Gig Archive 2007

January 2007

7th Ideal Bread music of Steve Lacy  
Lucky Cat, Brooklyn
Josh Sinton Baritone saxophone, Reuben Radding bass, Tomas Fujiwara Drums, Kirk Knuffke Trumpet

11th Jeff Davis Band
Tea Lounge, Brooklyn
Jeff Davis, Drums and tunes, Tony Barba Saxes, Kris Davis Piano, Jonathon Golberger Guitar, Kirk Knuffke Trumpet,  Eivind Opsvik bass

19th to 22nd Josh Ritter
At "Great North Sound Society" in Maine
Recording Session for "The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter" SONY/BMG
Josh Ritter Vocals, guitars and song writing, Kirk Knuffke Trumpet, Tony Barba saxes, Matt Douglas saxes, Zack Hickman basses and guitars, Liam Hurley drums, Sam Kassirer keyboards and production

29th Brian Drye Quintet
Goodbye Blue Monday, Brooklyn
Brian Drye Trombone, Kirk Knuffke Trumpet, Jon Golberger Guitar, John Mclellan Drums,  Chris Welcome cello

February 2007

14th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Bowery Ballroom Manhattan
Eddie Henrderson, Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

19th Kirk Knuffke Quartet
Nublu Manhattin
Kirk Knuffke trumpet and compositions, Brian Drye trombone, Jeff Davis drums, Reuben Radding bass

22nd Kenny Wollesen's Himilayas
Zebulon, Brooklyn
Kenny Wollesen drums and leadership, Tim Lunzel bass, Jonathan Haffner alto, Tony Sheer guitar, Jesse Harris banjo, Kirk Knuffke trumpet
etc

25th Jeff Davis Maxamalist Quintet 
Jimmys, Manhattan
Jeff Davis, drums, Ben Gerstien trombone, Kris Davis farfisa organ, Kirk Knuffke trumpet,  Eivind Opsvik bass 

28th Jeff Davis Band
Galopagos art space Brooklyn
Jeff Davis, drums and tunes, Jason Rigby saxes, Kris Davis piano, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Eivind Opsvik bass

March 2007

22nd Kirk Knuffke Quartet
Recording session for "Big Wig"
Studio STATS in Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke trumpet and compositions, Brian Drye trombone, Jeff Davis drums, Reuben Radding bass

April 2007

2nd Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Eddie Henrderson, Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

6th Ideal Bread music of Steve Lacy  
CIM center for improvised music, Brooklyn
Josh Sinton Baritone saxophone, Reuben Radding bass, Tomas Fujiwara drums, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

9th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

13th Nublu Orchestra with Sun Ra Arkestra
Paul Robeson Theater Brooklyn
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass
 
15th Jeff Davis Band
Bar 4 Brooklyn
Jeff Davis, drums and tunes, Tony Barba saxes, Kris Davis piano, Jonathon Golberger guitar, Kirk Knuffke trumpet,  Michael Bates bass

16th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Eddie Henrderson, Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

22nd Kenny Wollesen's Himilayas
Washington Square Park, Manhattan
Kenny Wollesen drums and leadership, Tim Lunzel bass, Jonathan Haffner alto, Tony Sheer guitar, Jesse Harris banjo, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, etc

23rd Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

26th Kirk Knuffke Jesse Stacken duo
Bisquit BBQ, Brooklyn
Jesse Stacken piano, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

29th Michael Attias KODAK
Jimmys, Manhattan
Michael Attias alto, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Jeff Davis drums, Kris Davis rhodes, Eivind Opsvik bass

30th Kirk Knuffke Quartet
Nublu Manhattan
Kirk Knuffke trumpet and compositions, Brian Drye trombone, Jeff Davis drums, Reuben Radding bass

May 2007

5th and 6th Gunter Gruner
City College
Recording Session for "Invisable landscape"
Daniel Carter alto, tenor, clarinet, Salim Washington tenor flute, Yusuke Yamamato vibes, Nicoli Letman bass, Gunter Gruner drums

7th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

14th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

18th Knuffke/Stacken Duet
5c cafe Manhattan
Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Jesse Stacken piano

21th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

28th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

June 2007

4th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

6th Kirk Knuffke Quintet with Butch Morris
Barbes Brooklyn
Butch Morris conduction,  Kirk Knuffke trumpet,  Eivind Opsvik bass, Reuben Radding bass,  Kristopf Knoche bass clarinet, Tony Barba clarinet

Jeff Davis Band
Tea lounge Brooklyn
Jeff Davis, drums and tunes, Tony Barba saxes, Kris Davis piano, Jonathon Golberger guitar, Kirk Knuffke trumpet,  Eivind Opsvik bass

7th No Truck
Think Coffee, Manhattan
Jesse Stacken nord, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Vinnie Sperrazza drums, Justin Keller tenor

8th Jeff Davis Band recording session
Systems Two, Brooklyn
Jeff Davis, drums and tunes, Tony Barba saxes, Kris Davis piano, Jonathon Golberger guitar, Kirk Knuffke trumpet,  Eivind Opsvik bass

11th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

18th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

23rd Gunter Gruner Invisable Landscape
Yippie Cafe Manhattan
Daniel Carter saxes, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Nicola Letman bass, Gunter Gruner drums and compositions

25th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

July 2007

2nd Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

9th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

10th Bridesmaids
Luna lounge Brooklyn
Leah Paul flute and vocals, Tom Abbs bass, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Jared Shonig drums, Matt Bauder tenor

