Gig Archive 2010

January 2010

6th Ideal Bread plays Steve Lacy
Douglas st, Brooklyn
Josh Sinton Bari, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Reuben Radding bass, Tomas Fujiwara drums

8th Matt Wilson Quartet
NYC Winter Jazz Festival
Kenny's Castaways, Manhattan
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Jeff Lederer reeds

10th Matt Wilson Quartet
Jazz Showcase, Maxwells drum shop
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke trumpet, Jeff Lederer reeds

15th Opsvik and Jennings plus the Ignite a Noise trumpet trio
Festival of new Trumpet Music
Abrons art center, Manhattan
Eivind Opsvik bass, Aaron Jennings guitar, Brian Drye trombone and organ, Rich Johnson Kirk Knuffke and Russ Johnson trumpets

17th Stacken Knuffke Duo
Cornelia st Cafe, Manhattan
Jesse Stacken piano, Kirk Knuffke trumpet

23rd Knuffke Drye
I-beam Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Brian Drye trombone (first gig on the new horn!)

27th Darius Jones Quintet
Roulette, Manhattan
Darius Jones alto, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Kris Davis piano, Hill Greene bass, Nick Anderson drums

February 2010

5th Matt Wilson Quartet
University of Platteville, Wisconsin
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jeff Lederer reeds

9th Kirk Knuffke Trio
nublu, Manhattan
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Brian Drye trombone, Vinnie Sperrazza drums

10th Kirk Knuffke Quartet (will be rescheduled due to the blizzard)
Two Boots, Manhattan
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Brian Drye trombone, Eivind Opsvik bass, Kenny Wollesen drums

18th Matt Wilson Quartet
Tall Corn Fest Iowa
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jeff Lederer reeds

19th Matt Wilson Quartet
Tall Corn Fest Iowa
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jeff Lederer reeds

20th Matt Wilson Quartet
Tall Corn Fest Iowa
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jeff Lederer reeds

28th Giacomo Merega
Solo Kitchen bar, Brooklyn
Giacomo Merega bass, Noah Kaplan tenor, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jason Nazery drums

March 2010

2nd Kirk Knuffke Trio
nublu, Manhattan
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Lisle Ellis bass, Matt Wilson drums!!

5th Jeff Davis Band
Tea Lounge, Brooklyn
Jeff Davis drums, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jonathan Goldberger guitar, Ben Gerstein trombone, Jason Rigby saxophone

13th Michael Attias
Cornelia st cafe, Manhatttan
Michael Attias saxophones, Kirk Knuffke cornet,  John Hebert bass, Russ Lossing piano, Satoshi Takeishi drums

15th Kirk Knuffke Quartet
Local 269, Manhattan
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Brian Drye trombone, Jeff Davis drums, Mark Helias bass

16th Lisle Ellis Stomping ground
The Stone, Manhattan
Bern Nix guitar, Bob Feldman tenor, Lisle Ellis bass and compositions, Brian Groder trumpet, Mike Mcguinness clarinet, Darius Jones Patrick Brennen altos Angelica Sanchez piano, Kirk Knuffke cornet

23rd Kirk Jones
Korzo, Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Darius Jones alto, Nick Anderson drums, Hill Greene bass, David Bryant piano

26th Matt Wilson Quartet
University of Nebraska
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jeff Lederer reeds

27th Matt Wilson Quartet
University of Nebraska
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jeff Lederer reeds

29th Bizingas
Local 269
Brian Drye trombone, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Ches Smith drums,  Jonathan Goldberger guitar

April 2010

2nd Matt Wilson Quartet
The Green Mill, Chicago
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jeff Lederer reeds

3rd  Matt Wilson Quartet
The Green Mill, Chicago
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jeff Lederer reeds

8th Matt Wilson Quartet
Webster grove high, St Louis
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet,  Jeff Lederer reeds

9th Matt Wilson Quartet
Rootabaga Jazz Fest, illinois
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet,  Jeff Lederer reeds

10th Matt Wilson Quartet
Rootabaga Jazz Fest, Illinois
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jeff Lederer reeds

13th Bizingas
Korzo, NYC
Brian Drye trombone, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Ches Smith drums, Jonathon Golberger guitar

18th Matt Wilson Quartet with guest Ted Nash
1st Presbyterian church, Baldwin NY
Matt Wilson drums, Ted Nash saxophone, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Chris Lightcap bass

