improvised ambient avant world music
 
Straylight is dedicated to the art of improvised ambient avant world music
 
The Performances of Straylight
 
 

January 2003

Straylight performs and composes for Cynthia Oliver's AfroSocialiteLifeDiva at Dance Theatre Workshop, NYC

Straylight, M Bistro Cafe, Brooklyn

Straylight, Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale, NY

Straylight, Knitting Factory, NYC

December 2002

Straylight with Loren Dempster, Knitting Factory, NYC

August 2002

Straylight with Roy Campbell Jr., Knitting Factory, NYC

Straylight, Live Radio Broadcast-WNYU/89.1FM, NYC

August 2001

Straylight, Deep Listening Space, Kingston, NY

July 2001

Straylight, Knitting Factory, NYC

September 2000

New York Dance and Performance Awards, Joyce Theater, NYC. Straylight performs entry music and is awarded a Bessie for composing music for Cynthia Oliver's SheMad 

July 2000

Straylight Dialogues with JD Parran, Knitting Factory, NYC

June 2000

Deep Listening Through the Millennium. A benefit concert for the Pauline Oliveros Foundation, Knitting Factory, NYC

Featuring the New Circle Quintet w/ Pauline Oliveros (accordion), Monique Buzzarte (trombone), Susie Ibarra (drum set), Rosi Hirtlein (violin), and Jackett Pickett (string bass). With additional performances by Joe McPhee, Ione, Norman Lowrey, David Gamper, Linda Montano, Barbara Barg, Stephen Vitiello, Lorah Yaccarino, and Straylight.

May 2000

Straylight performs and composes for Cynthia Oliver's SheMad at Performance Space 122, NYC

March 2000

Straylight, Joe McPhee and Johnny McLellan, Astrocade, Philadelphia, PA

January 2000

Monday Nights, KnitActive, Knitting Factory, NYC

01.17.00 Straylight Dialogues with Pauline Oliveros (accordion) and Joe McPhee (saxophones, electronics)

01.24.00 Straylight Dialogues with Steve Gorn (bansuri flutes) and John Wieczorek (percussion)

01.31.00 Straylight Dialogues with Benton Bainbridge (video projections)

October 1999

Straylight Dialogues with DJ Olive, Knitting Factory, NYC

September 1999

Straylight Dialogues with Jim Staley, Knitting Factory, NYC

Straylight performs and composes for Cynthia Oliver's LUKoSiMAD at Dance Theater Workshop, NYC.

August 1999

Straylight Dialogues with Brian Ritchie, Knitting Factory, NYC

July 1999

Straylight Dialogues with JD Parran, Knitting Factory, NYC

June 1999

Deep Listening Band, with Pauline Oliveros, Stuart Dempster, and David Gamper, Joe McPhee, and Straylight, Knitting Factory, NYC (06.16.99)

( see review: http://www.jazzreview.com/articledetails.cfm?ID=488 )

Straylight Dialogues with Missy Galore and Leon Gruenbaum, Knitting Factory, NYC

April 1999

Straylight Dialogues with Burton Greene, Knitting Factory, NYC

March 1999

Straylight Dialogues with Bradford Reed, Knitting Factory, NYC

February 1999

Straylight Dialogues with DJ Singe and Rick Iannacone, Knitting Factory, NYC

January 1999

Straylight Dialogues with Jason Kao Hwang, Knitting Factory, NYC

December 1998

Straylight and Cynthia Oliver / Bern Nix Trio, Tonic, NYC

Straylight Dialogues with Steve Gorn and John Wieczorek, Knitting Factory, NYC

November 1998

Straylight Dialogues with Bill Cole, Knitting Factory, NYC

October 1998

Straylight Dialogues with Vinny Golia, Knitting Factory, NYC

September 1998

Straylight at Unity Gain, CB's Downstairs Lounge, NYC

Straylight Dialogues with Eliott Levin and Rick Iannacone, Knitting Factory, NYC

Also presented by I.M.P. at Third Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

August 1998

Straylight Dialogues with Joe McPhee, Knitting Factory, NYC

July 1998

Straylight Dialogues with Steve Gorn and John Wieczorek, Knitting Factory, NYC

June 1998

Straylight Dialogues with Pauline Oliveros, Knitting Factory, NYC

May 1998

Ear To The Ground featuring We, Byzar, NNEng, and Straylight, Wetlands, NYC

April 1998

Straylight with special guest David Gamper, Vanguard Visions @ Cspace, Citicorp Atrium, NYC

February 1998

Straylight, Knitting Factory, NYC
(This is the live concert released on the debut Straylight CD on Deep Listening)

December 1997

Straylight performs and composes for Cynthia Oliver's Unremovable Jacket at Performance Space 122, NYC

September 1997

Straylight in residency with Cynthia Oliver performs and composes new work, The Yard, Chilmark, MA

June 1997

New Sounds for Freedom Summer, a benefit concert for the Pauline Oliveros Foundation, with Greg Altman, Joe McPhee, Ione, Pauline Oliveros, David Gamper, Straylight, Joe Giardullo, Jeremy Starpoli, Joel Chadabe, Xavier Chabot, Pierre Joris, Ben Chadabe, and H.C. Earwicker, Kleinert/James Art Center, Woodstock, NY

May 1997

Straylight, Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale, NY

March 1997

Straylight, Knitting Factory, NYC

February 1997

Straylight, Soundlab, NYC

May 1996

Straylight, Knitting Factory, NYC

April 1996

Straylight and Rick Stone, Emerging Artists Series, Pauline Oliveros Foundation, Kingston, NY

December 1995

Straylight, Soundlab, NYC

October 1995

Straylight performs and composes for Cynthia Oliver's Death's Door at Performance Space 122, NYC

August 1995

Straylight, Rosendale Street Festival, Rosendale, NY 

Straylight with Charles Cohen, Accord Train Station, Accord, NY

July 1995

Straylight featuring Jason Finkelman, Geoff Gersh and Charles Cohen in the Widow Jane Mine, Rosendale, NY

"Listeners should come prepared to be transported by an encompassing, otherworldly sound." - Woodstock Times

June 1995

Straylight performs and composes for Cynthia Oliver's Wake at Performance Space 122, NYC

September 1994

Straylight, WBAI 99.5FM presents Live from The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, NYC
 

August 1993

One Part Percussion featuring Jason Finkelman, Geoff Gersh, and Charles Cohen, Accord Train Station, Accord, NY (first meeting as a trio)

February 1992

Jason Finkelman, Charles Cohen, and Damon Umholtz first appear as Straylight

The Coda Series, Convergence Centre, Philadelphia, PA