Rumor had it that Made to Break would be performing at the Alternate Space on Saturday evening, April 2. Sad to say that this is not happening. There is no performance in the near future. Watch this space for the next performance — yet to be determined.
The Nate Wooley and Ken Vandermark duo performance here at the Alternate Space was a huge success! The performers had a great time, and the energy was high amongst the crowd. If you attended the event, thank you for being a part of such a great event, and if you … Continue reading
The Alternate Space is honored to be the kick off date on a tour of the improvisational performance duo Ken Vandermark and Nate Wooley. Being the first stop on a tour with two improvisors creates quite a unique performance. When the players get together for the first time they haven’t … Continue reading
Chicago saxophonist/composer Ken Vandermark and New York trumpet stalwart Nate Wooley had been operating in each other’s orbits for several years- having worked together with Paul Lytton, Joe Morris, Agusti Fernandez, and Terrie Ex- before putting together their duo project in October 2013, when they toured the United States for … Continue reading
Tour: Ken Vandermark / Nate Wooley Duo Tour 01/09/15 Ken Vandermark / Nate Wooley Duo Watertown Alternate Space United States Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15. Address: 125 Walnut St., Watertown, MA 02472. 01/10/15 Ken Vandermark / Nate Wooley Duo New York, New York Winter Jazz Fest United States Time: 8:00pm. 01/11/15 … Continue reading
“exquisitely hostile” Nate Wooley was born in 1974 in Clatskanie, Oregon, a town of 2,000 people in the timber country of the Pacific Northwestern corner of the U.S. He began playing trumpet professionally with his father, a big band saxophonist, at the age of 13. His time in Oregon, … Continue reading
“The exploration of contemporary music that deals directly with advanced methods of improvisation.” Born in Warwick, Rhode Island on September 22nd, 1964, Ken Vandermark began studying the tenor saxophone at the age of 16. Since graduating with a degree in Film and Communications from McGill University during the spring … Continue reading
The Alternate Space is excited to bring back both Ken Vandermark and Nate Wooley on January 9th, 2015. Ken Vandermark is an American jazz composer and saxophone and clarinet player. A fixture on the Chicago-area music scene, Vandermark, a 1999 MacArthur Fellow, has earned critical praise for his playing and his multi-layered … Continue reading