Gigs

(scroll down for current gig listings)

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Saturday, October 6, 2017
@ Angel City Jazz Festival 
Los Angeles, CA

Moving Pictures Octet
Graham Haynes – cornet
Ralph Jones – woodwinds
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Alex Marcello – keyboards
Damon Banks – bass
James Hurt – percussion
Hamid Drake – drums
Adam Rudolph – percussion, compositions

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Friday, October 20, 2017
Bop Stop
Cleveland, Ohio

Moving Pictures
w/ Ralph Jones – woodwinds
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Alex Marcello – keys
Damon Banks – bass
Hamid Drake – drums
Adam Rudolph – percussion

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Saturday, October 21, 2017
Edge Fest
Kerrytown Concert House

Ann Arbor, MI

Moving Pictures
w/ Ralph Jones – woodwinds
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Alex Marcello – keys
Damon Banks – bass
Hamid Drake – drums
Adam Rudolph – percussion

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Sunday, October 22, 2017
Lafontsee Galleries
833 Lake Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI
3 pm

Moving Pictures
w/ Ralph Jones – woodwinds
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Alex Marcello – keys
Damon Banks – bass
Hamid Drake – drums
Adam Rudolph – percussion

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Sunday, November 5, 2017
The Falcon
Marlboro, NY
8 pm 

Karl Berger – vibes, piano
Ingrid Sertso – vocals
Judi Silvano – vocals
Peter Apfelbaum – saxophone
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Ira Coleman – bass
Tani Tabbal – drums

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Friday, November 17, 2017
@ Firehouse 12
New Haven, CT

Moving Pictures
w/ Graham Haynes – cornet
Alex Marcello – keys
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Damon Banks – bass
Adam Rudolph – percussion

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
@ Lexington Hotel (48th & Lexington)
5 – 8 pm

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Dave Ambrosio – bass
Dayeon Seok – drums

free

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Monday, November 27, 2017
8 pm

Roulette
509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn

Adam Rudolph & GO: Organic Orchestra
w/ Michel Gentile – c and alto flute, bamboo flutes
Sylvain Leroux – tambin, flute, bamboo flutes
Ze Luis – c and alto flute, bamboo flutes
Mariano Gil – bass flute, piccolo, bamboo flutes
Steve Gorn – bansuri flute, hichiriki

Graham Haynes – cornet, flugelhorn, kudu horn
Stephen Haynes – trumpet, flugelhorn, kudu horn
Peter Zummo – trombone, didjiridoo
Libby Schwartz – french horn, kudu
Ned Rothernberg – clarinet, shakuhachi
Sean Sonderegger – soprano sax, contrabass clarinet, ney
Ivan Barenboim – clarinet
Avram Fefer –  tenor sax
Sara Shoenbeck – bassoon, sona
Sana Nagano – violin
Mark Chung – violin
Elektra Kurtis – violin
Julianne Carney-Chung – violin
Richard Carr – violin
Gwen Laster – viola
Melanie Dyer – viola
Leco Reis – contrabass
Kenny Wessel – electric guitar
Alexis Marcelo – piano and electric keyboards
Mia Theodoratus – harp
Damon Banks – electric bass
Joe Hertenstien – percussion, modified kit
John Hadfield- frame drums, percussion
Dan Kurfirst – cajon, frame drums, percussion
Rogerio Boccato – pandero, zabumba, percussion
Keita Ogawa – frame drums, percussion

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Sunday, December 3, 2017
Benefit Concert for Tribal Link 
100 Grand St., 6th Floor, NYC
7 – 9:30 pm

Kirk Knuffke – cornet
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Joe Fonda – bass
Harvey Sorgan – drums

RSVP to pkraft@triballink.org
$20 suggested donation
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Wednesday, December 6, 2017
@ Lexington Hotel (48th st. & Lexington Ave.)
5 – 8 pm

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Jacob Young – guitar

no cover

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Wednesday, February 31 – Monday, March 5, 2018
Milan, Italy

recording w/ Joe Fonda – bass, Jaimoe – drums,
TBA – italian artists

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Northhampton Jazz Workshop
City Sports Grille, Northhampton, MA
7:30-10:30 pm

Kenny Wessel w/ Paul Arslanian trio

I’ll play a set with Paul’s trio and then it opens up
for folks to sit in, bring your horn

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Sunday, March 11, 2018
Cafeteatre
Hollendergata 8
Oslo, Norway

Rob Waring – vibraphone
Kenny Wessel – guitar
(TBA – guest artists)

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Sunday, June 3 – Saturday, June 9, 2018
Jazz Improvisation Workshop in Italy
Tuscany, Italy

teaching a Jazz Intensive w/ Marc Mommass located
at an agro-tourism in Tuscany — daily workshops in
jazz improvisation, theory/harmony, ensemble playing
along with trips to local Italian sites, towns and experiences.
Part of New York Jazz Workshop summer workshop series.

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Thursday, August 16 – Friday, August 17, 2018
New York Jazz Workshop Guitar Intensive
@ Michiko Studios – 149 W. 46th St. NYC
11-5 pm 

4 day intensive workshop for jazz guitar —
myself and the great Vic Juris will be teaching this
workshop – a great opportunity to immerse yourself
in string theory

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