Parvenue: Parvenue (Megan Kyle, oboe, and Katie Weissman, cello) With special guests Lana Stafford (piccolo), David Adamczyk and Ana Vafai (violins), and Evan Courtin (viola).
Don Menza - tenor sax, John Hasselbeck Jr. - trombone, Bobby Jones - piano, Danny Zieman bass, John Bacon Jr. - drums
The Skifle Mistrels
Edward Chilungu solo piano
John Radice solo ukelele
JFK - Jerry, Flute and Toney Rodes
Phil De Re
Walter Kemp Solo piano
Robert Merlin Davis solo piano
Rishon Odell Drum a Drum
Quique, Miguel and José
Dave Ruch and Joe Bellanti
The return of Juini Booth
The Wrest Trio
Buffalo Belles Jazz Quartet
Joe Bellanti & Dave Ruch
A great Day in Buffalo: Windermere Blvd. 5th grade Jazz Band musicians from the Buffalo Academy of the Performing and Visual Arts High School a collaborative performance by some of Buffalo's best known jazz musicians
The Fredtown Stompers: Peter Isaac - trombone and vocals, Sean Ebert - trumpet and vocals, Melissa Sauers - clarinet and vocals, Mike Magoo - piano, Drew Azzinaro - guitar, Brian McKenna - drums, and Anthony Henry III - bass.
Doug Driespoon's House of Cards joined by Dave DeWitt - trombone, Jonathan Golove - cello, Kelly Bucheger - sax.
George Caldwell Quintet with: Phil DiRe - tenor sax, Dave Schiavone - tenor, Jim Colemon - bass, and Russ Algera - drums.
Hand in Hand - The Bugallo -Williams Piano Duo
Eric Crittenden & Jeff Garbaz
Mary McMahon with Bobby Jones - piano, Tim Clarke - trumpet, Mark Harris - bass, Tony Zambito - percussion.
EASEL Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello, electric guitar) Christoph Erb (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet) Michael Zerang (drums, percussion)
Danielle Distefano, soprano Ivan Docenko, piano
An Excess of Voice: Steve McCaffery & Wooden Cities
Three Kings Trio: Abdul Rahman Qadir on Drums, Jim Beishline on Piano, Ben Levitt on Bass.
Dave Bixler – jazz saxophone with Michael McNeill, John Bacon, Tim Clarke, Dave Arenius, Esin Gunduz
Tangos and Latin Love Songs - with Moshe Shulman and Miguel Benitez
Laura Dubin - Jazz Piano
SEQUENZA X - Jon Nelson, Michael McNeill, Zane Merritt
The Canal Street String Band
The Pinnavaia/Mastrantonio (PM) Duo, Carina & The Six String Preacher
Star People - The Miles Davis Project George Caldwell – piano John Bacon Jr. – drums Bobby Millitello – alto saxophone Tim Clarke – trumpet Miles Tucker– tenor sax Danny Zieman – bass
Intension Ensemble Peter Isaac - Bass Trombone Aaron Folmsbee- Trumpet David Pinchoff - Piano and Organ Evan Kaderbeck - Guitar Ed Klavoon - Double Bass Bill Conroy - Drums
The 12/8 Path Band
The Sound Trio
House of Cards
Liz Widzinski & Friends
The Slam Quartet Eric Crittenden and Brandon Williamson, founder or "Pure Ink Slam Poetry" in a night of acid Jazz and slam poetry.
resAunance: performs jazz originals, improvisations and contemporary avant-garde classical music. Esin Gunduz - voice Mike McNeill - piano John Bacon - vibes, bells, percussion Dave Ballou - trumpet Adam Unsworth - horn
Star People - The Miles Davis Project George Caldwell - piano John Bacon Jr. - drums Bobby Millitello - alto saxophone Tim Clarke - trumpet Doug Stone - tenor sax
Tokyo and the Boy Singer / songwriter Greg Wisniewski (Ironside) and vocalist Esther Kim
The Young Keen Philharmonic The 10 - piece electro / acoustic ensemble plays the music of Bela Bartok, Frank Zappa, and Captain Beefheart, as well as new works written for the group by American composers Andrew Rindfleisch, David Sanford, and Tom Pierson. The ensemble is a credit bearing class in the UB Music Dept.
