Philadelphia trombonist and composer Dan Blacksberg is rapidly establishing himself as one of the city’s premiere musicians, renowned as one of the leading trombonists in the world of klezmer. Dan is making a name for himself across many genres in Philadelphia and beyond. For his opening performance for Bop Kaballah at The Little Shul, he… Continue reading Invocation
The trio is: Bonnie Kane, on saxophone, has always "sought the magic of the moment, bringing her Fresh Sound Guarantee to every performance. Her dedication to improvisation was influenced by an unusually early and continuous exposure to Sun Ra." Flandrew Fleisenberg plays percussion on an assortment of everyday ephemera and modified drum parts that he… Continue reading i’m with joo won
This set included: Franz Hautzinger on Trumpet Isabelle Duthoit on Clarinet Gene Coleman on Bass Clarinet Nick Millevoi on Electric Guitar and Dan Blacksberg on Trombone
Trumpeter Franz Hautzinger and vocalist Isabel Duthoit improvised a set of their music for the crowds of Archer Spade Performance Series at the Slought Foundation in Philadelphia, PA.
Van Sutra at Ortlieb’s The Philadelphia based duo Played a set of their music for the crowds at Ortlieb’s! Van Sutra is: George Draguns(Guitar) & Julius Masri(Drums)
*Shining Wizard* at Ortlieb’s Played a set of their music for the crowds at Ortlieb’s in Philadelphia. *Shining Wizard* is a noisy punk rock/free jazz duo from Montreal. According to the band’s facebook page, the duo will play in any venue: A satanist church, A free jazz venue, Some posh university library or a dive… Continue reading *Shining Wizard*
Toshimaru Nakamura improvises with Archer Spade’s musicians at Studio 34 Toshimaru Nakamura, Tokyo’s experimental music artist, is visiting the United States for a week of performances with Many Arms. Nakamura was joined by a collection of Archer Spade musicians for his first show: Keir Neuringer Amy Cimini Julius Masri Jesse Kudler Ian Fraser Nick Millevoi… Continue reading Toshimaru Nakamura et al
Aidan Baker and Dana Schechter played a set of their music(solo and duet) at Philadelphia’s First Unitarian Church. Aidan Baker’s Already Drowning and Dana Schechter’s Long Arms are now available at Bandcamp and various other stores.
Archer Spade Performance Series presented three big names in the Jazz scene: Joe Morris, guitar William Parker, double bass and Marco Eneidi, alto saxophone
Archer Spade Performance Series presented an outstanding ensemble with musicians belonging to two groups: Dan Blacksberg Trio and Transitional Objects. The lineup included: Dan Blacksberg, trombone Matt Engle, double bass Nick Millevoi, guitar and Mike Szekely, drums