Gig Archive 2008

January 2008

9th David Levy Riopelle Ensemble
Vox Pop, Brooklyn
David Levy bass clarinet, bansuri Flute,  Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Giacomo Merega bass

10th Andy Biskin
Barbes, Brooklyn
Andy Biskin clarinet and compositions, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Brian Drye trombone, Alexis Cuadrado bass

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

16th 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

Febuary 2008

6th Butch Morris "Sketch Salon"
Barbes Brooklyn
Butch Morris conduction,  Kirk Knuffke trumpet,  Eivind Opsvik bass,  Kristopf Knoche bass clarinet, Tony Barba clarinet,  Michael Attias alto and baritone saxophone

13th Butch Morris "Sketch Salon"
Barbes Brooklyn
Butch Morris conduction,  Kirk Knuffke trumpet,  Eivind Opsvik bass,  Kristopf Knoche bass clarinet, Tony Barba clarinet,  Michael Attias alto and baritone saxophone

20th Butch Morris "Sketch Salon"
Barbes Brooklyn
Butch Morris conduction,  Kirk Knuffke trumpet,  Eivind Opsvik bass,  Kristopf Knoche bass clarinet, Tony Barba clarinet,  Michael Attias alto saxophone, Reuben Radding bass

March 2008

2nd Gloria Deluxe at St Anns Warehouse in Dumbo 7pm

8th Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris
Nublu Manhattan
Butch Morris conduction, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Kenny Wollessen drums, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Jesse Murphy guitar, Doug Wieselman guitar, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Juini Booth bass, J. A Deane electronics

10th Red Rocket 
Zebulon
Joachim Badenhorst bass clarinet, Eric KM Clark violin, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Kevin Farrell bass, Myk Freedman lap steel

10th Dalius Naujo 's Untyte
Zebulon
Dalius Naujo drums, Dave Treut drums, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Monica H. vocal, On Davis Guitar, Matt Mcdonald guitar, Nick Gianni saxes

14th The Invisilbe Landscape at the Living Theater
with Daniel Carter saxes  Nicolas Letman-Burtonovic bass, Gunter Gruner drums and compositions, Yusuke Yamamoto vibes

22nd Knuffke/Stacken Duo at the 5c Cafe 7pm 
Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Jesse Stacken piano

April 2008

11th Knuffke/Drye Duo 5c Cafe 7pm
Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Brian Drye trombone

22nd Zebulon w/ Bizingas
Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Brian Drye trombone, 
Jonathan Goldberger - Guitar, Ches Smith - Drums

May 2008

7th Kirk Knuffke Quartet
Tea Lounge, Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke trumpet and compositions, Brian Drye trombone, Reuben Radding bass, Jeff Davis drums

11th Knuffke/Drye Duo
ABC no Rio, Manhattin
Kirk trumpet, Brian Trombone

13th Ideal Bread
I-Beam Music, Brooklyn
Josh Sinton Baritone saxophone, Reuben Radding bass, Tomas Fujiwara Drums, Kirk Knuffke Trumpet

15th Kirk Knuffke SOLO
295 Douglas street, Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke solo trumpet

30th Ideal Bread
295 Douglas Street
Josh Sinton Baritone saxophone, Reuben Radding bass, Tomas Fujiwara Drums, Kirk Knuffke Trumpet

June 2008

6th Dave Treut and Clarify
Addtract Bushwick
Dave Treut drums, Conor Elmes drums, Tony Barba saxes, Kirk Knuffke trumpet,  DJ Olive 

8th Ideal Bread KMB jazz fest
Douglas st Music collective
Josh Sinton - Bari sax, Kirk Knuffke - trumpet,
Reuben Radding - bass, Tomas Fujiwara - drums

9th Nublu Orchestra
Nublu Manhattan
Butch Morris conduction, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Kenny Wollessen drums, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Mike Williams bass trumpet Doug Wieselman guitar, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Juini Booth bass,
nublu, Manhattin

11th Bizingas
Tea Lounge, Brooklyn
Brain Drye trombone, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Jonathan Goldberger guitar, Ches Smith Drums

