Videos


Full Moon at Hartford Jazz Festival w/Dave Liebman and Michael Henderson
Full Moon Ensemble: Steve Gorn, Badal Roy, Daniel Moreno, KW w/ special guests – Dave
Liebman & Michael Henderson performing In a Silent Way.

 

ISCMS Festival – Istanbul/2010 – Concert w/ Street Vendors
Inspired concept by Dost Kip and ISCMS Festival in Istanbul to combine Turkish street vendors with improvising musicians for a concert alongside the Bosporus. It was an incredible experience for all of us. The ensemble consisted of Karl Berger – vibes, Oliver Lake – alto saxophone, Kenny Wessel – guitar, Ingrid Sertso – voice, John Lindberg – bass, Tani Tabbal – drums, Adam Rudolph – percussion with 5 local street vendors selling their various wares with their chants/songs.

 

Ornette Coleman & Prime Time @ Lugano 1990 – Spelling the Alphabet
Live clip of OC & Prime Time w/ Badal Roy, Dave Bryant, Denardo Coleman, Al MacDowell, Chris Rosenberg, KW

 

OC & Prime Time – Latin Genetics
Montreal Jazz Festival 1988 w/ Ornette & Prime Time, playing Latin Genetics

 

Duo w/ Bruce Arnold during NYU Summer Jazz Guitar Program, (playing “I Remember You”)

 

Syotos performing @ World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland
A performance/demonstration at an Open Forum in Davos, Switzerland as part of the World Economic Forum in January, 2103.
This was with Chris Washburne’s band, Syotos (Chris Washburne – trombone; Ole Mathisen – saxophone; Kenny Wessel – guitar;
Per Mathisen – bass; Vince Cherico – drums). The program was entitled “Life Lessons from Jazz: Improvisation as a Way of Life”.

 

 

Rob Garcia’s Sangha
Heart’s Fire w/ Rob Garcia (drums/composer), Yooni Choi, Michele Gentile, Adam Kolker, Daniel Kelly, KW, Dave Ambrosio

 

Thunk – performing Bemsha Swing
Stephen Gauci – tenor sax, Kenny Wessel – guitar, arrangement,
Mike Bisio – bass, Jeremy Carlstadt – drums from a concert at
Shapeshifter Lab, Brooklyn, NY.

 

Great Circle @ One Station Plaza [Weather Bird pt 1]
w/ Jamie Baum – alto flute, KW – guitar, Jerome Harris – bass, Jeff Hirshfield performing my arrangement of Louis Armstrong’s “Weather Bird”

 

Great Circle @ One Station Plaza [Weather Bird pt 2]
w/ Jamie Baum – alto flute, KW – guitar, Jerome Harris – bass, Jeff Hirshfield performing my arrangement of Louis Armstrong’s “Weather Bird”

 

Organic Orchestra @ Tampere Jazz Happening 11/12
Adam Rudolph & Go: Organic Orchestra in Finland – Graham Haynes, Joe Bowie, Ralph Jones, Kenny Wessel, Jerome Harris, Alexander Overington, James Hurt, Adam Rudolph w/ guests: Mikko Innanen, and many others from Finland, Denmark, France and Ghana

 

Adam Rudolph’s Moving Pictures @ Montreal Jazz Festival 2010
Graham Haynes – cornet; Ralph “Buzzy” Jones – woodwinds; Kenny Wessel – guitar, Brahim Fribgane – percussion; Jerome Harris – bass guitar; Adam Rudolph – percussion, compositions

 

Living in the Musical Moment
Talk and duo performance w/ author/pianist/historian Lewis Porter about the nature of improvisation. Did this at the Philoctetes Center in NYC, which is in some way involved with the study of the mind.

 

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