Ryan McGuire is a double Bassist from Boston, the founder/bandleader of avant metal group Ehnahre, and the Bassist for the Chaparrals.
Helena Espvall started to play electric guitar as a bored teenager in northern Sweden, and went on to take cello lessons and was never bored again. After having played in rock bands, a silent movie orchestra, an Arabian ensemble and being inspired to play free improvised music by a shocking Eugene Chadbourne performance, she moved… Continue reading Fire Museum Presents: Helena Espvall + Bardo Pond
Mette Rasmussen is a danish saxophone player based in Trondheim, Norway. She works in the field of improvised music, drawing from a wide range of influences. She spans from free jazz to textural soundwork. She works on exploring the natural rawness of her instrument and dives in to experimenting on what the saxophone is capable… Continue reading Mette Rasmussen
Carbonara’s music draws on an array of rich musical styles from Andalusian Roma-Flamenco to Hindustani classical. Over the years he has developed a unique exalted pidgin style of playing that covers a wide emotional terrain from meditative calm to restless unease by combining self-taught, free form classical and flamenco techniques with those learned from formal… Continue reading Eric Carbonara
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
“A virtuosic technician with abundant creativity and a drive to engage disparate and unlikely scenarios….” All About Jazz New York The following YouTube playlist includes Dan’s solo performances
Wexler creates sound washes on keyboard and guitar and tries to reach for new territory with each performance.
Keir Neuringer is a musician and interdisciplinary artist who is involved in creative arts communities in Poland, Holland, and the US. He has cultivated a personal and intensely physical approach to saxophone improvisation, plays analogue electronics and Farfisa organ, and sings and narrates text. After training as a composer and jazz saxophonist in the US,… Continue reading CEREMONIES OUT OF THE AIR: Keir Neuringer
In April 2014, Nick Millevoi released his latest [and greatest] album: Numbers on the Side. Numbers on the Side is Nick’s fourth solo guitar recording, picking up where 2012’s In White Sky (The Flenser) left off, using the 12-string electric guitar to delve more deeply into feedback, drone, and noise. Recorded in July 2013 at… Continue reading Numbers on the Side: Nick Millevoi
In March, Philadelphia based guitarist Eric Carbonara released Tributes and Diatribes with harpist Jesse Sparhawk on VHF Records. Told in the form of solo instrumental guitar, Carbonaraʼs lyrical playing offers the listener seven personal autobiographical narratives that play out as carefully shaped thematic song poems. Carbonaraʼs playing draws on an array of rich musical styles… Continue reading Tributes & Diatribes: Eric Carbonara