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Winter/Spring 2017 Gig calendar

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Feb 17 w/ Russ Johnson Quartet @ Chicago, IL  8:30  rj- trumpet/compostions; Aruan Ortiz – piano; Michael Formanek – bass; Gerald Cleaver – drums  New Group/New Music!

Feb  18 w/ Russ Johnson Quartet  @ Jazz Estate 8:00 Milwaukee, WI  rj- trumpet/compostions; Aruan Ortiz – piano; Michael Formanek – bass; Gerald Cleaver – drums  New Group/New Music!

Feb 19 w/ Russ Johnson Quartet @ University of Wisconsin Parkside 3:00 – Kenosha, WI    rj- trumpet/compostions; Aruan Ortiz – piano; Michael Formanek – bass; Gerald Cleaver – drums  New Group/New Music!

Feb 22 w/ Eric Hochberg Trio @ Catch 35 – chicago, IL  Eric Hochberg – bass; Steve Million – piano; rj – trumpet

Mar 3 w/ Jeff Davis “Authorities Band @ Cornelia St. Cafe – NYC  Jeff Davis – drums/compositions; Drew Gress – bass; Jon Irabagon – saxophones; rj – trumpet; Jonathan Goldberger – guitar

Mar 4 w/ Michael Bates “Shostakovich Project” at Greenwich Music House – NYC.  Micahel Bates – bass/compositions; Gregory Tardy – tenor/clarinet; rj – trumpet; Russ Lossing – piano; Mike Sarin – drums

Mar 12 w/ Damon Short’s “Brass Menagerie” @ Hungry Brain – Chicago, IL  Michael Vltakovich – trombone; Ryan Schulz – bass trumpet; rj – trumpet; Larry Kohut – bass; Damon Short – drums

Mar 14 w/ Daniel Bruce Quintet @ Whistler – Chicago, IL  Daniel Bruce – guitar/compositions; Chris Madsen – tenor; Rob Clearfield – piano; rj – trumpet; Clark Sommers – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums

Mar 22 w/ Rob Clearfield performing the music of Herbie Hancock’s “Empyrean Isles” @ Fulton Street Collective – Chicago, IL  as part of the Jazz Art Record Collective Series.  Rob Clearfield – piano; Curt Bley – bass; Marcus Evans – drums; rj – trumpet

Mar 25 w/ Hindole Majumdar @ Milwaukee, WI

Mar 29 w/ Geof Bradfield performing the music of Herbie Hancock’s “The Prisoner” @ Fulton Street Collective – Chicago, IL  as part of the Jazz Art Record Collective Series.  Geof Bradfield – Tenor Sax, Flute; John Wojciechowski – Tenor Sax, Flute, Alto Flute; Jason Stein – Bass Clarinet; Russ Johnson – Trumpet, Flugelhorn; Joel Adams – Trombone; Scott Bentall – Bass Trombone; Ben Waltzer – Piano; Clark Sommers – Bass; Dana Hall – Drums

Apr 4 Guest Artist with the Millikin University Jazz Ensemble – Decatur, IL

Apr 7-8  Guest Artist @ University of Minnesota – Morris Jazz Festival – Morris, MN

Apr 13 duo w/ Devin Drobka @ Var Gallery – Milwaukee, WI

Apr 16 w/ Dave Rempis duo @ Woodland Pattern – Milwaukee, WI

Apr 22 w/ Michael Formanek’s “Ensemble Kolossus” @ NYU – Washington DC

Apr 23 w/ Robin Verheyen NY Quartet @ Lawrence University – Appleton, WI RV – tenor, soprano/ compositions; rj -trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

Apr 24  w/ Robin Verheyen NY Quartet @ University of Wisconsin Parkside, Kenosha, WI 4:00 RV – tenor, soprano/ compositions; rj -trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

Apr 24  w/ Robin Verheyen NY Quartet @ West End Conservatory – Milwaukee, WI 8:00  RV – tenor, soprano/ compositions; rj -trumpet; Drew Gress – bass; Jeff Davis – drums

April 27 w/ Johannes Wallmann & Linda Oh @ UW Madison School of Music

May 5 w/ Erich Hochberg – bass; and Steve Million – piano @ Catch 35 – Chicago, IL

May 11 w/ Max Johnson – bass; Tim Daisy drums @ West End Conservatory – Milwaukee, WI 8:00

May 13 w/ Max Johnson – bass; Tim Daisy drums @ Jazz Central Studios – Minneapolis, MN

May 14 w/ Max Johnson – bass; Tim Daisy drums @ Hungry Brain – Chicago, IL

May 27 w/ Scott Hesse Quartet @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

June 2 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Meeting Point” @ Milwaukee, WI rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

June 4 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Meeting Point” @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

June 8 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Meeting Point” @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL   rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

June 9 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Meeting Point” @ Arts & Literature Laboratory – Madison, WI   rj – trumpet/tunes; Jason Stein – bass clarinet; Anton Hatwich – bass; Tim Daisy – drums

June 10 w/ Mike Allemana Quartet – Chicago, IL

June 12 w/ Hindole Majumdar – tabla; Scott Hesse – guitar; and rj – trumpet @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL

June 15 w/ Fred Lonberg – Holm Chicago, IL

June 19 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL

June 28 w/ Dave Rempis Quartet – performing the music of Johnny Dyani’s “Song for Biko” at the Jazz Record Art Collective- Chicago, IL  Dave Rempis – saxophones; rj -trumpet; Joshua Abrams – bass; Avreeayl Ra -drums

June 30 & July 1 w/ Russ Johnson Quartet  @ Cornelia St Cafe -New York, New York  rj- trumpet/compostions; Aruan Ortiz – piano; Michael Formanek – bass; Gerald Cleaver – drums

July 15 w/ Matt Ulery’s Loom at Glen Ellyn Jazz Festival – Glen Ellyn, IL

Aug 5 w/ Tim Daisy’s Fulcrum Ensemble @ The Elastic Arts Foundation – Chicago, IL 9pm Dave Rempis (reeds) Steve Swell (trombone) James Falzone (clarinet) rj  (trumpet) Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello + electronics) Tim Daisy (drums + marimba + compositions)

Aug 8 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom” at Polish Triangle – Chicago, IL

Aug 16 w/ Chicago Yestet – Madison, WI

Aug 18 w/ Chicago Yestet – Fulton St. Collective – Chicago, IL

 

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