20th Jeff Davis band CD Release for Loyal Label
Cornelia st cafe
Jeff Davis drums, Tony Barba tenor, Ben Gerstein trombone, Jonathon Goldberger guitar, Eivind Opsvik bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet

24th Bizingas
I-beam Trombone festival, Brooklyn
Brian Drye trombone, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Ches Smith drums, Jonathon Golberger guitar

28th Kirk Jones Quintet
Local 269, Manhattan
Darius Jones alto, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Ken Filiano bass, Nick Anderson drums, Chris Welcome guitar

May 2010

2nd Basscentric
Goodbye Blue Monday
Brooklyn
Albey Balgochian, Francious Grillot, Hill Greene basses, Kirk Knuffke cornet

7th Knuffke Drye duo
Ryan Snow's Basement Series, Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Brian Drye trombone

11th Joe Hertenstein quartet
Miles Cafe, Manhattan
Joe Hertenstein drums and compositions, Christof Knoche bass clarinet, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Pascal Niggenkemper bass

19th Matt Wilson Quartet plus strings
Iridium, manhattan
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet,  Jeff Lederer reeds

20th Matt Wilson Quartet plus strings
Iridium, manhattan
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet,  Jeff Lederer reeds

22nd Matt Wilson Quartet
142 Bergen, Brooklyn
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet,  Jeff Lederer reeds

27th Shakers and Bakers
Little field, Brooklyn
Jeff Lederer saxophone and piano, Craig Taborn harpsichord, Ben Allison bass, Mary Larose vocal, Miles Griffith vocal, Allison Miller drums Kirk Knuffke cornet

28th Andrew D'angelo Big Band
45 Bleeker theater, Manhattan
Andrew D'angelo alto and compositions, Trevor Dunn bass, Dan Weiss drums, Sasha brown guitar, Bill McHenry tenor, Elizebeth Schenck alto,
Brian Drye, Curtis Hasselbring, Ryan Snow trombones, Josh Sinton bari,  John Carlson, Justin Walter trumpets, Kirk Knuffke cornet

June 2010

1st Ideal Bread Duo
Douglas st music collective, Brooklyn
Josh Sinton bari, Kirk Knuffke cornet

1st Sinton, Morris, Merega, Knuffke
Douglas st music collective, Brooklyn
Josh Sinton bari, Joe Morris guitar, Giacomo Merega bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet

5th Matt Wilson Quartet with Marshall Allen!!!
Jazz at the Lincoln Center
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jeff Lederer reeds, Marshall Allen alto

6th Ideal Bread
58 n 6th media labs, Brooklyn
Josh Sinton Bari, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Reuben Radding bass, Tomas Fujiwara drums

13th Ideal Bread
Undead Jazz fest Kenny's castaways, Manhattan
Josh Sinton Bari, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Reuben Radding bass, Tomas Fujiwara drums

15th Bizingas
I-Beam, Brooklyn
Brian Drye trombone and piano, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jonathan Goldberger guiatr, Ches Smith drums

28th Duo recording with Steve Swell!
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Steve Swell trombone

29th Tony Malaby
Vision Festival
Large Ensemble including Tony Malaby Ingrid Luabrock tenors, Ben Gerstein Brian Drye trombones, Kirk Knuffke cornet...

July 2010

7th Mary Halvorson Quintet
Roulette, Manhattan
Mary Halvorson guitar, Tim Berne alto, Kirk Knuffke cornet, John Hebert bass, Tomas Fujiwara drums
www.roulette.org

8th Mary Halvorson Quintet
Roulette, Manhattan
Mary Halvorson guitar, Tim Berne alto, Kirk Knuffke cornet, John Hebert bass, Ches Smith drums
www.roulette.org

12th to 17th teaching at Maine Jazz Camp !
Farmington Maine
5 nightly concerts with Pete McCann guitar, Jeremy Udden alto, Allan Ferber trombone, Mark Ferber drums, Matt Pavolka bass, Ben Waltzer piano Kirk Knuffke cornet

 21st Kirk Knuffke Quartet!
Tea Lounge Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Brian Drye trombone, Mark Helias bass, Jeff Davis drums
http://www.tealoungeny.com/

26th Ideal Bread
Douglas st music collective,Brooklyn
Josh Sinton bari, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Tomas Fujiwara drums, bass tba

27th Lisle Ellis Quartet
The Stone, Manhattan
Lisle Ellis bass and compositions, Brian Groder trumpet, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Nassif Zakkak piano
thestonenyc.com

