Wednesday August 3, 2022
Joe Morris -Mess Hall / Bob Gorry - Roundhouse Trio
New Haven Improvisers Collective Presents
Joe Morris - Guitar
Jerome Deupree - Drums
Steve Lantner - Keyboards
Mess Hall is a longstanding group making compelling electric free music.
Joe Morris is a composer/improviser multi-instrumentalist who plays guitar, double bass, mandolin, banjo, banjouke electric bass and drums. He is also a recording artist, educator, record producer, concert producer/curator and author. His is considered to be one of the most original and important improvising musicians of our time. Down Beat magazine called him “the preeminent free music guitarist of his generation.” Will Montgomery, writing in The Wire magazine called him “one of the most profound improvisers at work in the U.S.”
Jerome Deupree was the original drummer for influential low-rock legends Morphine, and has recorded with Either Orchestra, Humans, many others.
Steve Lantner brings the disparate natures of a wide range of musical styles--free improvisation, jazz, contemporary chamber and microtonal music--together to create an all-encompassing voice. He leads his own groups and has performed/recorded with Fred Anderson, Ken Vandermark, Joe McPhee, Joe Morris, Rashid Bakr, Joe Maneri, Mat Maneri, Taylor Ho Bynum, and many others.
Bob Gorry - Guitar
Conor Perreault - Electronics and allsorts
Michael Larocca - Drums/Percussion
Bob Gorry, singular guitarist and leader of the New Haven Improvisers Collective, produces records with New Haven's finest creative musicians. NHIC Records
Roundhouse Trio has three leaders coming at you from unexpected directions with a single purpose.
Joe Morris and Bob Gorry produced the Multiplex music series in pre-covid times and are releasing a duo guitar record as part of the Arcade series.
Joe Morris Image by Peter Gannushkin