Pianist Myra Melford Launches International Tour

Some dates with new group, Snowy Egret

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Myra Melford

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.

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