Ron Anderson Stone Residency Oct 27~Nov 1

Tonight is the first concert of my Stone Residency. The Stone is John Zorn's non-profit space at East 2nd street and Avenue C in New York City.  

A retrospective spanning a 40 year music career.

These concerts will present new and improvised music that spans styles from rock to experimental. Ron Anderson will perform with two different groups each night featuring musicians that he has worked with from his formative days in the 1980’s till present.

10/27 Tuesday
8 pm
Ron Anderson, Ava Mendoza - Electric Guitar Duet
Ron Anderson (guitar) Ava Mendoza (guitar)
Ava and Ron have performed as an electric guitar duet a number of times the past two years, always with surprising and interesting results. They are both masters on their instruments and wizards on effects pedals.

10 pm
Ron Anderson, Chris Pitsiokos, Max Johnson, Mike Pride
Ron Anderson (guitar) Chris Pitsiokos (sax) Max Johnson (bass) Mike Pride (drums)
Ron teams up with two of New York’s most innovative young musicians: Chris Pitsiokos, Max Johnson and everybody’s favorite drummer Mike Pride.

10/28 Wednesday
8 pm
Ron Anderson, Chris Cochrane, Brian Chase, Michael Evans
Ron Anderson, Chris Cochrane (guitars) Brian Chase, Michael Evans (drums)
Frantic drums, drones, layers of feedback, driving rhythms, mutated bootlegging blues.

10 pm
Ron Anderson Brian Chase Duet
Ron Anderson (guitar) Brian Chase (drums, electronics)
High energy playing, deep listening, following the musical flow

10/29 Thursday
8 pm
Ron Anderson, Robert L. Pepper, Amber Brien, Al Margolis, Chuck Bettis, Michael Evans
Ron Anderson (Synthesizer, bass, guitar, trumpet) Robert L. Pepper (violin, electronics) Amber Brien (garrahand, percussion) Al Margolis (electronics) Chuck Bettis (electronics) Michael Evans (percussion, electronics)
Ron meet Al Margolis in the mid-eighties when they were both active parts of the Brooklyn’s music underground. This set is dedicated to the avant-music series “Bar None” which ran in Brooklyn for seven months in 1987~1988.

10 pm
Ron Anderson, Zachary Pruitt, Kevin Shea, Valerie Kuehne
Ron Anderson (guitar), Zachary Pruitt (guitar) Kevin Shea (drums) Valerie Kuehne (cello) 
Masters of avant-guitar and cello meet Taliban's monster drummer.

10/30 Friday
8 pm
Ron Anderson, Anthony Coleman, Shelley Hirsch, Sarah Bernstein, Michael Evans
Ron Anderson (bass, guitar, trumpet) Anthony Coleman (piano) Shelley Hirsch (voice) Sarah Bernstein (violin) Michael Evans (drums, electronics)
Ron first performed with Shelley Hirsch in 1994 at the Vorax Festival - Vicenza, Italy when Shelly sat in with the Molecules. Anthony Coleman is a guest performer on the 2011 Ron Anderson’s PAK Tzadik release Secret Curve.

10 pm
Ron Anderson + BarrSheaDahl
Ron Anderson, Mick Barr (guitars) Tim Dahl (bass) Kevin Shea (drums)

10/31 Saturday
8 pm
PAK or Not
Ron Anderson (guitar) Stuart Popejoy (bass) Sarah Bernstein (violin), Alex Cohen (drums)
A new band, new compositions, new sounds, new direction.

10 pm
Ron Anderson, Victor Poison-Tete, Tim Dahl, Keith Abrams, Robert L. Pepper
Ron Anderson (guitar) Victor Poison-Tete (voice, guitar) Tim Dahl (bass) Robert L. Pepper (violin, electronics)
Ron and Victor Poison-Tete formed the noise rock band Rat At Rat R in Philadelphia in 1980. This set will be a opportunity to see a rare reunion performance of new ideas.

11/1 Sunday
8 pm
Ron Anderson, Max Jaffe, Brandon Lopez
Ron Anderson (guitar) Max Jaffe (drums) Brandon Lopez (bass)
This will be the premiere performance of this mega intense super power trio.

10 pm
Vintage Korg MS-20 Synthesizer Duet
Ron Anderson, Lawry Zilmrah (synthesizers)
Two Korg MS-20 Synthesizers! Raw Analog Power.