Matt Nelson

Saxophonist Matt Nelson regularly performs in a far-reaching, motley  assortment of musical projects. Described as “one of the more unpredictable    virtuosos in New York’s underground” by Pitchfork, and “genre-bending” by  Tiny Mix Tapes, his output often lies in the gray corners beyond categorization.  Upon graduating from the Oberlin Conservatory under the tutelage of Gary  Bartz and Paul Cohen, […]

Ava Mendoza

AVA MENDOZA is a Brooklyn-based guitarist, singer, songwriterand composer. Born in 1983, she started performing her own music, and as a sidewoman and collaborator in many different projects, as soon as she was legally allowed into venues. As a guitarist, Mendoza has received acclaim for her technique and viscerality. Her most ongoing work is as […]

Brandon Seabrook

Brandon Seabrook is a guitarist, banjoist, and composer living in New York City where he has established himself as one of the most forward-thinking and versatile and guitarists of his generation. He has also made a name for himself as an influential banjo innovator, described by the New York Times as “a man apparently hellbent […]

Davy Lazar

Since moving to Brooklyn from Detroit in 2017, Davy Lazar has carved out a formidable reputation as a trumpet player, composer and improvisor. Lazar’s compositions are filled with intricate details that encompass a wide array of expression. Lazar has participated at the 2018 Festival of New Trumpet Music, NYC, and performed at venues such as […]

Snark Horse

Snark Horse is a book of highly-detailed one-bar compositions by pianist/composer Matt Mitchell and drummer/composer Kate Gentile -– audaciously presented across six discs – that are designed to incite inventive, multi-directional improvisation. It is also the name of a revolving cast of musicians – including Mitchell and Gentile – who have performed this music in […]

Eric Wubbels

Eric Wubbels (b.1980) is a composer and performer. Since 2004 he has been pianist and Co-Director of the Wet Ink Ensemble (NYC), and he performs regularly in projects with Mariel Roberts and Josh Modney, Weston Olencki, and Charmaine Lee, among others. His music has been presented by LA Phil Green Umbrella series, Huddersfield Festival (hcmf), […]

Nick Dunston

Nick Dunston is a Berlin-based acoustic and electroacoustic composer, improviser, and bassist. An “indispensable player on the New York avant-garde” (New York Times), his performances have also spanned a variety of venues and festivals across North America and Europe. He’s performed, toured, and recorded professionally with bands led by artists such as Marc Ribot, Ches […]

Liz Kosack

She/they are improvising musicians working together to cross over boundaries of media, gender, genre, culture, and species: using hybrids to spawn a single vision.  The Liz formed in 2014 as an experimental constellation for the KIM collective series, and went on to produce ”Book of Birds,” a multimedia showpiece which explores the search for identity and […]

Joanna Mattrey

Joanna Mattrey is a violist active in both the new music and free improvisation communities who’s playing often incorporates textural gestures, preparations, and electronic alterations. She is searching for moments of ceremony and ritual in a modern soundscape.  ​ Mattrey’s second upcoming album (Relative Pitch, 2021) is a collection of commissioned solo pieces written by Nick Dunston, Leila Bordreuil, Weasel […]

David Byrd-Marrow

Atlanta native David Byrd-Marrow is the Solo hornist of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), a new music collective that performs internationally and serves as ensemble-in-residence at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival. Working with a uniquely wide range of performers, he has premiered works by Matthias Pintscher, Arthur Kampela, George Lewis, Tyshawn Sorey, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Du Yun, Marcos […]