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BRM Weekly: Aaron Novik

  • Jalopy Theatre and School of Music 315 Columbia Street Brooklyn, NY, 11231 United States (map)

$10 Advance | $15 Door | 8pm | BRM Weekly Raga Jam- 10pm

For this performance, Aaron Novik will perform a mix of older tunes from his Gubbish songbook, plus some new compositions written specifically for this show.

Aaron Novik- bass clarinet
Darren Johnston- trumpet
Leon Boykins- bass
Sameer Gupta- tabla

Aaron Novik is a recent New York transplant that lived and performed in the bay area (San Francisco, Oakland etc.) for 17 years.

There he leads the bands Gubbish, Kipple, Floating World, Love Triangle Elementary School, Simulacra, Thorny Brocky and made records under his own name as well, including the album “Secrets of Secrets” which was released on Tzadik records in 2012.

Aaron also performed with the bass clarinet quartet Edmund Welles, the Nathan Clevenger Group, Telepathy, Colin Stetson’s Transmission, Graham Connah and most notably in Fred Frith’s Gravity band, which has played festivals around the world.

He currently lives in Woodside, Queens and leads several ensembles including No Signal, O+O+, and Dante Counterstamp. He also just published his first comic book titled Frowny Frown.

**Special announcement for Musicians!** BRM cordially invites you to join us in the ongoing effort to cultivate a home for intercultural musical dialogue. We are happy to offer FREE ENTRY TO MUSICIANS AFTER 10 PM WHO COME WITH THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND ARE READY TO PLAY! Please come out and engage with one of NYC's most vibrant and diverse communities of improvising musicians hailing from all over the music world!