Schedule

2015

  • Fri
    06
    Mar
    2015
    Sat
    07
    Mar
    2015

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements

    8pm & 10pm

    New York, NY Venue: Jazz Gallery

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements
    with Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Anthony Tidd (bass) & Marcus Gilmore (drums)

  • Wed
    08
    Apr
    2015

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements

    8pm

    Kimmel Center, Philadelphia PA

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements
    with Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Miles Okazaki (guitar), Anthony Tidd (bass) & Sean Rickman (drums)

  • Tue
    05
    May
    2015
    Wed
    06
    May
    2015

    Five Elements at Oberlin College

    10:00pm

    Oberlin College, Oberlin Ohio

    Concert on May 5, 2015 from 10:00 to 11:30pm at the 'Sco (Oberlin College)
    Workshop on May 6, 2015 from 12:00 to 2:00pm in in Clonick Hall
  • Thu
    21
    May
    2015

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements Fundraiser for New Music USA

    7pm

    SubCulture: 45 Bleecker St in New York City

    On May 21 2015 Steve Coleman and Five Elements will be one of four groups that will participate in a fundraiser for New Music USA at SubCulture, located at 45 Bleecker St in New York City. The event starts at 6pm with a cocktail hour, and performances will begin at 7 pm.

    The other three ensembles will be the PRISM Quartet with Rudresh Mahanthappa, RighteousGirls (featuring a work by Andy Akiho and another by Pascal leBoeuf) and Wet Ink Ensemble.

    New Music USA has for many years been doing great work in supporting the creative community with various grants to artists and organizations. For more information please visit https://www.newmusicusa.org

  • Thu
    18
    Jun
    2015

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at the Whitney Museum

    8:00pm

    99 Gansevoort Street (Washington Street), NYC, NY

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements perform at The Whitney Museum of American Art as the opening performance to celebrate the Conlon Nancarrow festival. The Whitney has just relocated to it's new home between the High Line and the Hudson River in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District.

    click here for additional information

  • Sun
    21
    Jun
    2015

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at Bartram’s Garden

    8:00pm
    Bartram’s Garden
    5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA

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    Steve Coleman and Five Elements celebrate the Summer Solstice with a performance at the beautiful Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia, PA.

  • Sun
    28
    Jun
    2015
    Fri
    03
    Jul
    2015

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at the Curiosity Retreat

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at the Curiosity Retreat in Gateway Colorado

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements perform for and interact with some of the most interesting and accomplished people ever assembled in one magnificent place. The mission of Curiosity Retreats is to create a unique forum where the lifelong curious can gather to explore in-depth the great questions of today. Providing exclusive, intimate access to eminent visionaries, scholars and trendsetters, the retreats allow these luminary contributors to inspire one another and our participants on topics ranging from the mysteries of the Universe to the future of technology. 

    http://curiosityretreats.com

    http://curiosityretreats.com/luminaries/special-guest-2015/

  • Sat
    11
    Jul
    2015
    Thu
    06
    Aug
    2015

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Chicago Residency

    Chicago, IL, primary location: the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts. Final Performance on Aug 6 2015 at Made in Chicago in Millennium Park

    From July 11 to August 6 2015, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will present a residency in Chicago. The primary location of activities will be the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts.

    • Performances
    • Workshops
    • Outreach Programs for the Community
    • Final Performance on Aug 6 2015 at Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz in Millennium Park

    There will be frequent performances and workshops at various venues within the Logan Center, and also other appearances in the Chicago area. There will also be outreach activities mostly done on the South Side of Chicago.

    On Aug 6 2015 there will be a final grand performance in Millennium Park as part of the Made in Chicago concert series.

    This is a collaboration of M-Base Concepts, Inc., the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts and Arts + Public Life at the University of Chicago, Rebuild, and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events in partnership with the Jazz Institute of Chicago.

      Click here for detailed information   Also see: The Logan Center for the Arts  
  • Sat
    08
    Aug
    2015
    Thu
    13
    Aug
    2015

    American Composers Orchestra – Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute Workshop

    Herb Alpert School of Music, UCLA

    Steve Coleman is one of the instructors this summer workshop intensive. The American Composers Orchestra (ACO) and The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, in cooperation with the Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University, presents the third Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute (JCOI) in 2015-16. The program commences August 8-13, 2015 with a Summer Intensive at The Herb Alpert School at UCLA. A second phase of the program includes Orchestral Readings of new music by select participants in spring-fall of 2016.

    http://www.americancomposers.org

     

  • Fri
    28
    Aug
    2015

    Steve Coleman and The Council of Balance at the Saalfelden Jazz Festival

    Saalfelden, Austria

    Steve Coleman and The Council of Balance premier a new ensemble and new music at the Saalfelden Jazz Festival in Saalfelden Austria. The music will be from Steve's latest recording, Synovial Joints, in addition to newly composed music.

