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INSIDE OUT featuring Mike Pride/Peter Evans Duo and Josh Sinton’s Predicate Trio

Sunday December 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Sinton Pride Evans

Brooklyn Conservatory of Music is proud to announce INSIDE OUT, a new series of Jazz and Improvised Music

Set I – Mike Pride & Peter Evans Duo

Mike Pride & Peter Evans will be presenting a set of new music for trumpet and percussion. Expect densely layered improvisation interspersed with rhythmically precise, jarring compositions.

Set II – Josh Sinton’s Predicate Trio

Josh Sinton – baritone saxophone
Chris Hoffman – cello
Tom Rainey – drums

Mike Pride

Based out of New York City since 2000, Mike Pride currently performs solo, leads jazz quartet From Bacteria To Boys, the 7-drummer installation Drummer’s Corpse, and the piano trio, I Hate Work.  He also co-leads the ensembles Pulverize The Sound (w/ Peter Evans and Tim Dahl) and Period (w/ Charlie Looker and Chuck Bettis).  Pride is renowned for his ability to excel in a wide range of genres and ensembles. He has worked with everyone from improvised music icon Anthony Braxton to punk legends Millions Of Dead Cops, toured extensively on four continents, appeared on more than 100 recordings, and toured arenas around the world opening for comedian Amy Schumer with Jason Stein’s Locksmith Isidore.

A short list of his collaborators includes Mick Barr, Tim Berne, Boredoms, Eugene Chadbourne, Nels Cline, Andrew D’Angelo, Trevor Dunn, Dynamite Club, Peter Evans, Charles Gayle, Milford Graves, Drew Gress, Mary Halvorson, Curtis Hasselbring, Nona Hendryx, Jon Irabagon, Brad Jones, Haino Keiji, Kirk Knuffke, George Lewis, Frank Lowe, Bill McHenry, Tony Malaby, Sam Mickens, Butch Morris, Joe Morris, William Parker, Marc Ribot, Matana Roberts, Herb Robertson, Jamie Saft, Sonny Simmons, Craig Wedren, Nate Wooley, Otomo Yoshihide and John Zorn.

Pride’s versatility doesn’t end with his eclectic résumé as a popular sideman and leader/co-leader of many active ensembles spanning the worlds of modern-jazz, avant-rock, noise and death free jazz. He is also a busy educator and clinician, a composer for TV shows, video games, podcasts and websites, and an experienced visual artist.

Peter Evans
Peter Evans
is a trumpet player, and improvisor/composer based in New York City since 2003.   Evans is part of a broad, hybridized scene of musical experimentation and his work cuts across a wide range of modern musical practices and traditions.  Peter is committed to the simultaneously self-determining and collaborative nature of musical improvisation as a compositional tool, and works with an ever-expanding group of musicians and composers in the creation of new music. His primary groups as a leader are the Peter Evans Ensemble and Being & Becoming (with Joel Ross and Max Jaffe).  In addition, Evans has been performing and recording solo trumpet music since 2002 and is widely recognized as a leading voice in the field, having released several recordings over the past decade.  He is a member of the cooperative groups Pulverize the Sound (with Mike Pride and Tim Dahl) and Rocket Science (with Evan Parker, Craig Taborn and Sam Pluta) and is constantly experimenting and forming new configurations with like minded players.  As a composer, he has been commissioned by the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Yarn/Wire, the Donaueschingen Musiktage Festival, the Jerome Foundation’s Emerging Artist Program, and the Doris Duke Foundation. Evans has presented and/or performed his works at major festivals worldwide and tours his own groups extensively.  He has worked with some of the leading figures in new music:  John Zorn, Kassa Overall, Jim Black, Weasel Walter, Matana Roberts, Tyshawn Sorey, Levy Lorenzo, Nate Wooley, Steve Schick, Mary Halvorson, Joe McPhee and performs with both ICE and the Wet Ink Ensemble. He has been releasing recordings on his own label, More is More, since 2011.  2016 saw the release of the highly acclaimed solo album “Lifeblood” and “Genesis”, the third last record by the Peter Evans Quintet.

Josh Sinton

Josh Sinton is a Brooklyn-based baritone saxophonist, bass clarinetist and creative musician. He is part of the renaissance of creative activity that has been happening over the past 10 years in Brooklyn that includes musicians such as Mary Halvorson, Nate Wooley, Travis Laplante and Ingrid Laubrock. Currently he leads the innovative Steve Lacy-repertory band Ideal Bread (with Kirk Knuffke, Tomas Fujiwara and Adam Hopkins) as well as the trios musicianer (with Chad Taylor and Jason Ajemian) and Predicate Trio (with Christopher Hoffman and Tom Rainey) in addition to regularly performing solo material on the baritone saxophone. He is a long-standing member of the Nate Wooley Quintet and Anthony Braxton’s Tri-Centric Orchestra and spent many years as a member of Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society. He spent his student years in Chicago studying simultaneously at the AACM and the University of Chicago and followed this with work as a composer and sound designer at Steppenwolf Studio, Bailiwick Theater and Links Hall. Since arriving in New York City in 2004, he has worked with a wide cross section of the city’s musical community including John Zorn, Vijay Iyer, Nico Muhly, Andrew D’Angelo and Megan Schubert. He has also contributed essays to the web-based blogs of, Do The Math and Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society.

A note on the performance from Josh:

thought & listened


listened and thought


it’s just the 3 of us

playing ins-

-truments that don’t normally 


together – baritoe, cell, dram

but i’ve always wanted to play like a cello


Sunday December 3, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
58 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States


Brooklyn Conservatory of Music