Thursday, December 28, 2017

Favorite shows of 2017 // a few shows coming up

in no particular order

tara jane o'neil metro gallery, baltimore

marissa nadler metro gallery, baltimore
anteloper (j branch/j nazary) nublu, nyc
alec spiegelman threes brewing, brooklyn
zach rowden (solo) cabin floor records, greenville sc
tashi dorji/tyler damon rhizome, dc
laubrock/halvorson/rainey windup space, baltimore
low ways trio rhizome, dc
jason stein's hearts and minds windup space, baltimore
frank hurricaine red room, baltimore
vita and the woolf dc9, dc
peter redgrave/khristian weeks rhizome, dc
faun and a pan flute, murderboats holy underground, baltimore


a few shows coming up in january:

january 8 at rhizome, dc with Heart of the Ghost, an ongoing trio with my buds, Luke Stewart and Ian McColm

january 10 at the crown, baltimore with Anna K Crooks, a really thoughtful poet I've been collaborating with in 2017. some great musicians will also be playing on the bill. susan alcorn / bill nace / chris corsano and Twig Harper.

january 20 at holy underground, baltimore with Anna K Crooks again. We will delve deeper into speech transcriptions played on saxophone as well as solo improvisations and readings

january 30 at rockwood music hall, nyc with Anna & Elizabeth. i'll be playing saxophone, keys, and some drums. Excited to be making music with these two women; their music is touching and can be haunting at times.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

New album out by Kingsley Ibeneche

I laid down a saxophone solo last week in Philly for the new Kingsley album. Didn't know it would be released so soon. Hear me on the last song, "Pray and Meditate." This album is HOT


Monday, April 10, 2017

Next Monday (4/17) at The Windup Space, Baltimore

Special night next Monday at The Windup Space....

Gilgore / Treut's Breakfast of Champions

Tony Malaby - reeds
Dave Ballou trumpet
Michael Formanek - bass
Dave Treut - drums
Jarrett Gilgore - alto saxophone

Doors at 8pm
Music at 9pm
2 sets, $10 for both
12 W North Ave, Baltimore, MD
Facebook Event:

Monday, April 3, 2017

Heart of the Ghost in DC on Wednesday

Playing at Rhizome ( with Heart of the Ghost on
Wednesday, April 5.  Stoked to play with these guys again. We
 are recording our first album in the next couple weeks.                
Heart of the Ghost is Luke Stewart (bass), Ian McColm (drums), JG (alto sax)

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Tonight in Baltimore at Holy Underground!

9pm- Xenga featuring Marc Miller
10pm- Faun and a Pan Flute (Atlanta)
11pm- Murderboats

Xenga is Ian McColm (percussion) and Jarrett Gilgore (saxophone).
Marc Miller (of Microkingdom, Oxes)  will be joining us for this show. 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Playing drums with Purrer next Sunday!

Sunday, October 2, 2016

October 24 at Windup Space

Excited to perform with some of my favorite musicians. These guys have inspired me every time I've heard them, live and on records. Truly honored to make music with them. And my favorite Baltimore band, Microkindom, will open the night.

Breakfast of Champions is

Dave Treut - drums
Tony Malaby - saxophones
Dave Ballou - trumpet
Michael Formanek - bass
JG - alto saxophone