Schedule

2016

  • Wed
    04
    May
    2016

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at the Allentown Jazz Festival

    7:30pm 23 North Sixth Street Allentown, PA

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    On May 04, 2016 at 7:30pm, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will perform at the Allentown Jazz Festival at Miller Symphony Hall - 23 North Sixth Street, Allentown, PA.

    Steve will also give a workshop from 3:30 to 4:30pm, also at the Miller Symphony Hall.

    This is a production of Allentown JazzFest in collaboration with M-Base Concepts, Inc.

    Please bookmark this page and check back with for frequent updates, or contact us at info1@m-base.org

     
  • Sun
    08
    May
    2016
    Mon
    09
    May
    2016

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at Johnny Brenda's in Philadelphia, PA

    8:30pm

    Johnny Brenda's - 1201 N. Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

     

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    On Sunday May 8 and Monday May 9 2016, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will perform two evenings of creative music, spontaneous pop-up performances at Johnny Brenda's at 1201 N. Frankford Ave in Philadelphia, PA. Steve's group will once again bring their unique approach to creative music to Philadelphia.

     

    For information and tickets go to the following links:

     

    May 8 2016 - Johnny Brenda's - 1201 N. Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

    May 9 2016 - Johnny Brenda's - 1201 N. Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

  • Tue
    10
    May
    2016
    Sun
    15
    May
    2016

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at The Village Vanguard

    8:00pm 178 7th Ave S, NYC, NY 10014

     

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    On May 10 through May 15 2016, Steve Coleman and Five Elements return to The Historic Village Vanguard at 178 7th Ave South in New York City for 6 nights of creative music. After their successful 2015 debut, for the week of May 10 2016, Steve's group will once again bring their unique approach to creative music to the historical nightclub.

  • Tue
    14
    Jun
    2016

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at the DC Jazz Festival

    8:00pm 600 I Street Northwest Washington, D.C.

    On June 14, 2016, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will perform at the 2016 Washington D.C. Jazz Festival at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue.

     

    For more information see: Washington D.C. Jazz Festival

  • Wed
    15
    Jun
    2016
    Thu
    30
    Jun
    2016

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Philadelphia Residency (CANCELLED)

    This residency has been cancelled.

     

    This residency has been cancelled.

  • Tue
    05
    Jul
    2016

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at the Montreal Jazz Festival

    Quebec, Canada

    On July 5, 2016, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will perform at the 2016 Montreal Jazz Festival in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    For more information see: Montreal Jazz Festival  
  • Fri
    08
    Jul
    2016
    Sat
    23
    Jul
    2016

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements: European Tour

    For more information please visit the Saudades Tours site.

    From July 8-23 2016, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will be on tour in Europe.

     

    July 8 Warsaw, Poland - Soho Factory

    July 9 Kongsberg, Norway - Kongsberg Jazz Festival July 11-13 Paris, France - Cafe la Peche (Steve Coleman and Five Elements Workshops)

    July 16 Pori, Finland - Pori Jazz Festival

    July 19 Paris, France - New Morning

    July 20 Munich, Germany - Städtische Kunsthalle

    July 21 Genova, Italy - Piazza delle Feste - Porto Antico

    July 23 San Sebastian, Spain - Plaza de la Trinidad

     

    Please bookmark this page and check back with for frequent updates, or contact us at info1 at m-base dot org

     
  • Fri
    29
    Jul
    2016

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at the Newport Festival

    Newport Jazz Festival: Fort Adams State Park

    On July 29, 2016, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will perform at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival

    For more information see: Newport Jazz Festival  
  • Tue
    30
    Aug
    2016
    Sun
    25
    Sep
    2016

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements: New York Residency at The Stone

    The Stone (avenue C and 2nd street) Steve Coleman and Five Elements along with a variety of special groups perform.

     

     

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    From August 30 through September 25 2016, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will present a residency in New York City at The Stone (avenue C and 2nd street). The majority of the concerts will be Steve Coleman and Five Elements, with some special days being devoted to interesting combinations of musicians from New York's creative community.

     

    Aug 30  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Aug 31  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 01  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 02  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 03  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 04  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 05    Day Off

    Sep 06  Combinations: Steve Coleman, Mark Turner, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Linda Oh, Matt Brewer, Neeraj Mehta

    Sep 07  Combinations: Steve Coleman, Maria Grand, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Matt Brewer, Neeraj Mehta

    Sep 08  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 09  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 10  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 11  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 12    Day Off

    Sep 13  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Jonathan Finlayson, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 14  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 15  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 16  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 17  Combinations: Steve Coleman, Maria Grand, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Thomas Morgan, Neeraj Mehta

    Sep 18  Combinations: Steve Coleman,Maria Grand, Jonathan Finlayson, Matt Mitchell, Thomas Morgan, Neeraj Mehta

