Dec 2014 – Winter 2015 gig schedule

by russjohnsontpt

Dec 8  w/ New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ The Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL 8:00pm

Dec 14 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Our Roots” @ Room 43 – Chicago, IL  7:30 (Hyde Park Jazz Society)  Geof Bradfield – tenor; rj – trumpet; Joel Adams – trombone; Clark Sommers – bass; Dana Hall – drums

Dec 18 w/ New Standard Jazz Orchestra w/special guest Bob Mintzer @ Reggie’s  Chicago, IL  7:30pm

Dec 19 w/ Chris Weller’s “Open Forum Project” @ Transistor – Chicago, IL  Chris Weller – tenor; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; rj – trumpet; Charlie Kirchen – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

2015

Jan 3 w/ Silvia Bolognesi @ Constellation – Chicago, IL   Silvia Bolognesi – bass/compositions; rj – trumpet; Tomeka Reid – cello; Mike Reed – drums  guest; Dee Alexander – vocals

Jan 4 w/ Silvia Bolognesi  recording session.   Silvia Bolognesi – bass/compositions; rj – trumpet; Tomeka Reid – cello; Mike Reed – drums  guest; Dee Alexander – vocals

Jan 6 w/ Matt Ulery’s Quintet @ Whistler – Chicago, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Geof Bradfield – tenor/bass clarinet; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums

Jan 9-10 Russ Johnson’s “Still Out To Lunch” plays the music of Eric Dolphy @  Winter Jazz Fest NYC    RJ – trumpet; Roy Nathanson – alto; Myra Melford – piano; Brad Jones – bass; George Schuller – drums

Jan 14 Splice Series @ Beat Kitchen – Chicago, IL  w/ Jim Baker; Keyboards; Peter Maunu – guitar; rj – trumpet; Albert Wildeman – bass; Frank Rosaly – drums

Jan 15 w/ Paul Westfahl group @ Woodland Pattern – Milwaukee, WI

Jan 20 w/ Tony Barba Quartet @ Whistler – Chicago, IL   Tony Barba – tenor/compositions; rj – trumpet; Matt Ulery – bass; Quin Kirchner – drums

Feb  6 Russ Johnson Quartet @ Constellation – Chicago, IL   RJ – trumpet/compositions; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Timothy Daisy – drums

Feb 8 Russ Johnson Quartet @ Jazz On A Sunday Afternoon Series – Brink Lounge – Madison, WI  3:00 concert 6:00 workshop   RJ – trumpet/compositions; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Timothy Daisy – drums

Feb 18 w/ Dave Rempis’  “Action” (performs the Jackie McLean recording “Action”)  @ Fulton St Collective – Chicago, IL  Dave Rempis – saxophones; rj – trumpet; Jason Adasiewicz – vibes; Jason Roebke – bass; Mike Reed – drums

April 10 w/ Johannes Wallman’s Quartet – Door County, WI

May 16-24 Robin Verheyen’s “NY Quartet” European cd release tour  Robin Verheyen – soprano/tenor; rj – trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

June 4 Russ Johnson’s “Still Out To Lunch” plays the music of Eric Dolphy @ The Stone –  NYC    RJ – trumpet; Roy Nathanson – alto; Myra Melford – piano; Brad Jones – bass; George Schuller – drums

 

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