  • Fri
    04
    Sep
    2015
    Sun
    06
    Sep
    2015

    Steve Coleman - Hot Brass at 20

    Parc de la Villette, Paris, France

    Three nights of creative music, in recognition of the 20th anniversary of the renown Steve Coleman 1995 Hot Brass Concerts and Recordings in Paris, France, Steve Coleman will be featured at the La Villette Festival in Paris to perform with 3 groups:

    Steve Coleman and The Council of Balance, a 17 piece ensemble.

    Steve Coleman and The Mystic Rhythm Society, an 8 piece ensemble.

    Steve Coleman's Natal Eclipse, a 8 piece ensemble (European premier)

    http://www.jazzalavillette.com/evenement/16308

  • Sun
    20
    Sep
    2015

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at Bartram’s Garden

    7:00pm Bartram’s Garden 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA

     

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    Steve Coleman and Five Elements celebrate the 2015 Autumnal Solstice with a performance at the beautiful Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia, PA.

     

    Steve Coleman, alto saxophone

    Jonathan Finlayson, trumpet

    Miles Okazaki, guitar

    Anthony Tidd, bass

    Sean Rickman, drums

     

    For more information visit the Bartram's Garden site.

    or visit the Ars Nova site.

  • Mon
    05
    Oct
    2015
    Sun
    18
    Oct
    2015

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Philadelphia Residency

    A variety of performance and educational activities at: the Rigby Mansion in Germantown, the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Kimmel Center, Swarthmore College, Philadelphia Clef Club, and various pop-up performances and activities round the broader Philadelphia area.

     

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    From October 5 through October 18 2015, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will present a residency in Philadelphia. A combination of performances, open rehearsals, outreach, workshops and other educational activities will occur throughout the broader Philadelphia are, including at the Rigby Mansion in Germantown (the main hub of our activities), the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Kimmel Center, Swarthmore College, Philadelphia Clef Club, and various pop-up performances and activities round the broader Philadelphia area.

     

    Activities include:

    • Pop-Up Multiple Performances
    • Multiple Workshops
    • Outreach Programs for the Community
    • Open Rehearsals for the Community and Musicians
    • Local Musicians participating in many of these activities

     

    This is a collaboration of M-Base Concepts, Inc. and Ars Nova Workshop.

     

    Please check here for frequent updates, or if you want to participate, contact us at info1@m-base.org

  • Tue
    10
    Nov
    2015
    Sun
    15
    Nov
    2015

    Steve Coleman's Natal Eclipse & Steve Coleman and Five Elements at The Village Vanguard

    8:00pm

    The Village Vanguard. 178 7th Ave S, NYC, NY 10014

     

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    Finally, Steve Coleman and Five Elements make their long awaited debut at The Village Vanguard in New York City for 6 nights of creative music.

     

    The first two nights (Nov 10 & 11) features the US debut of a new ensemble; Steve Coleman's Natal Eclipse. The next 4 nights feature a special edition of Steve Coleman and Five Elements.

  • Mon
    30
    Nov
    2015
    Mon
    21
    Dec
    2015

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Los Angeles Residency

    primary location: The Blue Whale. 123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St., Suite 301 Los Angeles, CA 90012

    From November 30 to December 20, 2015, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will present a residency in Los Angeles. The primary location of activities will be the Blue Whale in downtown Los Angeles.

     

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    From November 30 to December 20, 2015, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will present a residency in Los Angeles. The primary location of activities will be the Blue Whale in downtown Los Angeles.

     
    • Performances
    • Workshops
    • Outreach Programs for the Community
     

    There will be frequent performances and workshops at the Blue Whale, and also other locations in the Los Angeles area. There will also be outreach activities mostly done in the Southern California area.

     

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements will perform 6 nights a week at The Blue Whale with the following schedule: Monday Nov 30 Wednesday through Sunday, Dec 2-6 Tuesday through Sunday, Dec 8-13 Tuesday through Sunday, Dec 15-20  

    We will be presenting advanced intensive workshops for musicians Tuesday December 8 through Sunday December 13, 2015.

     

    This is a production of M-Base Concepts, Inc., in collaboration with the Blue Whale, various Universities and other nonprofit partners in the LA area.

     

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements presented a successful residency this past summer in Chicago, and now focus their attention on the West Coast of the United States. These pilot residencies are designed to generate energy in the areas where they occur, educate local musicians and introduce audiences to creative and progressive music.