UB Music Dept. Faculty Emi Ferguson (flute) and Sungmin Shin (guitar)
My Cousin Toné with special guest Tim Clarke
AMBIance Tango Quartet
Grüvology: Walter Kemp - keyboards, Bernard Kunz - guitar, Dave Phillips – drums, Efferin Fuse - bass.
Tangos with Moshe Shulman and La Gata
Eric Huebner (piano) and Jon Nelson (trumpet) recital performing newly
commissioned works for piano and trumpet by Tom Pierson (premiere), and
UB faculty members Jeffrey Stadelman, and Jonathan Golove, and a set of
new etudes for solo piano by Roger Reynolds.
The Fascinators Jack Freedenberg (piano, guitar, vocals) Tim Franczyk (guitar, vocals) Tim Switalski, (guitar, vocals)
House of Cards : Doug Dreishpoon’s musical game of chance.
PAUSA Collective Showcase I A 18 piece assemblage of musicians from Pausa favorites; resAUnance, Why Not?, Grüvology, Ironside, and Wooden Cities. The concert will culminate with a performance of John Zorn's COBRA, led by Brendan Fitzgerald.
Doug Drieshpoon / Dave Philips / Ravi Padnanabha ~ percussion Steve Baczkowski ~ didjeridu Jon Nelson ~ trumpet Nathan Heidelberger ~ horn Esin Gunduz ~ vocals Lázara Nelson / Moshe Shulman ~ violin Tyler Borden ~ cello Nelson Rivera ~ sax Kevin Doyle / Walter Kemp III / Mike McNeill ~ keyboards Zane Merrit / Greg Wisniewski ~ guitar Mark Harris ~ Bass Brendan Fitzgerald ~ COBRA conductor
Genna & Jesse
A Fair Forgery Will Schoellkopf, Tim Franczyk, Jack Freedenberg all play guitars and sing.
Shubbaluliuma: David Adamczyk and Evan Courtin - violins, Ryan Campbell - percussion
George Caldwell, Odell Northington, Carol McLaughlin, Sabu Adeyola.
Michele Costa's "Theater Figuren"
George Caldwell (piano), Russ Algera (piano) and Dan Ziemenn (bass) will play original jazz compositions
Alejandro Gutiérrez & Vince Quatroche
Eric Biondo's Paid Vacation - Eric's solo show of music and poetry.
Moshe Shulman and UB's Klezmer Ensemble
Peter Evans - Trumpet \ Sam Pluta- Computers
Joe Rozler's Parallel Universe
The Fever Pitch String Quartet
Lively Music - Silent Film : J'accuse (1919), music by: John Bacon, Steve Baczkowski & Omar Tamez
An "Unusually Different" Halloween Party
The Holland / Weissman Duo
Wordflight Reading Series: with Michael Basisnski and Annett Daniels
Lively Music - Silent Film: With Michael McNeill / Esin Gunduz / Liz Holland. Film- "M"
Steve Baczkowski's solo show: Will be playing two sets of improvised music featuring many of the instruments he has been working with in recent years along with a few he rarely plays in public.
Buffalo Percussion Festival: UB Professor of Percussion Tom Kolor and Duo Crossfire
Buffalo Percussion Festival presents Ravi Padmanabha's My Nada Brahma, with Ron Locurto (guitar) Michael McNeill (harmonium) and David Adamczyk ( violin)
Buffalo Percussion Festival presents Cuban percussionist Dafnis Prieto. Tom Kolor, Jon Nelson and UB Percussion Ensemble perform original compositions by Dafnis Prieto.
George Caldwell, Joanne Lorenzo, Sabu Adeyola & John Bacon
Resnick / Huebner / Unsworth Trio play works for trio by Ligeti, Wourinen, and Ballou
Wordflight Reading Series presents actress/poet Kathleen Betsko Yale and poet Ann Goldsmith reading from their work.
