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Ken Vandermark

For the past 20 years, Ken Vandermark has been exploring and working to expand the possibilities of improvised and composed music in North America and Europe.

Since moving to Chicago from Boston in 1989, he's performed and recorded in a variety of contexts, and with many internationally renowned musicians. Past groups of significance include the NRG Ensemble, the DKV Trio, AALY, FME, the Vandermark Quartet, Spaceways Inc., School Days, Cinghiale, Witches & Devils, Steam, and Caffeine. Currently, the majority of his work as a composer and improviser has been directed toward the Vandermark 5, Powerhouse Sound, the Frame Quartet, the Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet, Sonore, and separate duos with the percussionists Tim Daisy and Paal Nilssen-Love, the Territory Band, CINC, and Free Fall. Upcoming projects include iTi (with Johannes Bauer, Thomas Lehn, Paal Nilssen-Love), Lean Left (with Terrie Ex, Andy Moor, Paal Nilssen Love), a collaboration with the group ZU, and the Resonance Ensemble (an international group featuring ten musicians from Poland, Sweden, the Ukraine, and the United States).

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Events

Date Time Detail Price
Apr24Tue 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
Ken Vandermark/Nate Wooley Duo
Umass Old Chapel
Amherst, MA
$7-15

Discography

Roadwork 1/Roadwork2/Homework1 (Box Set)

Roadwork...

Audiographic Records
2018

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Collider

Collider

Not Two Records
2017

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Verses

Dreamusic
2013

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Provoke

Provoke

Clean Feed Records
2013

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Videos

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