Mar
29
to Apr 14

The Throw European Tour

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My band The Throw will be touring Europe in support of my newest album Artemisia in March and April. Dates are as follow:

March 29: PADOVA/Italy Sala dei Giganti al Liviano
March 30: FERRARA/Italy Torrione San Giovanni – Jazz Club Ferrara
April 1: PALERMO/Italy Tatum Art Jazz Club
April 3: PORTO/Portugal Casa da Música - Sala Suggia
April 4: SAN VITO/Italy Auditorium Comunale Centro Civico
April 5: PIACENZA/Italy Sala degli Arazzi c/o Galleria Alberoni
April 6: UTRECHT/Netherlands TivoliVredenburg
April 8: BOLZANO/Italy Carambolage
April 9: HALL i. TIROL/Austria Kulturlabor Stromboli
April 10: ULM/Germany Stadthaus Ulm
April 11: SINGEN/Germany Kulturzentrum Gems
April 12: WIEN/Austria Porgy & Bess Jazz & Music Club
April 13 WELS/Austria Alter Schlachthof Wels

The Throw is: Uri Caine (piano), Mark Helias (bass), Ches Smith (drums), Erik Friedlander (cello)

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Feb
9
to Feb 13

Reverso Midwest Tour

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Jan
15
7:30 PM19:30

Michael Leonhart Orchestra @ The Jazz Standard

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I’ll be performing in Michael Leonhart’s Orchestra at the Jazz Standard on January 15th. We’ll be playing two sets, one at 7:30 and one at 9:30. Tickets can be purchased here, and the full lineup is below:

Michael Leonhart – conductor
Chris Potter – guest saxophonist
Kevin Raczka – drums
Joe Martin – bass
Elizabeth Pupo Walker – percussion
Robbie Mangano, Al Street – guitar
Nathan Koci – accordion
Philip Dizack, Dave Guy, Carter Yasutake, Jordan McClean – trumpet
Ray Mason – trombone
John Ellis, Ian Hendrickson-Smith – tenor saxophone
Jason Marshall – baritone saxophone
Sara Schoenbeck – bassoon
Pauline Kim – violin
Erik Friedlander – cello

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Nov
2
7:00 PM19:00

Duo Series Night 3

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For my final night of duos in Dublin, I’ll be playing with Teatro Sin Fin (a new electronic group featuring Thomas Haugh and Matthew Nolan), and then I’ll be joining two other cellists, Mary Barnecutt and Kevin Murphy. It should be another amazing night, I’m really looking forward to playing with some of the foremost musicians in Dublin!

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Oct
31
7:00 PM19:00

Duo Series Night 1

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I’ll be in Dublin performing with a series of duos from October 31st to November 2nd. For my first night, I’ll be playing with Sean Carpio (drums) and Cian Nugent (guitar), and then Sean Mac Erlain (woodwinds) and Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh (hardanger d'amore). I’m really looking forward to it, and if you’re in Dublin I hope you’ll check it out!


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Oct
26
7:00 PM19:00

NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century

On Friday October 26th, as part of Dublin’s Bram Stoker Festival, there will be two screenings of “NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century,” directed by Andrea Mastrovito. “NYsferatu” is an animated interpretation of the classic 1922 horror film “Nosferatu,” with a live score by Matthew Nolan. I’ll be performing this live score with Matthew Nolan, as well as musicians Sean MacErlaine, and Jan Bang.

Performances at 7pm and 9pm. Tickets and info here.

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Oct
13
8:30 PM20:30

Erik Friedlander Week at The Stone (Day 5)

I have a weeklong residency at The Stone at The New School (Oct 9 - Oct 13), and will be playing a show a night with some of the best musicians the downtown scene has to offer! Tickets are $20 at the door each night.

On Saturday, October 13, my newest band, Throw a Glass, plays music from our 3-LP boxset, Artemisia, which distills the brain-bending powers of absinthe, and the darkness of its murky past.

Throw a Glass: Uri Caine, piano; Michael Sarin, drums; Mark Helias, bass; Erik Friedlander, cello

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Oct
12
8:30 PM20:30

Erik Friedlander Week at The Stone (Day 4)

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I have a weeklong residency at The Stone at The New School (Oct 9 - Oct 13), and will be playing a show a night with some of the best musicians the downtown scene has to offer! Tickets are $20 at the door each night.

