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Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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April 2018
$20

Kit Fitzgerald and Peter Gordon: Into the Hot, Out of the Cool

April 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Kit Fitzgerald – Video Artist Peter Gordon – Composer, Saxophone, Keyboards, Electronics Michael Attias – Saxophone Ron Blake – Saxophone Max Gordon – Keyboards, Trumpet Matt Mottel – Synthesizer Paul Nowinski – Bass Bill Ruyle – Percussion Long-standing collaborative duo…

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May 2018
$15

[COMMISSION] María Grand
Revés/Rêves: Dreams of a Departed Maestra
Magdalena Album Release Show

May 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The composer on sax and voice with ensemble in two sets: first the premiere of Revés/Rêves: Dreams of a Departed Maestra and then the Magdalena Album Release show performed by DiaTribe, the group with whom Maria Grand has been playing…

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$20

Jason Treuting: Nine Numbers, Vol. 1 with So Percussion, Tigue, Adam Groh, Ji Hye Jung

May 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Jason Treuting – Composer and Percussion Sō Percussion Eric Cha-Beach – Percussion Josh Quillen – Percussion Adam Sliwinski – Percussion Tigue Matt Evans – Percussion Amy Garapic – Percussion Carson Moody – Percussion Adam Groh – Percussion Ji Hye Jung…

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Intepretations
Thomas Buckner

May 3 @ 8:00 pm
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New works by three innovative composers, featuring Thomas Buckner, Malcolm Goldstein, and the SEM Ensemble. Violinist Malcolm Goldstein will return to follow up his appearance at last season’s Interpretations concert, to perform a new work for voice and violin wandering…

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Cecilia Lopez: machinic fantasies

May 8 @ 8:00 pm
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machinic fantasies is a performative installation based on the idea of producing a sonic and visual live “mediation process/machine”. The work, which is the result of Argentinean composer and artist Cecilia Lopez’s investigations spanning many years, utilizes multichannel video and…

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$15

[COMMISSION] Che Chen with Talice Lee and Patrick Holmes

May 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Che Chen – Bass Recorder, Voice, Electric Organ Talice Lee – Violin, Voice Patrick Holmes – Clarinet, Voice Widely celebrated as the guitarist and multi instrumentalist in 75 Dollar Bill, his project with drummer Rick Brown, Che Chen has taken…

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$15

[RESIDENCY] Ka Baird: centers: 4 channels

May 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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piano: vivification exercises Ka Baird – Piano, Voice Chris Penalosa – Electronics, Processing voices: source Ka Baird – Voice For her Jerome Foundation Residency at Roulette, Ka Baird will premiere centers: 4 channels, two pieces incorporating 4-channel synthesis with spatialized…

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$20

Phew: Voice Hardcore // Laura Ortman

May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Phew – Voice, Electronics Laura Ortman – Violin, Electronics Japanese living legend Phew performs a voice-only set in celebration of the Mesh-Key Records release of her new album, Voice Hardcore. Violinist Laura Ortman opens. Phew has been a pioneer of…

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$40

Vision Festival 2018: Honoring Dave Burrell

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The Vision Festival is a celebration of boundless improvised art. Now in its 23rd year, this festival of music, dance, poetry, and visual art is heralded as “one of New York’s most essential art events” (New York Times).  Legendary and emerging…

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$40

Vision Festival: Mary Halvorson / Whit Dickey / Women with an Axe to Grind / SPACE

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The Vision Festival is a celebration of boundless improvised art. Now in its 23rd year, this festival of music, dance, poetry, and visual art is heralded as “one of New York’s most essential art events” (New York Times). Legendary and…

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$40

Vision Festival: Irreversible Entanglements / Nasheet Waits / Matthew Shipp

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The Vision Festival is a celebration of boundless improvised art. Now in its 23rd year, this festival of music, dance, poetry, and visual art is heralded as “one of New York’s most essential art events” (New York Times). Legendary and…

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$40

Vision Festival: Fay Victor / Afro-Algonquin / Patricia Spears Jones / Ambrose Akinmusire / AfroHORN

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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The Vision Festival is a celebration of boundless improvised art. Now in its 23rd year, this festival of music, dance, poetry, and visual art is heralded as “one of New York’s most essential art events” (New York Times). Legendary and…

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$40

Vision Festival: Frode Gjerstad / Cleaver, Lopez, Potter, Virelles / Arthur Jafa / By Any Means / Brown Butterfly

