The City Was Yellow book release & performance

I’m proud to say that we’ve finally released and made available the long-awaited book:                

The City Was Yellow: Chicago Jazz and Improvised Music 1980-2010 

An anthology of 53 scores that represent a broad cross-section of Chicago musicians—44 in…

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Flesh & Bone #1: Take it from the top

On April 3, 2009 my band People, Places & Things found ourselves in the midst of a neo-Nazi rally in the Czech Republic. We had just embarked on a European tour and were changing trains in the small Czech town…Read more

Friday July 10

Performances are rare these days for my quartet People, Places & Things; but we’re playing this Friday at Constellation 3111 N. Western.
8:30pm, $10

Greg Ward - alto
Tim Haldeman - tenor
Jason Roebke - bass
Mike Reed - drums…Read more

Constellation 100

A new group named after Constellation and Zaal 100 in Amsterdam

Way Out West

People, Places & Things makes a rare trip out west to play a couple show:

Friday May 17 @ the Center for New Music In San Francisco
With the Darren Johnston Ensemble
55 Taylor Street, SF…Read more


In the winter I was commissioned by the Experimental Sound Studio to create a performance that in some way used or was inspired by material contained in the 700 hours of the Sun Ra/El Saturn Audio Collection. This…

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Best of...The Hungry Brain

In January of 2001 Josh Berman and myself began the Sunday Transmission series at the Hungry Brain. Since then we've presented different Jazz and Improvised Music every week and combined our efforts into the Umbrella…

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New idea on the same old question

Over the last few weeks I've done a good handful of interviews mostly due to the tour that People, Places & Things just concluded. Although it's nice to get some attention to help promote the shows it becomes tiresome answering…Read more

NYC show has moved!

**This show has been moved**   Saturday, October 16, 2010 Drom New York, NY (212) 777-1156 18+ Darius Jones Trio open $10.00 with Student ID, $15.00 General Public  Doors 6:30PMShow… Read more