performances

UPCOMING

Fridays on the Spectrum #3

3 November 2017, 7:30pm, (New) Spectrum (70 Flushing Avenue), Brooklyn, NY

an eclectic series of art, food, drink, and lots and lots of music curated by Gabriel Zucker. Featuring: Isto, Nutshell, The Delegation, Nina Dante & Brandon Lopez.

NRFT at Cornelia St Cafe

8 November 2017, 6pm, Cornelia St Cafe, New York, NY

(Relatively) fresh off of two rhythmically and generally adventurous weeks in the Balkans this summer, Gabriel Zucker (piano) and Gabriel Globus-Hoenich (drums) bring a brash and reckless approach to metrically complex music, creating energetic live performances with the drive of rock music and the nuance of contemporary jazz. Featuring new and old music.

The Delegation - Candlelit Series

11 November 2017, Details TBA, Philadelphia, PA

The Delegation presents a set of (largely) new music from the forthcoming Leftover Beats From The Edges Of Time.

Fridays on the Spectrum #4

1 December 2017, 7:30pm, (New) Spectrum (70 Flushing Avenue), Brooklyn, NY

an eclectic series of art, food, drink, and lots and lots of music curated by Gabriel Zucker. Featuring: Brandon Seabrook & Peter Evans, The Delegation, Lor in Pravena.

PAST

underorder - New Haven

27 October 2017, Yale University, New Haven, CT


The Delegation / Eric Trudel Trio / Special Guest TBA

17 October 2017, 49 Shade

The Delegation presents a set of (largely) new music from the forthcoming Leftover Beats From The Edges Of Time. Gabriel Zucker (piano), Artemisz Polonyi (voice), Anna Webber (saxophone), Eric Trudel (saxophone), Nolan Tsang (trumpet), Adam O’Farrill (trumpet), Bam Bam Rodriguez (bass), Gabriel Globus-Hoenich (drums). Also featuring good friends: Eric Trudel Trio (Eric Trudel, Adam Hopkins, Nathan Ellman-Bell), and a special guest TBA.

The Delegation - Northeast mini-tour

13 October 2017, 8pm, Prattsville Arts Center, Prattsville, NY
14 October 2017, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
15 October 2017, 2pm, The Record Centre, Ottawa, ON
15 October 2017, 8:30pm, La Vitrola, Montreal, QC

The Delegation presents a set of (largely) new music from the forthcoming Leftover Beats From The Edges Of Time. Gabriel Zucker (piano), Artemisz Polonyi (voice), Nolan Tsang (trumpet), Adam O’Farrill (trumpet), Walter Stinson (bass), Gabriel Globus-Hoenich (drums).

Fridays on the Spectrum #2

6 October 2017, 7:30pm, (New) Spectrum (70 Flushing Avenue), Brooklyn, NY

an eclectic series of art, food, drink, and lots and lots of music curated by Gabriel Zucker. Featuring: Bojan Vuletic premiere, The Delegation, Fay Victor & William Parker, Special Guest TBA.

The Delegation - Philadelphia

22 September 2017, 8pm, Tasker House, Philadelphia, PA

The Delegation presents a set of (largely) new music from the forthcoming Leftover Beats From The Edges Of Time. Gabriel Zucker (piano), Artemisz Polonyi (voice), Nolan Tsang (trumpet), Adam O’Farrill (trumpet), Bam Bam Rodriguez (bass), Gabriel Globus-Hoenich (drums).

The Delegation / Stranger Days / Kadawa

19 September 2017, 8pm, Threes Brewing, Brooklyn, NY

The Delegation presents a set of (largely) new music from the forthcoming Leftover Beats From The Edges Of Time. Gabriel Zucker (piano), Artemisz Polonyi (voice), Nolan Tsang (trumpet), Adam O’Farrill (trumpet), Eric Trudel (saxophone), Bam Bam Rodriguez (bass), Gabriel Globus-Hoenich (drums). Evening presented by our friend Adam O’Farrill, and also featuring our friends in Kadawa.