    Sep 19  Day Off

    Sep 20  Steve Coleman's Natal Eclipse: Steve Coleman, Vasko Dukovski, Maria Grand, Kristin Lee, Jonathan Finlayson, Greg Chudzik, Matt Mitchell, Jen Shyu, Neeraj Mehta

    Sep 21  Steve Coleman's Natal Eclipse: Steve Coleman, Rane Moore, Maria Grand, Kristin Lee, Jonathan Finlayson, Greg Chudzik, Matt Mitchell, Jen Shyu, Neeraj Mehta

    Sep 22  Steve Coleman's Natal Eclipse: Steve Coleman, Rane Moore, Maria Grand, Kristin Lee, Jonathan Finlayson, Greg Chudzik, Matt Mitchell, Jen Shyu, Neeraj Mehta

    Sep 23  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Maria Grand, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 24  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Maria Grand, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Sean Rickman

    Sep 25  Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Steve Coleman, Maria Grand, Jonathan Finlayson, Miles Okazaki, Anthony Tidd, Marcus Gilmore

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    Instruments:

    Jen Shyu: vocals
    Steve Coleman: alto sax
    Rane Moore: clarinets
    Vasko Dukovski: clarinets
    Mark Turner: tenor sax
    Maria Grand: tenor sax
    Jonathan Finlayson: trumpet
    Kristin Lee: violin
    Miles Okazaki: guitar
    Matt Mitchell: piano
    Anthony Tidd: bass
    Matt Brewer: bass
    Greg Chudzik: bass
    Thomas Morgan: bass
    Linda Oh: bass
    Neeraj Mehta: percussion
    Sean Rickman: drums
    Marcus Gilmore: drums

     

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements have presented successful residencies all around the country. These residencies are designed to generate energy in the areas where they occur and to promote creative and progressive music. If you cannot attend our NYC residency, we will be presenting additional residencies in the following locations and dates:

     

    Chicago Oct 1-15 2016
    Detroit Oct 16-28 2016
    Los Angeles Dec 1-15 2016

     

    Please join our creative music community at m-base.net, if you are interested in exploring new perspectives in creative music (registration is free).

     

  • Sat
    01
    Oct
    2016
    Sat
    15
    Oct
    2016

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Chicago Residency

    Chicago, IL, primary location: Rebuild, Arts + Public Life and the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts. Final Performance on Oct 15 2016 at Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

    From Oct 1 through Oct 15 2016, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will return to Chicago for another residency. The primary location of activities will be the Rebuild, Arts + Public Life and the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, with special events around the city.

    • Performances
    • Workshops in local area schools, at Rebuild, at Arts + Public Life and at the Logan Center
    • Outreach Programs for the Community
    • Special Final Performance on Oct 15 2016 at Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

     

    Performances by Steve Coleman and Five Elements:

    Thu, Oct 6, 7:30–10pm
    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at Rebuild
    Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative, 1456 E 70th St
    Free

    Fri, Oct 7, 7–10pm
    One Beat Roving Concert with Steve Coleman and Five Elements
    Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S Stony Island Ave
    Free, $10 Suggested Donation

    Sat, Oct 8, 7:30–9:30pm
    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at the Logan
    Logan Center Performance Penthouse, 915 E 60th St
    Free

    Mon, Oct 10, 8:30pm
    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at Constellation
    Constellation, 3111 N Western Ave
    $15

    Tue, Oct 11, 7:30–10pm
    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at Logan
    Logan Center Cafe, 915 E 60th St
    Free

    Thu, Oct 13, 7:30–10pm
    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at Rebuild
    Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative, 1456 E 70th St
    Free

    Sat, Oct 15, 7:30pm
    Final Steve Coleman and Five Elements Concert
    Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E 60th St
    General $20, Students with UCID $5, VIP $50


    Advanced Workshops with Steve Coleman and Five Elements
    at the Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative, 1456 E 70th St

    Wednesday, October 5, 1pm-4pm
    Thursday, October 6, 11am-2pm
    Saturday, October 8, 1-4pm
    Tuesday, October 11, 1-4pm
    Thursday, October 13, 1-4pm
    Friday, October 14, 1-4pm

     

    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, Free Write Arts and Literacy, and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events in partnership with the Jazz Institute of Chicago.

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements have presented successful residencies all around the country. These residencies are designed to generate energy in the areas where they occur, educate local musicians and introduce audiences to creative and progressive music.

     

  • Sun
    16
    Oct
    2016
    Fri
    28
    Oct
    2016

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements: Detroit Residency

    Detroit, MI, primary location: The Carr Center, Spread Art, etc.

    From Oct 16 through Oct 28 2016, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will present a residency in Detroit for the first time. The primary location of activities will be The Carr Center, with special events around the city.

