Summer 2016 Gig Calendar

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May 9 w/ James Falzone Trio @ Chicago Cultural Center 12:00  James Falzone – clarinet/compositions; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano

May 12 Robin Verheyen’s NY Quartet @ Jazz A Liege, Belgium   R.V. Saxophones/compositions; rj – trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

May 13 Robin Verheyen’s NY Quartet @ AB Jazz Club  Brussels, Belgium  R.V. Saxophones/compositions; rj – trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

May 15 Robin Verheyen’s NY Quartet @ Vrijstaat O Oostende, Belgium  R.V. Saxophones/compositions; rj – trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

May 16 Robin Verheyen’s NY Quartet @ Axes Jazzpower Eindhoven, (Netherlands)  R.V. Saxophones/compositions; rj – trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

May 18 Robin Verheyen’s NY Quartet @ De Roma Antwerp, Belgium  R.V. Saxophones/compositions; rj – trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums along with Vijay Iyer Trio

May 21 w/ Teun Verbruggen’s  “Bureau of Atomic Tourism” @ Constellation – Chicago, IL  Teun Verbruggen -drums/compositions; Jon Irabagon – saxophones; rj – trumpet; Hilmar Jensson – guitar; Jozef Demoulin – rhodes;  Tim Dahl – bass

May 25 w/ Robin Verheyen’s NY Quartet @ Le Poisson Rouge in NYC  R.V. Saxophones/compositions; rj – trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

May 27  w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom” @ California Clipper 8:30 Chicago, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Geof Bradfield – tenor/bass clarinet; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums

June 1-3 w/ Greg Ward’s “Black Saint & the Sinner Lady” @ Constellation – Chicago, IL  Greg Ward – Alto; Tim Haldeman and Keefe Jackson, woodwinds; Russ Johnson and Ben LaMar, trumpet; Norman Palm and Christopher Davies, trombones; Dennis Luxion, piano; Jason Roebke, bass and Marcus Evans, drums

June 5  Russ Johnson Trio @ Woodland Pattern Bookstore as part of the Alternating Currents Live series  rj- trumpet/tunes; Jason Roebke – bass; Mike Reed – drums

June 6 w/ New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL

June 10 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Constellation – Chicago, IL

June 11 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Our Roots: @ Constellation – Chicago, Il  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions; rj – trumpet; Joel Adams – trombone; Dennis Carroll – bass; Dana Hall – drums

June 12 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Room 43 – Chicago, IL

June 17 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Isthmus Jazz Festival – Madison, WI

June 20 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Scholes St.  Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY Ken Thomson – alto, bc, and compositions; rj- trumpet; Anna Webber – tenor; Alan Ferber – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

June 21 w/ Ken Thomson Sextet @ Korzo – Brooklyn, NY Ken Thomson – alto, bc, and compositions; rj- trumpet; Anna Webber – tenor; Alan Ferber – trombone; Adam Armstrong – bass; Daniel Dor – drums

June 24  w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom” @ California Clipper 8:30 Chicago, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Geof Bradfield – tenor/bass clarinet; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums

July 8  w/ Greg Ward’s “Black Saint & the Sinner Lady” cd release concert @ Jazz Gallery – NYC  Greg Ward – Alto; Tim Haldeman and Keefe Jackson, woodwinds; Russ Johnson and Ben LaMar, trumpet; Norman Palm and Christopher Davies, trombones; Dennis Luxion, piano; Jason Roebke, bass and Marcus Evans, drums

July 10-15 on the Faculty of the Litchfield Jazz Camp  https://litchfieldjazzfest.com/jazz-camp/

July 17-22 on the Faculty of the Litchfield Jazz Camp  https://litchfieldjazzfest.com/jazz-camp/

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

July 23  TIM DAISY”S 40th Birthday celebration @ Elastic Gallery!!!! – Chicago, IL  Tim Daisy – drums/compositions; Fred Lonberg-Holm – cello; Steve Swell – trombone; James Falzone – clarinet; Dave Rempis – saxophones; rj – trumpet

July 29-30  w/ Greg Ward’s “Black Saint & the Sinner Lady” cd release concert @ Green Mill – Chicago, IL  Greg Ward – Alto; Tim Haldeman and Keefe Jackson, woodwinds; Russ Johnson and Ben LaMar, trumpet; Norman Palm and Christopher Davies, trombones; Dennis Luxion, piano; Jason Roebke, bass and Marcus Evans, drums

August 1-5 w/ faculty ensemble for the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA summer composition residency.  Montpelier, VT

August 24 @ w/ Eric Hocheberg Trio @ Catch 35 – Chicago  EH – bass; Steve Million – piano; rj – trumpet

August 26 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Green Mill – Chicago, IL

Sept 9 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Constellation – Chicago, IL

Sept 16 w/ Kim Richmond/Dave Bayles Quintet @ University of Wisconsin – Parkside  12:00  Kim Richmond – alto; rj – trumpet; Mark Davis – piano; Jeff Hammn – bass; Dave Bayles – drums

Sept 16 w/ Chicago Yestet – Hyde Park, Chicago, IL

Sept 17 w/ Dave Bayles Quintet @ Blu – Milwaukee, WI

Sept 24 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom”  @ Hyde Park Jazz Festival Chicago, IL  1:00 Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Geof Bradfield – tenor/bass clarinet; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums

Sept 24  w/ Greg Ward’s “Black Saint & the Sinner Lady” cd release concert @ Hyde Park Jazz Festival – Chicago, IL   4:45  Greg Ward – Alto; Tim Haldeman and Keefe Jackson, woodwinds; Russ Johnson and Ben LaMar, trumpet; Norman Palm and Christopher Davies, trombones; Dennis Luxion, piano; Jason Roebke, bass and Marcus Evans, drums

Sept 28 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Our Roots” @ Merriman’s Playhouse South Bend, IN.  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions; Joel Adams – trombone; rj – trumpet; Clark Sommers – bass; Dana Hall – drums

Sept 29  Russ Johnson’s “Headlands”  @ Sugar Maple – Milwaukee, WI   rj – trumpet & compositions; Rob Clearfield – Keyboard; Matt Ulery – Electric Bass; Jon Deitemyer – Drums

Sept 30  Russ Johnson’s “Headlands”  @ InDigenous Music Series – Madison, WI   rj – trumpet & compositions; Rob Clearfield – Keyboard; Matt Ulery – Electric Bass; Jon Deitemyer – Drums

Oct 1  Russ Johnson’s “Headlands”  @ Luna Cafe – DePere, WI   rj – trumpet & compositions; Rob Clearfield – Keyboard; Matt Ulery – Electric Bass; Jon Deitemyer – Drums

Oct 2  Russ Johnson’s “Headlands”  @ Hungry Brain – Chicago, IL   rj – trumpet & compositions; Rob Clearfield – Keyboard; Matt Ulery – Electric Bass; Jon Deitemyer – Drums

Oct 5 w/ David Bixler Quintet @ Bowling Green State Univesity

Oct 7-8 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom”  @ Green Mill Chicago, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Geof Bradfield – tenor/bass clarinet; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums

Oct 9 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom”  @ Skokie, IL  Matt Ulery – bass/compositions; Geof Bradfield – tenor/bass clarinet; rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Jon Deitemyer – drums

Oct 12 w/ Daniel Bruce @ Ancien Cycles – Chicago, IL  Daniel Bruce – guitar/compositions; Chris Madsen – tenor; Rob Clearfield – piano; rj – trumpet; Clark Sommers – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums

Nov 3 w/ Max Johnson Trio @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL  Max Johnson – bass; Tim Daisy – drums; rj – trumpet

 

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