2010

january
workshops at spring high school, houston TX

march
mexico city :: clinic at UNAM and concerts TBA

april-may

japan with sabotonku (duo/with jacob koller)



2009


january
16-18 SOLO TROMBONE RECITAL AND MASTERCLASS
Big 12 Trombone Conference, Texas Tech University Lubbock TX

february
9 "rewritable" trombone quartet premiere, Stephen F Austin University, Nacogdoches TX
10 "rewritable" trombone quartet, Houston Texas high schools TBA
11 "rewritable" trombone quartet, TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) convention in San
Antonio, TX

march
16-27 duo recording with Jacob Koller (piano), Phoenix AZ
28 Emerson Center with Creative Opportunity Orchestra, Vero Beach FL
w/Tina Marsh (vox) John Mills and Alex Coke (woodwinds) Dennis Dotson and Ron Miles (trumpets)
Curtis Fowlkes and BA (trombones) Bob Rodriguez (pno) Ken Filiano (bass) and Rudy Royston (drums)

may
composition residency, cite internationale des arts, Paris France

june
composition residency, cite internationale des arts, Paris France
28 w/Dominique Leone in Toulouse, Les Siestes Electronic Music Festival

august
12 festival ollin jazz w/Adrian Terrazas El Regimen, Mexico City
13 cafe es3 w/Adrian Terrazas El Regimen, Mexico City
14 radio reforma w/Adrian Terrazas El Regimen, Mexico City
14 el imperial w/Adrian Terrazas El Regimen, Mexico City
15 festival ollin jazz w/Daniel Zlotnik, Mexico City
18 casa hilvana trio w/Arturo Baez and Gustavo Nandayapa, Mexico City
19 cafe es3 duo w/Gustavo Nandayapa, Mexico City
27-28 festival de jazz zacatecas w/Adrian Terrazas, Zacatecas Mexico

september
 1 zinco jazz club w/Daniel Zlotnik Quintet, Mexico City
11 tribute to Tina Marsh w/CO2, Laguna Gloria Amphitheater, Austin TX
15 with John Zorn and others, Improv Night at the Stone, NYC
21 berkelee college of music, boston MA (trombone clinic)
21 mobius, boston MA w/Tom Plsek
25 hunter college, NYC (trombone clinic)

october
 
5 tarleton state university, stephenville TX (trombone clinic)
 6 colin county community college, plano TX (trombone clinic) - POSTPONED
 7 spring high school, spring TX (improv clinic)
14 spring high school, spring TX (improv clinic)
19 st. louis low brass collective, st. louis Missouri (trombone clinic)
21 university of wisconsin whitewater, WI (trombone/improv clinics) - POSTPONED
30 zinco jazz club w/Adrian Terrazas Quartet, Mexico City

december
 5 club 81 w/Adrian Terrazas Quartet, Mexico City
11 house party, Mexico City


2008

SOLO TROMBONE US NATIONAL FALL TOUR
september
30 Towson University Composition Masterclass, Rehearsal and Performance with TU Improvisational
Ensemble +Dave Ballou, John Dierker, Scott Tiemann, Baltimore MD
october
4 Roulette, New York City w/Tina Marsh and Creative Opportunity Orchestra,  featuring pianist Bob
Rodriguez's NY Chamber Music America Premiere and performance of my piece "Sopra"
6 Harvard University Extended Techniques Masterclass 5pm, Cambridge MA
7 Boston University, Masterclass and Performance 12:30pm, Boston MA
12 Brazosport College 2pm, The Clarion, Lake Jackson TX
13 Stephen F Austin University 1pm, Nacogdoches TX
14 Salvage Vanguard Theatre 8pm also duos with Chris Cogburn (perc.), Austin TX
16-18 Lewis University, Performance of my solo trombone piece "Ondre" in the Vox      Novus 60x60
Midwest Mix at Lewis Electronic Music Festival, Romeoville IL
19 Oklahoma State 8pm, Stillwater OK
20 University of Arkansas 7:30PM, Fayatteville AR
22 Anderson College 4pm, Anderson SC
24 University of Alabama noon, Tuscaloosa AL
27 Florida State University DRH recital hall, Tallahasee FL
november
13 Incarnate Word University 1PM, San Antonio TX
15 College of Santa Fe with CSF Improv Ensemble 2PM, Santa Fe NM
16 University of New Mexico 8PM, Albuquerque NM
17 Lost Leaf - duo with pianist Jacob Koller, Phoenix NM
18 Arizona State University, Tempe AZ
december
4 Mexico City UNAM, Recital and Masterclass, National Superior School of Music
5 Club 81, Mexico City
12 Club 81, Mexico City w/Adrian Terrazas Quartet
13 Recording with Adrian Terrazas, Mexico City