30th Ideal Bread
An Die Musik, Baltimore
Josh Sinton bari, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Tomas Fujiwara drums, bass tba
andiemusiklive.com

August 2010

8th Matt Wilson Quartet
New Port Jazz Festival, Rhode Island
Matt Wilson drums, Paul Sikivie bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jeff Lederer reeds
http://www.newportjazzfest.net/

12th Stacken Knuffke duo
Artist Quater, St. Paul Minnesota
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jesse Stacken piano
www.artistquarter.com

18th Kirk Knuffke trio at the Iridium !
Iridium, Manhattan
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Kenny Wollesen drums, Doug Wieselman clarinet and guitar
www.iridiumjazzclub.com

20th Lisle Ellis 4 stories Tall
Zinco, Mexico city
Lisle Ellis bass and compositions, Brian Groder trumpet, Nassif Zakkak piano Kirk Knuffke cornet

22th Lisle Ellis 4 stories Tall
Zaccatekas jazz festiavl, Mexico city
Lisle Ellis bass and compositions, Brian Groder trumpet, Nassif Zakkak piano Kirk Knuffke cornet

30th Ideal Bread
Local 269, Manhattan
Josh Sinton bari, Reuben Radding bass, Matt Wilson drums, Kirk Knuffke cornet

September 2010

6th Nublu Orchestra
Nublu, Manhattan
Butch Morris conduction, Graham Haynes and Kirk Knuffke cornets, Jonathon Haffner alto, Christof Knoche soprano, Kenny Wollesen drums, Michael Kiaer bass, Brandon Ross Doug Wieselman Marco Cappelli guitars.

8th Steve Swell's Nation of We
Roulette, Manhattan
Steve Swell trombone, compositions, conductor.  Sabir Mateen Bob Gagliardi Ras Moshe tenors, Darius Jones Will Connell altos, Ben Gerstein Dick Griffin A J Johnson trombones, Ben Stapp tuba, Weasel Walter Michael Evans drums, Albey Balgochian bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Chris Dimeglio Matt Lavelle trumpets, Chris Forbes piano, Daniel Levin cello, Jason Hwang Rosemarie Hertlein violins

9th Jeff Davis Band
Cornelia st cafe, manhattan
Jeff Davis drums and compositions, Jonathon Goldberger guitar, Eivind Opsvik bass, Oscar Noriega alto and clarinet, Kirk Knuffke cornet

10th Steve Swell's Nation of We
Roulette, Manhattan
Steve Swell trombone, compositions, conductor, Bob Gagliardi Ras Moshe tenors, Brenden Burke Will Connell altos, Ben Gerstein Dick Griffin Peter Zummo trombones, Ben Stapp tuba Michael Evans drums, Albey Balgochian bass, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Chris Dimeglio Matt Lavelle trumpets, Chris Forbes piano, Daniel Levin cello, Jason Hwang Rosemarie Hertlein violins,

13th nublu orchestra
nublu, Manhattan
Butch Morris conduction, Graham Haynes and Kirk Knuffke cornets, Jonathon Haffner alto, Christof Knoche soprano, Ilhan Ersahin tenor, Kenny Wollesen drums, Michael Kiaer bass, Brandon Ross Doug Wieselman Marco Cappelli Thor Madsen guitars.

19th Ideal Bread duo
Red Hook Jazz festival
Josh Sinton bari, Kirk Knuffke cornet

20th nublu orchestra
nublu, Manhattan
Butch Morris conduction, Graham Haynes and Kirk Knuffke cornets, Jonathon Haffner alto, Christof Knoche soprano, Kenny Wollesen drums, Michael Kiaer bass, Brandon Ross Doug Wieselman Marco Cappelli guitars.

25th Jeff Lederer's Summer time freakout
Brooklyn
location and lineup tba

27th nublu orchestra
nublu, Manhattan
Butch Morris conduction, Graham Haynes and Kirk Knuffke cornets, Jonathon Haffner alto, Christof Knoche soprano, Kenny Wollesen drums, Michael Kiaer bass, Brandon Ross Doug Wieselman Marco Cappelli guitars.

30th Mary Halvorson Quintet
Barbes, Brooklyn
Mary Halvorson guitar and compositions, Jon Irabagon alto, Ches Smith drums, John Hebert bass, Kirk Knuffke Cornet

October 2010

5th Ideal Bread
Korzo, Brooklyn
Josh Sinton bari, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Tomas Fujiwara drums bass tba

7th Steve Swell and I mix our new duo cd!

