Upcoming Events

Carol Liebowitz / Ryan Messina Duo

Saturday, October 10th 8:00 PM $15 Suggested Donation

Carol Liebowitz – piano and voice
Ryan Messina – trumpet

(sets at 8 and 9 pm)

East -Westerly

Sunday, October 11th 8:30 PM $15 Suggested Donation

Deric Dickens- Drums
Anton Hatwich-Bass
Thomas Heberer- Trumpet
Nate Lepine- Saxophone
Aaron Quinn- Guitar

Tomas Fujiwara Trio

Monday, October 12th 8:30 PM $15 Suggested Donation

Ralph Alessi – trumpet
Brandon Seabrook – guitar
Tomas Fujiwara – drums, compositions

Music from their debut album, Variable Bets (Relative Pitch).

Steve Olson Trio New York

Friday, October 16th 8:30 PM $15 Suggested Donation

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Steve Olson: drums, percussion, objects
Denman Maroney: hyperpiano
Oscar Noriega: alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet

The trio plays freely improvised music, exploring sounds, moods and textures, drawing on jazz and avant-guarde traditions. Their concert at IBeam is the New York celebration of Olson’s  new CD, The Ruthless Shapes of Paradise, recorded this summer in Brooklyn.

Lina Allemano Four

Saturday, October 17th 8:30 PM $15 Suggested Donation












1st set at 8:30pm:
Nick Fraser Trio
Nick Fraser (drums)
Ingrid Laubrock (saxophones)
Aruan Ortiz (piano).

2nd set at 9:30 pm:
Lina Allemano – trumpet
Brodie West – alto saxophone
Andrew Downing – double bass
Nick Fraser – drums

Canadian trumpeter Lina Allemano is quickly emerging as “one of the most exciting new voices of the last few years” [Point of Departure] and was named one of DownBeat Magazine’s top innovative trumpeters for the future. Hailed as Canada’s leading free-jazz band, LINA ALLEMANO FOUR is known internationally for their inventiveness, playfulness, and synergy as they deftly blur the line between composition and improvisation.

An Evening of Talent Deserving Wider Recognition

Sunday, October 18th 3:00 PM $10 Suggested Donation

Allen Lowe, alto sax and all compositions with:

3 PM: Loren Schoenberg solo piano;   Micro-Cosmics, a post-Frank Melrose/Hoagy Carmichael fusion of ersatz modernity in the post-post-modern age of jazz

3: 45 PM Kelly Green solo piano;  variations on Mary Lou Williams 1954 solo piece I Loved Him

4:30 PM:  Shayna Dulberger  bass, Ava Mendoza  guitar, Allen Lowe alto, Miki Matsuki, on drums, Paul Austerlitz, clarinet. Lewis Porter piano: a suite on the notion of gender;  part of the Mary Lou Williams Suite

5:30 PM Pianist Ursula Oppens  in a quartet with Allen Lowe, clarinetist Ken Peplowski, and bassist Kevin Ray; various of Lowe’s original works; on gender; part of the Mary Lou Williams Suite

6: 30 PM: Whores is Funky: A quartet of Allen Lowe on electronics and; Ray Suhy on guitar and banjo; Jake Millett on sampling, electronics, etc. Larry Feldman on violin, Kevin Ray on bass. This is our Americana segment built on pre-war blues and hillbilly song forms.

7: 30 PM: sextet – Allen Lowe, alto; Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Paul Austerlitz clarinet, Kevin Ray bass, Lewis Porter piano; Jeremy Carlstedt, drums.  The post-bop world of Mary Lou Williams, Jaki Byard, Barry Harris

8:30 PM: A nine-piece band, with: Lou Grassi, Allen Lowe, Kevin Ray, Hayes Greenfield, Paul Austerlitz, Randy Sandke, Bobby Zankel, Christopher Meeder, Lewis Porter – an  ADHD version of a big band. Working Title: The Five Stages of Grief/Meditations on Disintegration (or: The Spectacle of the Spectacle of Death).


Friday, October 23rd 8:30 PM $15 Suggested Donation

Denman Maroney – hyperpiano
Ratzo Harris – bass
Bob Meyer – drums & cymbals