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7 October 2011 8pm
Energies, Ideas, Intuitions: The Tri-Centric Music of Anthony Braxton
Roulette
509 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, NY

Performing Anthony Braxton's "Echo Echo Mirror House" music with the Anthony Braxton 12+3tet:
Anthony Braxton, Andrew Raffo Dewar, James Fei,
Steve Lehman, Chris Jonas, Sara Schoenbeck (reeds),
Taylor Ho Bynum, Reut Regev, Jay Rozen (brass)
Renee Baker, Erica Dicker, Jessica Pavone (strings)
Mary Halvorson (guitar), Carl Testa (bass), Aaron Siegel (percussion)

11 October 2011 7pm
Indeterminacies Series
Zeitgeist Gallery
1819 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN

The Music of Andrew Raffo Dewar (full program TBA)

Performed by PULSE New Music Ensemble + Brady Sharp (prepared guitar)
PLUS - critical discussions on music and culture w/ Roger Coleman, ARD, and attendees.

14 October 2011
McNeill Street Pumping Station New Music Festival
Shreveport Waterworks Museum
142 N. Common St.
Shreveport, LA

Andrew Raffo Dewar, solo stereophonically amplified soprano saxophone

28-29 January 2012
California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA

Trio recording session:
Andrea Centazzo (percussion, malletkat)
Anne LeBaron (harp)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

Recent Events:

9 September 2011
Fachhochschule Dčsseldorf
Dusseldorf, Germany

Recording sessions with Phillip Schulze (electronics), Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone), Christian Jendreiko (guitars).

8 September 2011
Kunstverein Malkasten
Dčsseldorf, Germany

"Playing the Rococo" with Phillip Schulze (electronics), Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone).

6-7 September 2011
Fachhochschule Dčsseldorf
Dusseldorf, Germany

Recording sessions with Phillip Schulze (electronics), Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone).

20 August 2011 2pm FREE
The Music of Anne LeBaron
University of Alabama Moody Music Building Recital Hall
810 Second Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL

Trio with Anne LeBaron (harp), LaDonna Smith (viola), Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

19 August 2011 7pm $10 suggested donation
The Alabama Art Kitchen PRESENTS! @ Green Bar
2209 4th St
Tuscaloosa, AL

From Houston, TX: David Dove (trombone + electronics) and Ms. YET (bellydance, movement) PLUS: Trio with Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

13 August 2011 9-10pm
Birmingham Arts and Music Festival
Das Haus
2318 2nd Ave N
Birmingham, AL

Duo improvisations:
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)
Brad Davis (electronics)
PLUS: Celeste LaBourde, Stella Nystrom & Rhea Speights (dance)

23 July 2011
Fantasy Studios
Berkeley, CA

Recording session for Strata (2011):
Kyle Bruckmann (oboe, english horn)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone, composer)
Gino Robair (percussion)
John Shiurba (guitar, bass)

22 July 2011 8pm
Outsound New Music Summit
San Francisco Community Center
544 Capp Street @ 20th
San Francisco, CA

Premiere of Strata (2011), Dedicated to Eduardo Seron
ARD's "Interactions Quartet":

Kyle Bruckmann (oboe, english horn)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone, composer)
Gino Robair (percussion)
John Shiurba (guitar, bass)

18 July 2011 7pm
Outsound New Music Summit
San Francisco Community Center
544 Capp Street @ 20th
San Francisco, CA

Panel discussion on the "elements of non-idiomatic composition" featuring:
Krys Bobrowski, Andrew Raffo Dewar, Kanoko Nishi and Gino Robair.

7 May 2011 4pm
AUX Festival @ Cine Lab
234 West Hancock Ave between Pulaski and Hull
Athens, GA

SOLO:
Andrew Raffo Dewar, stereophonic amplified soprano saxophone

3 May 2011 7pm
The Alabama Art Kitchen
2626 University Blvd.
Tuscaloosa, AL

SOLO: Lukas Ligeti (Buchla marimba lumina)
+
DUO:
Lukas Ligeti (drumset, Buchla marimba lumina)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

21 April 2011 8pm
Moody Recital Hall
The University of Alabama
810 2nd Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL

Experimental Greek Music & Intercultural Improvisation:
Danae Stefanou (piano), from Thessaloniki, Greece
+
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

4 April 2011 7pm
The Humanities Center at Harvard University
Barker Center Room 133
Cambridge, MA

"Music,Sensory Ecologies & the Body" seminar:

Andrew Raffo Dewar (University of Alabama)

Mediating the Improvising Body:
Art Tatum's Postmortem Performance
in a Posthuman World

3 April 2011
Brooklyn, NY

Trio recording session:
Garrison Fewell (guitar)
Steve Swell (trombone)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

2 April 2011 8pm
The University of the Streets
130 East 7th Street
New York, NY

Garrison Fewell (guitar)
Steve Swell (trombone)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

1 April 2011 8pm
The Vortex Concert Series
@ Cafe at the Somerville Armory
191 Highland Ave
Somerville, MA, 02143

Garrison Fewell (guitar)
Steve Swell (trombone)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

PLUS - EAR Duo with Robots:
Michael Straus (saxophone)
Dana Jessen (bassoon)

16 March 2011 2pm
Bowling Green State University
Mid-American Center for Contemporary Music, Rm 2117
Bowling Green, OH

Lecture/Discussion: "Composition, Control, Context"

This lecture considers the issues of "control" and "context" in music composition through an examination of the compositional processes of two of Andrew Raffo Dewar's works that employ varying degrees of "open form" and a combination of traditional and invented notation. These compositions provide a foundation for discussion of experimental music composition in the 21st century.

