Pyroclastic Records Showcase January 14 & 15, 2022 as part of the Winter Jazzfest Marathon at The Jazz Gallery, NYC

Performances by Kris Davis’ Diatom Ribbons, Sylvie Courvoisier and Mary Halvorson, Chris Lightcap’s Superette, and the Eric Revis Quarter

Kris Davis photo by Michael Jackson

Pyroclastic Records, the non-profit label founded by the visionary pianist, composer, community builder, and educator Kris Davis, will host a Pyroclastic Records Showcase on Friday, January 14, and Saturday, January 15 as part of the Winter Jazzfest Marathon. The concerts take place at the Jazz Gallery, 1160 Broadway at 27th Street, 5th Floor, New York City. Winter Jazzfest tickets are available via https://www.venuepilot.co/events/47992/orders/new

Friday, January 14th

7:30 PM – Kris Davis Diatom Ribbons
Kris Davis-piano, Val Jeanty-electronics, Terri Lyne Carrington-drums

9:30 PM – Searching for the Disappeared Hour
Mary Halvorson-guitar, Sylvie Courvoisier-piano

Saturday, January 15th

7:30 PM – Chris Lightcap’s Superette
Chris Lightcap-bass, Steve Cardenas and Curtis Hasselbring-guitars, Brian Marsella-keyboards, Dan Rieser-drums

9:30 PM – Eric Revis Quartet – Slipknots Through A Looking Glass
Eric Revis-bass, Darius Jones-alto saxophone, Bill McHenry-tenor saxophone, Kris Davis-piano, Chad Taylor-drums

Eric Revis photo by Javiera Estrada

Pyroclastic RecordsPianist-composer Kris Davis founded Pyroclastic Records in 2016 to serve the release of her acclaimed recordings Duopoly and Octopus (with Craig Taborn) with the goal of growing the label into a thriving platform to serve cutting-edge artists. In 2019, Davis launched a nonprofit to support those artists whose expression flourishes beyond the commercial sphere. By supporting their creative efforts, Pyroclastic empowers emerging and established artists — including those on its 2022 roster: Tony Malaby, The Cave of Winds; Ches SmithInterpret It Well; Nate Wooley, Columbia Icefield 2; Kris Davis’ Diatom RibbonsLive at the Village Vanguard – to continue challenging conventional genre-labeling within their fields. Pyroclastic also seeks to galvanize and grow a creative community, providing opportunities, supporting diversity, and expanding the audience for non-commercial art.

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