Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Without Whom

Many thanks and much appreciation to everyone who helped make my UK tour such an enjoyable experience!

BRIGHTON: To Dylan Nyoukis, Karen Constance, Michael Sippings and everyone else at Colour Out of Space for providing the impetus for the trip and putting on a hell of a festival (complete with vegan food and Dark Star on cask). To Dylan for an excellent duo. To the many, many other acts for performing. To Dan Melchior for temporary roommate duties.

LONDON: To COoS, Cafe Oto and Andie Brown for the show. To Rick Potts/Joseph Hammer (Dinosaurs With Horns), Gen Ken Montgomery and Rat Bastard/Kenny Millions for performing. To Andie for getting us to and around London. To Paul Watson for putting me up & sharing some excellent beers. To Tim Goldie for the vegan full English breakfast (the "faux" English) and the Museum of Childhood.

SHEFFIELD: To Jon Marshall for the show. To Fiona Kennedy and Luke Poot for an excellent trio. To Nick Mitchell (Chalaque), Jon Marshall/Jon Collin and Attic Salt for performing. To Jon Collin for guiding me to the venue. To Fiona Kennedy for the food & beer run. To Nick Mitchell for the ride through The Snake Pass to...

MANCHESTER: To Pascal Nichols and Oklahoma Cafe for the show. To Pascal and Alex Humphries for performing. To Pascal for the post-show duo. To Nick Mitchell for putting me up pre-show and to Pascal and Kelly Jayne Jones for putting me up post-show. To Nick and Pascal for guiding me to good vegan spots.

NEWCASTLE: To Bob Malone/Paul Kelly/Jerome Smith (A Better Noise) for the show. To Hasan Gaylani (Popular Radiation) and Witchblood for performing. To Bob for putting me up and getting me to the train and to a good vegan spot on the way.

EDINBURGH: To Ali Robertson and Michael Edwards for the show. To Ali and Malcy Duff (Usurper) and Edimpro for performing. To Usurper for convincing me to come back to the UK. To Ali Robertson and Collette Robertson for taking me to The Whisky Society, for putting me up, for making sure I was properly fed and with adequate tipple and for getting me to…

GLASGOW: To Fritz Welch and Rachel Lowther for the show. To Usurper for the excellent trio. To Yoni Silver and Fritz/Neil Davidson (With Lumps) for performing. To Fritz and Rachel for putting me up, getting me fed and getting me to the airport.

And to everyone else I got to share a word, laugh, bite or drink with!

Sunday, October 13, 2013

UK Tour: November 9-17, 2013

11/09/13 @ Colour Out of Space, Brighton ENGLAND
DUO with Dylan Nyoukis, also playing: many, many, many others...

11/11/13 @ Cafe Oto, London ENGLAND
SOLO, also playing: Dinosaurs With Horns, Gen Ken Montgomery, Kenny Millions/Rat Bastard

11/12/13 @ Audacious Art Experiment, Sheffield ENGLAND
SOLO, also playing: Attic Salt, Chalaque

11/13/13 @ Oklahoma Giftshop/Cafe Basement, Manchester ENGLAND
SOLO, also playing: Pascal Nichols/Alex Humphreys 6pm *early show*

11/14/13 @ The Mining Institute, Newcastle ENGLAND
SOLO, also playing: Witchblood, Popular Radiation

11/15/13 @ Alison House, Atrium, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh SCOTLAND
SOLO, also playing: Usurper, Edimpro

11/16/13 @ Fritz's Place, Glasgow SCOTLAND
SOLO, also playing: Usurper, With Lumps + Yoni Silver

Monday, June 17, 2013

6/22/13, Duets, Bedminster, NJ

Live at Spectacle 12"

New 12" EP (45 rpm) out now on Open Mouth Records:
Steve Baczkowski/Chris Corsano/Greg Kelley/Bill Nace: Live at Spectacle
Saxophones, percussion, trumpet & guitar recorded by Ernst Karel live at Spectacle in Jamaica Plain, MA on June 24th, 2012, on a show put on by Non-Event, mastered by Bhob Rainey, with covers screened by Alan Sherry, featuring cover model Kate Village who also shared the bill with us that night.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

5/16-19/2013: Cha'ak'ab Paaxil, Festival de Improvisación Libre, Free Jazz y Noise

I will be playing at the Cha'ak'ab Paaxil, Festival de Improvisación Libre, Free Jazz y Noise in Mérida, México Thursday May 16th through Sunday May 19th.

8pm Thursday May 16th, Auditorio del Centro Cultural Olimpo
nmperign with Jason Lescalleet
also John Blum, Sean Meehan/Juan García, Blaise Siwula, Elliott Levin and more...


8pm Friday May 17th, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Ateneo de Yucatán (MACAY)
4 sets including me, Bhob Rainey, Jason Lescalleet, Sean Meehan, Elliott Levin, Blaise Siwula and others

9pm Saturday May 18th,
Delorean | Santuario Sonoro
Workshop ensemble with nmperign, Juan García, and more...
also Kevin Drumm solo, Jason Lescalleet solo, Drumm/Lescalleet duo, Elliott Levin and more...


6pm Sunday May 19th, Auditorio del Centro Cultural Olimpo
nmperign with Sean Meehan, Quartet with Juan García, Juan Enrique Rejón & María Lipkau
also John Blum, Blaise Siwula, Elliott Levin and more...


Thursday, April 11, 2013



Outside of my subscriber obligations reading through piles of Cigar Aficionado, Consumer Reports, Details, Esquire, GQ, Imbibe, Men's Health, Rolling Stone, ShopSmart, Spin, Vegetarian Times, Wine & Spirits and Wine Spectator (yes, it got out of control), I am still able to make some time to read books...

Charles Jackson: The Lost Weekend (Syracuse)
Dave Zeltserman: One Angry Julius & Other Stories (Top Suspense)
Michel Leiris: Nights As Day, Days As Night (Eridanos)
Georges Perec: La Boutique Obscure: 124 Dreams (Melville House)
Gerhard Roth: The Will To Sickness (Burning Deck)
Matthew Stokoe: Empty Mile (Akashic)
Frederick Seidel: Nice Weather (FSG)
Eugene Thacker: In the Dust of This Planet: Horror of Philosophy vol. 1 (Zero Books)
Laird Barron: Occultation and Other Stories (Night Shade)
Michael Connellly: The Black Ice (Little, Brown & Co)
Dave Zeltserman: Julius Katz and Archie (Top Suspense)
Kingsley Amis: Everyday Drinking: The Distilled Kingsley Amis (Bloomsbury)
Dave Zeltserman: Julius Katz Mysteries (Top Suspense)


Mika Vainio: Fe3o4 (Touch) 
Autechre: Exai (Warp)
Darkthrone: The Underground Resistance (Peaceville)
Eugene Thacker: Sketches For Biotech Research (Extreme)
Chief Keef: Finally Rich (Interscope)
Future: Pluto (Epic)
Absu: Abzu (Candlelight)
BJ Nilsen & Stilluppsteypa: Goda Nott (Editions Mego)

Ehnahre, Radio, Somerville MA, 4/12/13

I'll be playing (trumpet, pedals, amplifier) with Ehnahre for this show on Friday.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Ehnahre, PA's Lounge, Somerville MA, 2/23/13

I'll be playing with Ehnahre for this show. We're on first ~9:15pm.