STEVE LEHMAN OCTET: The return of The Steve Lehman Octet! We'll be performing throughout the United States and Europe in 2013-2014 and gearing up for a recording of new material featuring a custom-made re-tuned vibraphone, live electronics, and deconstructions of Bud Powell's most forward-looking compositions -- new compositions commissioned by Chamber Music America. Check the "Events" page for more info.
NEW WORK FOR PRISM SAXOPHONE QUARTET: The PRISM Saxophone quartet and the Pew Charitable Trust have commissioned me to compose a new work for saxophone quartet with guest soloist. This new work will be performed and recorded with PRISM in April 2014, and featured alongside new works by Rudresh Mahanthappa, Miguel Zenon, Greg Osby, Tim Ries, and Dave Liebman.
STEVE LEHMAN TRIO: The Steve Lehman Trio, featuring Damion Reid and Matt Brewer, will be marking our West Coast debut in October 2013, hitting in San Francisco, Santa Cruz, and Seattle. We'll also be headed back to Europe in March 2014 with a handful of new compositions and new arrangements.
HPRIZM's BUD POWELL/THELONIOUS MONK PROJECT: So thrilled to be a part of this new project under the direction of legendary MC and electronic sound explorer HPRIZM of Antipop Consortium. We'll be headed to Europe in 2014 with an all-star ensemble featuring Wadada Leo Smith, David Virelles, and Emmanuel Pidre.