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Roulette TV captures the creative process of live performance, giving viewers a unique window into Roulette’s distinctive programming through in-depth artist-driven features including studio visits, performance footage, and interviews.

Latest Release

On November 30, 2020, the composer and acclaimed vibraphonist Bill Ware presented his score for the 1926 film The Adventures of Prince Achmed at Roulette. Joined by the Prince Achmed Band—Ware on vibraphone, Steve Bernstein on slide trumpet, Sam Bardfeld on violin, Philip Mayer on percussion, John Murchison on gimbri and bass—the performance is lively and captivating and not to be missed. Watch it now with an exclusive interview with Ware post show.

Recent RTV Episodes

Roulette TV sits down with Ches Smith to discuss his gig with Bill Frisell, Mat Maneri, and Craig Taborn at Roulette.
RTV revisits commissioned artist Parnmongkol's dreamy multimedia project.
American jazz drummer and poet William Hooker discusses his new multimedia work, Chimes.
Fay Victor reflects on her recent work with her avant-garde 'dance' group SoundNoiseFUNK and the album release of WE'VE HAD ENOUGH!
This RTV episode features composer and acclaimed vibraphonist Bill Ware presenting his score for the 1926 film The Adventures of Prince […]
In this episode of RTV we present the second residency performance by saxophonist Aaron Burnett – a duet with acclaimed percussionist […]
RTV chats with bassist and composer Brandon Lopez about the first performance of his year-long Roulette residency with new works for his […]
RTV talks with the multitalented improviser, composer, and trumpeter Jaimie Branch about her quartet FLY or DIE's show at Roulette, […]
Featuring the legendary creator and composer Meredith Monk, this RTV episode traces a series of 10 performances that Monk curated at […]

Recent RTV Shorts

In this Dispatch, we hear an update from the composer and multi-instrumentalist Morgan Guerin. His Roulette commission, Wishes, a […]
Roulette TV catches up with composer Simon Hanes, whose performance was originally scheduled for June, via video chat. Hanes talks about […]
Ned Rothenberg, Alain Kirili and Ariane Lopez-Huici chat with Roulette about their April 24th 2021 performance—Concert Without Public.
This RTV episode features concert footage followed by an exclusive interview with Evans about the ensemble, their process, and working at […]
Experimental electronic musician Lesley Flanigan chats about her upcoming streamed performance at Roulette—a solo set for voice and […]
Sound and light artist Doron Sadja chats with us about his postponed project at Roulette—a multichannel sound work that explores the […]
Resident artist Crystal Penalosa discusses her upcoming performance and the importance of breath.
Artist Matt Mottel discusses his latest project opening Roulette’s Winter 2021 season on January 15.
On the 10th anniversary of Phill Niblock‘s Winter Solstice Concert at Roulette, Roulette co-founders Jim Staley and David […]

About RTV

Much of the work presented at Roulette is visually absorbing. The on-site audience has the opportunity to see how the sounds are made, how the movement is constructed, how the different forms of media interact. Roulette TV offers this experience to a worldwide audience – interviews with the artists add a new dimension to the audience’s appreciation of the artists’ enterprise and achievement.

Roulette TV airs on Brooklyn Free Speech the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm. Find your channel and tune in:
Spectrum (formerly Time Warner): 79 & 1998
Optimum (formerly Cablevision): 68
Verizon FiOS: 43, RCN8

Roulette TV is also on the cable channel and digital platform NYXT.nyc—a branch of MNN. Watch NYXT in Manhattan on Spectrum 1992 and Fios 38, and in Brooklyn on Spectrum 1997, Fios 45, and RCN 85. You can also watch the 24/7 livestream or stream from their on-demand video library.