01/23/14

Pianist Myra Melford Launches International Tour

Some dates with new group, Snowy Egret

Pianist Myra Melford will begin an international tour today, Jan. 23, in Oakland, Calif.
Some of the performances will take place with a new ensemble \ called Snowy Egret, featuring Ron Miles (trumpet), Liberty Ellman (guitar), Stomu Takeishi (acoustic bass guitar), Tyshawn Sorey (drums) and dancer Oguri.

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Myra Melford

Tour Dates

Jan 23 & 24: Oakland, CA - Duende
Dialogue: Myra Melford/Ben Goldberg Duo + Mary Oliver/Han Bennink Duo, followed by a quartet set each night

Jan 25: San Francisco, CA - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Future Dissidents: Myra Melford + Video Artist Ian Winters do a 30 minute piece for prepared piano and live video to celebrate the closing of the Future Dissidents Exhibit

Jan 30: Sacramento, CA - The Crocker Art Museum
Solo CD Release Celebration

Feb 1: San Francisco, CA - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Myra Melford/Miya Masaoka/Zeena Parkins perform a concert of improvised music to follow Young Jean Lee's play about body politics

Feb 5 & 6: Portland, OR - Jimmy Mak's
Myra Melford and Marty Ehrlich guests with Third Angle chamber ensemble to perform the music of David Schiff

Feb 8: Portland, OR - Reed College
Myra Melford and Marty Ehrlich Duo perform the music of David Schiff

Feb 16: London, UK - The Vortex
Myra Melford, Chris Batchelor and Mark Saunders

Feb 19: Brighton, UK - Sussex University
Myra Melford (prepared piano), Evelyn Ficarra (electronics), Ian Winters (video)

Feb 21: Wiesbaden, Germany - Just Music Wiesbaden Festival
Myra Melford, solo piano

Feb 28/Mar 1: San Francisco, CA - Other Minds Festival
Myra Melford, solo piano

Mar 2: New York, NY - The Stone
Dialogue:: Myra Melford/Ben Goldberg Duo

Mar 13: Bethesda, MD - The Strathmore
Solo CD Release gig

Mar 14: Cambridge, MA - The Lily Pad
Solo CD Release gig (8pm)

Mar 20: Geneva, Switzerland
Snowy Egret Tour

Mar 21: Bergamo, Italy
Snowy Egret Tour

Mar 22: The Bimhuis, Amsterdam
Snowy Egret Tour

Mar 23: Koln, Germany
Snowy Egret Tour

Mar 26: Antwerp, Belgium
Snowy Egret Tour

Mar 27: Schwaz, Austria (TBC)
Snowy Egret Tour

Mar 28: Singen, Germany
Snowy Egret Tour

Mar 29: Venice, Italy
Snowy Egret Tour

Apr 4/5: Basel, Switzerland
Trio with Mark Dresser and Gerry Hemingway

Apr 7: Freiburg, Germany
Trio with Mark Dresser and Gerry Hemingway

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