Upcoming Dates:

2.4.17 Vermont Arts Exchange Appreciation Dinner (private); w/ Jeff McCrae, Eric Hangen, Jonathan Frederick - eve
2.25.17 w/ The Prescription at VT Arts Exchange (Masonic Hall Bennington); 7-10 pm
3.4.17 w/ Darryl Kniffen Band at Easthampton Jazz Festival at Club 121, Northampton MA
3.18.17 w/ Alex Torres at Renaissance Restaurant (820 Eastern Ave. Schenectady NY); PM
5.5.17 w/ Alex Torres at Renaissance Restaurant (820 Eastern Ave. Schenectady NY); PM
5.18.17 w/ Alex Torres at MLK Elementary; 6-8 PM
6.20.17 w/ Alex Torres at Hamilton Elementary; noon


Past Dates:

12.31.16 w/ Alex Torres at First Night Saratoga; Hilton Hotel "Salsa Meets Swing" (eve)
11.4.16 w/ Darryl Kniffen at Arlington High School, VT; 6-9pm
10.28.16 w/ Alex Torres at Cambridge (NY) CSD (assembly)
9.16.16 w/ Mowgli Giannitti Band at Harvest; Bennington VT (eve)
9.14.16 w/ Mowgli Giannitti Band at Wilburton Inn Farm Night; Manchester, VT 7-9p
9.10.16 w/ Pete Sweeney Organ Quartet at 9 Maple Ave; Saratoga NY 9p-1a
9.7.16 w/ Mowgli Giannitti Band at Wilburton Inn Farm Night; Manchester, VT 7-9p
8.20.16 w/ Darryl Kniffen Quartet at Readsboro VT Summer Music Series; 8-10:30pm
8.19.16 w/ Alex Torres at Centre St. Pub; Schenectady NY
8.13.16 w/ Alex Torres at Riverlink Park; Amsterdam NY
8.6.16 w/ Alex Torres at Freedom Park; Scotia NY
8.5.16 w/ Alex Torres at Vanderbilt Museum; Centerport NY
8.4.16 w/ Joey Thomas Big Band at St. Francis Society; Frankfort NY, 7 pm
8.3.16 w/ Bidi Dworkin Quartet at Wilburton Inn; Manchester VT, 7-9 pm
8.2.16 w/ Darryl Kniffen at DTF Enchanted Garden Party (private)
7.8.16 Darryl Kniffen Quartet feat. Freddi Shehadi at The Lounge, Brattleboro, 7-10p
6.17.16 The Prescription at Manchester, VT street fair, 6 pm
6.4.16 Alex Torres at Black/Latino LGBT Pride Celebration, Washington Park, Albany NY, 1 pm
6.2.16 Darryl Kniffen Quartet at Club 121, Easthampton MA, 7-10p
5.5.16 Alex Torres at Saratoga Middle School (day)
2.6.16 Darryl Kniffen Sextet at Vermont Jazz Center, 8 pm (w/ Franz Robert Quartet)
11.6.15 Alex Torres at Upper Jay Arts Center/Keene Valley Middle School (NY)
10.30.15 Eric Hangen duo at The Perfect Wife, Manchester VT, 7-10p
9.20.15 Alex Torres at Clifton Park, NY Library (2 pm)
8.28.15 Alex Torres at NYS Fair, Syracuse NY, 1 pm
8.20.15 Alex Torres at Jazz in the City, Syracuse NY, 7 pm
7.31.15 Alex Torres at Tang Museum/Skidmore, Saratoga, 8 pm
7.18.15 Alex Torres at Saratoga Museum of Dance, 6 pm
7.11.15 Alex Torres at Freedom Park, Scotia, 7 pm
6.27.15 Alex Torres at Newberry, Saratoga, 9 pm
8.29.13 Billy Newman Sextet - Summer Brazilfest at Cornelia St. Cafe - one set at 8 pm; w/ Ben Holmes, Eric Schugren, Leco Reis, Vanderlei Pereira
7.6.13 "Spaghettata di Suoni," with Greg Burk, Thomson Kneeland and Devin Gray, at Shapeshifter Lab, Brooklyn, 9:30 pm (one set only)
6.11.13 w/ Corina Bartra Afro-Peruvian big band at Baha'i Center, NYC
5.17.13 w/ Corina Bartra Afro-Peruvian ensemble at Flushing Town Hall, Queens
3.16.13 Dead Cat Bounce at N. Am. Sax Alliance Region 8 Conference, Salem St. U., Salem MA; masterclass 3-5pm, concert 7pm; w/ special guest Gary Smulyan!
3.9.13 Dead Cat Bounce at Proctors Theatre Party Horns Series, Schenectady NY, 7:30 pm
11.4.12 Dead Cat Bounce at Wesleyan University, Russell House Series, 3 pm.
8.18.12 with Corina Bartra's Afro-Peruvian Jazz Orchestra at 2012 Latino Cultural Festival, Queens Theatre in the Park
Summer 2012
Matt Steckler: NYU Global Research Initiatives Dissertation Fellowship at La Pietra, Florence, Italy
3.16.12 Eco-Beat Heresy cycle world premiere at Cantina Royal/La Sala multimedia space, Williamsburg, 8 pm. With Dead Cat Bounce.


