Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Jeff Balter: Performances

Upcoming Shows:

Matt Delligatti Trio New England Tour 

Wednesday June 12th
Western, MA 


Thursday June 13th
Burlington, VT TBA 

with Jason Belcher

Friday June 14th
8:30 PM
Goodbye Blue Monday, 

1087 Broadway, Bushwick, Brooklyn

Saturday June 15th 8PM, all ages
New Haven, CT 

with Colorguard 
Adam Matlock/Chris Cretella
285 Orange Street, New Haven, CT

Sunday June 16th
Boston, MA 


Adelyn Rose + Cult & Leper: Kiss the Fist Tour!

July 4th 
Eau Claire, WI - TBA
July 6th 
Minneapolis, MN - 7th Street Entry w/ BBGUN, Carroll
July 7th
Madison, WI - High Noon Saloon w/ El Valiente, Land of Vandals
July 8th
Chicago, IL - The Burlington w/ Cowboy Band, Kosmonaut
July 9th
Chicago, IL - Schubas w/ Cains & Abels, Oshwa
July 10th
St. Louis, MO - 2720 Cherokee w/ Burrowss, CaveofswordS
July 11th
Bloomington, IN - The Root Cellar w/ Jerome & the Psychics, New Terrors
July 12th
Cincinnati, OH - Rohs Street Cafe w/ Majestic Man
July 13th
Columbus/Lexington/Louisville/WV ???
July 14th
Athens, OH - TBA
July 15th
Knoxville, TN - Long Branch Saloon w/ Criswell Collective
July 16th
Greensboro, NC/Athens, GA ???
July 17th
Raleigh, NC - Slim's w/ Djingis
July 18th
Chapel Hill, NC - The Cave w/ Hospital Smokers
July 19th
Washington, DC - Dougout w/ Two Inch Astronaut, Filmstrip
July 20th
Philly/Baltimore ???
July 21st
NYC, NY - Pianos, w/ Celestial Shore, Star Rover
July 23rd
Western, MA - TBA w/ Rabbit Rabbit
July 24th
Burlington, VT - TBA w/ Life Music Mit Andre
July 25th
Portland, ME - Bayside Bowl w/ Cantilever
July 26th
Cambridge/Boston ???
July 27th
Jamaica Plain, MA - Midway Cafe w/ Cowboy Band, Krill


Past Shows:

Thursday May 30th, 8PM, 21+, $5
Cult & Leper
with The Dream Scene
Baylies Band
Huckleberry Binge
PA's Lounge, 345 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA

Wednesday May 7th, 9PM, 18+, $7
Cult & Leper
with Who Even Cares?
Tsons of Tsunami
Cardalo, Giels, & Stronge
Great Scott
1222 Commonwealth Ave, Allston, MA

Tuesday May 7th, 8PM, all ages, free
Natalie Cadet's Master's Recital
Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph Street, Boston 

Sunday May 5th, 8PM, all ages, free
Nima Janmohammadi Master's Recital
Brown Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston
Sunday May 5th, 12PM, all ages, free
Andria Nicodemou Master's Recital
Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph Street, Boston 

Friday May 3rd, 8:30PM, all ages, free
Valerie Thompson Master's Recital
Brown Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston

Wednesday May 1st, 8PM, all ages, free
Abigale Reisman Master's Recital
Brown Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston

Tuesday April 30th, 8PM, all ages, free
COBRA Ensemble
Performing John Zorn's COBRA
Room G-01, 241 St. Botolph Street, Boston

Sunday April 28th, 8PM, all ages, $5-10 suggested donation
Matt Delligatti Trio
with Bobby Spellman Quartet
The Outpost, Inman Square, Cambridge

Friday April 26th, 9PM, all ages, donate for touring bands
Cult & Leper
with Drunk Sluts
Bo Derek Baseball Band
Ithaca, NY, contact for address

Sunday April 21st, 4PM, all ages, free
Rachel Panitch Master's Recital, Brown Hall 
Brown Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston

Saturday April 20th, 8PM, 21+, $15
Kai Sandoval's Whet + Whitney
R&B Brass Band covers
Church, Fenway
Wednesday April 17th, 7PM, all ages, free
Joe Morris Improvisation Ensemble Pierce Recital, Pierce Hall NEC
free improvisation performance ensemble, lead by Joe Morris
241 St. Botolph Street, Boston

Tuesday April 16th, 7PM, all ages, free
Surivivors Breakfast Pierce Recital, Pierce Hall NEC
original student compositions for the large ensemble, lead by Anthony Coleman
241 St. Botolph Street, Boston 

