cortinas Fouilloux @ Wolfe Park – Chicago, IL 4:00

June 19 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL

June 22 w/ Eric Hochberg Trio @ Catch 35 – Chicago, IL

June 28 w/ Dave Rempis Quartet – performing the music of Johnny Dyani’s “Song for Biko” at the Jazz Record Art Collective- Chicago, IL  Dave Rempis – saxophones; rj -trumpet; Joshua Abrams – bass; Avreeayl Ra -drums

June 30  w/ Russ Johnson Quartet  @ Cornelia St Cafe -New York, New York  rj- trumpet/compostions; Aruan Ortiz – piano; Michael Formanek – bass; Gerald Cleaver – drums

July 1 w/ Russ Johnson Quartet  @ Cornelia St Cafe -New York, New York  rj- trumpet/compostions; Aruan Ortiz – piano; Michael Formanek – bass; Gerald Cleaver – drums

July 13 w/ Cameron Brown’s Quartet – Tarrytown, NY  Cameron Brown – bass; Lisa Parrott – alto/bari; rj – trumpet; Tony Jefferson – drums

July 14 w/ Matt Ulery’s Loom @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Geof Bradfield – bass clarinet/tenor; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums

July 15 w/ Matt Ulery’s Loom @ Glen Ellyn Jazz Festival – Glen Ellyn, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Geof Bradfield – bass clarinet/tenor; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums

July 16-28 on the faculty@ the Litchfield Jazz Camp  https://litchfieldjazzcamp.com/

July 19 w/ Michael Amendola Group @ Sea Cliff, NY  Michael Amendola – saxophones; rj – trumpet; Tom Guarna – guitar; Carlo DeRosa – bass; Scott Neumann – drums

July 20 w/ Peter McEachern’s “No Chordtet” @ White Gallery – Lakeville, CT  Peter McEachern – trombone; Mi DiRubbo – alto; rj – trumpet; Dave Santoro – bass; Tom Melit – drums

Aug 5 w/ Tim Daisy’s Fulcrum Ensemble @ The Elastic Arts Foundation – Chicago, IL 9pm Dave Rempis (reeds) Steve Swell (trombone) James Falzone (clarinet) rj  (trumpet) Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello + electronics) Tim Daisy (drums + marimba + compositions)

Aug 8 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom” at Polish Triangle – Chicago, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Geof Bradfield – bass clarinet/tenor; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums

Aug 16 w/ Chicago Yestet – Madison, WI Central Park Sessions @ 5:30; Brink Lounge @ 9:00

Aug 18 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Fulton St. Collective – Chicago, IL

Aug 23 w/ Nick Lang @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

Aug 24 @ Catch 35 – Chicago, IL w/ Steve Million – piano; Eric Hochberg – bass

Aug 25 w/ Carlos Adames Group @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

Aug 26 w/ Andrew Trim – guitar; and Devin Drobka – drums @ Hungry Brain – Chicago, IL

Aug 28 w/ Andrew Trim – guitar; and Devin Drobka – drums @ Boone & Crockett – Milwaukee, WI

Aug 31 w/ David Rempis’ “Action Quintet” at the Chicago Jazz Festival 3:15 pm @ Cassidy Theater – Chicago Cultural Center

Sept 4 w/ Max Johnson – bass, Tim Daisy – percussion; rj – trumpet – @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL

Sept 7 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Headlands” + special guest Mark Taylor @ Fulton St. Collective – Chicago, IL  Russ Johnson – trumpet;compositions; Rob Clearfield – keyboard; Matt Ulery – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums; + special guest Mark Taylor – alto!

Sept 8 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Headlands” + special guest Mark Taylor @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  Russ Johnson – trumpet;compositions; Rob Clearfield – keyboard; Matt Ulery – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums; + special guest Mark Taylor – alto!

