High Zero Collective

CK Barlow (electronics, sampling)
John Berndt (reeds, computer, invented instruments)
Andrew Bernstein (saxophone)
Tom Boram (thocolate tynapple panipulator)
Rose Hammer Burt (reeds)
Samuel Burt (daxophone, bass clarinet
Jeff Carey (computer, lights)
Owen Gardner (guitar, cello)
Bonnie Jones (electronics)
Jamal Moore (reeds)
Stewart Mostofsky (electronics)
Paul Neidhardt (percussion)
Shelly Purdy (percussion)
Jimmy Joe Roche (electronics)
M.C. Schmidt (electronics, balloon)


9/14-15, Elastic Arts

Ben Baker Billington (drums, electronics)
Jason Soliday (electronics)
Jen Hill (electronics)
Katherine Young (bassoon)
Michael Zerang (percussion)
Eric Leonardson (springboard)
Carol Genetti (vocals)
Douglas R. Ewart (sax, flute, invented instruments)
Tomeka Reid (violoncello)
Jim Baker (synthesizer, piano)


9/19-20, Roulette

C Spencer Yeh (voice, violin)
Chuck Bettis (electronics, vocals)
Lea Bertucci (bass clarinet, alto sax, electronics)
Ikue Mori (electronics)
Margaret Schedel (violoncello, electronics)
Tom Hamilton (electronics)
Jaimie Branch (trumpet)
Leila Bordreuil (cello)
JD Parran (woodwinds)


9/28-29, Theatre Project

Susan Alcorn (pedal steel)
Stephanie Barber (performance, spoken word)
Shelly Blake-Plock (electric guitar)
April Camlin (drums)
Patrick Crossland (trombone)
Neil Feather (invented instruments)
Carrie Fucile (objects, cassettes)
Sarah Hughes (reeds, flute)
Orlando Johnson (mandolin, found objects)
Hanna Olivegren (voice)
Wendel Patrick (electronics, keyboards)
Ada Pinkston (dance)
Peter Redgrave (dance)
Bob Wagner (drums)
Jason Willett (electronics)

The continent’s finest four days of all-in improv and otherwise musical exploration.
- City Paper
A fertile laboratory of musical possibility without equal.
- Signal to Noise Magazine
So highly singular that it corresponds to nothing that has been heard before.
- Maryland Public Television



Photo credit: Stewart Mostofsky; HZ 2017
Above - Joe McPhee (trumpet), Andrew Bernstein (saxophone), Sharif Sehnaoui (guitar).
Below - Tomeka Reid (cello);