Calendar: Improvisation

Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan

Saturday, January 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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Guitarist Bill Frisell and bassist Thomas Morgan return to Roulette for a program of duets from their albums Small Town and Epistrophy.

Lisa Nelson: End Plays

Thursday, January 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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Improvisational dance artist Lisa Nelson premieres End Plays in collaboration with the dynamic duo HIJACK—Kristin Van Loon and Arwen Wilder.

The Music of Anthony Braxton: Syntactical Ghost Trance // Echo Echo Mirror House

Friday, January 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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Album release event for Anthony Braxton's "GTM (Syntax) 2017" performed by the Tri-Centric Vocal Ensemble, followed by Carl Testa/Cory Smythe.

Nick Dunston: Atlantic Extraction/The Floor is Lava!

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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Nick Dunston presents a set of original work with his quintet "Atlantic Extraction", followed by the world premiere of "The Floor is Lava!"

Anaïs Maviel: who is this ritual for and from?

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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Van Lier Fellow Anaïs Maviel presents: "Who is this ritual for and from?" will be an ending and a beginning, from self to other and vise versa.

Stephan Crump’s Elemental

Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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Elemental inhabits a magnified realm where communion grows in fields of texture.

Robert Dick & Rinde Eckert: Robert: Seriously Amused

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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Acclaimed flutist Robert Dick and alchemical performer Rinde Eckert present Robert: Seriously Amused

Mixology Festival 2019: Shelley Hirsch & The Mercurius Wagon // Crystal Penalosa: Sources of Power

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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Two unpredictable and uncompromising artists that always inspire through joy, tears, and wonder.

Mixology Festival 2019: Prepared Desktop

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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Jon Satrom tickles his computer until it barfs.

Ned Rothenberg: Beyond C

Sunday, February 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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Inspired by Terry Riley's "In C", "Beyond C" is a concerto for improvising woodwind soloist and an ensemble of variable instruments.