Fridays on the Spectrum #1

15 September 2017, 7:30pm, (New) Spectrum (70 Flushing Avenue), Brooklyn, NY

an eclectic series of art, food, drink, and lots and lots of music curated by Gabriel Zucker. Featuring: Matteo Liberatore, Elijah Shiffer’s Robber Crabs, underorder, Tiff Ortiz.

No Reference For Taste: Home Audio Series

19 August 2017, Home Audio, Brooklyn, NY

Gabriel Zucker - keyboard; Gabriel Globus-Hoenich - drums.

Messiaen's Vingt Regards Sur L'Enfant Jesus

27 July 2017, Brick-5, Vienna, Austria
29 July 2017, Vino E Cultura, Gorlitz, Germany
5 August 2017, Grote Kerk, Monnickendam, Netherlands

Gabriel Zucker performs Messiaen's epic Vingt Regards Sur L'Enfant Jesus. Further dates TBA.

No Reference For Taste: European Tour

1 July 2017, Jazz am Bauernhof, Kremsmunster, Austria
5 July 2017, Prasowski Beach Bar, Rijeka, Croatia
6 July 2017, Restoran Nada, Vrbnik, Croatia
7 July 2017, Kamene Price, Bale, Istria, Croatia
8, 9 July 2017, Black Dog Pub, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
11 July 2017, Bruklinski Jazz Bistro, Skopje, Macedonia
12 July 2017, Dada Cultural Bar, Sofia, Bulgaria

Gabriel Zucker - keyboard; Gabriel Globus-Hoenich - drums.

Gyarfas | Zucker | Hock

26 June 2017, Kek Lo', Budapest, Hungary

Attila Gyarfas (drums), Gabriel Zucker (keyboard), Erno Hock (bass).

Spectrum Brooklyn Opening Night Party, feat. NRFT, TBD

2 June 2017, 9pm, (New) Spectrum (70 Flushing Avenue), Brooklyn, NY

No Reference For Taste performs a short set as part of Spectrum's Brooklyn opening night party. Gabriel Zucker - keyboards, Tal Yahalom - guitar, Gabriel Globus-Hoenich - drums.

Spectrum Ludlow Farwell, feat. underorder, Giovanni Piacentini

22 May 2017, 9pm, Spectrum (121 Ludlow St), New York, NY

Music from our debut record Postcards. Last concert ever at Spectrum's Ludlow St location! Gabriel Zucker - guitars, vocals; Dan Kleederman - guitars, vocals; Bam Bam Rodriguez - bass; Connor Parks - drums.

Liberté Big Band

18 May 2017, 8pm, Williamsburg Music Center, Brooklyn, NY

The Delegation: European Tour

22 April 2017, MAP Cafe, London, UK
23 April 2017, Jazz East, Felixstowe, UK
25 April 2017, Mad Hatter, Oxford, UK
26 April 2017, Haekem, Brussels, Belgium
27 April 2017, Wine Note, Thionville, France
28 April 2017, Salon de Jazz, Cologne, Germany
30 April 2017, Cascadas, Hamburg, Germany
1 May 2017, t Berlin, Berlin, Germany

underorder at Bowery Electric

17 April 2017, 8:30pm, Bowery Electric, New York, NY

Music from our debut record Postcards. With Maybe Shade.

The Delegation at Spectrum

6 April 2017, 7pm, Spectrum, New York, NY

Music from our debut record Evergreen, and new music from our forthcoming record Leftover Beats From The Edges Of Time.

Zucker | Healy | Ishiguri | Malone at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall

22 March 2017, Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

Presented by the Abby Whiteside Foundation. Works by Ligeti and Zucker.

underorder: New York Record Release Party

3 March 2017, 9pm, Muchmore's, Brooklyn, NY

Presenting the release of our debut record Postcards. With Matteo Liberatore, Body Bag, and The People.

underorder: Record Release Tour

24 February 2017, 8:30pm, Flywheel Arts Collective, Easthampton, MA
25 February 2017, 9pm, Le Cagibi, Montreal, QC
26 February 2017, 10pm, Radio Bean, Burlington, VT

Presenting the release of our debut record Postcards.

