Sat. 7/29: SLINGSHOT SONGS in Olympia, WA @ RHYTHM & RYE 9 pm
feat. Jessica Lurie (sax/flute/vce) | Beth Fleenor (clar./vce) Heather Bentley (viola) | Bill Horist (gtr) Issac Castillo (bass) | Ollie Klomp (drums) Opening Set: Issac Castillo solo
Thurs. 8/3 TUNING IS FOR PIANOS @ VERMILLION 10pm
1508 11th Ave, Seattle, WA (206) 709-9797 Spontaneous compositions and sonic combustions brought to you by a fantastic collective of internationally acclaimed musicians, composers and bandleaders: Jessica Lurie (sax/flute), Amy Denio (sax/vce), Sam Boshnack (tpt), Bill Horist (gtr), Rene Hart (bass), Jacques Willis (drums).Hold on to your hats and open your ears!
Sat. 8/5: Joining Paul Benoit snd the Bad Tendencies @ the Triple Door Musicquarium 9 to midnight
Sun. 8/6 in the horn section @ Hotel Albatross in Ballard with Reggie Garrett and the Snake Oil Peddlers w/Will Dowd and Paul Benoit
JESSICA LURIE ENSEMBLE & Slingshot Songs @ The ROYAL ROOM
The JLE feat. Wayne Horvitz piano/rhodes, Jessica Lurie sax & flute, Rene hart bass, Greg Campbell drums and special guests, performing a diverse set as usual, featuring works from her CD “Long Haul”, to be released this December on Chant Records out of NYC.
Opening Set: SLINGSHOT SONGS with Beth Fleenor clarinets and vocals, Heather Bentley viola, Jessica Lurie sax & flute, Sam Boshniak trumpet, Wayne Horvitz piano & rhodes, Rene Hart bass, Greg Campbell drums. Check out the music on BANDCAMP and SOUNDCLOUD
TEPHRA SOUNDS AUGUST 15-20, 2017 TOUR AND CD RELEASE
Tuesday 8/15: HELEN GILLET with special guests Jessica Lurie and Brian Haas, Mission Woods, KS @ 1900 Building
Wed. 8/16: TEPHRA SOUNDS, Kansas City, MO @ THE BRICK
Thurs. 8/17: TEPHRA SOUNDS, St. Louis, MO @ POP’S BLUE MOON
Fri. 8/18: TEPHRA SOUNDS, Madison, WI @ SOUND AND LITERATURE LABORATORY
Sat. 8/19: TEPHRA SOUNDS, Chicago, IL @ CONSTELLATION
Sun. 8/20: HELEN GILLET & FRIENDS, Madison, WI @ location TBA
“Defying genre borders, multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Jessica Lurie satisfies on Megaphone Heart, designing a multilayered sonic structure… melding lyrical pop, stinging rock, rhythmic Eastern European folk music and improvisation-heavy jazz with a dose of free-wheeling avant-groove-meets-grind.”– Dan Ouellete, EMUSIC
Megaphone Heart - Click to Listen & Buy! PRODUCED BY TODD SICKAFOOSE & JESSICA LURIE Downbeat Magazine: 4 1/2 Stars!