BCMA Announces Fall 2002 Concert Schedule

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 19, 2002

BCMA ANNOUNCES FALL 2002 CONCERT SEASON LINE-UP(br> BOSTON, MA - The Boston Creative Music Alliance (BCMA) proudly begins its sixth year of presenting creative improvising musicians by announcing its Fall 2002 concert schedule. All concerts are $16 ($12 for students and seniors) unless otherwise indicated and held in the Institute of Contemporary Art’s ICA Theater at 955 Boylston Street in Boston (Hynes/ICA MBTA Green line stop). Advance tickets are available through Twisted Village at 12 Eliot Street in Harvard Square or (617) 354-6898.

Friday, September 6th at 8pm
Lovens/Lytton/Vandermark Trio
Paul Lovens, drums; Paul Lytton, drums; and Ken Vandermark, saxophones

Saturday, September 14th at 2:30pm
Fire in the Valley Festival (co-produced by Eremite Records)
Michael Ehlers, Artistic Director
Tickets for this all-day festival are $30.
Fred Anderson/Hamid Drake/Kidd Jordan/William Parker Quartet
Also appearing:
Jemeel Moondoc Quintet
In the Tradition (featuring Johannes Bauer, Alan Silva, and Roger Turner)
William Parker’s Clarinet Trio (with Perry Robinson and Walter Perkins)
Malcolm Goldstein/Alan Silva/Roger Turner Trio (WORLD PREMIERE)

Thursday, September 19th at 8pm
Peter Kowald/Xu Feng Xia Global Village Duo
In conjunction with the ICA’s exhibit of works by Chinese artist, Chen Zhen.
Peter Kowald, bass and Xu Feng Xia, guzheng

Saturday, September 28 at 8pm
Michael Moore’s Jewels and Binoculars Trio
In support of their debut album, Jewels and Binoculars(Ramboy), of Bob Dylan music.
Michael Moore, reeds; Lindsay Horner, bass; and Michael Vatcher, drums.

Friday, October 4 at 8pm
Saturday, October 5 from 2-6pm and 7-11pm
Sunday, October 6 at 7pm
Autumn Uprising 6
James Coleman, Artistic Director
The sixth-annual musician-produced showcase of Boston improvisers featuring more than 60 musicians and nearly 20 performances over 3 days. Tickets for this event are $12 ($8 students and seniors) for individual concerts and $25 ($20 students and seniors) for a festival pass.

Sunday, October 13th at 8pm
Adam Lane Quartet
In support of their debut CD, Without Being(CIMP)
Paul Smoker, trumpet; John Tchicai, saxophone; Adam Lane, bass; and Barry Altschul, drums.

Wednesday, October 23 at 8pm
Joe McPhee and Trio X
Joe McPhee, reeds and brass; Dominic Duval, bass; and Jay Rosen, drums.

The BCMA recognizes with thanks the collaborative support of the Institute of Contemporary Art. It also gratefully acknowledges the support of the Russell Colgate Fund and anonymous private donations. The BCMA is funded in part by grants from the New England Foundation for the Arts and Meet The Composer, Inc., with support from ASCAP, the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, the Greenwall Foundation, the Virgil Thompson Fund, and additional support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Artist photos and current recordings (where applicable) are available on request. Access to artists, BCMA Artistic Director Ed Hazell, Fire in the Valley Artistic Director Michael Ehlers, and Autumn Uprising Artistic Director James Coleman will also be made available (according to availability) by request. Please submit all requests to Scott Menhinick at Improvised Communications as early as possible as many of the participating musicians hail from different parts of the world.

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  • Artist / Group Name: Boston Creative Music Alliance
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