16th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

23rd Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

30th Kenny Wollesen's Himilayas
Zebulan Brooklyn CD release party
Kenny Wollesen drums and leadership, Tim Lunzel bass, Jonathan Haffner alto, Tony Sheer guitar, Jesse Harris banjo, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

August 2007

4th Kenny Wollesen's Himilayas
Lincoln Center Manhattan
Kenny Wollesen drums and leadership, Tim Lunzel bass, Jonathan Haffner alto, Tony Sheer guitar, Jesse Harris banjo, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

5th Kenny Wollesen's Himilayas
Prospect Park Brooklyn
Kenny Wollesen drums and leadership, Tim Lunzel bass, Jonathan Haffner alto, Tony Sheer guitar, Jesse Harris banjo, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

6th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

12th Ideal Bread music of Steve Lacy  
Cafe Grumpy, Brooklyn
Josh Sinton Baritone saxophone, Reuben Radding bass, Tomas Fujiwara Drums, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

13th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Doug Wieselman bass clarinet, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

20th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Mauro Refosco percussion, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass

21st and 22nd Ideal Bread Recording Session
Music of Steve Lacy
Studio Stats Brooklyn
Josh Sinton Baritone saxophone, Reuben Radding bass, Tomas Fujiwara Drums, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

22nd Josh Ritter
The Box Manhattan
Josh Ritter Vocals, guitars and song writing, Kirk Knuffke Trumpet, Tony Barba saxes, Matt Douglas saxes, Zack Hickman basses and guitars, Liam Hurley drums, Sam Kassirer keyboards

25th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Saalfeldan Jazz Festival, Austria
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen, Ilhan Ersahin tenor,  Mauro Refosco percussion, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass Thor Madsen guitar

28th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Saint Anna Arrasi Jazz Fest Sardinia, Italy
Graham Haynes, Kirk Knuffke trumpets, Kenny Wollesen, Ilhan Ersahin tenor,  Mauro Refosco percussion, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass, Thor Madsen guitar

30, 31st Kenny Wollesen's Himilayas
Williasu Jazz Festival, Switzerland
Kenny Wollesen drums and leadership, Tim Lunzel bass, Jonathan Haffner alto, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, etc

September 2007

1st, 2nd Kenny Wollesen's Himilayas
Williasu Jazz Festival, Switzerland
Kenny Wollesen drums and leadership, Tim Lunzel bass, Jonathan Haffner alto, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, etc

10th Nublu Jam
Nublu Manhattan
Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Michael Kiaer bass, Cavassa drums

17th  Nublu Jam
Nublu Manhattan
Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Cavassa bass, Nick Gianni Bari, Daniel Jodocy drums

19th Kirk Knuffke FONT Festival directed by Dave Douglas
Tea lounge Brooklyn 8pm
Kirk Knuffke trumpet and compositions, Jeff Davis drums, Brian Drye trombone, Eivind Opsvik bass

Kenny Wollesen Big Band
Featuring the music of Sarah Wilson
Tea lounge 10 pm

24th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Kenny Wollesen, Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman rhodes, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Zeke Zima guitar, Michael Kiaer bass Thor Madsen guitar

27th Knuffke/Drye Duo
Cafe Grumpy
Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Brian Drye trombone

October 2007

8th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Kirk Knuffke, Graham Haynes cornets, Kenny Wollesen, Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman keyboards, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jonathon Haffner alto, Jesse Murphy guitar, Clark Gayton trombone

14th Knuffke/Wollesen/Krauss Trio
Cim Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Kenny Wollesen drums, Briggan Krauss alto

John Zorn Improv Night
The Stone, Manhattan
John Zorn, Briggan Krauss, Ned Rothenberg saxophones, Steven Bernstein Kirk Knuffke Paul Brody trumpets, Eyal Maoz guitar, Shanir Blumenkranz bass, Kenny Wollesen drums

15th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Graham Haynes cornet, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Kenny Wollesen, Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman keyboards, Jonathon Haffner alto, Jesse Murphy guitar, Clark Gayton trombone

22nd Elizabeth and the Catapult
Carnegie Hall Isaac Stern Auditorium

22nd Kirk Knuffke Band
Nublu
Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Brian Drye trombone, Jonothan Goldberger guitar, John Mclellan drums    

26th Stacken/Knuffke Duo
5c Cafe
Jesse Stacken piano, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

29th Kirk Knuffke band
Nublu
Daniel Carter reeds, Reuben Radding bass, Harris Eisenstadt drums, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

November 2007

3rd Peter van Huffel Quartet
Village Bistro
Peter van Huffel alto and soprano, Thomas Morgan bass, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Sophie Tassignon voice

9th Josh Ritter
Webster Hall
Josh Ritter Vocals, guitars and song writing, Kirk Knuffke Trumpet, Tony Barba saxes, Matt Douglas saxes, Zack Hickman bass, Liam Hurley drums, Sam Kassirer keyboards

23rd Kirk Knuffke Quartet
Tea Lounge, Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke trumpet and compositions, Brian Drye trombone, Reuben Radding bass, Jeff Davis drums

December 2007

4th Recording Session for Knuffke/Drye Duo
Brian Drye trombone, Kirk Knuffke trumpet 
Brooklyn, Jonothan Golberger engineer

11th Kirk Knuffke Quintet with Butch Morris
The Stone
with Tony Barba, Michael Attias, Eivind Opsvik, Reuben Radding, Christof Knoche

17th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris at Nublu
Nublu
Graham Haynes cornet, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Kenny Wollesen, Aaron Johnston drums, Didi Gutman keyboards, Jesse Murphy guitar, Michael Kiaer bass