No description of the Philly jazz scene exists that does not include something along the lines of "And Elliott Levin has been known to sit in, buggin' out with his sax and flute..." Eugene Chadbourne - Allmusic

 

Previous events

Mar14

Elliott Levin – Fusion of Jazz and Words: Free Jazz, Priceless Words

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Bird and Beckett Books, 653 Chenery St, San Francisco

Each Bay Area performance will provide a unique listener experience exploring the expression in words and music of the free jazz palette of a veteran musician/writer. For these engagements, Elliott’s saxophone, flute, and spoken word/poetry work will be accompanied by a shifting cast of players from the New Olduvai Ensemble and Cartoon Justice Improvisation Collective.

Tom Rollison – guitar, bass, electronics

Mark Pino – drums, percussion

Elijah Pontecorvo – bass

Kersti Abrams – alto saxophone, flute, North African double-reeds, Mbira

Mika Pontecorvo – guitar, flute, electronics

Mar13

Elliott Levin – Fusion of Jazz and Words: Free Jazz, Priceless Words

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Peacock Lounge, 552 Haight Steet , San Francisco

Each Bay Area performance will provide a unique listener experience exploring the expression in words and music of the free jazz palette of a veteran musician/writer. For these engagements, Elliott’s saxophone, flute, and spoken word/poetry work will be accompanied by a shifting cast of players from the New Olduvai Ensemble and Cartoon Justice Improvisation Collective.

Tom Rollison – guitar, bass, electronics

Mark Pino – drums, percussion

Elijah Pontecorvo – bass

Kersti Abrams – alto saxophone, flute, North African double-reeds, Mbira

Mika Pontecorvo – guitar, flute, electronics

Mar11

Elliott Levin – Fusion of Jazz and Words: Free Jazz, Priceless Words – Oakland Freedom Jazz Society

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Studio Grand, 3234 Grand Avenue , Oakland

9:30PM: Jakob Pek, Jordan Glenn, Lee Hodel

10:15PM: Karl Alfonso Defensor Evangelista, Ben Goldberg

11PM: Elliott Levin, Tom Rollison, Mogauwane Mahloele, Cartoon Justice

Suggested Donation $7-15

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