UW Alumni Composers and Guests
May
25
8:00 pm20:00

UW Alumni Composers and Guests

  • Chapel Performance Space

A fun night of music by alumni composers from UW. I will be presenting my piece Traces: Nellie for amplified cello and violin with fixed media.

Ballard Jazz Festival
May
19
8:00 pm20:00

Ballard Jazz Festival

  • Salmon Bay Eagles

Matrio (Tom Baker, James Falzone, Greg Campbell) will be playing a set for the Ballard Jazz Walk as part of the Ballard Jazz Festival on May 19. Join us for some unencumbered improvisation! More Info: Ballard Jazz Festival

DOUBT - CMS Composers Concert
Apr
28
8:00 pm20:00

DOUBT - CMS Composers Concert

  • Capilano University

DOUBT, an electronic work for fixed media, will be presented at the Composers Concert of the College Music Society Regional Conference in Vancouver, BC. 

The Guitar In My Life
Apr
21
8:00 pm20:00

The Guitar In My Life

  • Chapel Performance Space

2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the premiere of my first guitar composition, The Green Guitar. We are celebrating this milestone with a concert featuring performances of by guitarists Michael Partington (with soprano Cherie Hughes), Mark Hilliard Wilson, Michael Nicolella, and Satchel Henneman.

MATRIO @ Gallery 1412
Mar
16
8:00 pm20:00

MATRIO @ Gallery 1412

  • Gallery 1412

Matrio is a new improvising ensemble featuring James Falzone (clarinets, piano, bells and shruti box), Greg Campbell (percussion, horn, cheap electronics and kitchen appliances), and Tom Baker (guitars, electronics, and theremin). 

Racer Sessions
Mar
5
8:00 pm20:00

Racer Sessions

  • Cafe Racer

Tom Baker and Corrie Befort will be hosting the Racer Sessions, a venerable tradition of improvised music in Seattle. They will team up for a set of improvised sound/movement, followed by an open set for improvisers.

Shine.Down.Loss
Mar
4
7:00 pm19:00

Shine.Down.Loss

  • Chapel Performance Space

The Sound Ensemble will be performing Three Songs (2006) on a program called "Page to Stage" - musical works that respond to literary impulses. These three songs - Shine, Down, and Loss - are settings of poems by Margaret Atwood. 

MATRIO
Feb
16
8:00 pm20:00

MATRIO

  • PONCHO Hall @ Cornish

VENUE CHANGED!!!

Tom Baker: guitars, theremin, electronics
Greg Campbell: percussion, horn, cookware
James Falzone: clarinets, bells, piano and shruti box 

Seattle Composers' Salon
Jan
6
8:00 pm20:00

Seattle Composers' Salon

  • Chapel Performance Space

"Three Movements" for solo guitar (Slalom, Butoh, REM) will be premiered at the Seattle Composers' Salon by guitarist Satchel Henneman. 

CLEE
Dec
8
1:00 pm13:00

CLEE

  • PONCHO Hall - Corish College of the Arts

Free to the public

The Cornish Live-Electronics Ensemble (CLEE), directed by Tom Baker, will be performing and improvising in small groups and as a 12-piece laptop orchestra as part of the Scores of Sound Cornish Student Music Festival. 

John Cage Musicircus
Nov
19
7:00 pm19:00

John Cage Musicircus

  • Town Hall

$5-$15 pay-what-you-can [Youth Free]

Tom will be performing his piece The Cage Elegies for electric guitar, loops, and the powerful recorded voice of Mr. Cage. Events are happening simultaneously all around the space; The Cage Elegies should start around 9 PM.