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Spring/Summer gig schedule

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April 10 w/ Johannes Wallmann Quartet  @ Olde Opera House – Sturgeon Bay, WI  7:00

April 17 w/ Eric Hochberg’s Trio @ Catch 35 – Chicago, IL 6:00 Erich Hochberg – bass; Steve Million – piano; rj – trumpet

April 18 w/ Woody Herman Orchestra @ UWM Jazz Festival – Milwaukee, WI

April 20 w/ New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL

April 29 w/ Keefe Jackson Quartet @ Constellation – Chicago, IL  Keefe Jackson – woodwinds; rj – trumpet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Tollof Estvang – drums

May 11 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom” @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Geof Bradfield – tenor/bass clarinet; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums

May 16 w/ Johannes Wallmann Quartet @ The Fountain – Madison, WI  Cd release concert for “The Town Musicians” on Fresh Sound Records

May 22/23 w/ Ohad Talmor’s “Grand Ensemble” playing music from the “Book of Etudes”  @ Jazz Gallery NYC.  Saxophones: Miguel Zenon, Christof Knoche, Chris Speed, Chet Doxas, Josh Sinton; Trumpets: Shane Endsley, Justin Mullens, Russ Johnson; Trombones: Alan Ferber, Jacob Garchik, Josh Roseman, Max Seigel; Piano – Matt Mitchell; Guitar – Miles Okazaki; Bass – Matt Pavolka; Drums – Dan Weiss

May 25 w/ Robin Verheyen’s “NY Quartet” @ Bryant Park – NYC  Robin Verheyen – soprano/tenor; rj – trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

May 29, 30, 31  w/ Frank Rosaly’s “todos de pie!” @ The Owl Bar – Chicago, IL

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! – Sugar Maple Milwaukee, WI  Jeb Bishop – trombone/compositions; rj – trumpet; Jason Roebke – bass; Frank Rosaly – drums

June 8 w/ recording Jeb Bishop’s Quartet – Chicago, IL  Jeb Bishop – trombone/compositions; rj – trumpet; Jason Roebke – bass; Frank Rosaly – drums

June 11  Russ Johnson Quartet @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL  rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

June 19 w/ Johannes Wallmann’s “Sweet Minute Big Band” at Isthmus Jazz Festival – Madison, WI

June 30 w/ Ken Thompson group @ Korzo – Brooklyn, NY

July 19-31 on the faculty at the Litchfield Jazz Camp – Litchfield CT  – http://litchfieldjazzfest.com/jazz-camp

Aug 7 w/ Litchfield Jazz Orchestra “Thomas Chapin Tribute”  @ Litchfield Jazz Fest – CT

Aug 9 w/ Matt Wilson – “Tribute to Charli Persip” @ Litchfield Jazz Festival – CT

Aug 11 w/ Stirrup  CD release show @ Elastic Gallery  Chicago, IL  Fred Lonberg Holm – cello; Nick Macri – bass; Charles Rumback – drums; rj – trumpet

Aug 13 w/ Greg Ward @ “Made in Chicago”   Millennium Park – Chicago, IL

Aug 18 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

Aug 25 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

Aug 28-30 Tentative – w/ Ken Thomson’s “Slow/Fast” @ Saalfelden Jazz Festival – Saalfelden,  Austria  Ken Thomson – Compositions/alto/bass clarinet; rj – trumpet; Nir Felder – guitar; Adam Armstrong – bass; Fred Kennedy – drums

Sept 4 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Brink Lounge – Madison, WI

Sept 5 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Fox Valley Jazz Fest – Menasha, WI  2:00

Sept 5 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Stevens Point Jazz Festival – Stevens Point, WI  7:00

Sept 26 Russ Johnson’s new project @ Hyde Park Jazz Festival – Chicago, IL   Details forthcoming!

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