Sept 9 w/ Russ Johnson Quintet @ Blu – Milwaukee, WI  rj -trumpet; Mark Taylor – alto; Scott Hesse – guitar; Jeff Hamman – bass; Dave Bayles – drums

Sept 14 w/ Dana Hall’s “Spring” at California Clipper – Chicago, IL  Dana Hall – drums; Clark Sommers – bass; Geof Bradfield – tenor; rj – trumpet

Sept 15 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom/Large” @ Constellation – Chicago, IL

Sept 19 w/ Johannes Wallmann Quartet @ Waunakee Public Library; Waunakee, WI

Sept 21 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Yes, and…music for 9 Improvisers” @ Northern Illinois University.  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions; Greg Ward – alto saxophone; Anna Webber – tenor saxophone and flutes, Marquis Hill and Russ Johnson – trumpets, Joel Adams – trombone, Scott Hesse – guitar, Clark Sommers – bass, and Dana Hall drums and percussion.

Sept 22 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Yes, and…music for 9 Improvisers” @ University of Wisconsin Parkside.  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions; Greg Ward – alto saxophone; Anna Webber – tenor saxophone and flutes, Marquis Hill and Russ Johnson – trumpets, Joel Adams – trombone, Scott Hesse – guitar, Clark Sommers – bass, and Dana Hall drums and percussion.

Sept 23 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Yes, and…music for 9 Improvisers” @ Hyde Park Jazz Festival – Chicago, IL.  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions; Greg Ward – alto saxophone; Anna Webber – tenor saxophone and flutes, Marquis Hill and Russ Johnson – trumpets, Joel Adams – trombone, Scott Hesse – guitar, Clark Sommers – bass, and Dana Hall drums and percussion.

Sept 29 w/ Andrew Trim – guitar; and Devin Drobka – drums @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

Oct 6 w/ Johannes Wallmann @ InDIGenous Series – UW Madison Frederic March Play Circle – Memorial Union

Oct 9 w/ New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL

Oct 26 w/ Daniel Bruce @ Constellation – Chicago, IL

Nov 3 & 4 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom/Large” at the Green Mill – Chicago, IL

Nov 29 w/ New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL

Dec 18 / New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL

Winter/Spring 2017 Gig calendar

Feb 17 w/ Russ Johnson Quartet @ Chicago, IL  8:30  rj- trumpet/compostions; Aruan Ortiz – piano; Michael Formanek – bass; Gerald Cleaver – drums  New Group/New Music!

Feb  18 w/ Russ Johnson Quartet  @ Jazz Estate 8:00 Milwaukee, WI  rj- trumpet/compostions; Aruan Ortiz – piano; Michael Formanek – bass; Gerald Cleaver – drums  New Group/New Music!

Feb 19 w/ Russ Johnson Quartet @ University of Wisconsin Parkside 3:00 – Kenosha, WI    rj- trumpet/compostions; Aruan Ortiz – piano; Michael Formanek – bass; Gerald Cleaver – drums  New Group/New Music!

Feb 22 w/ Eric Hochberg Trio @ Catch 35 – chicago, IL  Eric Hochberg – bass; Steve Million – piano; rj – trumpet

Mar 3 w/ Jeff Davis “Authorities Band @ Cornelia St. Cafe – NYC  Jeff Davis – drums/compositions; Drew Gress – bass; Jon Irabagon – saxophones; rj – trumpet; Jonathan Goldberger – guitar

Mar 4 w/ Michael Bates “Shostakovich Project” at Greenwich Music House – NYC.  Micahel Bates – bass/compositions; Gregory Tardy – tenor/clarinet; rj – trumpet; Russ Lossing – piano; Mike Sarin – drums

Mar 12 w/ Damon Short’s “Brass Menagerie” @ Hungry Brain – Chicago, IL  Michael Vltakovich – trombone; Ryan Schulz – bass trumpet; rj – trumpet; Larry Kohut – bass; Damon Short – drums

Mar 14 w/ Daniel Bruce Quintet @ Whistler – Chicago, IL  Daniel Bruce – guitar/compositions; Chris Madsen – tenor; Rob Clearfield – piano; rj – trumpet; Clark Sommers – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums

Mar 22 w/ Rob Clearfield performing the music of Herbie Hancock’s “Empyrean Isles” @ Fulton Street Collective – Chicago, IL  as part of the Jazz Art Record Collective Series.  Rob Clearfield – piano; Curt Bley – bass; Marcus Evans – drums; rj – trumpet

