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James Brandon Lewis’ Red Lily Quintet: Jesup Wagon

TODAY 8:00 pm
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The saxophonist presents the album release of Jesup Wagon: a brilliant appreciation of the life and legacy African-American […]

FLUX Quartet: Hans Tammen’s Skeuomorph

Tuesday, May 11, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Skeuomorph is Hans Tammen's sonic amalgam of FLUX Quartet's acoustic sounds and their electroacoustic counterparts.

Steve Swell/Tom Rainey Duo

Wednesday, May 12, 2021. 8:00 pm
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The trombonist and percussionist perform together for the first time in an improvised duo setting.

Tomas Fujiwara: Shizuko

Friday, May 14, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Drummer and composer Tomas Fujiwara premieres a suite of compositions, with a brand new quintet, dedicated to his grandmother, Shizuko

Laura Cocks: LARUS LARUS

Monday, May 17, 2021. 8:00 pm
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LARUS LARUS is a collection of blisteringly physical works for flute, voice, physically-modeled ensembles, bolts, and balloons.

For Living Lovers: CRUCIBLE

Tuesday, May 18, 2021. 8:00 pm
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The duo of guitarist and composer Brandon Ross and acoustic bass guitarist Stomu Takeishi present their musical commentary on the change the […]

Marisa Tornello ft. Yoshi Weinberg: now that you know yourself

Wednesday, May 19, 2021. 8:00 pm
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A journey through trauma and healing in the queer and trans community is expressed in a soundscape of identity amidst projection and paint.

G Lucas Crane: Exploded Archive

Thursday, May 20, 2021. 8:00 pm
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After a pandemicyear deep dive of murk and ecstasy G Lucas Crane presents 3 compositions exploring his life in destroyed manipulated tapes.

Ches Smith / Craig Taborn / Mat Maneri / Bill Frisell

Friday, May 21, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Acclaimed improvisers Craig Taborn, Mat Maneri and Bill Frisell in a spontaneous dialogue with the compositions of Ches Smith.

Joel Ross: 4Nette

Saturday, May 22, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Vibraphonist Joel Ross presents the second performance of his year-long Roulette residency.

Leila Adu Trio with PUBLIQuartet

Tuesday, May 25, 2021. 8:00 pm
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International composer and performer, Leila Adu's intimate, transformative piano songs combined with renowned string quartet PUBLIQuartet.

Anjna Swaminathan: |borders/lines|

Thursday, May 27, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Anjna Swaminathan's |borders/lines| examines Borderline Personality Disorder & the ever-blurring binaries in her intersectional orbit.

C. Spencer Yeh

Wednesday, June 2, 2021. 8:00 pm
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A solo concert of violin, voice, and electronics.

John King and Brandon Collwes: Sonic Gathering United

Thursday, June 3, 2021. 8:00 pm
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“Sonic Gathering United” brings together choreographer Brandon Collwes and composer John King, along with special guests, for a one-time […]

Matt Mehlan & Sonnenzimmer: Slow Dances

Saturday, June 5, 2021. 8:00 pm
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NYC premiere of Slow Dances, actualized with local dancers and a special multichannel mix of the official Slow Dances music.

Che Chen & Talice Lee: Alone Together

Tuesday, June 8, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Che Chen and Talice Lee will perform a new set of collaged material culled from a year of life together inside.

Susie Ibarra: Talking Gong with Claire Chase and Alex Peh

Wednesday, June 9, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Susie Ibarra performs with Talking Gong featuring Claire Chase and Alex Peh. The trio performs music by Ibarra, Oliveros and Messiaen.

Amirtha Kidambi’s Elder Ones: New Monuments

Thursday, June 10, 2021. 8:00 pm
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An evening of works in progress for Amirtha Kidambi's Elder Ones, continuing to instigate change through incendiary and visceral music.

GABI: Time Stops

Friday, June 11, 2021. 8:00 pm
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GABI presents new compositions for string quartet, voice and electronics, investigating perceptions of time, ecstasy, form, and breath.

Mary Prescott: Mother Me

Monday, June 14, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Roulette Resident Artist Mary Prescott's intimate explorations of the complex relationships, psychology, and sociology surrounding motherhood.

Crystal Penalosa: Chamorro Spiritual Futures

Thursday, June 17, 2021. 8:00 pm
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In a magical realist narrative, this performance explores Chamorro ancestry and dreams of a future of independence and self-actualization.

Jaimie Branch

Friday, June 18, 2021. 8:00 pm
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The multitalented improviser, composer, and trumpeter Jaimie Branch returns to Roulette for the second performance of her 2020 Roulette […]

Anaïs Maviel & The Rhythm Method: listen to the rain

Saturday, June 19, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Composer and vocalist Anaïs Maviel returns with composer-performer ensemble The Rhythm Method to present the world premiere of listen to the […]

Ka Baird: Proximity Exercises

Ka Baird
Monday, June 21, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Ka Baird's "Proximity Exercises" is a new work using field recordings, voice, electronics, movement and featuring a small string ensemble.

Luisa Muhr: Babəl

Thursday, June 24, 2021. 8:00 pm
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“Babəl” is an experimental interdisciplinary performance piece and explores the essence of human communication beyond language.

Sonya Belaya: Cognitive Distortions, Ancestral Patterns

Friday, June 25, 2021. 8:00 pm
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"Cognitive Distortions / Ancestral Patterns" (for large ensemble) examines cognitive distortions through the stories of immigrant women.

Eddy Kwon: UMMA-YA

Saturday, June 26, 2021. 8:00 pm
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Eddy Kwon shares a solo, in-process performance of UMMA-YA, a work for violin, viola, voice, and body.

Ayano Elson: A Gardener

Tuesday, June 29, 2021. 8:00 pm
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A Gardener is a new performance created by Ayano Elson in collaboration with composer Matt Evans and video artist Hyung Seok Jeon. From a […]

Ayano Elson: A Gardener

Wednesday, June 30, 2021. 8:00 pm
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A Gardener is a new performance created by Ayano Elson in collaboration with composer Matt Evans and video artist Hyung Seok Jeon. From a […]