Friday, October 12 will be devoted to music by or inspired by Oscar Pettiford, the extraordinary bassist who turned a broken arm into a remarkable career playing the cello. Much of this music was captured on my Oscalypso record.

Michael Blake, sax; Kirsten Lamb, bass; Michael Sarin, drums; Erik Friedlander, cello

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Oct
11
8:30 PM20:30

Erik Friedlander Week at The Stone (Day 3)

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I have a weeklong residency at The Stone at The New School (Oct 9 - Oct 13), and will be playing a show a night with some of the best musicians the downtown scene has to offer! Tickets are $20 at the door each night.

On Thursday, October 11, I’ll be presenting a night of improvised music, performing with Sara Shoenbeck (bassoon), Sara Serpa (vox), Curtis Hasselbring (guitar/trombone), and Harris Eisenstadt (percussion). Come and see the fireworks.

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Oct
10
8:30 PM20:30

Erik Friedlander Week at The Stone (Day 2)

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I have a weeklong residency at The Stone at The New School (Oct 9 - Oct 13), and will be playing a show a night with some of the best musicians the downtown scene has to offer! Tickets are $20 at the door each night.

On Wednesday, October 10, I’ll be playing a solo cello and electronics concert entitled Coil. I’ll be performing the music of Britney Spears, Hildegard von Bingen, June Carter Cash and others.

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Oct
9
to Oct 13

Erik Friedlander Week: The Stone at The New School

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I have a weeklong residency at The Stone at The New School (Oct 9 - Oct 13), and will be playing a show a night with some of the best musicians the downtown scene has to offer! Tickets are $20 at the door each night. Here’s the schedule:

Tuesday October 9: Black Phebe

Shoko Nagai, pno/accordion; Satoshi Takeishi, perc; Erik Friedlander, vc

Wednesday October 10: Coil

Erik Friedlander, solo cello, with electronics

Thursday October 11: Notorious

Sara Shoenbeck, bassoon; Sara Serpa, vox; Curtis Hasselbring, gtr/trombone; Harris Eisenstadt, perc; Erik Friedlander, vc

Friday October 12: Oscalypso

Michael Blake, sx; Kirsten Lamb, bs; Michael Sarin, dr; Erik Friedlander, vc

Saturday October 13: Throw a Glass

Uri Caine, pno; Michael Sarin, dr; Mark Helias, bs; Erik Friedlander, vc

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Oct
9
8:30 PM20:30

Erik Friedlander Week at The Stone (Day 1)

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I have a weeklong residency at The Stone at The New School (Oct 9 - Oct 13), and will be playing a show a night with some of the best musicians the downtown scene has to offer! Tickets are $20 at the door each night.

On Tuesday, October 9, I’ll be playing with my band Black Phebe, performing new works inspired by Isamu Noguchi and pieces from Rings (2016), our most recent release.

Black Phebe: Shoko Nagai, pno/accordion; Satoshi Takeishi, perc; Erik Friedlander, vc

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Sep
20
8:30 PM20:30

Harris Eisenstadt at The Stone

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I'll be performing with drummer Harris Eisenstadt as part of his residency at The Stone from September 18th-22nd. We'll be performing a selection from Poschiavo 50, a set of 50 tunes Eisenstadt wrote last year. Joining us will be Sara Schoenbeck on bassoon. Concert starts at 8:30pm, $20 at the door.

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Sep
6
8:30 PM20:30

Michael Blake at The Stone

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I'll be performing with Michael Blake's band String Theory as part of his residency at The Stone from September 4th-8th. String Theory is: Charlie Burnham (violin) Erik Friedlander (cello) Ryan Blotnick (guitar) Tony Scherr (bass) Jerry Granelli (drums) and Michael Blake (saxes, flute). Concert starts at 8:30pm, $20 at the door.

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Aug
26
8:30 PM20:30

Throw a Glass at International Jazzfest Saalfelden

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I'll be returning to International Jazzfest Saalfelden for a concert with my band Throw a Glass on August 26th. Throw a Glass is Uri Caine on piano, Mark Helias on bass, Ches Smith on drums and me on cello - we'll be performing material off my newest album Artemisia.

The festival goes from August 23-26 and it has a great line up this year.

Check it out here!

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