On Friday, December 27 at 8 PM, the “West Street Trio” will perform at Green Kill featuring Federico Balducci, John D. Venter and Steve Chillemi, and Aron Namenwirthm, Dave Sewelson, and Dan Lippel and Alejandro Flores Duo. Tickets are 10 dollars at the door and may be reserved on this page. BYOB. Soft drinks and snacks are available at Ozubar.
About the “West Street Trio”
The “West Street Trio presents an eventing of totally improvised experimental jazz: past performances can not be used to predict future performances
Federico Balducci – guitar
John D. Venter – saxophone
Steve Chillemi – drums
About the Dand Lippel and Alejandro Flores Duo
The Lippel/Flórez duo is a meeting ground for two versatile musicians showcasing their interest in classical/contemporary writing and improvisation in a variety of settings. Their approach bridges the worlds of New Music, jazz and free improv, resulting in a fiery blend of eclectic virtuosity.
Daniel Lippel has been called an “exciting soloist” (New York Times) and “precise and sensitive” (Boston Globe), and has established himself as a vital force in the New Music scene in NYC and abroad. He regularly premieres pieces written by some of today’s most important composers, both as a soloist and as a member of various ensembles, including the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE). He is also co-founder/director of the label New Focus Recordings, and appears as guest in numerous performances and recordings of solo and ensemble music. All through his impressive output, Daniel exhibits a distinctly modern musical voice and an unwavering commitment to the advancement of the guitar and its new repertoire.
Originally from Bogotá, Colombia, Alejandro Flórez works as an instrumentalist, composer and educator in NYC. He has appeared extensively as a sideman in productions of Latin American and World music, touring the US, Canada and Colombia. As a bandleader, Alejandro has produced several recordings with his quartet and with the Gallo/Flórez duo. He has received recognition as a composer by the John Lennon Songwriting Competition and the Queens Council of the Arts. Semana magazine, with one of the largest circulations in his home country, named Meleyólamente, debut album by the Gallo/Flórez duo, as one of the top 10 of 2008. His current work focuses on blurring the boundaries between improvisation and composition, working alongside many well-known members of NYC’s jazz and free improv scenes.
About Aron Namenwirth and Dave Sewelson
Aron Namenwirth is a guitarist based in Brooklyn. He leads several groups including a quartet with Eric Plaks on keys, Sean Conly on bass and John Panikkar on drums. They have a recent release called Hurricane out on Culture of Waste records released 1/19. He is also playing with a trio that includes Zach Swanson on bass and Joe Hertenstein on drums. They have a new album coming out on gaucimusic 11/25/19 and are joined by Daniel Carter.- Where Truth lies.
Other recent collaborators in his improvisations include, Blaise Siwula, John Loggia, Dave Sewelson, Kevin Shea, and many others. He is playing with The Shrine big band every first Sunday of the month and runs a series twice a month called Pete’s Free Jazz at Aron’s place.
About Green Kill
Green Kill is a multi-use performance space dedicated to a diverse and growing creative community. Green Kill’s mission is to create artistic opportunities through peer to peer organization of talented and dedicated visual, performing and literary artists.
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