15 March 2011 7pm
Toledo Bellows @ Robinwood Concert House
2564 Robinwood Ave.
Toledo, OH

DUO:
Rob Wallace, drumset and percussion
Jennifer Caputo, percussion
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SOLO:
Andrew Raffo Dewar, soprano saxophone
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QUARTET or QUINTET TBA

5 February 2011 7pm
The Alabama Art Kitchen
2626 University Blvd.
Tuscaloosa, AL

DUO:
Rob Wallace, drumset and percussion
Jennifer Caputo, percussion
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TRIO:
Andrew Raffo Dewar, soprano saxophone
Chris Kozak, bass
Rob Wallace, drumset and percussion

18 December 2010 7pm
The Alabama Art Kitchen
2626 University Blvd.
Tuscaloosa, AL

SOLO: Tatsuya Nakatani, gongs and percussion
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DUO: Andrew Raffo Dewar, soprano saxophone

17 December 2010 8pm
The New Forest Center
Pepper Place, 2805 2nd Ave South, Ste. A
Birmingham, AL

SOLO: Tatsuya Nakatani, gongs and percussion
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TRIO: Andrew Raffo Dewar, soprano saxophone
Brad Davis, electronics

2 December 2010 7:30pm
Ferguson Center Theatre
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

Andrew Raffo Dewar performs as a guest with The Thirteenth Assembly:

Taylor Ho Bynum, cornet
Tomas Fujiwara, percussion
Mary Halvorson, guitar
Jessica Pavone, viola

18 November 2010 7:30pm
The Alabama Art Kitchen
2626 University Blvd.
Tuscaloosa, AL

Andrew Raffo Dewar, solo soprano saxophone
+
Them Natives

13 September 2010 8pm
Outpost 186
186 1/2 Hampshire St. in Inman Square, Cambridge
Boston, MA

Garrison Fewell (guitar)
Steve Swell (trombone)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

12 September 2010 6pm
Downtown Music Gallery
13 Monroe St. (btwn. Catherine & Market in Chinatown)
New York, NY

Garrison Fewell (guitar)
Steve Swell (trombone)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

11 September 2010 10pm
Ibeam
168 7th Street
Brooklyn, NY

Garrison Fewell (guitar)
Steve Swell (trombone)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

10 September 2010 9pm
Leftover Daylight Series @ Somewhere There
227 Sterling Ave, unit 112 (corner of Ruttan St. and Merchant Ln)
Toronto, Canada

Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)
Kyle Brenders (clarinet, soprano saxophone)
Jonathan Adjemian (KORG MS-20 synthesizer)
Mark Segger (percussion) The quartet performed ARD's "Piece for Four Instruments" (2002).

27 August 2010 8pm
"The Improvisor" 30th Anniversary Festival"
Pepper Place "Listening Room"
2901 2nd Ave S
Birmingham, AL

"Improv Roulette"

Also appearing, "Stringtrek":
LaDonna Smith (strings)
Misha Feigin (guitar)

23 August 2010 6pm
"The Improvisor" 30th Anniversary Festival"
Moundville Archaeological Park
Moundville, AL

Music + Movement at Moundville:
Claire Elizabeth Barratt (dance)
LaDonna Smith (violin, viola)
Evan Lipson (contrabass)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

12 August 2010 7pm
"The Improvisor" 30th Anniversary Festival"
Pepper Place "Listening Room"
2901 2nd Ave S
Birmingham, AL

Duo:
Rich Curtis (voice)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

ARD will also take part in a performance of Gino Robair's opera, I, Norton

11 August 2010 7pm
"The Improvisor" 30th Anniversary Festival"
Pepper Place "Listening Room"
2901 2nd Ave S
Birmingham, AL

Duo:
Gino Robair (percussion, electronics)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

6 August 2010 7pm
"The Improvisor" 30th Anniversary Festival"
Workplay
500 23rd Street South
Birmingham, AL

Duo:
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)
Killick (h'arpeggione)

19 June 2010 5:30pm
Issue Project Room
At the Old American Can Factory
232 3rd Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY

Anthony Braxton @ 65 Festival:
Tri-Centric Modeling - Past, Present, and Future

Interactions Quartet East:
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone, composer)
Jessica Pavone (viola)
Aaron Siegel (vibraphone & percussion)
Carl Testa (contrabass)

The quartet will play excerpts from Dewar's Interactions (2009) and compositions #67 and #131 by Anthony Braxton.

