Category Archives: 2015

2015

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:: Jan 6-7, 2015
Bodycast:
An Artist Lecture by Sanne Bocanegra
starring Frances McDormand
with Theo Bleckmann: voice
Directed by Paul Lazar
Text and visuals by Suzanne Bocanegra
Marfa, Texas

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:: Jan 10, 2015
WinterJazzFest:
Theo Bleckmann
with
Gary Versace: piano
Chris Tordini: bass
John Hollenbeck: drums/percussion
special guests: Ambrose Akinmusire
6:45 pm
Judson Church, NYC
55 Washington Square South NYC
schedule

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:: February 7, 2015
Songs in the Key of D with Theo Bleckmann
The Metropolitan Museum of Art,
 N.Y.
7:00 pm
This program is presented in collaboration with the exhibition Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire, on view October 21, 2014–February 1, 2015.
FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION
[event]

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:: February 11 & 12, 2015
Theo Bleckmann SOLO
Songs for voice, loops and toys

Son’s d’Hiver festival
Paris, France
VILLEJUIF
THEATRE ROMAIN ROLLAND
Esplanade P.Y COSNIER / 94800 VILLEJUIF
8:30PM

[tickets] – Feb 11
[tickets] – Feb 12

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:: February 11 & 12, 2015
Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet + Theo Bleckmann + Charles Altura (guit)
Son’s d’Hiver festival
Paris, France
CRÉTEIL
MAC – CRETEIL / MAISON DES ARTS
Place Salvador Allende / 94000 CRÉTEIL
8:30PM
[tickets]

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:: March 20, 2015
St. Louis Symphonie
feat. Theo Bleckmann & Katie Geissinger
performing “weave”
by Meredith Monk
Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium
NYC
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:: March 22, 2015
Meredith Monk & friends
Carnegie Hall,
Zankel Hall
[tickets]

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:: March 25 & April 5, 2015
ECM CD release for
“A Clear Midnight” –
Kurt Weill and America
w/ Julia Hülsmann Quartet
03.25  Neustadt, Schloss Landestrost DE
03.26  Wittlich, Jazzclub DE
03.27  Neuburg, Birdland  DE
03.29  Freiburg, Jazzhaus DE
03.30  CH-Lugano, RSI  CH
03.31  Schloss Elmau  DE
04.01  Vienna, Porgy& Bess A
04.02  Dortmund, Domizil DE
04.04  Hamburg, Nachtspeicher DE
04.05  Berlin, A-Trane DE

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:: April 16 & 17, 2015
ECM CD release for
“A Clear Midnight” – Kurt Weill and America
w/ Julia Hülsmann Quartet
Neue Galerie, New York7PM
[venue]

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:: April 26, 2015
in duo with Shai Maestro
Brooklyn Public LIbrary, NYC
[venue]

 

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:: May 8, 2015
Theo Bleckmann & Ben Monder Duo

8PM-10:30PM
1st set: Aaron Shragge & Ben Monder duo
2nd set: Theo Bleckmann & Ben Monder duo
Village Zendo,
588 Broadway, Suite 1108
[venue]

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:: May 29, 2015
in duo with Shai Maestro (pno)
Jazz Gallery, NYC
[venue]

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:: June 10, 2015
CD release for “Songs We Like A Lot”
John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble [w/Theo Bleckmann & Kate McGarry]
Roulette, Brooklyn, NYC

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:: June 16-21, 2015
1 WEEK = 20 YEARS
The Stone, NYC

TUESDAY June 16
8PM: Schumann’s Dichterliebe
Theo Bleckmann (voice & effects); Uri Caine (piano)
10PM:
TheoBleckmannJohn HollenbeckDUO
Theo Bleckmann (voice & effects); John Hollenbeck (drums/percussion/toys)

WEDNESDAY June 17
8PM: performing new compositions and lyrics by Theo Bleckmann
Theo Bleckmann (composition, voice & effects)
Gary Versace (piano)
Chris Tordini (bass)
John Hollenbeck (drums)
Ben Monder (guitar)
10PM: refuge trio

Theo Bleckmann (voice & effects)
Gary Versace (piano)
John Hollenbeck (drums)

THURSDAY June 18
8PM: Duo with Kirk Nurock
playing the Kirk Nurock songbook
Theo Bleckmann (voice)
Kirk Nurock (piano/composer)
10PM: duo with Ben Monder
music by Monder, Bleckmann a.o.
Theo Bleckmann (voice & effects)
Ben Monder (guitar)