16th Nublu Orchestra
nublu Manhattan
Butch Morris conduction Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Kenny Wollessen drums, Ilhan Ersahin tenor,  Doug Wieselman guitar, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Juini Booth bass,  Jocken Reuckert drums
nublu Manhattin

21st Staken/Knuffke duo
Douglas St Music, Brooklyn
Jesse Stacken piano, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

23rd Jeff Davis Band
Bar 4 Brooklyn
Jeff Davis drums, Eivind Opsvik bass, Kris Davis piano, Jonathan Goldberger guitar, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Tony Barba saxes

23rd Nublu Orchestra
nublu Manhattan
Butch Morris conduction Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Kenny Wollessen drums, Ilhan Ersahin tenor,  Doug Wieselman guitar, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Juini Booth bass,  Jocken Reuckert drums

27th Wollesonic
nublu Manhatan
Kenny Wollesen drums Jonathan Haffner bass, On Davis guitar, Kirk Knuffke trumpet,  Daniel Jodecy percussion and electronics, Jennifer Harris percussion, Yuske Yamamoto electronics

30th Nublu Orchestra
nublu Manhattan
Butch Morris conduction, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Kenny Wollessen drums, Ilhan Ersahin tenor,  Doug Wieselman guitar, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Juini Booth bass,  Jocken Reuckert drums

July 2008

5th Nublu Orchestra
PS1, Queens
Butch Morris conduction, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Kenny Wollessen drums, Ilhan Ersahin tenor,  Doug Wieselman guitar, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Juini Booth bass,  Jocken Reuckert drums

8th Nublu Orchestra
Bordeaux France
Butch Morris conduction, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Kenny Wollessen drums, Ilhan Ersahin tenor,  Doug Wieselman guitar, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Juini Booth bass,  Jocken Reuckert drums 

11th Nublu Orchestra
North Sea Jazz festival
Rotterdam, Holland
 Butch Morris conduction, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Kenny Wollessen drums, Ilhan Ersahin tenor,  Doug Wieselman guitar, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Juini Booth bass,  Jocken Reuckert drums  

11th Nublu Orchestra
Pomigliano Jazz Festival, Italy
Butch Morris conduction, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Kenny Wollessen drums, Ilhan Ersahin tenor,  Doug Wieselman guitar, Jonathan Haffner alto, Zeke Zima guitar, Juini Booth bass,  Jocken Reuckert drums 

16th Jeff Davis Quintet
Jeff Davis drums, Reuben Radding bass, Tony Barba saxes, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Jonathan Goldberger guitar

20th  Kirk Knuffke Quartet
I beam Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke trumpet compostiions, Brian Drye trombone, Reuben Radding, Jeff Davis drums 

25th Giacomo Merega Trio
Giacomo Merega elecrtric bass, John Mclellen drums, Kirk Knuffke trumpet 

August 2008

19th Bridesmaids
Union Hall,Brooklyn
Leah Paul vocals, keys and flute, Matt Bauder tenor, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

21st Ideal Bread
Dakar, Brooklyn
Josh Sinton - Bari sax, Kirk Knuffke - trumpet,
Reuben Radding - bass, Tomas Fujiwara - drums

September 2008

7th Invisable Landscape
Zebulon, Brooklyn
Daniel Carter reeds, Salim Washington tenor, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Gunter Gruner drums and compositions
Nicolas Letman-Burtonovic bass

11th No truck
Goodbuy Blue Monday, Brooklyn
Jesse Stacken nord, Justin Keller tenor and guitar, Ziv Ravitz drums, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

16th Ilgenfritz-Blotnick-Knuffke
Dakar, Brooklyn
James Ilgenfritz bass, Ryan Blotnick guitar, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

19th Matt Bauder's Day in Pictures
Roulette, Manhattan
Matt Bauder tenor, clarinet, composer, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Angelica Sanchez piano, Jason Ajemien bass, Tomas Fujiwara drums

23rd Ideal Bread
Zebulon, Brooklyn
Josh Sinton - Bari sax, Kirk Knuffke - trumpet, Reuben Radding - bass, Tomas Fujiwara - drums

26th Stacken-Knuffke Duo, Live Concert/Recording session
Bloomingdale School of Music, Manhattan
Jesse Stacken piano, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