Saturday April 13th, 2PM, all ages, $5-10 suggested donation
Matt Delligatti Trio
with Hussar Tribe
Lilypad, Inman Square, Cambridge

Monday April 8th, 8PM, all ages, free
Original student compositions, recompositions, and arrangements inspired by Thelonious Monk and Anton Webern, curated by Anthony Coleman
Jordan Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston

Sunday April 7th, 8PM, all ages, free
Joelle Wagner Senior Recital, Pierce Hall NEC
241 St. Botolph Street, Boston

Friday March 29th, 8PM, all ages, free
Tyler Burchfield Master's Recital, Pierce Hall NEC
241 St. Botolph Street, Boston 

Friday March 15th, 8PM, all ages, free
Kai Sandoval Senior Recital, Pierce Hall NEC
241 St. Botolph Street, Boston 

Sunday March 3rd, 8PM, all ages, free
Jeff Balter Master's Recital at St. Botolph G-01
241 St. Botolph Street, Boston
New compositions and old bands, featuring some of my favorite musicians and people in the world.

Friday February 22nd, 8PM, all ages, donate for out-of-towners
Supper Club, JP House Show
Cult & Leper
with Cowboy Band
Rabbit Rabbit

Tuesday February 19th, 8PM, all ages, free
From Third Stream to Contemporary Improvisation 
NEC Jordan Hall (290 Huntington Ave, Boston)

Monday February 4th, 8PM, 21+ (or 18+?), $5-10
Cult & Leper at the Midway Cafe (Washington Street, JP, Boston)
with Tsons of Tsunami
Gero & Ide
Ronnie Nordac 

Wednesday January 30th, 8PM, all ages, free
Tyler Gilmore: A Rambling Stretch
EM Grant Recital
NEC, Brown Hall  

Tuesday January 29th, 8PM, all ages, free
Brando Noir with Survivor's Breakfast at Jordan Hall
film scoring with compositions and improvisations by students from NEC's CI department and more

Sunday January 27th
Neha Jiwrajka at the Burren Backroom, Somerville (no cover)
with Rachel Panitch and Katie Seiler  

Saturday January 26th 
Cult & Leper at AS220, $6
Providence, RI
with Badmotherfucker
Camp Entropic  

January 6 - 15
Cult & Leper and Cowboy Band January Tour!!!
Cult&Leper (bandcamp)
Cult&Leper (FB)
Cowboy Band
Cowboy Band (FB)

Sunday January 6 - Tour Kickoff!
Poland Street, all ages, Free (?), Portland, ME
with Cowboy Band
Butcher Boy (bandcamp)
Butcher Boy (FB)

Monday January 7
Midway Cafe, 21+, $6 (?)  
3496 Washington Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, doors at 8PM
with Cowboy Band
Butcher Boy (bandcamp)
Con Tex

Tuesday January 8
Chez ArtsRiot, Burlington, VT, $5 (email for more info/address)
with Cowboy Band
Friendship Ceremonies (Andy Allen)
Pluto Moons 
Lifemusik mit Andre
Jason Belcher

Wednesday January 9
The Guilded Brick, $8
380 Dwight Street, Holyoke, MA
with Cowboy Band
Friendship Ceremonies (Andy Allen)
Rabbit Rabbit

Thursday January 10
The Space, all ages, $10
295 Treadwell Street, Hamden, CT, doors at 7PM
with Cowboy Band
Chris Cretella's Subfloor
My Home Recordings

Friday January 11
XPO 929, all ages (I think...), $6 advanced online/$8 at the door
929 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY, 9PM
with Cowboy Band
The Nineties (bandcamp)
The Nineties (Facebook)

See Something Say Something 

Saturday January 12
Dougout, all ages, $3 suggested donation
1498 Douglas St. NE, Washington, D.C. 
with Cowboy Band
Teen Mom
The Plums
Sunday January 13
Spike Hill, all ages, Free
Williamsburg, Brooklyn 
with Cowboy Band
Phantom Power

Monday January 14
Funky Jungle, all ages, Free
119 Pembroke Ave, Providence, RI 02908
with Cowboy Band

Thursday November 29th 6:30PM, all ages, Free
Klezmer Trio with Zoe Christiansen (accordian) & Abigale Reisman (violin) 

Wednesday November 28th 8PM, all ages, Free
Survivor's Breakfast at NEC Pierce Hall (241 St. Botolph Street, Boston)
Student ensemble playing original compositions. Lead by Anthony Coleman.

