Philadelphia Concerts - High Zero Prep Festival, Jim Black, Vandermark 5, Fonda/Stevens, Khan Jamal/Matthew Shipp/Odean Pope - from Sweetnighter Productions


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High Zero Preparation Festival
two unique quartets
with some of

the country's most exciting improvisers

Wednesday, September 20th, 2000 - 9:30 pm - $12

Carol Genetti
Eric Leonardson
(tuned percussion/Chicago)
Toshi Makihara
Jack Wright

Bob Marsh
(violin, cello, voice/El Cerrito, CA)
Bob Falesh
(keyboards and electronics/Chicago)
Dave Champion
John Berndt

Plays and Players Club, 1714 Delancey St, Philadelphia

This concert celebrates Baltimore's High Zero Festival, which runs September 21-24, 2000.

Jim Black's
Alas No Axis

Monday, September 25th, 2000 - 9:30 pm - $12

Jim Black
Hilmar Jensson
(electric guitar)
Chris Speed
(tenor sax, clarinet)
Skuli Sverrisson
(electric bass)

Plays and Players Club, 1714 Delancey St, Philadelphia

Special Monday night show celebrating the release of Jim Black's Alasnoaxis (Winter & Winter)

Jim Black grew up in Seattle, WA, playing music ranging from garage rock to big band swing. In 1985, he went to Boston, MA to attend the Berklee College of Music. During this time he recorded numerous albums, performed in Europe, and taught summer classes at Berklee. In 1991, he moved to Brooklyn, NY. Jim has been touring and recording with many diverse groups including his role as a co-leader/composer for Pachora, a Middle Eastern influenced jazz trio with Chris Speed and Brad Shepik, as a member of Tim Berne's Bloodcount, Dave Douglas' Tiny Bell Trio, Ellery Eskelin Trio, Human Feel, and Uri Caine's Mahler Project.

The Vandermark 5

Wednesday, September 27th, 2000 - 9:30 pm - $15

hear Burn The Incline

Ken Vandermark
(tenor sax, Bb and bass clarinets)
Jeb Bishop
(trombone and guitar)
Dave Rempis
(alto, tenor sax)
Kent Kessler
Tim Mulvenna

Plays and Players Club, 1714 Delancey St, Philadelphia

Don't miss this show celebrating the release of Burn the Incline (Atavistic)

The Fonda/Stevens Group

Wednesday, October 4th, 2000 - 9:30 pm - $12

Joe Fonda (bass)
Michael Jefry Stevens (piano)
Harvey Sorgen (drums)
Paul Smoker (trumpet)

Plays and Players Club, 1714 Delancey St, Philadelphia

Odean Pope

Khan Jamal/Matthew Shipp/Odean Pope

Wednesday, October 11th, 2000 - 9:30 pm - $12

Khan Jamal
Matthew Shipp
Odean Pope

Plays and Players Club, 1714 Delancey St, Philadelphia

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