Matt Steckler/Jay Rozen duo at Ugly Ducking Presse 6x6 Magazine Release Party; 9:30 pm.
1.15.12 Persiflage at Sycamore, Brooklyn; with Curtis Hasselbring, Todd Neufeld, Dave Ambrosio and Satoshi Takeishi; $10 sugg. donation; 9 pm.
12.18.11 DCB Eco Beat Heresy Open Rehearsal at I-Beam
Oct. 2011 DCB Chance Episodes Midwest Tour
Tuba Pudding Pops (Steckler, Drury, Rozen) with Hannis Brown and Dark Inc. at Pianos; 7-10 pm
Dead Cat Bounce plays Brooklyn Conservatory Recital Hall; 8 pm; $15/$10 students
Lavender Jones plays Southpaw with Hannis Brown and Dark Inc.; 8 pm; $10
Tuba Pudding Pops plays Sycamore with Hannis Brown; 9 pm
Dead Cat Bounce plays Party Horns series at Proctors Theatre, Schenectady, NY; 7:30 pm; $15
Persiflage at Zebulon; with Hannis Brown; 8 pm
private wedding, NYC
Dead Cat Bounce records at Firehouse 12 N. Haven
Dead Cat Bounce at Barbés/Stochastic Series; 8 pm; $10
Cello Pudding Pops records at NYU Dolan Studio
private wedding, NYC
SWIPE presents Cello Pudding Pops at The Stone 10 pm; $10; w/ Alex Waterman + Andrew Drury
SWIPE presents The Nanny Problem at I-Beam Brooklyn; w/ Curtis Stewart, Mark Taylor, Jay Rozen, Andrew Drury, James Carney; plus Josh Sinton's Holus-Bolus Trio; 8:30 pm; $10
Special Halloween set of music by the The Sonics, performed by The Neutron Drivers; site/time TBA - Jersey City, NJ
SWIPE presents Cello Pudding Pops at Barbés - WFMU's Stochastic Music Series; 8 pm; $10; w/ Alex Waterman + Andrew Drury
Persiflage at Bar 4 Monday Series 7 pm; $5; w/ Dave Ambrosio, Todd Neufeld, Jeff Davis, Tim Albright
Dead Cat Bounce at Spike Hill, Williamsburg; no cover; w/ Noah Preminger, Bill Carbone, Dan Edinberg, Jeremy Viner, Terry Goss
Dead Cat Bounce at Family YMCA Theatre, Cambridge MA; w/ Jared Sims, Charlie Kohlhase, Bill Carbone, Jeremy Viner, Carl Testa; double bill w/ Eric Hofbauer's Infrared Band
Persiflage at Dee Pop's Freestyle Music Series @ Local 269, NYC; 10 pm; $10; w/ Dave Ambrosio, Todd Neufeld, Jeff Davis, Tim Albright
private wedding NYC
07.18.09 private wedding MA
06.15.09 Dead Cat Bounce at Spike Hill, Williamsburg Bklyn; no cover; 9-10:15 pm
06.06-06.07.09 Whirled Peas Productions/USO tribute "Swingin' Victory" at Salem State College, Callan Theatre (Sat. 7 pm; Sun. 2 pm)
05.27.09 Persiflage plays Numinous Music Series at Brooklyn Lyceum; 8 and 9:30 pm; $10; w/ Todd Neufeld, Dave Ambrosio, Tim Albright + Jeff Davis
05.09.09 Dead Cat Bounce plays Uncertainty Music Series, New Haven CT; 8 pm; $5 ; w/ Bill Carbone, Jared Sims, Charlie Kohlhase, Carl Testa, Terry Goss
05.03.09 Gary Morgan's Panamerica Big Band at Brooklyn Lyceum; 9 & 10:30 $10
05.01.09 DSMC/SWIPE present... Josh Sinton, Matt Steckler, John Carlson, Matt Moran, Frank Carlberg, Michael Bates & Rob Garcia composers project at Douglas Street Music Collective $10
04.30.09 Lavender Jones and The Dead Giveaways at Rockwood Music Hall, NYC; 7-8 pm $5 donation
03.11.09 Dead Cat Bounce at Tea Lounge, Brooklyn NY; 9 and 10:30 pm; w/ Bill Carbone, Jared Sims, Terry Goss, Carl Testa, Dan Cords
02.22.09 SWIPE Cartel (Sound Writers in Performative Emergence) presents: The Nanny Problem; 6 - 7:30 pm; w/ Mark Taylor, Jason Kao Hwang, Matt Steckler, Tuba Joe Exley, Carl Maguire & Julien Augier.... players are the composers!