18 June 2010 5:30pm
Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street btw Sullivan & Thompson
New York, NY

Anthony Braxton @ 65 Festival:
Tri-Centric Modeling - Past, Present, and Future

Andrew Raffo Dewar performs with the Anthony Braxton 12+1tet.

Other performers include: Steve Coleman & Jonathan Finlayson, Marilyn Crispell/Mark Dresser/Gerry Hemingway trio, Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Strings, Richard Teitelbaum, Matthew Welch, John Zorn/Dave Douglas/Brad Jones/Gerry Hemingway, and other special guests.

1 June 2010 8pm
North Midtown Arts Center
121 Millsaps Avenue
Jackson, MS

The Mississippi Improvisation Alliance Presents:

Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

Plus:

"Screwed Anthologies" (from Houston, TX):
David Dove (trombone and electronics)
Lucas Gorham (guitar and electronics)

24 March 2010 8pm
Issue Project Room
At the Old American Can Factory
232 3rd Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY

Interactions Quartet East:
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone, composer)
Jessica Pavone (viola)
Aaron Siegel (vibraphone & percussion)
Carl Testa (contrabass)

The quartet will be performing excerpts from Piece for Four Instruments (2002) and Interactions (2009).

Also performing: Matt Bauder's Paper Gardens and Matthew Welch's Blarvuster Big Band.

31 January 2010
Vancouver Cultural Olympiad
Roundhouse Festival Hall
Vancouver, Canada

Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone, clarinet) performs with the Anthony Braxton 12+1tet in the second ever "Sonic Genome Project"

29 January 2010
Vancouver Cultural Olympiad
Christchurch Cathedral
Vancouver, Canada

Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone, clarinet) performs with the Anthony Braxton 12+1tet

25 November 2009 10pm
The Stone
Ave C & 2nd St
New York, NY

Todd Capp (percussion)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)
Bryan Eubanks (electronics, composer)
Andrew Lafkas (bass, electronics, composer)

17 November 2009 7:30pm
Shelby Hall, University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

Tatsuya Nakatani (percussion)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)
Eugene Chadbourne (guitar, voice)

16 November 2009 7:30pm
Beginning, Begin Again - A Multimedia Improvisation
Allen Bales Theater @ University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

Jake Berry (poetry, video)
Jennifer Caputo (percussion)
Rich Curtis (sound poetry)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)
Chris Kozak (bass)
Celeste LaBourde (dance)
Hank Lazer (poetry)
Stella Nystrom (dance)
Susan Perry (visual artist/installation)
Neal Riley (live video electronics)
Wayne Sides (percussion, video)
LaDonna Smith (violin, viola)

9 November 2009 7pm
Homewood Studios
2400 Plymouth Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN

Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)
Milo Fine (marimba, clarinets, electronics)
Viv Corringham (voice, electronics)

8 November 2009 8pm
Studio Z
Northwestern Building, 275 E. Fourth St.
St. Paul, MN

Trio Raro:
Milo Fine (piano)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)
Davu Seru (drums)

5 November 2009 8pm
Luggage Store Gallery
1007 Market Street (nr. 6th St.)
San Francisco, CA

Piece for Four Instruments (2002)
Interactions (2009):

Kyle Bruckmann (oboe, english horn, analog electronics)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone, composer)
Gino Robair (percussion, analog electronics)
John Shiurba (guitar)

27 October 2009 10pm
Open Ears Music Series
Blue Nile, 532 Frenchman St
New Orleans, LA
***CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS***

Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)
Justin Peake (percussion)
Jesse Morrow(bass)

4 September 2009 8pm
Greencup Books
105 Richard Arrington Jr blvd.
Birmingham, Alabama

Killick (H'arpeggione) Solo + Trio with
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)
LaDonna Smith (violin)

8 August 2009 8pm
Bare Hands Gallery
109 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd.
Birmingham, Alabama

Solo:
Andrew Raffo Dewar - soprano saxophone

Quartet:
LaDonna Smith (violin)
Clifford McPeek (trumpet)
Davey Williams (guitar)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

5 June 2009 8pm
Greencup Books
105 Richard Arrington Jr blvd.
Birmingham, Alabama

Stella Nystrom, Rhea & Celeste (dance)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)
LaDonna Smith (violin)
Juliet Eastlick (flute)
Alice Faye Love (percussion, cameras)
Davey Williams (guitar)

28 April 2009 8:30pm
Greencup Books
105 Richard Arrington Jr blvd.
Birmingham, Alabama

Claire Barratt & Stella Nystrom (dance)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)
LaDonna Smith (violin)
Juliet Eastlick (flute)
Alice Faye Love (percussion, cameras)
Johnny Coley (words)
Davey Williams (guitar)

12 March 2009 8pm, $5
Eyedrum
Suite 8, 290 MLK Jr. Drive SE
Atlanta, Georgia

Solos & Duos:
Jonathan Chen (violin)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)

3 March 2009 9:30pm, $5
Greencup Books
105 Richard Arrington Jr blvd.
Birmingham, Alabama

Tatsuya Nakatani (percussion)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone)
LaDonna Smith (violin)
Stephen McClurg (bass)

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