On the Spectrum presents: Piano/Drums Duos

18 February 2017, Spectrum, New York, NY, 8pm

Gabriel Zucker & Gabriel Globus-Hoenich | Quincy Chimich & Mark Ballyk | Erika Dohi & TBA

No Reference For Taste: Record Release Party

18 January 2017, Rye, Brooklyn, NY, 9pm

Gabriel Zucker - piano, Gabriel Globus-Hoenich - drums, Tal Yahalom - guitar, Walter Stinson - bass.

Ives's Concord Sonata in Pythagorean Tuning

11 November 2016, Lefrak Concert Hall, Queens College, Flushing, NY

The Concord in 25-note extended Pythagorean tuning, presented by the American Festival of Microtonal Music. With additional notes performed on a second piano by Erika Dohi.

ShapeShifter Plus Presents: The Delegation Record Release Party

2 November 2016, ShapeShifter Lab, Brooklyn, NY, 8:15pm

The Delegation performs music from Evergreen (Canceled World) in support of the debut record's October release. The release party also features a performance by Tony Malaby, Ben Gerstein, and Billy Mintz.

The Delegation: Record Release Tour

16 October 2016, 4pm, The Windup Space, Baltimore, MD
18 October 2016, 7:30pm, Yale University, New Haven, CT
19 October 2016, 8:30pm, Tranzac, Toronto, ON
20 October 2016, 2pm, The Record Centre, Ottawa, ON
20 October 2016, 8pm, Casa del Popolo, Montreal, QC

The Delegation tours the Northeast and Canada to celebrate the release of Evergreen (Canceled World).

Gabriel Zucker's Weighting

26 September 2016, Spectrum, New York, NY, 7:30pm
5 October 2016, IBeam, Brooklyn, NY, 8pm

Two performances of Gabriel Zucker's Weighting, an extended new work inspired by Rachel Kushner's The Flamethrowers, in preparation for a studio recording in October. Gabriel Zucker (piano), Tyshawn Sorey (drums), Adam O'Farrill (trumpet), Eric Trudel (tenor saxophone).

No Reference For Taste

4 September 2016, Williamsburg Music Center, Brooklyn, NY, 10:30pm

First NRFT performance in the U.S. in over a year. Featuring Gabriel Zucker (piano), Tal Yahalom (guitar), Walter Stinson (bass), and Gabriel Globus-Hoenich (drums).

Soundpaper duo European Tour

22 July 2016, 7stern, Vienna, Austria
25 July 2016, Cafe Lumen, Budapest, Hungary

Soundpaper is Artemisz Polonyi (voice) and Gabriel Zucker (piano). In July the duo tours Europe, performing in Italy, Hungary, Austria, and Germany.

Lorena Del Mar || Gabriel Zucker

14 July 2016, Bogui, Madrid, Spain

Lorena Del Mar (voice) and Gabriel Zucker (piano) play everything from jazz standards to classical compositions to folk songs.

Zucker|Yahalom|Sallet

8 July 2016, JS Musique Lyon Showroom, Lyon, France, 5pm
10 July 2016, Chez Claude Fontaine, Grenoble, France, 5pm

Zucker|Yahalom|Sallet is the international creative music trio of Gabriel Zucker (piano, electronics, compositions; New York), Tal Yahalom (guitar; Israel), and Gregory Sallet (saxophone; France).

Messiaen's Complete Vingt Regards

29 May 2016, 8:15pm, Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, UK

The complete cycle of Olivier Messiaen's transcendent Vingt Regards Sur L'Enfant Jesus, performed in a Gothic Cathedral.

