Danny Kamins Blowout has been selling like hotcakes. I still have a few copies left. Check it out at https://dannykamins.bandcamp.com/https://dannykamins.bandcamp.com/album/danny-kamins-blowout
This is a bit late, but here is some vid of me playing bass clarinet with Relative Dissonance. Solo bass set by Thomas Helton is before, interview is after ( I couldn’t make it because of work/teaching)
Thomas Helton- bass
Hsing-Jung Tsai- piano
Danielle Reich- voice
Aaron Bielish- violin
Danny Kamins Blowout is now out on Noise Pelican Records as a tape/digital download! Hard hitting Texas free jazz/skronk featuring Houston/Dallas/Denton based musicians. You can find it on my bandcamp or the Noise Pelican bandcamp:
CARL April tour is cancelled due to COVID-19 BUT… Andrew Durham and I will be performing a live stream set this coming Wednesday, April 15th at 4 pm courtesy of the good folks Andy Durta and Keith Magruder at SideBar New Orleans. We will be playing duo together in Andrew’s backyard, sanitizing the computer and our instruments, and keeping 6 feet apart from each other. Tune in! Here is a link to Solid Bottom out on Astral Spirits (we’ll be selling those as well).
I’ll be self releasing two records and a digital release this February!
Check them out here:
TelePrompTer- Big Hairy Nasty
Big Fat- Decades Of Eating Poorly
Digital Release: TelePrompTer- Live In Space
All of the above are available for digital download. CD’s of TeleprompTer-Big Hairy Nasty are available for purchase, and CD’s of Big Fat- Decades Of Eating Poorly are available for pre order (CD’s coming very soon).
Big Fat is playing Tuesday February 25th at SpaceHL and TelePrompTer has a release party Friday April 10th at Rudyards!
January 17th- EYEMUSIC w/ Aaron Bielish, Joe Hertenstein, Thomas Helton, and Robert Boston. Octavia Art Gallery, Houston, TX
February 4th- Jamison Williams Solo, Robert Pearson Solo, Rebecca Novak/Anders Zelinski Duo, CARL. Khon’s, Houston, TX
February 11th- Trio w/ Anders and Colin Zelinski for Menil By Moonlight, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
February 21st- Rice University Big Band Winter Concert. Gladu Band Hall, Rice University, Houston, TX.
February 25th- Big Fat (Danny Kamins, Beth Dodds, Anders Zelinski), David Lord+Scott Taylor (KS), Flores/Novak/Cooley Vocal Trio. SpaceHL, Houston, TX.
March 29th- Rice Jazz Combo at Archway Gallery
April 3th- Rice University Latin Jazz Concert. Exact location TBA, Rice University, Houston, TX.
April 5th- Rice Jazz Combo at Gladu Band Hall
April 10th- TelePrompTer Release Party at Rudyards, more acts TBA
April 15th- CARL w/ more TBA at SideBar, New Orleans, LA.
April 17th- CARL w/ more TBA at Minicine Swampland, Shreveport, LA.
April 18th- CARL w/ more TBA at Nebulae, Denton, TX.
April 20th- CARL w/ more TBA at Outward Bound Mixtape Sessions, RBC, Dallas, TX.
May 9th- Rice/CyFair Jazz Band, Cy-Fair Christian Church, Cypress, TX.
July 13th- Duet w/ Jerome Bryerton at Myopic Books, Chicago, IL.
11/18/19 They, Who Sound Monday Night Series at Lawndale Art Center w/ Beth Dodds and Anders Zelinski
11/19/19 Khon’s- Last Avant Garde Show! feat. Meinschaft (terra incognita), Sandy Ewen Solo, TelePrompTer, Robert Pearson Solo, Rachel Hulsey/Randi Long Duo
11/23/19 Nebulae (Denton, TX) Etched In The Eye (Sandy Ewen, Danny Kamins, Robert Pearson), w/ No Face, Toys R Us Vs. Ovals and Parrot
11/25/19 Outward Bound Mixtape Series at RBC (Dallas, TX) Etched In The Eye, w/ Tom Carter, M’Ress
12/1/19 Houston Piano Company- Relative Dissonance (Thomas Helton, Danielle Reich, Hsin-Jung Tsai, James Metcalfe, Danny Kamins)
FB event coming soon
12/5/19 MECA Etched In The Eye w/ Architects Of Cinema
FB event coming soon
12/19/19 SpaceHL Wormhole Superette (Philadelphia), w/ Etched In The Eye, Karl Roehling, more TBA
FB event coming soon
Some shows this summer I’m stoked to be playing-
June 8th, Krakow, PL- Cricoteka, guest w/ the Krakow Improvisers Orchestra
June 12th, Krakow, PL- Galeria, Trio w/ Paulina Owczarek and Michal Dymny
June 29th, Berlin, GE- Petersburg Art Gallery, Danny Kamins solo
July 2nd, Berlin, GE- Loophole, Danny Kamins solo alongside Anil Eraslan
July 14th, Houston, TX- Khon’s, TelePrompTer alongside Sfyria Trio, Speed Metal Love, Seth Paynter
July 19th, Pasadena, CA- Battery Books, Trio w/ Vinny Golia, Garrett Wingfield
August 3rd, Sunnyvale, CA- Sunnyvale House Show, Trio w/ Vinny Golia, Garrett Wingfield alongside Anastasia Clark, Rodrigo Barriga Quartet, David Lechuga-Espadas
August 12th, Oakland, CA- ProArts, Danny Kamins solo, more TBA
Also, the sax trio (Danny Kamins, Vinny Golia, Garrett Wingfield) will be recording in Ojai, CA on July 30th with John Baffa (has recorded Johnny Cash, Melvins, Mike Patton, etc.)
Very excited to announce that a new CARL tape will be coming out on Astral Spirits June 14th! CARL is my free jazz/doom metal band with Andrew Durham, and this release will feature Damon Smith as well. Big thanks to Nate Cross at Astral Spirits for making it all possible!
Pre order will be May 20th, and we will have tapes available for pre order at the Brotzmann/Leigh show at SpaceHL May 25th!
I’m taking a break from booking shows until late May, but around that time I will be hosting two shows that will be absolutely amazing: Peter Brotzmann/Heather Leigh on May 25th at SpaceHL, and Chris Pitsiokos on June 3rd at Khon’s (in a brand new space!). Both of these shows are going to be really special and something you don’t want to miss… Houston area saxophonists, I’m looking at you! Check out more:
Brotzmann/Leigh FB Event:
Chris Pitsiokos FB Event:
Buy tickets for Brotzmann/more info here: