2015 Winter gig schedule

by russjohnsontpt

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 5 w/ Kenny Reichert Quartet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

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

Jan 9 Russ Johnson’s “Still Out To Lunch” plays the music of Eric Dolphy @  Winter Jazz Fest NYC   Judson Church 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

Jan 24 w/ Dave Stoler Quartet @ Blu – Milwaukee, WI  Dave Stoler – piano; rj – trumpet; Mark Urness – bass; Dane Richeson – drums

Jan 26 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom” @ City Winery – Chicago, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Geof Bradfield – tenor/bass clarinet; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums

Jan 29 w/ Dana Hall’s “Black Fire” @ Andy’s Jazz Club – Chicago, IL  performing the music of Andrew Hill;  Dana Hall – drums; Clark Sommers – bass; Geof Bradfield – tenor; rj – trumpet

Jan 30 w/ Dana Hall’s “Black Fire” @ Andy’s Jazz Club – Chicago, IL  performing the music of Andrew Hill;  Dana Hall – drums; Clark Sommers – bass; Geof Bradfield – tenor; rj – trumpet

Feb 2  Kenny Reichert Quartet CD release concert @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  Kenny Reichert – guitar; rj – trumpet; John Christensen – bass; Devin Drobka – drums

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

Feb  7 Russ Johnson Quartet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI   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 10  Guest soloist with the Chicago Academy for the Arts Winter Jazz Concert @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL  8:00  http://chicagoacademyforthearts.org/winter-jazz-concert

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

Mar 6  w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom” @ Green Mill – Chicago, IL  (Chi Town Jazz Festival)  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Geof Bradfield – tenor/bass clarinet; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums

March 20 w/ Charlie Kohlhase @ Green Mill – Chicago, IL   Charlie Kohlhase – saxophones/compositions; James Falzone – clarinet; rj – trumpet; Aaron Darrell – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

March 21 w/ Charlie Kohlhase @ Green Mill – Chicago, IL   Charlie Kohlhase – saxophones/compositions; James Falzone – clarinet; rj – trumpet; Aaron Darrell – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

March 22 w/ Charlie Kohlhase @ Grand Rapids, MI  (venue TBA)   Charlie Kohlhase – saxophones/compositions; James Falzone – clarinet; rj – trumpet; Aaron Darrell – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

March 24 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom” @ UW-Parkside  Kenosha, WI  4:00  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Geof Bradfield – tenor/bass clarinet; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – 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 1 w/ Myra Melford’s “The Whole Tree Gone” and members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as part of the CSO’s MusicNOW program.  Harris Theater – Chicago, IL  https://cso.org/TicketsAndEvents/EventDetails.aspx?eid=6522

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

June 5  Russ Johnson’s Rhodes Quartet @ Bay View Jazz Fest  – Milwaukee, WI  rj – trumpet/compositions; Rob Clearfield – rhodes/keyboard; Matt Ulery – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums

June 6 w/ Jeb Bishop’s Quartet @ OKKA FEST!  Milwaukee, WI  Jeb Bishop – trombone/compositions; rj – trumpet; Jason Roebke – bass; Frank Rosaly – drums

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