Archer Spade Presents Spectrum Ensemble at The Whole Shebang

Archer Spade Presents Spectrum Ensemble at The Whole Shebang

The second installment of the Spectrum Ensemble took place at the Whole Shebang in South Philadelphia. In contrast to the Rotunda performance, smaller groups of musicians performed sets of improvised music, occasionally joining forces in bigger groups and making a bigger sound. The Ensemble features musicians from the core Archer Spade(Dan Blacksberg, Nick Millevoi), Kud… Continue reading Archer Spade Presents Spectrum Ensemble at The Whole Shebang

Archer Spade Presents: Spectrum Ensemble at The Rotunda

Archer Spade Spectrum Ensemble

Featuring 24 of Philadelphia’s Outest Musicians, the brainchild of Dan Blacksberg and Nick Millevoi played a series of Sunday Matinee concerts in and around The City Of Brotherly Love. The ensemble featured musicians from the core Archer Spade(Dan Blacksberg, Nick Millevoi), Kud (Jesse Kudler), Van Sutra (Julius Masri and George Draguns), Sirius JuJu, Bender /… Continue reading Archer Spade Presents: Spectrum Ensemble at The Rotunda

Graffito Works at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Graffito Works at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Steven Weisz, founder of PhiladelphiaDANCE.org, has brought numerous dance programs to the greater Philadelphia region. His latest brainchild, Graffito Works (translated as “little scribbles” of movement), presented at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden. Graffito Works is a unique platform for dancers and performing artists to create site-specific work and to make it readily accessible to… Continue reading Graffito Works at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Graffito Works at Grounds For Sculpture

Graffito Works at Grounds For Sculpture

Graffito Works Presents a Performance inspired by Robert Lobe’s “In the Forest Drawn of Metal” featuring Forest Projects, Collaborative Works with Kathleen Gilje. The performance took place at the West Gallery, Grounds For Sculpture. Steven Weisz’s brainchild, Graffito Works, is a unique platform for dancers and performing artists to create site-specific work and to make… Continue reading Graffito Works at Grounds For Sculpture

Little Berlin Presents The Black Light Trio: Verrastro + Masri + Fishkin

Little Berlin Presents The Black Light Trio Verrastro + Masri + Fishkin

The trio is: Scott Verrastro, Percussion Julius Masri, Percussion David Fishkin, Saxophone Scott Verrastro is a Kohoutek drummer and percussionist, who has collaborated with Peter Brotzmann, John Dikeman, and Khan Jamal. Joining him is percussionist Julius Masri and saxophonist David Fishkin. Julius Masri, born in Lebanon, started playing music state side in the early 90s.… Continue reading Little Berlin Presents The Black Light Trio: Verrastro + Masri + Fishkin

The H-O-T Series of Philadelphia at Mascher Space

Rori Smith + Drake Tyler at The H-O-T Series of Philadelphia

is a monthly series curated by dance artist Loren Groenendaal and experimental percussionist flandrew fleisenberg and features improvisational dance, music, and other experimental performances from local and touring artists. The January performance took place at Mascher Space and featured a duet by fleisenberg and Jodi Obeid: Another duet by Rori Smith and Drake Tyler: And then a collective… Continue reading The H-O-T Series of Philadelphia at Mascher Space

Fire Museum Presents: Nick Millevoi’s Bug Out! Quintet

Fire Museum Presents Nick Millevoi's Bug Out Quintet

The Nick Millevoi of Many Arms, Deveykus, The Archer Spade Music Series and many more musical projects debuted his latest and greatest brainchild: The Nick Millevoi Bug Out! Quintet. Explorers of free improv jazz, the Quintet is: Nick Millevoi, guitar Dan Blacksberg, trombone Julius Masri, circuit bent electronics Pete McRae, bass Ricardo Lagomasino, drum

Trio: Mette Rasmussen, Devin Hoff and Julius Masri

Mette Rasmussen, Devin Hoff and Julius Masri

Fire Museum & James Wadsworth Strong Present: Mette Rasmussen, Saxophone Devin Hoff, Bass Guitar and Julius Masri, Drums and percussion

Quartets Without Borders

Shayna Dulberger, Julius Masri, Keir Neuringer and Simone Weissenfels

Fire Museum presents: Simone Weissenfels, piano (Leipzig, Germany) Shayna Dulberger, bass (NYC) Julius Masri, drums (Philadelphia) Keir Neuringer, reeds and Saxophone (Philadelphia) The quartet performed a set of improvisational music at The Rotunda, Philadelphia.

Beyond Jazz From Philadelphia and Brooklyn

Keir Neuringer,Shayna Dulberger, Julius Masri and Yoni Kretzmer

A quartet of Philadelphians and Brooklynites took the stage at Legion Bar by storm with a set of their improvisatory Free Jazz music. The quartet performed the opening set of OutNow Music Nights and included: Keir Neuringer, Alto Sax Yoni Kretzmer, Tenor Sax Shayna Dulberger, Double Bass & Julius Masri, Drums OutNow Music Nights is… Continue reading Beyond Jazz From Philadelphia and Brooklyn