BRAINKILLER TRIO MEXICO TOUR . AUGUST 13-21
allen_trombone + koller_keyboard + hecht_drums
August 13 Museo Tamayo, Reforma y Gandhi, Polanco DF 17 Hrs, Noches de Turibus
August 14 Foro Coyoacanense, Allende #36, Centro de Coyoacan, DF 19 Hrs
August 15 Jazzatlan, Morelos 419, esquina 6 norte, Cholula Puebla 21 Hrs
August 17 Pallawatsch, Cholula Puebla 20 Hrs
August 18 Casa Hilvana, Colima 278 Col. Roma DF 21 Hrs
August 20 Centro Cultural Espana, Guatemala #18, DF 21 Hrs
www.hernanhecht.com for more info

August 21 Club 81, Ajusco 81, Portales Sur, Mexico City, Mexico
BA with Adrian Terrazas (woodwind player with Mars Volta), Carlos Maldonado and Rodrigo Barbosa
(bassist and drummer with Los Dorados)

JUNE 7
with Diane Moser's Quintet in Austin  
Diane Moser (piano) Ken Filiano (bass) John Mills (woodwinds) TBA
(drums). playing Diane's Chamber Music America (CMA) commission of the
James Thurber book "The Last Flower."
www.creop.org for more info

JUNE 13
with Tina Marsh and the Creative Opportunity Orchestra in Austin
Laguna Gloria Amphitheatre
featuring pianist Bob Rodriguez's CMA premiere composition and my
composition "Sopra" featured on the new CO2 CD.
www.creop.org for more info

BRIAN ALLEN || HERNAN HECHT DUO TEXAS TOUR
allen (trombone, electronics, toys) hecht (drums, electronics)
April 20 The Clarion at Brazosport College, Lake Jackson TX, 4PM free
April 21 Klein Oak HS, Houston TX 3PM
April 22 Hernan Hecht Percussion Clinic, Brazoswood HS, Lake Jackson TX
April 22 Duo Masterclass, Lake Jackson Intermediate School 4PM $5

APRIL 12 The Clarion, Lake Jackson TX
BA Clinics for BMTA Contemporary Music Festival

MARCH BRAINKILLER TRIO CONCERTS + RECORDING
allen | koller | hecht
March 14 Peoria HS
March 14 Taylor's Cafe, Scottsdale AZ
March 16 Downtown Phoenix Arts House 8PM
March 17 Modified Arts, Phoenix AZ 8PM opening for Carla Bozulich
March 19 Recording Session


2007

NOVEMBER 10
performance of "for" my composition for wind ensemble and film
kincaid school, houston high school region band

MEXICO BRAINKILLER TRIO NOVEMBER TOUR
allen_trombone+FX + koller_keyboard+FX + hecht_drums+FX
November 13 Casa Hilvana, Colima 378, Planta Alta, Col Roma, $50 21:00
November 14 Cafe ES3, Sor Juana Ines de La cruz, Tlanepantla
November 15 Papa Beto Jazz Bar, DF
November 16 Jazzatlan, Morelos 419 |Esquina 6 Norte |San Pedro, Cholula
November 17 Coyoacan Jazz Festival, Mexico DF

SEPTEMBER 27-28
BRAINKILLER DUO (w/Jacob Koller, piano)
September 28 The Clarion, Brazosport College 7:30PM
Lake Jackson TX
September 27 Clinic, Spring High School, Houston TX

BRIAN ALLEN/HERNAN HECHT US DUO TOUR
September 11 Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin TX
September 12 Duo Show+Drum Clinic, Texas Tech U. Lubbock
September 13 Winning Coffee, Albuquerque NM
September 14 College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe NM
September 15 Underwood Center, Lubbock TX
September 16 IAO Gallery, Oklahoma City OK
September 17 McKinney North HS, McKinney TX
September 17 Art Six Coffeehouse, Denton TX
September 18 South Grand Prairie HS, Arlington TX
September 19 Brazoswood HS, Clute TX
September 20 Concert, Lake Jackson TX
click here for more detailed venue/date info

