Myra Melford 2011 Concerts, Recordings & More

March 30 Trio M Yoshi’s Oakland, CA

March 31 Trio M Brubeck Festival Stockton, CA

She also participates in numerous cooperative ventures. Perhaps the most intriguing of these is with bassist Mark Dresser and trombonist Michael Dessen, performing what they call telematic, multi-site, networked performances between UC Berkeley, UC San Diego, and UC Irvine. These events incorporate video and live music played at more than one location into online multimedia events.

April 7: Concert Opera House Evora, Portugal
with Eduardo Lopes and faculty of the University of Evora
April 8 Concert Lisbon, Portugal
with Eduardo Lopes and faculty of the University of Evora
April 9 Solo piano concert Lisbon, Portugal

April 10 Solo piano concert ACERT Tondela, Portugal

April 16 & 17 Telematic Networked Performance between UC San Diego and UC Irvine
with Mark Dresser and Michael Dessen (with scenic design by Victoria Petrovich and video by John Crawford)
April 21 Concert, Center for New Music and Audio Technologies UC Berkeley
with Sabina Meyer and Elio Martusciello (from Italy) with Nils Bultman, Heather Frasch and Jason Levis (graduate composers)

April 27 Telematic Networked Performance between UC Berkeley & UC San Diego
with Mark Dresser and Michael Dessen with video by Yotam Mann and Mike Gough.
May 1 Big Air Cheltenham Festival UK
May 2 Big Air Vortex London, UK

May 4 Trio M Bielefeld, Germany
May 5 Trio M Singen, Germany
May 7 Trio M Vienna, Austria
May 8 Trio M Amsterdam, Netherlands
May 11 Trio M Berlin, Germany

May 25 Steven Lugerner CD release concert Royal T Culver City, CA
May 26 Steven Lugerner CD release concert Red Poppy Art House SF, CA

May 29 – June 5 Teaching Banff International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music, directed by Dave Douglas
June 4 Faculty Concert Banff Centre Banff, Canada
with Dave Douglas, Brandon Ross, Steve Lehman, Jerry Granelli and Anthony Cox
June 9 Be Bread Sextet Discover Jazz Festival Burlington, VT

June 12 Sarah Wilson’s Trapeze Project Cornelia Street CafĂ© NYC

July 2 with Kenny Wheeler Ottawa Jazz Festival Ottawa
Kenny Wheeler, Myra Melford, Jon Irabagon and Diana Torto
July 3 Trio M Toronto Jazz Festival Toronto

July 7 – Aug 10 Ragdale Artist Residency (awarded through the Alpert Award in the Arts) Lake Forest, IL

August 27 Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom Willisau Jazz Festival Switzerland
(with Myra Melford, Todd Sickafoose and Jenny Scheinman)

Sept 2 & 3 Ben Goldberg Large Ensemble Project Jewish Community Center Berkeley, CA

Oct 7 Trio concert w. Nicole Mitchell / Tomeka Reid Mills College Oakland, CA
Oct 9 Double Bill with the Roscoe Mitchell Trio Angel City Jazz Festival LA, CA
Alex Cline performs the music of Roscoe Mitchell: “People in Sorrow”

October 2011 Trio M Record Release on Enja

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