Silent Film / Live Music: TJ Borden inaugurates Pausa's new series with an original score played on electric cello for the classic silent film Nosferatu.
Piano Lab: Eric Huebner plays solo piano: Boulez's Notations, Eric Wubbels Psychomechanochronometer, Carter's Night Fantasies
George Caldwell Trio: George Caldwell (piano) Jeff Campbell (Contrabass) and Russ Algera (Drums).
Canal St. String Band - Phil Banaszaz plays filddle, mandolin, guitar and sings, is a NY State fiddle champion and North American Fiddlers Hall of Famer. Dave Ruchsings and plays mandolin, guitar, banjo, octave mandolin, bones, spoons, and jaw harp among other instruments. Bassist, singer and dobro plsyer Jim Whitford is a Buffalo Music Hall of Famer, and is a sideman for Peter Case, Tarbox Ramblers, Gurf Morlix and Linda McRae. "about as folksy fun as it gets" - Artvoice, Buffalo
Shubbaluliuma - Gypsy Crossover, via the 21st century, complete with electric and modified violins.
Savannah King performing original compositions and songs from the American folk tradition.
Skiffle Minstrel Duo - an eclectic mix of Southern standards with Gary Meixner (standard guitar) and Paul Todaro (bass fiddle)
Family FUNKtion and the Sitar Jams is a world jam trio of the Padmanabha brothers consisting of Naryan on sitar, Aneal on bass, and Ravi on drums.
Jazz Vibes with Joanne Lorenzo (vibes), Sabu Adeyola (bass), Michael McNeill (piano), Tony Zambito (percussion), Abdul Rachman (drums)
Unusually Different: Rey Scott - medium, large, and really large instruments Steven Baczkowski - large, really large and tiny instruments Ellen Barnum - one really awesome instrument Dr. Michael Colquhoun - Whistles of various types.....chainsaw David Dewitt - Long brass tubes and various whistling things Kenny Foster - Tiny buzzing thing, large and very large instruments
Folk Faces - American Folk Music with Tyler Westcott (lead vocal, guitar, banjo, mandolin) Richie Sasala (harmonica), Dan Schwach (percussion) Dan Borodzik (guitar and vocal)
Davey O with guest artists Savannah King and Jeffrey Mikulski performing original compositions from the American folk tradition.
Strings and Hammers: Julia Shulman, Sini Virtanen & Eunmi Ko with Tiffany Valvo. Duo Concertante by Krzysztof Penderecki Trio by Galina Ustvolskaya Trio (World Premiere) by Seunghee Lee Sonata No. 2 for Violin and Piano by Penderecki
Apocalypse : Oliver Messaien's Quartet for the End of Time Ana Vafai (violin) TJ Borden (cello) Christopher Culp (clarinet) Antonella Digiulio (piano) Program: Nino Rota - Piano Preludes I-X B.A. Zimmermann - Sonata for Cello Arnold Schoenberg - Six Little Piano Pieces Viola Yip - Firey for solo clarinet William O. Smith - Five Fragments for Double Clarinet
Elm-would Trio: Matt Michaud (guitar), Cameron Kayne (upright bass), Matt Felski (drumset) - a unique perspective on jazz standards
Piano Lab #2: University at Buffalo- Eric Huebner's Piano Studio. Chen Wu performing Schubert's Sonata in A major D.664 Yotom Rabinowitz performing Schubert's Sonata in G major D. 894
Joe Rozler's Universe: A longtime fixture on the Buffalo music scene, Joe's solo show of piano, electronica and singing will run the gamut of every imaginable style, and some that you have not yet imagined.
La Marimba: Tiffany Nicely, Gabriel Gutierrez, and Ringo Brill play traditional music from Mexico and Latin America performed on "the wood that sings."
Piano Lab #1: Eric Huebner plays solo piano works by David Felder, and Colin Tucker
Le Petit Genkín: Michael Wagner (piano) and Jeff McLeod (electric guitar) play solo and collaborative improvisations
UB Contemporary Ensemble: Morton Feldman's "Crippled Symmetry" played by Ross Aftel, Molly Shambo, Bill Louden