Firas Zreik & Ensemble: New Journeys in Arabic Music (RBA)

Saturday, April 20, 2024. 8:00 pm
Born in Palestine and based in New York, master qanun (zither) player/composer Firas Zreik is a leader and highly sought-after collaborator.

Gryphon Rue plays Giusto Pio’s Motore Immobile and Ananta

Wednesday, April 10, 2024. 8:00 pm
Roulette Resident performs an obscure jewel of Italian Minimalism by the violinist and composer Giusto Pio.

Patricia Brennan & Adam O’Farrill Duo / Patricia Brennan’s SeVeN

Sunday, April 7, 2024. 8:00 pm
Double bill presenting the vibes/trumpet duo and SeVeN features Roulette Resident Patricia Brennan and other creative improvisers.

Ara Dinkjian, Arsen Petrosyan and String Quartet: Masters of Armenian Music (RBA)

Saturday, April 6, 2024. 8:00 pm
Featuring one of the world’s top oud players, Ara Dinkjian; duduk virtuoso Arsen Petrosyan; and a string quartet from the Greenwich Symphony.

LETTERS: a collaboration between filmmaker Mimi Chakarova and pianist/composer Kris Davis

Friday, April 5, 2024. 8:00 pm
A collaborative score and silent film that grew out of the intimate letters an immigrant sends home.

Hear in Now Expanded (Tomeka Reid, Silvia Bolognesi, yuniya edi kwon, Chad Taylor) + QWANQWA: Weaving Strands of Sound

Wednesday, April 3, 2024. 8:00 pm
"Weaving Strands of Sound" is a collaborative musical experience between Hear in Now Expanded and the Ethiopia-based QWANQWA.

Antonia Jiménez & Inma La Carbonera: A Gaya (To Mother Earth) (RBA)

Saturday, March 9, 2024. 8:00 pm
Flamenco Festival NY 2024: Antonia Jiménez, the famed Spanish guitarist/composer, and Inma La Carbonera, a soulful vocalist from Seville.

Hamza Akram Qawwal & Brothers: Sufi Chants of Pakistan (RBA)

Friday, March 8, 2024. 8:00 pm
Grandsons of revered Munshi Raziuddin return to Roulette after a mesmerizing 2019 performance of the improv Sufi vocal tradition, qawwali.

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba: Blues of Mali (RBA)

Saturday, February 17, 2024. 8:00 pm
Bassekou Kouyate, Mali’s master of the ngoni, returns to Roulette with his ensemble after his fantastic performance in the Spring of 2023.

Carl Stone 70th Birthday Lollapalooza: Night 2

Saturday, December 9, 2023. 8:00 pm
Carl Stone solos, collabs & 70th celebration w/ Soo Yeon Lyuh, Ned Rothenberg, Matt Sargent, Elliott Sharp, Booker Stardrum, Min Xiao-Fen