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

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


9/19-20, Roulette

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


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)
Alison Clendaniel (voice, piano, cello)
Sarah Hughes (reeds, flute)
Orlando Johnson (mandolin, found objects)
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);