2017


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:: Jan 6, 2017
9:40pm
Songs of Freedom w/ Dee Dee Bridgewater, Theo Bleckmann, Alicia Olatuja and
Music Director Ulysses Owens Jr
New School Tishman Auditorium
63 Fifth Avenue NYC
[tickets]

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:: ECM CD RELEASE “ELEGY”  JANUARY 27

2512 X

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:: Feb 4, 2017
in concert with Uri Caine (pno)
Swarthmore College

Lang Concert Hall
500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA  19081
[info]

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:: Feb 7, 2017

“ELEGY” ECM CD release performance
Theo Bleckmann – elegy
with
Shai Maestro – piano
Chris Tordini – bass
John Hollenbeck – drums
feat. Ben Monder – guitar

JAZZ STANDARD, NYC
[info]

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:: Feb 9-17, 2017
“ELEGY” ECM CD release  Mid/West Coast Tour
Theo Bleckmann – elegy
with
Shai Maestro – piano
Jorge Roeder – bass
John Hollenbeck – drums
feat. Ben Monder – guitar

:: Feb 9  Kuumbwa Jazz
:: Feb 10  Arcata, CA

:: Feb  11-12 Dazzle Jazz Club, Denver CO
:: Feb  13 The Broad Stage, Los Angeles
:: Feb  14-15 workshop in vocal looping & processing at the California Jazz Conservatory Berkeley, CA
:: Feb  18  solo performance, Trouble Coffee, 2PM, Oakland, CA

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:: Feb 23, 2017
guest appearance at a Baby Dee Tribute concert curated by Sxip Shirey
National Sawdust, NY

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:: Mar 3-21, 2017
“ELEGY” ECM CD release Europe Tour
Theo Bleckmann – elegy
with
Shai Maestro – piano
Chris Tordini – bass
John Hollenbeck – drums
feat. Ben Monder – guitar
* Harmen Fraanje – piano

:: Mar 3: Domicil, Dortmund
:: Mar 4: Duc des Lombards, Paris, France
:: Mar 5: The Closer, Kiev, Ukraine

:: Mar 7: A-Trane, Berlin
:: Mar 9: Victoria Nasjonal Jazzscene, Oslo, Norway
:: Mar 10: Porgy & Bess, Vienna, Austria*
:: Mar 11: Opus, Budapest, Hungary
:: Mar 12: Blue Note, Milan, Italy
:: Mar 13: Jazz Campus, Basel, Switzerland

:: Mar 16: Club Jamboree, Barcelona, Spain *
:: Mar 17: Bimhuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands *
:: Mar 18: Lantaren Venster, Rotterdam, The Netherlands *
:: Mar 19: Vrijstaat, Oostende, Belgium *
:: Mar 20: Stadtgarten Köln, Germany
:: Mar 21: Unterfahrt, Munich, Germany

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:: Mar 25, 2017
“ELEGY”
BIG EARS FESTIVAL KNOXVILLE, TN

Theo Bleckmann – voice/comp/electronics
with
Nitai Hershkovits– piano
Chris Tordini – bass
John Hollenbeck – drums
feat. Ben Monder – guitar
[tickets]

:: Mar 26, 2017
BIG EARS FESTIVAL KNOXVILLE, TN

TheoBleckmannBenMonderDUO
Theo Bleckmann – voice/comp/electronics
Ben Monder – guitar
[tickets]

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:: April 27, 2017
“The Brecht Songbook”
with Uri Caine (pno/arrgments) and Joyce Hamman (violin)
Neue Galerie, NYC
[tickets]

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:: April 28-29, 2017
Theo Bleckmann Ben Monder DUO
Da Camera,
Houston, Texas
[venue]

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:: May 4, 2017
“The Brecht Songbook”
with Uri Caine (pno/arrgments) and Joyce Hamman (violin)
Neue Galerie, NYC
[venue]

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:: May 21, 2017
TRIO with Ambrose Akinmusire (tpt) and Shai Maestro (pno)
National Sawdust, NYC
[tickets]

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:: June 13, 2017
9:00pm
refuge trio
Theo Bleckmann: voice/EFX
John Hollenbeck: percussion/drums/toys
Gary Versace: piano/kbd
Koncetions Series
[venue]

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:: June 23, 2017
Joseph Branciforte and Theo Bleckmann
Joseph Branciforte (fender rhodes, electronics, tape loops, & objects)
Theo Bleckmann (voice, toys + electronics)
ShapeShifter Lab, Brooklyn NY
7PM  $10
[venue]

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:: July 18, 2017
Endless Field feat. Theo Bleckmann
Jesse Lewis: guitars, comp
Ike Sturm: bass. comp
Theo Bleckmann: voice, loops. comp

55 Bar, NYC 7-9PM
[venue]

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:: June 8, 2017
w/ John Hollenbeck and Orchestre National de Jazz Montreal (ONJ)
Festival International de Jazz, Montreal

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:: July 24-30, 2017
Siena Jazz Jazz Summer Workshop
Siena, Italy
[SienaJazz2017]

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:: August 7-12, 2016
7th ANNUAL VOCAL INTENSIVE

Berkeley, CA
California Jazz Conservatory
A weeklong program designed to help singers define, create and perform in a distinctive and authentic style. Jazz singing is like a tree that can grow branches in many genres; with roots firmly grounded, this unique intensive emphasizes the technical, creative and spiritual aspects of singing and serves as a catalyst for artistic growth no matter where your path leads. The performance on Saturday, August 12 is open to the public and takes place in Hardymon Hall at the California Jazz Conservatory.
Limit: 10 students: open to intermediate to advanced singers.
Contact: laurie@cjc.edu
>>> Apply early – this has been selling out each year

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:: Oct 22, 2017
Songs of Freedom w/Alicia Olatuja a.o.
Music Director Ulysses Owens Jr

Princeton, NJ

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:: Nov 13-19, 2017
Focus Week Basel –
workshop

Basel, Switzerland
[FOCUSYEAR]

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:: Dec 1, 2017
Songs of Freedom w/Alicia Olatuja a.o.
Music Director Ulysses Owens Jr

Houston, TX

photo by Jörg Grosse Geldermann / next/berlin
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