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FALL 2017 GIG CALENDAR

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Aug 16 w/ Chicago Yestet – Madison, WI Central Park Sessions @ 5:30; Brink Lounge @ 9:00  Joel Adams – trombone/compositions; Tom Garling – trombone; Nick Mazarella, Geof Bradfield, Chris Madsen – saxophones; Chuck Parrish, rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Mike Allemana – guitar; Clark Sommers – bass; Xavier Breaker – drums; LaShera Moore – vocals

Aug 18 w/ Chicago Yestet @ Fulton St. Collective – Chicago, IL  Joel Adams – trombone/compositions; Tom Garling – trombone; Nick Mazarella, Geof Bradfield, Chris Madsen – saxophones; Chuck Parrish, rj – trumpet; Rob Clearfield – piano; Mike Allemana – guitar; Clark Sommers – bass; Xavier Breaker – drums; LaShera Moore – vocals

Aug 23 w/ Nick Lang @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

Aug 24 @ Catch 35 – Chicago, IL w/ Steve Million – piano; Eric Hochberg – bass

Aug 25 w/ Carlos Adames Group @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

Aug 26 w/ Andrew Trim – guitar; and Devin Drobka – drums @ Hungry Brain – Chicago, IL

Aug 28 w/ Andrew Trim – guitar; and Devin Drobka – drums @ Boone & Crockett – Milwaukee, WI

Aug 31 w/ David Rempis’ “Action Quintet” at the Chicago Jazz Festival 3:15 pm @ Cassidy Theater – Chicago Cultural Center – David Rempis – saxophones; rj – trumpet; Jason Adasiewicz – vibes; Jason Roebke – bass; Mike Reed – drums

Sept 4 w/ Max Johnson – bass, Tim Daisy – percussion; rj – trumpet – @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL

Sept 7 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Headlands” + special guest Mark Taylor @ Fulton St. Collective – Chicago, IL  Russ Johnson – trumpet;compositions; Rob Clearfield – keyboard; Matt Ulery – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums; + special guest Mark Taylor – alto!

Sept 8 w/ Russ Johnson’s “Headlands” + special guest Mark Taylor @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  Russ Johnson – trumpet;compositions; Rob Clearfield – keyboard; Matt Ulery – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums; + special guest Mark Taylor – alto!

Sept 9 w/ Russ Johnson Quintet @ Blu – Milwaukee, WI  rj -trumpet; Mark Taylor – alto; Scott Hesse – guitar; Jeff Hamman – bass; Dave Bayles – drums

Sept 14 w/ Dana Hall’s “Spring” at California Clipper – Chicago, IL  Dana Hall – drums; Clark Sommers – bass; Geof Bradfield – tenor; rj – trumpet

Sept 15 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom/Large” @ Constellation – Chicago, IL

Sept 19 w/ Johannes Wallmann Quartet @ Waunakee Public Library; Waunakee, WI

Sept 21 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Yes, and…music for 9 Improvisers” @ Northern Illinois University.  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions; Greg Ward – alto saxophone; Anna Webber – tenor saxophone and flutes, Marquis Hill and Russ Johnson – trumpets, Joel Adams – trombone, Scott Hesse – guitar, Clark Sommers – bass, and Dana Hall drums and percussion.

Sept 22 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Yes, and…music for 9 Improvisers” @ University of Wisconsin Parkside.  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions; Greg Ward – alto saxophone; Anna Webber – tenor saxophone and flutes, Marquis Hill and Russ Johnson – trumpets, Joel Adams – trombone, Scott Hesse – guitar, Clark Sommers – bass, and Dana Hall drums and percussion.

Sept 23 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Yes, and…music for 9 Improvisers” @ Hyde Park Jazz Festival – Chicago, IL.  Geof Bradfield – tenor/compositions; Greg Ward – alto saxophone; Anna Webber – tenor saxophone and flutes, Marquis Hill and Russ Johnson – trumpets, Joel Adams – trombone, Scott Hesse – guitar, Clark Sommers – bass, and Dana Hall drums and percussion.

Sept 29 w/ Andrew Trim – guitar; and Devin Drobka – drums @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI

Oct 3 w/ Sam Amidon @ Collectivo Back Room – Milwaukee, WI

Oct 6 w/ Johannes Wallmann @ InDIGenous Series – UW Madison Frederic March Play Circle – Memorial Union

Oct 9 w/ New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL

Oct 20 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Our Roots” @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  Geof Bradfield – saxophones/compositions; rj – trumpet; Joel Adams – trombone; Clark Sommers – bass; Dana Hall – drums

Oct 21 w/ Geof Bradfield’s “Our Roots” @ Merriman’s Playhouse – South Bend, IN  Geof Bradfield – saxophones/compositions; rj – trumpet; Joel Adams – trombone; Clark Sommers – bass; Dana Hall – drums

Oct 23 w/ Nick Mazzarella – alto; rj – trumpet; Clark Sommers – bass; Michael Raynor – drums @ Elastic Arts – Chicago, IL

Oct 26 w/ Daniel Bruce @ Constellation – Chicago, IL Daniel Bruce – guitar/compositions; Rob Clearfield – piano; Clark Sommers – bass; Jon Deitemyer – drums; Chris Madsen – tenor; rj – trumpet

Nov 2 w/ Steven Lugerner’s “Sluggish Ensemble” @ Constellation – Chicago, IL

Nov 3 & 4 w/ Matt Ulery’s “Loom/Large” at the Green Mill – Chicago, IL

Nov 5 w/ Steven Lugerner’s “Sluggish Ensemble” @ Jazz Gallery – Milwaukee, WI

Nov 16 w/ Dave Bayles trio @ Jazz Estate – Milwaukee, WI  DB – drums; Clark Sommers – bass; rj – trumpet

Nov 17 w/ Chicago Yestet Fulton St Collective – Chicago, IL

Nov 29 w/ New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL

Dec 16 w/ JC Sanford/Asuka Kakitani Large Ensemble – Minneapolis, MN

Dec 18 / New Standard Jazz Orchestra @ Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL

Dec 20 Russ Johnson Quartet with Aruan Ortiz – piano; Michael Formanek – bass; Gerald Cleaver – drums @ Constellation – Chicago, IL

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