Artist: Ches Smith

Past Performances

Stephan Crump’s Elemental

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

Ches Smith: Laugh Ash

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The dazzling percussionist dares to merge, purge, and blur electronic, orchestral and jazz styles & players, with Jennifer Choi, Nate Wooley...

[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 […]