Artist: Ches Smith

Ches Smith: Laugh Ash

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Ches Smith debuts 3 new pieces that explore orchestrational commonalities and incongruences among acoustic and electronic sounds.

Past Performances

[RESIDENCY] Okkyung Lee: Red Eclipse

Friday, April 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Loosely inspired by Michelangelo Antonioni's masterpiece "L'Eclisse" and meant to accompany future video projects, these pieces will evoke the […]

[RESIDENCY] Mary Halvorson and Ches Smith: Solo Music

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
A double bill of solo performances with Mary Halvorson and Ches Smith. Halvorson returns to Roulette to celebrate the release concert for her […]

Matana Roberts’ Anthem

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
This work in progress narrative piece is a reflection of Roberts’ continued interest in social justice through sound.

Mary Halvorson Septet

Friday, September 7, 2012 @ 8:00 pm
Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Jon Irabagon (alto saxophone), Ingrid Laubrock (tenor saxophone), Jacob Garchik (trombone), Mary Halvorson […]

POSTPONED: Tim Berne “More Snakeoil”

Thursday, June 7, 2012 @ 8:00 pm
Large Ensemble Composer Commission recipient, saxophonist Tim Berne presents new work for octet as well as other recent ensemble work.

Ches Smith and These Arches

Ches Smith and These Arches
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 @ 8:30 pm
“A smartly unruly drummer active in devious art-rock and outsider jazz, Ches Smith (Xiu Xiu, Secret Chiefs 3) works often enough in other […]

Mary Halvorson Trio

Mary Halvorson Trio
Friday, July 9, 2010 @ 8:00 pm
Mary Halvorson Trio Mary Halvorson- guitar John Hebert- bass Ches Smith- drums Mary Halvorson has been active in New York since 2002, following […]

Mary Halvorson Quintet

Mary Halvorson Quintet
Thursday, July 8, 2010 @ 8:00 pm
Mary Halvorson Quintet Kirk Knuffke- trumpet Tim Berne- alto saxophone Mary Halvorson- guitar John Hebert- bass Ches Smith- drums Mary Halvorson […]

Mary Halvorson Quintet (Van Lier Fellowship)

Mary Halvorson Quintet (Van Lier Fellowship)
Thursday, March 18, 2010 @ 8:30 pm
Guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson premieres a set of new pieces for the Mary Halvorson Quintet as well as material from her upcoming release on […]