SIMF #31 – 2016

The 31st Seattle Improvised Music Festival took place February 4-6, 2016, presented by Nonsequitur with assistance from a Neighborhood & Community Arts grant from Seattle Office of Arts & Culture. It was organized by Paul Hoskin, with assistance from Greg Campbell and Steve Peters.

PHOTO ALBUM HERE

Participating artists:

Greg Campbell, percussion; Alan Cook, percussion (Longview, WA); Lesli Dalaba, trumpet; Carol Genetti, voice (Chicago); Jen Gilleran, percussion; Paul Hoskin, contrabass clarinet; Tari Nelson-Zagar, violin; Kate Olson, soprano sax; Dennis Rea, electric guitar; Matana Roberts, alto sax (NYC); Leslie Ross, bassoon (Maine); John Seman, bass; Wilson Shook, alto sax; Beth Yip, trombone

Thursday, February 4
Duo – Leslie Ross, Paul Hoskin
Quartet – Alan Cook, Lesli Dalaba, Carol Genetti, Wilson Shook
Quartet – Jen Gilleran, Tari Nelson-Zagar, Matana Roberts, Beth Yip

Friday, February 5
Duo – Carol Genetti, Dennis Rea
Quartet – Greg Campbell, Kate Olson, Matana Roberts, Wilson Shook
Quartet – Alan Cook, Tari Nelson-Zagar, Leslie Ross, John Seman

Saturday, February 6
Duo – Matana Roberts, Alan Cook
Quartet – Lesli Dalaba, Jen Gilleran, Dennis Rea, Leslie Ross
Quartet – Carol Genetti, Kate Olson, John Seman, Beth Yip

Recordings by Rob Angus:

(10:50) Paul Hoskin, contrabass clarinet / Leslie Ross, bassoon

(26:54) Alan Cook, drums / Lesli Dalaba, trumpet / Carol Genetti, voice / Wilson Shook, sax

(23:11) Jen Gilleran, drums / Tari Nelson-Zagar, violin / Matana Roberts, sax / Beth Yip, trombone – #1

(13:39) Jen Gilleran, drums / Tari Nelson-Zagar, violin / Matana Roberts, sax / Beth Yip, trombone – #2

(15:11) Carol Genetti, voice / Dennis Rea, guitar – Pt. 1

(19:22) Carol Genetti, voice / Dennis Rea, guitar – Pt. 2

(11:29) Greg Campbell, percussion / Kate Olson, sax / Matana Roberts, sax / Wilson Shook, sax – Pt. 1

(26:57) Greg Campbell, percussion / Kate Olson, sax / Matana Roberts, sax / Wilson Shook, sax – Pt. 2

(25:40) Alan Cook, drums / Tari Nelson-Zagar, violin / Leslie Ross, bassoon / John Seman, bass

(23:27) Alan Cook, drums / Matana Roberts, sax – #1

(11:27) Alan Cook, drums / Matana Roberts, sax – #2

(17:24) Lesli Dalaba, trumpet / Jen Gilleran, drums / Dennis Rea, guitar / Lesli Ross, bassoon – Pt. 1

(12:15) Lesli Dalaba, trumpet / Jen Gilleran, drums / Dennis Rea, guitar / Lesli Ross, bassoon – Pt. 2

(22:59) Carol Genetti, voice / Kate Olson, sax / John Seman, bass / Beth Yip, trombone

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