9th Jeff Davis Band
Tea Lounge, Broolkyn
Jeff Davis drums and compositions, Jonathon Goldberger guitar, Eivind Opsvik bass, Oscar Noriega alto and clarinet, Kirk Knuffke cornet

16th Kirk Knuffke MIke Pride Duo
FONT festival at I-Beam in Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Mike Pride drums
ibeambrooklyn.com
fontmusic.org

18th Kirk Knuffke trio
Local 269, Manhattan
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jeff Davis drums, Matt Pavolka bass
thelocal269.com

21st Matt Wilson Quartet
Miami Jazz festival
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Jeff Lederer reeds, Kirk Knuffke cornet

24th Chris Welcome recording
Recording with Chris Welcome Guitar

26th Matt Wilson Quartet
University of Alabama
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Jeff Lederer reeds, Kirk Knuffke cornet

27th Kirk Knuffke Mike Pride Duo
Death By Audio, Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Mike Pride drums

29th Knuffke Drye Duo live recording! 2 nights!
I-Beam Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Brian Drye trombone
ibeambrooklyn.com

30th Knuffke Drye Duo live recording!
I-Beam Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Brian Drye trombone
ibeambrooklyn.com

November 2010

6th Andrew D'angelo BigBand
University of the Streets, Manhattan
Andrew D'angelo and friends

8th Andrew Drury Quintet
Local 269, Manhattan
Andrew Drury drums and compositions, Angelica Sanchez Wurliter, Curtis Hasselbring trombone, Darius Jones alto

10th Matt Wilson Quartet
Plaza Elementary School, Baldwin NY
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Jeff Lederer reeds, Kirk Knuffke cornet

11th Ideal Bread
Salt Space, Manhattan
Josh Sinton bari, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Tomas Fujiwara drums, Pascal Niggenkemper bass, guests Jonathan Goldberger guitar, Curtis Hasselbring trombone

12th Ignite a Noise
I-beam Brooklyn
Rich Johnson, Russ Johnson trumpets, Kirk Knuffke cornet,  Brian Drye, Curtis Hasselbring trombones

13th Jermyn Kalmonovich Quartet
Douglas St Music Collective, Brooklyn
Tanya Kalmanovitch violin, viola, Simon Jermyn bass, Ches Smith drums, Kirk KNuffke cornet

14th Kirk Knuffke Kenny Wollesen duo
Downtown Music Gallery, Manhattan
Kenny Wollesen percussion, Kirk Knuffke cornet

17th Bizingas
Barbes, Brooklyn
Brian Drye trombone and compostitions, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jonathan Goldberger guitar, Ches Smith drums

18th Matt Wilson Quartet
Location tba
Matt Wilson drums, Chris Lightcap bass, Jeff Lederer reeds, Kirk Knuffke cornet

18th Kirk Knuffke Quartet
Cornelia st Cafe, Manhattan
Kirk Knuffke cornet and compositions, Brian Drye trombone, Mark Helias bass, Jeff Davis drums

21st David Ullman band
Barbes, Brooklyn
David Ullman guitar,  Brian Drye trombone, Vinnie Sperazza drums, Loren Stillman alto, Kirk Knuffke cornet,

21st Mike Baggetta trio
Rose, Brooklyn
Mike Baggetta guitar, Jeff Davis drums Kirk Knuffke cornet

December 2010

4th Knuffke Drye Duo
Prospect Series, Brooklyn
Kirk Knuffke cornet, Brian Drye trombone

6th Bizingas
Zebulon, Brooklyn
Brian Drye trombone and compostitions, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Jonathan Goldberger guitar, Ches Smith drums

12th Kirk Knuffke Mike Pride Duo!
Local 269
Kirk Knuffke cornet, MIke Pride drums

15th Ideal Bread
Cornelia st cafe, Manhattan
Josh Sinton bari, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Tomas Fujiwara drums Sean Conly bass

16th Ideal Bread
Ars Nova Philidelphia
Josh Sinton bari, Kirk Knuffke cornet, Tomas Fujiwara drums Pascal Niggenkemper bass

17th Simon Jerymn Lions Mouth
I-beam, Brooklyn
Simon Jerymn bass, Jesse Stacken piano, Jeff Davis Drums, Kirk Knuffke cornet