Sound It Out




Greenwich House Music has long been a focal point of the downtown arts scene, with pivotal figures from Henry Cowell, Edgar Varèse and John Cage to Meredith Monk, Joan La Barbara and Morton Subotnick linked with the institution. Singer-songwriter Steve Earle and guitarist Jorma Kaukonen have performed at Greenwich House, and jazz has a history there, too: Varèse and composer Earle Brown, collaborating with saxophonist-producer Teo Macero, hosted an improvisation session in 1957 with a group that included such players as Art Farmer and Charles Mingus. More recently, the Jazz Composers Collective held important concerts at Greenwich House in the 1990s. 

Sound It Out, founded by series curator Bradley Bambarger in June 2012, aims to continue this tradition by hosting musicians from jazz and other venturesome genres, further binding Greenwich House Music with progressive scenes across New York City. 

GHMS was named one of the five best jazz venues in New York City for 2013!



Saturday, September 12, 8:00 p.m. - Season Opener: Ron Horton Sextext Plays Andrew Hill

Trumpeter Ron Horton – a member of Andrew Hill’s sextet from 1998 to 2003, as well as musical director/co-arranger for Hill’s big band – leads a stellar group featuring other aficionados of Hill’s music, including reed virtuoso Marty Ehrlich and ever-soulful pianist Frank Kimbrough.

Ron Horton Sextet: Ron Horton, trumpeter/flugelhorn; Marty Ehrlich, alto saxophone/clarinet; Marc Mommas, tenor saxophone; Frank Kimbrough, piano; Dean Johnson, double-bass; Tim Horner, drums

Tickets: $15 ($12 for students and seniors)



Thursday, September 17, 8:00 p.m. - Season Opener Part 2: Ron Horton/Tim Horner Tenet

Trumpeter Ron Horton & drummer Tim Horner lead a richly textured 10-piece band in original music and works by the late, great composer-pianist Andrew Hill.

Ron Horton/Tim Horner Sextet: Ron Horton, trumpeter/flugelhorn; Nathan Ecklund, trumpet/flugelhorn; Mike Fahn, trombone; John O’Gallagher, alto saxophone; Marc Mommas, tenor saxophone; Scott Robinson, tenor saxophone; Mark Sherman, vibraphone; Frank Kimbrough, piano; Dean Johnson, double-bass; Tim Horner, drums

Tickets: $20 ($15 for students and seniors)



Drummer, Dave King, and saxophonist, Chris Speed's, performance from Thursday, July 18, 2013. To view more footage, click here


Past performances in this series include 

Tim Berne’s Snakeoil . . . Devin Gray’s Dirigo Rataplan (w/ E. Eskelin, M. Formanek, R. Alessi) . . . Matt Mitchell Trio . . . Surface to Air . . . Big Satan (T. Berne, M. Ducret, T. Rainey). . . Open Loose (M. Helias, T. Malaby, T. Rainey) . . . Dan Tepfer’s “Goldberg Variations / Variations” . . . Sam Newsome & Ethan Iverson . . . Tony Malaby’s Novela with Kris Davis . . . Dan Blake’s “Aquarian Suite” . . . Noah Preminger Group (w/ B. Monder, M. Pavolka, C. Stranahan) . . . Joel Harrison’s String Choir: Music of Paul Motian . . . Michael Attias’s Spun Tree (w/ R. Alessi, M. Mitchell, S. Conly, T. Rainey) . . . Harold O’Neal . . . Sylvie Courvoisier & Mark Feldman . . . NY3 (Anat Cohen, Martin Wind, Matt Wilson) . . . Tim Berne & Kris Davis . . . Darius Jones Quartet . . . Paraphrase (T. Berne, D. Gress, T. Rainey) . . . Russ Lossing . . . Lucian Ban & Tony Malaby . . . Ted Nash’s “The Creep” . . . Ches Smith Quartet (w/ M. Maneri, J. Finlayson, S. Crump) . . . Renku (M. Attias, J. Hebert, S. Takeishi) . . . Ananda Gari w/ Rez Abassi, Tim Berne & Michael Formanek . . . Wadada Leo Smith & Angelica Sanchez . . . Tyshawn Sorey Quartet (w/ M. Kikuchi, T. Neufeld, T. Morgan, plus J. Garchik) . . . Mike Pride's From Bacteria to Boys . . . Curtis Macdonald Quartet w/ David Virelles . . . Frank Kimbrough & Scott Robinson . . . Roni Ben-Hur, Santi Debriano & Duduka Da Fonseca . . .


For more information about Sound It Out, contact Bradley at 917-805-8747 or bradleyb3@earthlink.net.

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