Mar 25 w/ Hindole Majumdar @ Milwaukee, WI

Mar 29 w/ Geof Bradfield performing the music of Herbie Hancock’s “The Prisoner” @ Fulton Street Collective – Chicago, IL  as part of the Jazz Art Record Collective Series.  Geof Bradfield – Tenor Sax, Flute; John Wojciechowski – Tenor Sax, Flute, Alto Flute; Jason Stein – Bass Clarinet; Russ Johnson – Trumpet, Flugelhorn; Joel Adams – Trombone; Scott Bentall – Bass Trombone; Ben Waltzer – Piano; Clark Sommers – Bass; Dana Hall – Drums

Apr 4 Guest Artist with the Millikin University Jazz Ensemble – Decatur, IL

Apr 7-8  Guest Artist @ University of Minnesota – Morris Jazz Festival – Morris, MN

Apr 13 duo w/ Devin Drobka @ Var Gallery – Milwaukee, WI

Apr 16 w/ Dave Rempis duo @ Woodland Pattern – Milwaukee, WI

Apr 22 w/ Michael Formanek’s “Ensemble Kolossus” @ NYU – Washington DC

Apr 23 w/ Robin Verheyen NY Quartet @ Lawrence University – Appleton, WI RV – tenor, soprano/ compositions; rj -trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

Apr 24  w/ Robin Verheyen NY Quartet @ University of Wisconsin Parkside, Kenosha, WI 4:00 RV – tenor, soprano/ compositions; rj -trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

Apr 24  w/ Robin Verheyen NY Quartet @ West End Conservatory – Milwaukee, WI 8:00  RV – tenor, soprano/ compositions; rj -trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

April 27 w/ Johannes Wallmann & Linda Oh @ UW Madison School of Music

May 5 w/ Erich Hochberg – bass; and Steve Million – piano @ Catch 35 – Chicago, IL

May 11 w/ Max Johnson – bass; Tim Daisy drums @ West End Conservatory – Milwaukee, WI 8:00

May 13 w/ Max Johnson – bass; Tim Daisy drums @ Jazz Central Studios – Minneapolis, MN

May 14 w/ Max Johnson – bass; Tim Daisy drums @ Hungry Brain – Chicago, IL

May 27 w/ Scott Hesse Quartet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

June 2 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Meeting Point” @ Milwaukee, WI rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

June 4 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Meeting Point” @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

June 8 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Meeting Point” @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL   rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

June 9 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Meeting Point” @ Arts & Literature Laboratory – Madison, WI   rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

June 10 w/ Mike Allemana Quartet – Chicago, IL

June 12 w/ Hindole Majumdar – tabla; Scott Hesse – guitar; and rj – trumpet @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL

June 15 w/ Fred Lonberg – Holm Chicago, IL

June 19 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL

June 28 w/ Dave Rempis Quartet – performing the music of Johnny Dyani’s “Song for Biko” at the Jazz Record Art Collective- Chicago, IL  Dave Rempis – saxophones; rj -trumpet; Joshua Abrams – bass; Avreeayl Ra -drums

June 30 & July 1 w/ Russ Johnson Quartet  @ Cornelia St Cafe -New York, New York  rj- trumpet/compostions; Aruan Ortiz – piano; Michael Formanek – bass; Gerald Cleaver – drums

July 15 w/ Matt Ulery’s Loom at Glen Ellyn Jazz Festival – Glen Ellyn, IL

Aug 5 w/ Tim Daisy’s Fulcrum Ensemble @ The Elastic Arts Foundation – Chicago, IL 9pm Dave Rempis (reeds) Steve Swell (trombone) James Falzone (clarinet) rj  (trumpet) Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello + electronics) Tim Daisy (drums + marimba + compositions)

Aug 8 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom” at Polish Triangle – Chicago, IL

Aug 16 w/ Chicago Yestet – Madison, WI

Aug 18 w/ Chicago Yestet – Fulton St. Collective – Chicago, IL