May 27 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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The Vision Festival is a celebration of boundless improvised art. Now in its 23rd year, this festival of music, dance, poetry, and visual art is heralded as “one of New York’s most essential art events” (New York Times). Legendary and…

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$40

Vision Festival: Jaimie Branch / Cooper-Moore / New World Pygmies / Oliver Lake Big Band

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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The Vision Festival is the world’s premier celebration of boundless improvised art. Now in it’s 23rd year, this festival of music, dance, poetry, and visual art is heralded as “one of New York’s most essential art events” (New York Times).…

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$15

Anaïs Maviel: DIáSPORA / Cross Times

May 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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DIáSPORA Chiquita Magic – synths, voice Anaïs Maviel – surdo, voice Cross Times Sam Yulsman – keyboards, electronics Luke Stewart – bass Anaïs Maviel – voice, n’goni Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Anaïs Maviel and collaborators present the composer’s latest investigations into…

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$20

thingNY and Varispeed: Musical Voices Around A Table

May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Gelsey Bell – Voice, Percussion, Celtic Harp Andrew Livingston – Voice, Double Bass, Cello Paul Pinto – Voice, Percussion Erin Rogers – Voice, Saxophone Dave Ruder – Voice, Clarinet, Guitar Jeffrey Young – Voice, Violin Brian McCorkle – Voice Aliza…

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[RESIDENCY] Gabrielle Herbst: Vulnerability

May 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Laura Cocks – Flute Mara Mayer – Clarinet Maya Bennardo – Violin Thea Mesirow – Cello Sugar Vendil – Piano Marilu Donovan – Harp Charlotte Mundy – Voice Gabrielle Herbst – Voice Performed by The Nouveau Classical Project Written for…

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June 2018
$15

Clara Latham: Bertha the Mom

June 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Performers: Alice Teyssier – Bertha Michael Weyandt – Doctor Josef Breuer Peter Evans – Character’s Unconsciouses Seth Parker Woods – Character’s Unconsciouses Directed by Katherine Brook Composed by Clara Latham Libretto by James Currie Based on the true accounts of…

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$15

Resist x Improvise: An Evening for Roscoe Mitchell

June 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Human Time Machine: Brian Adler – Musical Director, Percussion Jeremy Smith – Alto Percussion Elizabeth Pupo-Walker – Tenor Percussion Ned Haweeli – Soprano Percussion Anna Wray – Bass Percussion With Special Guests: Jesse Neuman – Laptop, Samples, Trumpet Michael Lofton…

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$20

Gemma Peacocke: Erasure

June 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Program: Erasure — for amplified string quartet (NYC Premiere) Quiver — for piano, bass, and percussion (NYC Premiere) Aglow — for piano, bass, and baritone saxophone Skin — for saxophone and electronics (NYC Premiere) Mothertongue — for violin and electronics…

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[RESIDENCY] Amirtha Kidambi: Lines of Light

June 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Vocal Quintet Jean Carla Rodea Anaïs Maviel Emilie Lesbros Charmaine Lee Amirtha Kidambi Amirtha Kidambi/Lea Bertucci Duo Amirtha Kidambi – Voice Lea Bertucci – Analog Electronics “Lines of Light” is inspired in part by the title of the late Muhal…

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Samuel Blaser Trio: Taktlos

June 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Samuel Blaser – Trombone Marc Ducret – Guitar Peter Bruun – Drums Samuel Blaser and his trio will give a rare New York performance at the Roulette. Blaser’s grounding in jazz and classical music produces tunes which develop seamlessly through…

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[RESIDENCY] G Lucas Crane: Time Boiler

June 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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G Lucas Crane – Tapes, Electronics Ryan Soper – Visuals Mathew Mann – Visuals Time Boiler is both a tale of time travel memory loss told in tape collage music and a series of attempts at time compression through musical…

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[VAN LIER FELLOW] Brandon Lopez: The Lamentations + Bennett/Foster/Wooley/Lopez

June 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Lamentations Brandon Lopez – Bass Sam Yulsman – Piano Bennett/Foster/Wooley/Lopez Nate Wooley – Trumpet Michael Foster – Saxophone Ben Bennett – Percussion Brandon Lopez – Bass Composed specifically for improvising musicians, Lamentations is named for the Book of Lamentations,…

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[COMMISSION] Jonathan Finlayson

June 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Andre Solomon Glover – Baritone Jonathan Finlayson – Trumpet David Bryant – Piano Chris Tordini – Acoustic Bass Craig Weinrib – Drums and Percussion For his Commission at Roulette, Jonathan Finalyson has set to music selected poems by renowned Harlem…

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