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Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 - The Return of… 6pm: LEAP OF FAITH! 7pm: JEREMIAH CYMERMAN - Solo Clarinet! 8pm: LEAP OF FAITH and JEREMIAH CYMERMAN Together!

Boston area based legends LEAP OF FAITH return to DMG for an ultra are yearly visit to blow some minds once again! Their core members feature Dave PEK on multiple reeds, double reeds, metals, GLYNIS LOMON on cello & aquasonic and YURI ZBITNOV on drums & assorted percussion plus mystery guests! Leap of Faith have been together for nearly two decades, recording each and every live & studio set and have some 100 recordings which include a half dozen off-shoot projects. We carry around 20 titles!?! Their set here last year was amongst the most talked-about in-stores we've had!

JEREMIAH CYMERMAN plays clarinet with and without treatments and has been one of the most consistently fascinating of Downtown's many sonic explorers. Besides two stunning disc on Tzadik, he is a member of Pale Horse and Blood Mist and has worked with: Evan Parker, Nate Wooley and Peter Evans. He also runs the 5049 Records Podcast which recently had a long interview with yours truly. Jeremiah will be doing a residency at The Stone from April 11th - 16th. Be there or be square!

Leap of Faith play more frequently in the Boston area but rarely leave town and travel. This is only their third performance in NYC! So this is your opportunity to check out their amazing free/experimental/out-there music!

Sunday, April 9th Double Header: 6pm: GIANT DWARF: MARTIN PHILADELPHY and JEREMY CARLSTEDT - Electric Guitar and Drums! 7pm: NICOLAS LETMAN-BURTINOVIC BASS QUARTET: NICK JOZWIAK / SEAN ALI / ZACH SWANSON

Ace Austria guitarist MARTIN PHILADELPHY comes to visit us usually once a year, playing at DMG and leaving us with a handful of new CD's on each visit. Mr. Philadelphy has worked with Jamie Saft, Kresten Osgood and Wolfgang Mitterer. Philadelpy will be join by Downtown drum great JEREMY CARLSTEDT! Mr. Carlstedt studied and collaborated with Chico Hamilton for many years, as well as saxists Brian Settles and Stephen Gauci. Should be pretty great!

Acoustic bass quartets are pretty rare but Nico Letman-Burtinovic wanted to and did organize this unique quartet. Will four double basses actually fit in DMG? Come on down and find out for sure! The other bassists include Sean Ali, Nick Jozwiak and Zach Swanson.

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