    • Performances
    • Workshops
    • Outreach Programs for the Community

     

    Oct 17     7:30 pm - concert at The Carr Center (311 E Grand River)
    Oct 18     2:30-5:30 pm - open workshop at The Carr Center
    Oct 19     2:30-5:30 pm - open workshop at The Carr Center
    Oct 20     2:30-5:30 pm - open workshop at The Carr Center
    Oct 20     7:30-9:30 pm - workship for U of MI Ann Arbor students at The Carr Center
    Oct 21     2:30-5:30 pm - open workshop at The Carr Center
    Oct 22     2:30-5:30 pm - open workshop at The Carr Center
    Oct 23     7:30 pm - concert at Spread Art (5141 E Grand River)
    Oct 24     performance TBA
    Oct 25     performance TBA
    Oct 26     4:00-5:00 pm - composition seminar for Wayne State students at The Carr Center
    Oct 26     6:39-8:00 pm - workshop for high school students at The Carr Center
    Oct 27     7:30 pm - concert at The Carr Center
    Oct 28     performance TBA

     

    This is a collaboration of M-Base Concepts, Inc., and The Carr Center.

     

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements have presented successful residencies all around the country. These residencies are designed to generate energy in the areas where they occur, educate local musicians and introduce audiences to creative and progressive music.

     

  • Sat
    29
    Oct
    2016

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements at The Albright-Knox Art Gallery

    7:30pm The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, New York

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    On October 29, 2016 at 7:30pm, Steve Coleman and Five Elements will perform at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery - 1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, New York

    Please bookmark this page and check back with for frequent updates, or contact us at info1@m-base.org

     
  • Sat
    05
    Nov
    2016
    Wed
    16
    Nov
    2016

    Steve Coleman and The Council of Balance - 2016 European Tour

    Steve Coleman and The Council of Balance will be touring Europe from November 5 through 16, 2016.

     

    Steve Coleman and The Council of Balance will be touring Holland, Belgium and Italy from November 5 through 16, 2016.


    Nov 10 2016 Bijoke (Gent)/Belgium De Bijloke
    Nov 12 2016 's-Hertogenbosch's/Netherlands Verkadefabriek
    Nov 13 2016 Rotterdam/Netherlands De Doelen - Grote Zaal
    Nov 14 2016 Bologna/Italy Teatro Duse
    Nov 15 2016 Bologna/Italy (workshop for music students)


    Steve Coleman, alto saxophone
    Maria Grand, tenor saxophone
    Jonathan Finlayson, trumpet
    Miles Okazaki, electric guitar
    Anthony Tidd, electric bass
    Dan Weiss, drums

    in collaboration with The DoelenEnsemble

    Marieke Franssen, flute/piccolo
    Ilse Eijsink, clarinet/bass clarinet
    Floris Onstwedder, trumpet/piccolo trumpet
    Marijn Migchielsen, trombone/bass trombone
    Eva Stegeman, violin
    Jellantsje de Vries, violin
    Katya Woloshyn, viola
    Andrea Gomez Oncina, cello
    Nienke Kosters, double bass
    Wilbert Grootenboer, percussion
    Maarten van Veen, piano

    For more information please visit the Saudades Tours site.

     

    Please join our creative music community at m-base.net, if you are interested in exploring new perspectives in creative music (registration is free).

  • Thu
    01
    Dec
    2016
    Thu
    15
    Dec
    2016

    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 December 1 through December 15, 2016, 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 December 1 through December 15, 2016, 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:

    Thursday through Saturday Dec 1-3
    Monday through Saturday, Dec 5-10
    Monday through Thursday, Dec 12-15

    Click here for more information.


    ADVANCED INTENSIVE WORKSHOP

    We will be presenting advanced intensive workshops for musicians Monday December 5 through Saturday December 10, 2016, from 3-6pm each day.

    These six 3-hour workshops will focus on merging intuitive and logical faculties. Sessions led by Coleman will develop individual work, demonstration, theoretical skills, and listening. Sessions led by the band will focus on ensemble demonstrations, communication, and instrumentation. Includes some public rehearsals and performances. All workshops will be held at The Blue Whale at 123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St #301, Los Angeles, CA 90012. The workshops are $25 per day, or $125 for all six days, payment can be made at the Blue Whale on the days of the workshop.

     

    Steve Coleman and Five Elements have presented successful residencies all around the country. These residencies are designed to generate energy in the areas where they occur, educate local musicians and introduce audiences to creative and progressive music.

     

    If you are interested in exploring new perspectives in creative music join our creative music community at m-base.net (registration is free).

     

    Please bookmark this page and check back with for frequent updates - or if you want to participate, contact us at info1 at m-base dot org

     

    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.

     

  • Sat
    31
    Dec
    2016

    NEW YEARS EVE AT THE STONE!

    11pm

    THE STONE is located at the corner of Avenue C and 2nd street

    NEW YEARS'S EVE SPECIAL
    Bill Laswell (bass) Milford Graves (drums) John Zorn (sax) Steve Coleman (sax)
    AN ABSOLUTELY MIND BLOWING ONCE IN A LIFETIME QUARTET!

    DONT MISS THIS
    $40 (at the door only)