November 24th at the Ivy Room

Active Music Series at the Ivy Room Presents: Ochs/Shelton/Walton/Nordeson + Coleman/Stuart/Glenn + Fei/Perkis.

Quartet: Larry Ochs, Aram Shelton, saxophone; Scott Walton, bass; Kjell Nordeson, drums.

Trio: Michael Coleman, keyboard; Doug Stuart, bass; Jordan Glenn, drums.

Duo: James Fei, saxophone; Tim Perkis, electronics.

Ivy Room
860 San Pablo Ave Albany, CA
Music at 9:15
No cover, donations accepted

October 27th at the Ivy Room: Brains +Marches+Zimmerman/Cass/Ospovat

The AMS has moved to the fourth wednesday of the month, come see three exciting local groups:

Brains: Drew Ceccato, saxophones and Chris Golinski, drums

Marches: Aram Shelton, alto & tenor saxophone; Cory Wright, tenor & baritone saxophone; Michael Coleman, wurlitzer; Doug Stuart, bass; Jordan Glenn, drums.

Zimmerman/Cass/Ospovat: Jacob Zimmerman on alto saxophone, Kim Cass on upright bass, and Sam Ospovat on drums are the members of a new collective trio. The players share an interest in composing original forms and compositions around which to improvise with an emphasis on poly-rhythmic structures. Additionally the group also employs these rhythmic concepts in their approaches to the standard repertoire.

Ivy Room
860 San Pablo Ave Albany, CA
Music at 9:15
No cover, donations accepted

September 27 at the Ivy Room: Arts & Sciences + Cylinder.

Active Music Series presents saxophonist Michael Coleman’s Arts & Sciences  and Cylinder. Arts & Sciences: Jacob Zimmerman, alto saxophone; Matt Nelson, tenor saxophone, Michael Coleman, wurlitzer and Jordan Glenn, drums.  Cylinder: Darren Johnston, trumpet; Aram Shelton, alto saxophone & clarinet; Lisa Mezzacappa, bass; Kjell Nordeson, drums.

No cover, donations accepted.
Ivy Room, 860 San Pablo Ave Albany, CA
Music at 9:15

May 24th at the Ivy Room

May 24 at the Ivy Room:

Quartet, Trio, Septet

Quartet: Matt Nelson, tenor saxophone; Gene Baker, organ; Lisa Mezzacappa, bass; Kjell Nordeson, drums.

Trio: Tom Djll, trumpet + electronics; Tim Perkis, electronics; Scott Walton, bass.

Septet: Jordan Glenn’s Mama Long Legs with Karl Evangelista, guitar; Andrew Conklin, guitar; Aram Shelton, alto & soprano saxophone; Matt Nelson, tenor saxophone; Cory Wright, baritone saxophone; Jason Hoopes, bass; Jordan Glenn, drums.

No cover, donations accepted.
Ivy Room, 860 San Pablo Ave Albany, CA
Music at 9:15

April 26th at the Ivy Room

April 26th at the Ivy Room:

Nishi Shelton Mendoza Stuart + Darren Johnston Trio.

1st set: Improvisations by the quartet of Kanoko Nishi, koto; Aram Shelton, soprano saxophone; Ava Mendoza, guitar; Doug Stuart, bass.

2nd set: Darren Johnston Trio featuring DJ on trumpet, Doug Stuart on bass, and Jordan Glenn on drums.

No cover, donations accepted.
Ivy Room, 860 San Pablo Ave Albany, CA
Music at 9:15

March 22nd at the Ivy Room

Active Music Series at the Ivy Room March Edition: Daniel Popsicle & Rob Ewing Sextet

Daniel Popsicle will be playing selections from the Color Music of El Cerrito.  The audience is encouraged to bring art supplies. Musicians include: Dan Plonsey (leader), Suki O’Kane, John Schott, Cory Wright, Michael Zelner, Chris Silvey, Myra Chachkin, Lynn Murdock, Ceylan Yagmur, Jamie Bastian, and Mark Culbertson, whose birthday it will be. The mood will be celebratory, as the ensemble has not played in public since last June.  A few songs from recent performances are here.

Rob Ewing Sextet. A newly formed group featuring Rob Ewing, trombone; Jacob Zimmerman,  alto saxophone; Erik Jekabson – trumpet; Michael Abraham, guitar; Miles Wick, bass; Jon Arkin, drums.

Music at 9:30 – sharp!

Kingman’s Ivy Room 860 San Pablo Ave Albany, CA

Cost: Donations

February 22nd at the Ivy Room

Active Music Series at the Ivy Room, February Edition: Nathan Clevenger Group + Phillips / Shelton / Glenn.

Nathan Clevenger Group: a set of creative jazz compositions featuring Kasey Knudsen, alto sax; Sylvain Carton, tenor sax & clarinet; Aaron Novik, Bb & bass clarinet; Sam Bevan, bass; Jon Arkin, drums; Nathan Clevenger, guitar & compositions.

Phillips / Shelton / Glenn: A set of free improvisation by the trio of Noah Phillips, guitar & electronics; Aram Shelton, saxophone & electronics; Jordan Glenn, drums.

Music at 9:30 – sharp!

Kingman’s Ivy Room 860 San Pablo Ave Albany, CA

Cost: Donations

November 23rd at the Ivy Room

A special Thanksgiving edition! Thank goodness for improvised music! This month there are three sets:

the Karl Evangelista Trio: Karl Evangelista, guitar; Cory Wright, saxophones; and Jordan Glenn, drums.

the Science Quartet: Michael Coleman, wurlitzer; Jacob Zimmerman, alto saxophone; Matt Nelson, tenor saxophone; Jordan Glenn, drums.

Blenderhead: Loren Benedict, voice, Matt Nelson, saxophone; Erc Vogler, guitar; Sam Ospovat, drums.

November 23, 2009
9:00 PM, No cover, donations accepted.

Kingman’s Ivy Room
860 San Pablo Ave
Albany, CA