Michael McNeill::Performances

Sunday, May 19, 2019
7-9pm

  • Rich Mossman, drums
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Chris Brydge, bass

Gosport Tavern
702 High St
Portsmouth, VA 23704

Thursday, July 25, 2019
8pm

The Buffalo Jazz Octet

  • John Bacon, drums
  • Steve Baczkowksi, baritone saxophone
  • Elliot Scozzaro, alto saxophone
  • Tim Clarke, trumpet
  • Joe Goehle, bass
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Nelson Rivera, tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Phil Sims, trombone

Pausa Art House
19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY

$10 cover

Saturday, July 27, 2019
TBA

The Evolution of the Arm

  • Megan Kyle, oboe
  • Evan Courtin, violin
  • Katie Weissman, cello
  • Michael McNeill, piano

Venue TBA
Buffalo, NY

Sunday, July 28, 2019
TBA

The Evolution of the Arm

  • Megan Kyle, oboe
  • Evan Courtin, violin
  • Katie Weissman, cello
  • Michael McNeill, piano

Venue TBA
Central NY

Past Performances

Saturday, May 4, 2019
6:30-9:30pm

Chris Brydge Duo

  • Chris Brydge, bass
  • Michael McNeill, piano

Original music by Chris Brydge as well as a few tunes by John Abercrombie, Richie Beirach, Harvie S, and others.

Thai Arroy
608 Birdneck Road
Virginia Beach, VA

No cover

Friday, May 3, 2019
7:30pm

Jordan Ponzi Trio

  • Jordan Ponzi, bass
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Abinnet Berhanu, drums

Original music by Jordan Ponzi

Urbanna United Methodist Church
221 Marston Ave.
Urbanna, Virginia

$10-20 suggested donation

Friday, March 22, 2019
7:30pm

Stephanie Nakasian and Friends
Featuring John Bacon

  • Stephanie Nakasian, voice
  • John Bacon, drums
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Chris Brydge, bass

Mostly standards

Urbanna United Methodist Church
221 Marston Ave.
Urbanna, Virginia

$10-20 suggested donation

Thursday, March 14, 2019
7-9:30pm

  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Joe Goehle, bass
  • John Bacon, drums

Music by Bacon, McNeill, Carla Bley, Paul Motian, and others.

Duende at Silo City
85 Silo City Row
Buffalo, New York 14203

Sunday, March 3, 2019
8pm-12am

Chris Brydge Trio

  • Chris Brydge, bass
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Emre Kartari, drums

Mostly music by Chris Brydge, with some tunes by McNeill, Motian, Peacock, and others.

Cary St. Cafe
2631 W Cary St
Richmond, Virginia 23220

Sunday, November 11, 2018
8-10pm

  • Rich Mossman, drums
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Chris Brydge, bass

Gosport Tavern
702 High St
Portsmouth, VA 23704

Monday, November 5, 2018
8pm

Buffalo Jazz Composers' Workshop

Stamps
98 Main Street
Tonawanda, NY

No cover

Sunday, November 4, 2018
8pm

BopArts presents
The Buffalo Jazz Octet

Music from 1968

  • John Bacon, drums
  • Steve Baczkowksi, baritone saxophone
  • Kelly Bucheger, alto and tenor saxophones
  • Tim Clarke, trumpet
  • Joe Goehle, bass
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Nelson Rivera, tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Phil Sims, trombone

The Bop Shop
1460 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY

$10 donation

Friday, November 2, 2018
8pm

Jazz Impressions: 1968 Festival
presents
The Buffalo Jazz Octet

Music from 1968

  • John Bacon, drums
  • Steve Baczkowksi, baritone saxophone
  • Kelly Bucheger, alto and tenor saxophones
  • Tim Clarke, trumpet
  • Joe Goehle, bass
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Nelson Rivera, tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Phil Sims, trombone

Burchfield Penney Arts Center
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY

$5 BPAC Members/$10 general
Tickets

Sunday, October 14, 2018
8-10pm

  • Rich Mossman, drums
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Chris Brydge, bass

Gosport Tavern
702 High St
Portsmouth, VA 23704

Friday, September 28, 2018
7:30pm

Rossum/McNeill Duo

Original jazz/improvised music by Rossum and McNeill.