FRIDAY June 19
8PM: songs for voice, loops and toys
Theo Bleckmann (voice, effects & toys)
10PM: duo with Rob Schwimmer

playing Hanns Eisler, Kurt Weill, Bertold Brecht a.o.
Theo Bleckmann (voice)
Rob Schwimmer (piano)

SAT June 20
8PM: Hello Earth – the music of Kate Bush (part 1)
Theo Bleckmann (voice, effects & toys)
Henry Hey (piano & keyboard & voice)
Chris Tarry (electric bass)
Ben Wittman (drums)
Caleb Burhans (violin & guitar & voice)
10PM: Hello Earth – the music of Kate Bush (part 2)

SUN June 21
8PM: A Clear Midnight – Kurt Weill and America
Theo Bleckmann (voice)
Julia Hülsmann (piano)
Marc Muellbauer (bass)
Heinrich Köbberling (drums)
10PM: w/itsnotyouitsme
Theo Bleckmann (voice, effects & toys)
Caleb Burhans (violin & effects)
Grey McMurray (guitar & effects)

The Stone, NYC
corner of Avenue C and 2nd Street
[TheStone]

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:: July 23, 2015
Uri Caine Ensemble plays Gershwin
Stresa, Italy
Uri Caine, piano
Joyce Hammann, violin
Mark Helias, doublebass
Jim Black, drums
Ralph Alessi, trumpet
Chris Speed, saxophones
Theo Bleckmann, voice
Barbara Walker
, voice
[tickets]

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:: July 24, 2015
Uri Caine Ensemble plays Gershwin
Rome, Italy

[tickets]

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:: July 25, 2015
Uri Caine Ensemble plays Gershwin
Ravelo, Italy

[tickets]

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:: July 31, 2015
NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL
w/John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble
Newport

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:: August 4, 2015
in duo with Shai Maestro
Shapeshifter Lab, NYC
[venue]

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:: September 5, 2015
w/Claudia Quintet + surprise guest
Chicago Jazz Festival
[info]

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:: September 19, 2015
Ambrose Akinmusire +5
Monterey Jazz Festival, CA
[venue]

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:: October 8—October 10, 2015
THE EXALTED
Written by Carl Hancock Rux
Music by Theo Bleckmann
Directed by Anne Bogart
performed by Carl Hancock Rux and Theo Bleckmann
Kimmel Center for the Arts, Philadelphia
[venue]

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:: October 12—October 17, 2015
THE EXALTED
Written by Carl Hancock Rux
Music by Theo Bleckmann
Directed by Anne Bogart
performed by Carl Hancock Rux and Theo Bleckmann
Bard Center for the Arts, NY
[venue]

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:: October 19—October 23, 2015
John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble
October 19-Ithaca College,  Ithaca, NY
October 20-Eastman School, Rochester, NY
October 21-McGill University, Montreal, CA
October 22-National Sawdust,  Williamsburg, NY
[JohnHollenbeck]

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:: October 28—October 31, 2015
THE EXALTED
Written by Carl Hancock Rux
Music by Theo Bleckmann
Directed by Anne Bogart
performed by Carl Hancock Rux and Theo Bleckmann

BAM Fishman Space
Part of 2015 Next Wave Festival
[venue]

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:: November 6, 2015
Ambrose Akinmusire (tpt) & Theo Bleckmann (voc) & Harmen Fraanje (piano)
November Music, The Netherlands
[venue]

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:: November 8, 2015
w/Ambrose Akinmusire
Berlin Jazz Festival, Germany
[venue]

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:: November 13, 2015
A Clear Midnight – Kurt Weill and America
Theo Bleckmann (voice)
Julia Hülsmann (piano)
Marc Muellbauer (bass)
Heinrich Köbberling (drums)
Offenburg, Germany

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:: November 14, 2015
songs for voice, loops and toys (solo)
Vienna, Austria

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:: November 17, 2015
songs for voice, loops and toys (solo)
Stimmungen Festival
Cologne, Germany
[venue]

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:: November 20, 2015
A Clear Midnight – Kurt Weill and America
Theo Bleckmann (voice)
Julia Hülsmann (piano)
Marc Muellbauer (bass)
Heinrich Köbberling (drums)
Munich, Germany


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:: November 22, 2015
A Clear Midnight – Kurt Weill and America
Theo Bleckmann (voice)
Julia Hülsmann (piano)
Marc Muellbauer (bass)
Heinrich Köbberling (drums)
Milton Court, London
London Jazz Fest UK
[tickets]

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:: November 28-29, 2015
w/Uri Caine, piano & Roberto Occhipinti, bass
Lunenburg Academy
Nova Scotia, Canada
[tickets]

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:: December 17, 2015
Winterreise with Uri Caine
National Sawdust
[tickets]