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Summer 2014 concert calendar

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June 18  Russ Johnson Quartet @ Hideout – Chicago, IL  RJ-trumpet; Jason Stein – bass clarinet, Anton Hatwich – bass; Timothy Daisy – drums  Come celebrate the release of “Meeting Point” the new recording by the RJ Quartet on Relay Recordings!!

June 24 JC Sanford Orchestra @ Shapeshifter Lab Brooklyn, NY

July 2 Jamie Baum’s Septet+ @ Subculture NYC. 8pm   Jamie Baum (flutes); Russ Johnson (trumpet); Douglas Yates (alto/bass clarinet); David Peel (french horn);  Gilad Hekselman (guitar); John Escreet (piano); Francois Moutin (bass); Jeff Hirshfield (drums)

July 4 Cameron Brown’s “Dannie’s Calypso” @ Cornelia St. Cafe NYC  CB – bass & tunes; RJ – trumpet; Jason Rigby – tenor; Lisa Parrott – alto & bari; Tony Jefferson – drums

July 6 Cameron Brown’s “Dannie’s Calypso” @ The Falcon – Marlboro, NY  CB – bass & tunes; RJ – trumpet; Jason Rigby – tenor; Lisa Parrott – alto & bari; Tony Jefferson – drums

July 11 Jamie Baum’s Septet+ @ North Sea Jazz Festival – Rotterdam, Netherlands  JB – flute/compositions; RJ – trumpet; Doug Yates – alto/bass clarinet; – Chris Komer – french horn; John Escreet – piano; Brad Shepik – guitar; Francois Moutin – bass; Jeff Hirshfield – drums; Dan Weiss – tabla

July 13-25  on the faculty @ the Litchfield Jazz Camp

Aug 5 Robin Verheyen’s Guillaume De Machaut project @ – MA Festival Bruges, Belgium – Premiere of Robin’s new commission featuring myself on trumpet along with  musicians from I Solisti del Veneto & Anton&Armide

Aug 10 w/ Doug Munro’s “Django Project” @ the Litchfield Jazz Festival

Aug 20 w/ Johannes Wallmann’s “Sweet Minute” @ Jazz at 5:00 Madison, WI

Aug 28 w/ Geof Bradfield @ Northern Illinois University  Geof Bradfield – tenor; RJ – trumpet; Joel Adams – trombone; Clark Sommers – bass; Dana Hall – drums

Aug 29  Russ Johnson Quartet at the Chicago Jazz Festival!!!  Millenium Park  3:30 pm  Von Freeman Pavillion  RJ – trumpet; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Timothy Daisy – drums

Aug 31 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Chicago Jazz Festival Millenium Park – Von Freeman Pavillion  – Marques Carroll & RJ – trumpets; Geof Bradfield, John Wojciechowski, Chris Madsen – saxophones; Joel Adams, Tom Garling – trombones; Ryan Cohen – piano; Mike Allemana – guitar; Clark Sommers – bass; Xavier Breaker -drums; Rob Dz & Cherise Thomas – vocals

Sept 17 Robin Verheyen’s NY Quartet  @ University of Wisconsin Parkside Kenosha, WI  masterclass @ 4:00  Concert @ 7:30pm RV – saxophones; RJ – trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

Sept 18 Robin Verheyen’s NY Quartet  @ Constellation Chicago RV – saxophones; RJ – trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

Sept 19 Robin Verheyen’s NY Quartet  @ Cornelia St, Cafe – NYC  RV – saxophones; RJ – trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

Sept 27 Dana Hall’s “Black Ark Movement” playing the music of Bobby Bradford & John Carter @ Hyde Park Jazz Festival  Chicago, IL Ben Goldberg – clarinet; RJ – trumpet; John Wojciechowski – saxophone; Dana Hall – drums

Sept 29 Tomeka Reid @ Sugar Maple – Milwaukee

Oct 17 Russ Johnson’s “Still Out To Lunch” plays the music of Eric Dolphy @ EDGEFEST Ann Arbor, Michigan  RJ – trumpet; Roy Nathanson – alto; Myra Melford – piano; Brad Jones – bass; George Schuller – drums

Oct 18 Russ Johnson’s “Still Out To Lunch” plays the music of Eric Dolphy @  WMSE Music Festival Milwaukee, WI  RJ – trumpet; Roy Nathanson – alto; Myra Melford – piano; Brad Jones – bass; George Schuller – drums

Oct 19 Russ Johnson’s “Still Out To Lunch” plays the music of Eric Dolphy @ University of Wisconsin Parkside  3:30pm RJ – trumpet; Roy Nathanson – alto; Myra Melford – piano; Brad Jones – bass; George Schuller – drums

Oct 20 Russ Johnson’s “Still Out To Lunch” plays the music of Eric Dolphy  Masterclass @ University of Wisconsin  4:00pm  Parkside RJ – trumpet; Roy Nathanson – alto; Myra Melford – piano; Brad Jones – bass; George Schuller – drums

 

 

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