Urbanna United Methodist Church
221 Marston Ave.
Urbanna, Virginia

$10-20 suggested donation

Sunday, September 16, 2018
8-10pm

  • Rich Mossman, drums
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Chris Brydge, bass

Gosport Tavern
702 High St
Portsmouth, VA 23704

Sunday, August 19, 2018
8-10pm

  • Rich Mossman, drums
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Chris Brydge, bass

Gosport Tavern
702 High St
Portsmouth, VA 23704

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
7:30pm

The Evolution of the Arm

  • Megan Kyle, oboe
  • Evan Courtin, violin
  • Katie Weissman, cello
  • Michael McNeill, piano

With special guest T.J. Borden, cello

The Cass Project
500 Seneca Street
Buffalo, NY 14204

Part of Buffalo Infringement Festival

Thursday, July 26, 2018
7:30-10pm

Let Me Be Free! A Piano Tribute to Free Jazz Pioneer Cecil Taylor

  • Simona Premazzi
  • George Caldwell
  • Walter Kemp 3
  • Michael McNeill

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY

Part of the CMC Jazz Festival

Tickets available here

Sunday, July 15, 2018
8-10pm

  • Rich Mossman, drums
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Chris Brydge, bass

Gosport Tavern
702 High St
Portsmouth, VA 23704

Monday, June 25, 2018
7:30pm

John Bacon Trio

  • John Bacon, drums
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • The audience

Nietzsche's
248 Allen St.
Buffalo, NY, 14201

No Cover

Saturday, June 23, 2018
7:30pm

The Buffalo Jazz Octet

  • John Bacon, drums
  • Steve Baczkowksi, baritone saxophone
  • Kelly Bucheger, alto and tenor saxophones
  • Tim Clarke, trumpet
  • Joe Goehle, bass
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Nelson Rivera, tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Phil Sims, trombone

Taylor Theater
The Kenan Center
433 Locust St.
Lockport, NY

$20 general
Tickets

Friday, June 22, 2018
7-9pm

Poets and Musicians

  • Jennifer Campbell, poetry
  • David Landrey, poetry
  • Rich Olson, poetry
  • ryki zuckerman, poetry
  • Gene Grabiner, poetry
  • Pat Hulsman, poetry and drums
  • Ida Goeckel, poetry and bass
  • Dan Kolb, guitar
  • Kelly Bucheger, saxophones
  • Jonathan Golove, electric cello
  • Michael McNeill, keyboard

Brighton Place Library
999 Brighton Place Road
Tonawanda, NY

$6 general
Event webpage

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
8pm

The Buffalo Jazz Octet

  • John Bacon, drums
  • Steve Baczkowksi, baritone saxophone
  • Kelly Bucheger, alto and tenor saxophones
  • Tim Clarke, trumpet
  • Joe Goehle, bass
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Nelson Rivera, tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Phil Sims, trombone

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY

$15 general

Thursday, June 7, 2018
7:30-9:30pm

Roger Carroll Quartet

  • Roger Carroll, tenor saxophone & voice
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Brian Sulser, bass
  • Scott Clark, drums

Emilio's
1847 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA, 23220

No cover

Thursday, May 31, 2018
6:30-8:30pm

Kevin Gaines

  • Kevin Gaines, drums
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Ryan Persaud, bass

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

No cover

Saturday, May 26, 2018
7-10pm

  • Jason Jenkins, bass
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Drummer TBA

Barrel Thief
5805 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23226

no cover

Saturday, May 12, 2018
7-10pm

  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Victor Haskins, cornet

Barrel Thief
5805 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23226

no cover

Saturday, April 21, 2018
7-10pm

  • Jason Jenkins, bass
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Billy Williams, drums

Barrel Thief
5805 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23226

no cover

Friday, April 20, 2018
7:30pm

No Hidden Agendas

  • Kelly Rossum, trumpet
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Chris Brydge, bass
  • Abinnet Berhanu, drums

Urbanna United Methodist Church
221 Marston Ave.
Urbanna, Virginia

$10-20 suggested donation

Saturday, April 14, 2018
7-10pm

  • Jason Jenkins, bass
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Kevin Gaines, drums

Barrel Thief
5805 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23226

no cover

Saturday, March 24, 2018
7-10pm

  • Jason Jenkins, bass
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Billy Williams, drums

