Sat. May 20th 2023
Michael Foster’s THE GHOST [queer jazz trio of NYC]
Michael Foster – saxophone
John Moran – bass
Joey Sullivan – drums
A WEEK OF KINDNESS [Sean E. Ramirez-Matzus of Black Leather Jesus]
CRYSTALBOYS [McCune/Grande/McGough: members of Stabscotch, Datamaster, and Dendritic Arbor]
GAMBLE/SCHEURICH/WEIDENHOF [Pittsburgh Sound Preserve]
5120 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
THE GHOST is a free jazz trio working with pre-composed structures, melodies, samples, and improvisation as a means of bringing a queer perspective to the sax-bass-drums tradition. The Ghost will be releasing its new record “Vanished Pleasures” on Relative Pitch in 2023.
Michael Foster is an NYC-based saxophonist and curator whose work focuses on the radical queer potential in improvisation. His current projects include The New York Review of Cocksucking (duo with Richard Kamerman), duos with Ben Bennett, Leila Bordreuil, Ted Byrnes, and Lydia Lunch. Additionally, he often works with Brandon Lopez, Nate Wooley, Weasel Walter, Sarah Hennies, Marina Rosenfeld, Sean Meehan, William Parker, and many others.