28th Knuffke and Drye
Downtown Music Gallery, Manhattan
Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Brian Drye trombone

30th The Bridesmaids
The Living Room, Manhattan
Leah Paul vocals, keys and flute, Matt Bauder tenor, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

October 2008

4th Elizabeth and the Catapult
BAM Cafe, Brooklyn

5th Nublu Orchestra with Butch Morris
Nublu, Manhattan
Butch Morris conduction, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Daniel Jodecy drums, Doug Weiselman guitar, Juini Booth bass
Michael Kier bass,

10th Brazilian Girls
Terminal 5, Manhattan
Sabina Sciubba vocals, Didi Gutman keys, Aaron Johnston drums, Steven Bernstein alto horn, Kenny Wollesen bass drum,
Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Mike Irwin cornet,  Mike Williams bass trumpet, Daniel Jodecy snare drum, Jennifer Harris perc.

15th No Truck,
Tea Lounge, Brooklyn. 
Jesse Stacken nord, Justin Keller saxophone, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Ziv Ravitz drums                                        

15th Monika H Band
Zebulon in Brooklyn. 
Monika Hiedemann vocals, Rob Jost bass, Jason Nazary drums, Josh Sinton bari, Kirk Knuffke trumpet,  Grey McMurrey guitar, Dave Smith trombone

22nd Gunter Gruner Quartet
Europa club Brooklyn,
Gunter Gruner drums, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, David Moss bass, Andrew Jordan saxophone

26th Monika Heidemann band live on WKCR 89.9 10pm 
Monika Hiedemann vocals, Rob Jost bass, Simon Lott drums, Josh Sinton bari, Kirk Knuffke trumpet,  Grey McMurrey guitar, Dave Smith trombone

28th Monika Heidemann band CD release party
nublu, Manhattan 
Monika Hiedemann vocals, Rob Jost bass, Simon Lott drums, Josh Sinton bari, Kirk Knuffke trumpet,  Grey McMurrey guitar, Dave Smith trombone, Jason Lindner keys

November 2008

5th Kirk Knuffke Quartet,
Tea Lounge Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke trumpet and compositions, Brian Drye trombone, Reuben Radding bass, Jeff Davis Drums

11th James Ilgenfritz trio
Dakar, Brooklyn
James Ilgenfritz bass, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Ryan Blotnick guitar

17th Ideal Bread
Baccus Brooklyn
Josh Sinton bari, Tomas Fujiwara drums, Reuben Radding bass, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

19th Monika Heidemann band
Rockwood music Hall Manhattan 
Monika Hiedemann vocals, Rob Jost bass, Jason Nazary drums, Josh Sinton bari, Kirk Knuffke trumpet,  Grey McMurrey guitar, Dave Smith trombone

20th Jeff Davis Band
Tea Lounge, Brooklyn
Jeff Davis drums and compostion, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Tony Barba saxes and clarinet, John Goldberger guitar, Eivind Opsvik bass

22nd The E.R.A
Roulette, Manhattan
Chris Welcome guitar and cello, Shayna Dulberger bass, Juan Pablo Carletti drums, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, John Mclellan drums, Ryan Snow trombone, Johnathon Moritz saxes

30th Ideal Bread
Alpha Beta, Brooklyn
Josh Sinton bari, Tomas Fujiwara drums, Reuben Radding bass, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

December 2008

2nd Kirk Knuffke Trio
Recording Session, Systems 2 Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke trumpet and compositions, Kenny Wollesen drums, Doug Wieselman clarinet and guitar

2nd DAHA Orchestra
The Knitting Factory, Manhattan
Andrew D'Angelo alto, Tony Barba tenor, Jim Black drums, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Josh Roseman trombone, Curtis Hasselbring trombone, Ryan Snow Trombone, Jacob Wick trumpet, Eric Beyondo trumpet, Johnathon Golberger guitar

11th Bizingas Recording Session
58 N 6th Media Labs, Brooklyn
Brian Drye trombone, keys and compostions, Johnathon Goldberger guitar, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Ches Smith drums

12th 9th Bizingas Recording Session and Live Concert
58 N 6th Media Labs, Brooklyn
Brian Drye trombone, keys and compostions, Johnathon Goldberger guitar, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Ches Smith drum