Tuesday November 27th 8PM, all ages, Free
Songwriter's Ensemble at NEC Pierce Hall (241 St. Botolph Street, Boston)
Performing new music by Valerie Thompson and Abby Swidler.

Thursday November 15th 6-9PM, private
Cale Israel Quartet
playing jazz standards and Cult standards for a private function  

Wednesday November 14th 8PM, all ages, $10 or b/o
Matt Delligatti Trio at The Outpost (186 1/2 Hampshire Street in Inman Square, Cambridge)
Super fun spot in Cambridge, with JoggerKnot!!!

Wednesday October 31, all ages, free
Cult & Leper at Gander Mountain (text for address)
Rehearsal/show to christen a new institution  

Saturday October 27th ~10PM, all ages
Cult & Leper at Crafts House (14 Professors Row, Somerville, near Tufts)
with Social Ladder (Nick Neuberg), Marble Lion, and The Love Experiment

Saturday October 27th 8PM, all ages, Free
World Barn Dance at Brown Hall at NEC
performing selections of Jewish/klezmer music, and other world musics - professional callers will be on hand to teach the audience traditional dances from a variety of cultures while NEC students perform music from around the world

Tuesday October 23rd 9PM, 21+, $6 cover
Cult & Leper at O'Brien's Pub (3 Harvard Avenue, Allston, MA)
with Language Sex Drugs Violence, Of Thousands, and HUME

Tuesday October 23rd 8PM, all ages, Free
Rainbow Road at Tuesday Night New Music (Williams Hall at NEC)
Performing "Forest Castles"

Wednesday October 10th Nighttime, all ages, Free (donations requested for the traveling band!)
Cult & Leper at Orphan Gallery (Allston, MA living room show)
with Adelyn Rose (from Eau Claire, WI), Gracious Calamity (from Boston), and TV Cowboys (Boston)
Where is this place, even?

Wednesday September 25th 8PM
Cult & Leper at the Midway Cafe (Jamaica Plain, MA)
with our best buds Cowboy Band, Con Tex, and Language Sex Drugs Violence!
This one will be fun! Good friends in our own backyard.

Friday September 14th 10PM $10 cover
Matt Delligatti Trio at the Lily Pad (Inman Square, Cambridge)
with Nick Sanders Trio
Our debut performance alongside an incredible band!

Thursday September 13th Nighttime Free
Cult & Leper at Gay Gardens (Allston, MA super-basement)
with Cave Bears/Smarty/Holy Sheet (Stand-up formation)/Language Sex Drugs Violence
Comedy, weirdness, and wonder!

Thursday September 13th 8PM Free
Marty Ehrlich Residency at Jordan Hall (Huntington & Gainsborough, Boston)
Performing in select small and large group selections to conclude a week-long residency with the Contemporary Improvisation department at NEC

Wednesday August 22nd 8 PM $2 cover
CULT & LEPER at Cantina La Mexicana Lovers (247 Washington Street, Somerville)
Part of Tape & C.D. Records Collective's Somerville Art Mart
with: G.T. Arpe, Lowman, and Lovewhip
Featuring local artists and Mexican food (apparently?)

Saturday August 18th 1PM & 4:45PM:
Whitehaus' Weirdstock/Busker Buddies
Jeff Balter/Valerie Thompson duo 1PM
Rainbow Road (duo with Mark Goldstein) 4:45 PM
2 Day busking festival on the Boston Common with nearly 400 bands and performers!!!

Monday July 23, 8 PM:
Jeff&Robin (Betton) at Weirdo Records
with Lungpit (Sam Lisabeth & Cale Israel)

Thursday July 19, 8(ish) PM:
Rainbow Road (duo with Mark Goldstein) at the Whitehaus
with Apocalypso Trio (Joe Burgio, Walter Wright, Shayna Dulburger) & Farm Hands (Steve Norton, Arkm Foam)

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Jeff Balter: Recordings


Master's Reictal 2013, New England Conservatory:

Senior Recital 2010, University of Miami:


Solo Projects/Compositions/Improvisations/Weirdness:


Current/Recent Projects:

Cult & Leper (Cale Israel, Sam Lisabeth, Pat Kuehn):

Matt Delligatti Trio (with Pat Kuehn):

Rainbow Road (Mark Goldstein):

Zoe Christiansen Trio (with Cory Pesaturo):

Bog Water (Taylor Smith):

The Night Kitchen (Elaine Maltezos Trio with Taylor Smith):
(currently on hiatus)