Barrel Thief
5805 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23226

no cover

Monday, March 19, 2018
9:30-11:55pm

Rusty Farmer Group

  • Rusty Farmer, bass
  • Kevin Simpson, saxophone
  • John Conley, guitar
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Scott Clark, drums
  • Kevin Johnson, percussion

Cary St. Cafe
2631 W Cary St
Richmond, Virginia 23220

$3 cover

Friday, March 16, 2018
7:30pm

The Evolution of the Arm

  • Megan Kyle, oboe
  • Evan Courtin, violin
  • Katie Weissman, cello
  • Michael McNeill, piano

Urbanna United Methodist Church
221 Marston Ave.
Urbanna, Virginia

$10-20 suggested donation

Thursday, March 15, 2018
8pm

The Evolution of the Arm

  • Megan Kyle, oboe
  • Evan Courtin, violin
  • Katie Weissman, cello
  • Michael McNeill, piano

Black Iris Gallery
321 W Broad St
Richmond, Virginia

$6-10

Friday, March 9, 2018

Michael McNeill Trio

  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Ken Filiano, bass
  • Phil Haynes, drums

Club Bonafide
212 E. 52nd St.
New York, NY

Tickets

Monday, January 8, 2018
9:30-11:55pm

Rusty Farmer Group

  • Rusty Farmer, bass
  • Kevin Simpson, saxophone
  • John Conley, guitar
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Scott Clark, drums

Cary St. Cafe
2631 W Cary St
Richmond, Virginia 23220

$3 cover

Saturday, January 20, 2018
7-10pm

  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Chris Vasi, guitar

Barrel Thief
5805 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23226

no cover

Friday, February 16, 2018

Uncharted Allegories

  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Susan Alcorn, pedal steel guitar
  • Dave Ballou, trumpet
  • Shelly Purdy, percussion

An Die Musik Live!
409 North Charles Street Second Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Ticket price TBA

Saturday, February 17, 2018

  • Michael McNeill, piano

Middlesex County Womens' Club
202 Virginia St
Urbanna, VA 23175

Ticket price TBA

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

resAUnance

  • John Bacon, vibraphone & percussion
  • Jonathan Golove, cello
  • Esin Gunduz, voice
  • Michael McNeill, piano

Baird Hall
University at Buffalo

Thursday, September 21, 2017
7:30-9:30pm

Roger Carroll Quartet

  • Roger Carroll, tenor saxophone & voice
  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Brian Sulser, bass
  • Scott Clark, drums

Emilio's
1847 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA, 23220

No cover

Saturday, September 30, 2017
7pm-8:30pm

  • Michael McNeill Trio

  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Ken Filiano, bass
  • Phil Haynes, drums

Urbanna United Methodist Church
221 Marston Avenue
Urbanna, VA, 23175

In lieu of an admission cost, a freewill donation will be accepted. ($10-20 per person suggested; any amount appreciated.)

Sunday, October 1, 2017
5pm-6:30pm

  • Michael McNeill Trio

  • Michael McNeill, piano
  • Ken Filiano, bass
  • Phil Haynes, drums

Charlottesville Jazz Society
See Charlottesville Jazz Society event page to get location
Charlottesville, VA, 22902

$10-15 in advance (see link above)
$20 at the door

Recent performances:

  • September 8 at Cocomo's, Deltaville, VA
    • with Toby Gillie & Roger Carroll

A few more 2017 performances:

  • June 21 & 22 in Richmond, VA
    • with John Bacon, Roger Carroll, Michael Hawkins (6/20), Rusty Farmer (6/22)
  • March 29 at Vagabond, Richmond, VA
    • Abinnet Berhanu's Hebret Musica with Kris Monson

Texas Quartet

  • March 24 & 25 at Cezanne, Houston, TX
  • March 23 at the Elephant Room, Austin, TX
    • with Woody Witt, Richard Mikel, Anthony Corsaro

2017 resAUnance tour

  • March 3 at Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Art, Trumansburg, NY
  • March 2 at Pausa Art House, Buffalo, NY
  • March 2 at Villa Maria College, Buffalo, NY
  • March 1 at SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY
  • February 26 at The Bop Stop, Cleveland, OH
    • with Esin Gunduz, Jonathan Golove, John Bacon