AUGUST
cd release of texas tech jazz ensemble's
"glimmer of night and day" on seabreeze records
featuring my composition "glimmer" for big band and snippets of my
arrangement of thelonious monk's "well you needn't" for five trombones

JULY IN MEXICO CITY
playing and recording with Hernan Hecht
July 22 with HH, German Bringas Jazzorca
July 25 with Hernan Hecht's Gru-B Project
July 27 duo with Hernan Hecht, Cafe ES3, Sor Juana Ines de La cruz,
Tlanepantla

JULY 13
premiere of "seen and unseen"
commissioned by esther baeza for trumpet quintet
hemmle recital hall,
texas tech university band and orchestra camp

JUNE 28
with Dominique Leone (keyboards, vocals and laptop)
Mama Buzz Cafe
Oakland, CA 7pm

JUNE 16 - 22
BRAINKILLER IN PHOENIX
June 17 Brainkiller Duo Church Performance
June 19 Brainkiller Trio at Nello's Pizza, Scottdale
June 19-20 Brainkiller Duo Lunchtime Performances TBA

JUNE 15
Tina Marsh and the Creative Opportunity Orchestra
Laguna Gloria Amphitheatre, Austin, TX
CD RELEASE PARTY!  my tune "Sopra" is on the new disc.

JUNE 8
performance of "SLAB" for beginning band
sam houston band camp
huntsville, texas

MAY 29
premiere of "running as root"
commissioned by don lucas, boston university  
performed by lucas (trombone) and jon lewis (trumpet)
falls church HS, virginia

MAY 17
premiere of "SLAB"
my new composition for wind ensemble
performed by the Rasco Junior High Beginning Band
BAND O RAMA at Brazoswood HS, 7PM

MAY 16
BRIAN on NPR'S ALL THINGS CONSIDERED SOUND CLIPS SERIES!!!  
listen here...

MAY 14
premiere of "Dreads and Tabouli"
my new composition for big band
performed by the Brazoswood HS A.M. Jazz Ensemble
JAZZ O RAMA at The Clarion, Brazosport College 7:30PM

MAY 5
duo with percussionist Emilio Tamez
from Monterrey, Mexico
Little City Downtown, 8pm
916 Congress, Austin, TX

MAY 4
premiere of "SLAB" (hear the MP3)
my new composition for beginning band
performed by the Rasco Middle School Band
Rasco Cafetorium, Lake Jackson, 9:30 + 10AM

APRIL 10
Premiere of "for" my new work for wind ensemble and film by Brazoswood
High School Wind Ensemble, Brazoswood HS, Lake Jackson, TX 7:30pm

APRIL 5
My solo trombone piece "ondre" is being performed as part of the 60x60
VoxNovus Midwest Mix at Illinois Weslayan University.

MARCH IN MEXICO
Brian Allen Mexican Quartet in Mexico
March 11 Jazztlan, Cholula, Puebla 10pm
March 13 Cafe ES3, Sor Juana Ines de La cruz Tlanepantla, 10pm
March 14 Zinco Bar, Centro Historico
March 15 with Hernan Hecht Gru-B Project Septimo Piso, Lorenzo Boturini
52, Centro Historico
March 16 Pallawatsch, Zocalo San Andres, Cholula

MARCH 30
with Tina Marsh and the Creative Opportunity Orchestra
Austin, TX 8pm
Boyd Vance Theatre at the Carver (1165 Angelina Street)

FEBRUARY 27
Premiere of "Battle of the Bands," a rubber band quartet, for the BISD
Percussion Ensemble Concert at Brazoswood High School.  
See the video here and also on youtube!

JANUARY 1 - 7, 2007 - MERIDA, MEXICO
Rehearsals and Performances for my Meet The Composer Global Connections
Grant enabling a collaboration and new compositions with Mexican
Artists.

Performances:
Friday, January 6 at Unas Letras
Saturday, January 7 at El Cervantino
with
Armando Martin (guitar)
Arturo Baez Velazquez (contrabass)
Hernan Hecht (percussion)
Brian Allen (trombone+electrons)

for more information, please visit:
The Meet the Composer Website
Hernan Hecht Website
Promotional Materials (PDF)

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