Aimee Niemann's Masters Recital

21 April 2016, 8pm, Scholes Street Studio, Brooklyn, NY

Johannes Brahms, Violin Sonata No. 3; Clara Schumann, Drei Romanzen.

Four Arms at Spectrum

19 April 2016, 7pm, Spectrum, New York, NY

Featuring special guest Billy Mintz on drums. (At 7pm; not, as originally advertised, 8pm.)

Quinch Chimich & Gabriel Zucker \\ Adam O'Farrill & Guy Mintus \\ Danny Sher's Horse Torso

6 April 2016, 7pm, ShapeShifter Lab, Brooklyn, NY

Four Arms: European Tour

14 March 2016, 7pm, Las Palmas, Stockholm, Sweden
16 March 2016, 8pm, MellemRummet, Copenhagen, Denmark
18 March 2016, 8pm, Warsztat Artystyczny, Warsaw, Poland
21 March 2016, Cafe Lumen, Budpaest, Hungary
22 March 2016, 7pm, 7Stern, Vienna, Austria
23 March 2016, 10pm, Shangl Hangl, Berlin, Germany

Four Arms is Eric Trudel (saxophone) and Gabriel Zucker (piano, electronics). Collaborators from a number of creative music projects in New York, their duo will be touring Europe in March 2016 presenting For Better Or For Worse, a long-form partially-improvised meditation on the themes of progress and decay, based on a series of texts by European and American writers.

No Reference For Taste: European Tour

16 February 2016, 7pm, Jacqueline du Pre Music Building, St. Hilda's College, Oxford, UK
19 February 2016, 8pm, CC Muziekcafe, Amsterdam, Netherlands
20 February 2016, 8:30pm, Wine Note Club Jazz, Thionville, France

No Reference For Taste is a high-energy jazz duo (and sometime trio and quartet) from New York. Drawing on twentieth century classical music, hip-hop, Latin music, modern jazz, and rock and roll, pianist Gabriel Zucker and drummer Gabriel Globus-Hoenich transform complex original rhythmic material into dynamic, dance-music-esque grooves. The band has performed throughout the Northeast U.S. and Canada, and recorded their first record in September 2015, to be released later this year.

Ihancuras: Debut Performance

10 January 2016, 5pm, Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, NY

IHANCURAS is Artemisz Polonyi (voice) and Gabriel Zucker (piano). An international duo with wide-ranging musical backgrounds, they play a mixture of improvised music, original compositions, and reinterpretations of existing works spanning from Gabriel Faure art songs to Hungarian folk tunes, and jazz standards. Their January 2016 performance at Firehouse will be the duo's debut.

Insomnia Lullabies Sextet

10 December 2015, 9pm, Spectrum, New York, NY

Pianist and composer Gabriel Zucker presents the Insomnia Lullabies Sextet, a (fairly) new project featuring singers Artemisz Polonyi and Lorena Del Mar Hernandez, with David Halpern (bass) and Nathan Ellman-Bell (drums), as well as live electronics by Jeff Snyder. The group overlays exploratory electroacoustic improvisation and austere soundscapes onto incongruently lyrical vocal themes lifted from Zucker’s indie-rock-inflected songwriting.

The Delegation

11 September 2015, 9pm, Spectrum, New York, NY

The Delegation performs excerpts of Evergreen (Canceled World) in advance of the group's debut record release.

Zucker | Hocevar | St. Louis and guests

30 July 2015, 8pm, The Jazz Gallery, New York, NY

Gabriel Zucker (piano), Dre Hocevar (drums), Lester St. Louis (cello), featuring Tony Malaby (saxophones), Henry Fraser (bass), and Chris Pitsiokos (alto saxophone).

Weighting: World Premiere

23 June 2015, 7:30pm, Spectrum, New York, NY

The world premiere of Weighting, an extended new work inspired by Rachel Kushner's The Flamethrowers. Gabriel Zucker (piano), Tyshawn Sorey (drums), Adam O'Farrill (trumpet), Eric Trudel (tenor saxophone).