Mary Halvorson In July

July 6, 2009
Photo by Peter Gannushkin

Photo by Peter Gannushkin

Guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson has a busy month of gigs planned for July, including a performance with Myra Melford’s Happy Whistlings at The Stone on July 7th before heading off to Europe with Anthony Braxton’s Diamond Curtain Wall Trio for dates at the Pomigliano Jazz Festival on July 11th and the North Sea Jazz Festival on July 12th.

She’ll then remain in Europe for two dates with her trio at Norway’s Molde Jazz Festival on July 14th and Amsterdam’s Bimhuis on July 17th.

Aside from one other sidewoman date with Tomas Fujiwara & The Hook Up at Barbés on July 22nd, the rest of the month will be taken up by Mary Halvorson/Jessica Pavone Duo tour dates in support of their latest release, Thin Air (Thirsty Ear).

Mary Halvorson Trio
Tuesday, July 14th @ Molde Jazz Festival (Molde, Norway)
Friday, July 17th @ Bimhuis (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone
Tuesday, July 21st @ Bowery Poetry Club (New York, NY)
Saturday, July 25th @ The Windup Space (Baltimore, MD)
Monday, July 27th @ Morris Book Shop (Lexington, KY)
Tuesday, July 28th @ TBA (Mt. Comfort, IN)
Wednesday, July 29th @ The Hideout (Chicago, IL)
Thursday, July 30th @ TBA (Detroit, MI)
Friday, July 31st @ TBA (Buffalo, NY)
Saturday, August 1st @ Metropolis Underground (Syracuse, NY)

Anthony Braxton Diamond Curtain Wall Trio
Saturday, July 11th @ Pomigliano Jazz Festival (Napoli, Italy)
Sunday, July 12th @ North Sea Jazz Festival (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

Myra Melford’s Happy Whistlings
Tuesday, July 7th @ The Stone (New York, NY)

Tomas Fujiwara & The Hook Up
Wednesday, July 22nd @ Barbes (Brooklyn, NY)


Taylor Ho Bynum Trio At Vancouver Jazz Fest Tomorrow Night

June 30, 2009
Photo by Scott Friedlander

Photo by Scott Friedlander

On Wednesday, July 1st at 8:00 p.m., cornetist/composer Taylor Ho Bynum’s longstanding trio with guitarist Mary Halvorson and drummer Tomas Fujiwara will perform at the Roundhouse Performance Centre as part of the TD Canada Trust Vancouver International Jazz Festival.

Bynum is also teaching at the Vancouver Creative Music Institute this week and will perform in a quartet with Nicole Mitchell, Joëlle Léandre, and Paul Plimley on July 2nd and in the faculty-student showcase concert on July 3rd.

He will return to the States to perform with Myra Melford’s Happy Whistlings at The Stone on July 7th before jetting off again to play with Anthony Braxton’s Diamond Curtain Wall Trio at the Pomigliano Jazz Festival on July 11th and the North Sea Jazz Festival on July 12th.