Nick Millevoi Desertion Trio, ScottClark6tet

Nick Millevoi Desertion Trio, ScottClark6tet

Sun, January 29, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

The Camel

$7 ADV, $10 DOS

Tickets at the Door

Nick Millevoi Desertion Trio
Nick Millevoi Desertion Trio
Nick Millevoi is a Philadelphia-based guitarist and composer whose music draws upon the influences of avant garde jazz, modern classical, and rock and roll to create a personal sound. A restless sonic explorer, Nick's maximizes the possibilities of the electric guitar through frequent use of feedback, raw noise, and non-traditional tunings. As an intrepid composer, Millevoi confronts everything from maximal electric power trio music to chamber music to large scale improvisation-heavy ensemble pieces, and everything in between.

Nick currently leads his Desertion Quartet, featuring Jamie Saft, Ches Smith, and Johnny DeBlase, whose debut recording will be released May 2015 on ShhPuma/Clean Feed Records. He also co-leads the Hollenberg-Millevoi Quartet, formed under the supervision of composer John Zorn to perform Zorn's Bagatelles. Nick is one half of Archer Spade, a duo with trombonist Dan Blacksberg, who co-lead a 25-member ensemble, host a festival, and have worked with composers such as Mick Barr, Dave Soldier, Roscoe Mitchell, Gene Coleman, and many others. Nick currently plays guitar in Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band (No Quarter Records). As a member of Many Arms, he released five albums, including two for John Zorn's Tzadik label and a collaboration with Toshimaru Nakamura, which Pitchfork described as, “Music that seeks the sun by exploding toward it.”

As a performer in many different projects, Nick regularly tours throughout the US and Europe, recently performing at festivals, such as Incubate (Netherlands), Gaffer Fest (France), Suoni Per Il Popolo (Canada), the Montreal Jewish Music Festival, the New Atlantis Festival (DC), and John Zorn's Masada Book Three Premiere concert at New York's Town Hall. Nick's music has been released by labels such as Tzadik, New Atlantis, Gaffer, The Flenser, Sick Room, and Public Eyesore. Millevoi's music has been reviewed by Pitchfork, SPIN, NPR Music, The Onion AV Club, Wire magazine, and many others.
ScottClark4tet
ScottClark4tet
Initially inspired in part by Ornette Coleman’s classic quartet with Don Cherry, Charlie Haden and Ed Blackwell and the strongly influential chicago free jazz movement of the 1960′s, The Scott Clark 4-tet — led by drummer and composer Scott Clark — has quickly found its own way of working with time, space, and sound. Featuring Fight the Big Bull members trumpeter Bob Miller, saxophonist Jason Scott, and bassist Cameron Ralston, the Richmond, Virginia-based quartet was formed in late 2010, drawing in listeners with its musicians’ individual reputations and keeping them there with its unique interpertation of the post-bop/free-bop style. Their latest release “Bury My Heart” was released on Clean Feed Records on November 3, 2015.

Scott Clark - drums, compositions
Jason Scott - saxophone
Bob Miller - trumpet
Cameron Ralston - bass
Venue Information:
The Camel
1621 W. Broad Street
Richmond, VA, 23220
http://www.thecamel.org