2018

2018

 

January

 

11th Ben Allison Quintet

Smoke in Manhattan

Ben Allison bass and compositions, Steve Cardenas guitar, Frank Kimbrough piano, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Allan Mednard drums

 

12th Whit Dickey duo returns to the studio!

Systems two recording in Brooklyn

Whit Dickey drums, Kirk Knuffke cornet

Recording a followup to our “Fierce Silence” CD on Clean Feed records

 

14th Nublu Orchestra

Nublu, Manhattan

Kenny Wollesen drums, Graham Haynes cornet, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jonathan Haffner alto,

Doug Wieselman guitar, Michael Kiaer bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet

 

15th to 26

Bridge Arts Ensemble

Performing in Schools around the Adirondacks



February

 

2nd Harold Danko duo Recording!

Trading eights recording studio, Paramus NJ

Harold Danko piano, Kirk Knuffke cornet

Look for it on Steeplechase records!

 

4th to 9th

Bridge Arts Ensemble

Performing in Schools around the Adirondacks

 

11th to 15th Allison Miller’s Boom tic Boom

New recording! At Fantasy Studios in Berkely CA

Allison Miller drums and compositions, Ben Goldberg clarinet and contra alto clarinet, Jenny Scheinman violin, Todd Sickafoose bass. Kirk Knuffke cornet, Myra Melford piano

Stay tuned for release and tours!




17th to 22nd

Ben Allison Quartet west coast tour

17 - PDX Festival, Portland OR

19 - Arcata (Redwood Jazz Alliance) + short workshop in the afternoon

20 - Black Cat (place we played at last time, early set at 6:30-9:30!

21 - Blue Whale, LA

22 - Antheneum, La Jolla

Ben Allison bass and compositions, Allan Mednard drums, Steve Cardenas guitar, Kirk Knuffke cornet

 

25th to 28th

Bridge Arts Ensemble

Performing in Schools around the Adirondacks



March

 

1st and 2nd

Bridge Arts Ensemble

Performing in Schools around the Adirondacks

 

5th and 6th John Medeski Duo Recording!

Area 52 Recording Studios Saugerties NY

John Medeski piano, Kirk Knuffke cornet and vocal

Recording the music of Sun Ra!!  More details soon

 

12th to 16th

Bridge Arts Ensemble

Performing in Schools around the Adirondacks

 

19th to 22nd

Bridge Arts Ensemble

Performing in Schools around the Adirondacks

 

24th Bisio, Lonberg-Holm, Knuffke trio

The Lace Mill, Kingston NY

Michael Bisio bass, Fred Lonberg-Holm cello, Kirk Knuffke cornet

 

26th to 29th

Bridge Arts Ensemble

Performing in Schools around the Adirondacks



April

 

1st Howard Fishman

Mohonk Mountain House, Mohonk NY

Howard Fishman, guitar and vocal, Kirk Knuffke cornet

 

16th to 20th

Bridge Arts Ensemble

Performing in Schools around the Adirondacks

 

23rd to 26th

Bridge Arts Ensemble

Performing in Schools around the Adirondacks



May

 

9th To 16th Allison Miller’s  Boom tic Boom

Europe tour! Individual ates coming soon

Allison MIller drums and compositions, Jenny Scheinman violin, Jeff Lederer clarinet, Todd Sickafoose bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Myra Melford piano

 

27th Jeff Lederer’s Shakers and Bakers play Heart Love

The Falcon, Marlboro NY

Jeff Lederer saxophones, Jamie Saft keyboards, Mary Larose vocal, Miles Griffith vocal, Chris Lightcap bass, Allison Miller drums, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Joe Fiedler trombone



June

 

4th Allison Millers Boom tic Boom

Burlington Jazz Festival, Vermont

Allison MIller drums and compositions, Jenny Scheinman violin, Jeff Lederer clarinet, Todd Sickafoose bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Myra Melford piano




July

 

6th to 11th Copenhagen Jazz Festival

Copenhagen, Denmark

Appearing in ensembles from duo trio quartet and octet with bassist Thommy Andersson

 

15th Allison Miller’s  Boom tic Boom

North Sea Jazz Festival, Rotterdam The Netherlands

Allison MIller drums and compositions, Jenny Scheinman violin, Jeff Lederer clarinet, Todd Sickafoose bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Myra Melford piano

 

17th Allison Miller’s  Boom tic Boom

Molde Jazz Festival, Norway

Allison MIller drums and compositions, Jenny Scheinman violin, Jeff Lederer clarinet, Todd Sickafoose bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Myra Melford piano