02.11.09 SWIPE Cartel (Sound Writers in Performative Emergence) presents: Cello Pudding Pops @ Yippie Museum/Café; w/ Daniel Levin - cello, Andrew Drury - percussion, Matt Steckler - woodwinds; 7:30 - 9 pm
01.24.09 Lavender Jones and The Dead Giveaways at Rockwood Music Hall, NYC; 3 pm $5 donation; 2 for 1 drinks!
12.20.08 Yayoi Ikawa Master's Recital at NYU (Steinhardt Bldg 35 W. 4th St. NYC); 1-2 pm
11.01.08 SteveSongs at Bergen Community College, Paramus NJ; 10:30 am
10.25.08 Persiflage (Fowlkes, Ambrosio, Neufeld, Sperrazza, Steckler) at Jalopy, Red Hook Bklyn, NY; 10:30 pm; www.jalopy.biz; $15, w/ Tomas Fujiwara's Hook Up
10.13.08 w/ Stevesongs at Wethersfield High School, Wethersfield, CT; 10 am
10.11.08 w/ Stevesongs at Regent Theatre, Arlington MA; 10 am
10.10.08 Dead Cat Bounce at Lilypad, Cambridge MA 10 pm $10 donation; www.lilypad.net
09.23.08 Dead Cat Bounce at Cornelia St. Café, NYC; 8:30 pm; $10; www.corneliastreetcafe.com
09.22.08 w/ Gary Morgan + Panamerica at Cachaça, NYC; 7 pm; $10; www.cachacajazz.com
09.07.08 w/ Stevesongs; Staten Island, NY
08.08 TBA Whirled Peas Productions/Thoroughly Stupid Things does the NYC Fringe Theatre Festival
08.02.08 private wedding (The Famous)
06.14.08 private wedding
05.31.08 private wedding (The Famous)
05.24.08 The Famous at Wesleyan Alumni/Graduation Weekend, Andrus Field; 9:30 pm, FREE; Wesleyan University
05.18.08 w/ NYU Big Band @ NYU/Teo Macero Memorial concert 7-10 pm
05.17.08 w/ NYU Big Band @ private campus event (feat. Joe Lovano)12-2 pm
05.20.08 New York Composers Circle premieres trio "Broadway ReNYUal" at Loewe Theatre, 35 W. 4th St. NYC, 8 pm; w/ Mary Barto (fl), Shanti Raval (cl) and Nataliya Medvedovskaya (pno; $15)
w/ Jim McNeely's NYU 10-tet @ Cachaça; 35 W. 8th St. NYC; 10 pm
w/ NYU Big Band (+ special guest Randy Brecker) at The Blue Note; 131 W. 3rd St. NYC; 8-10 pm
NYU Orchestra premieres "Circadians" at Loewe Theatre; 35 W. 4th St. NYC; 8-10 pm
w/ NYU Big Band at Cachaça; 35 W. 8th St. NYC; 8-10 pm
Persiflage w/ Todd Neufeld, Alan Ferber, Eivind Opsvik & Dan Weiss at Cornelia Street Café; 29 Cornelia St. NYC; 9-11 pm
w/ NYU Big Band at Cachaça; 35 W. 8th St. NYC; 8-10 pm
Dead Cat Bounce @ Szechuan Tokyo, W. Hartford, CT; $12
Whirled Peas Productions presents Thoroughly Stupid Things (play I sound design/compose music for, Megan Demarest directs) @ Manhattan Theatre Source, 8 pm $18
Whirled Peas Productions presents Thoroughly Stupid Things (play I sound design/compose music for, Megan Demarest directs) @ Manhattan Theatre Source, 8 pm $18
w/ NYU Big Band at Cachaça; 35 W. 8th St. NYC; 8-10 pm
w/ Steve Songs @ the JCC in Manhattan; more TBA
w/ Steve Songs @ Wesleyan U. Crowell Concert Hall
Lavender Jones & The Dead Giveaways @ Rose Live Music, w/ Tyshawn Sorey, Matt Clohesy, Yayoi Ikawa, Richard Padrón, Kierstin Gray & Megan Demarest; 9-10 pm; $5 suggested donation

NYU Jazz Orchestra w/ Sp. Guest Lenny Pickett @ Cachaça; 35 W. 8th St. NYC; 7-9 pm

NYU Composers Ensemble; NYU Steinhardt School - 35 W. 4th St. NYC, Rm . 779; 6:45-8:25; FREE
Yulia Musayelyan M.A. Flute Recital; NYU Steinhardt School - 35 W. 4th St. NYC, Rm. 779; 6:00 pm; FREE
Dead Cat Bounce plays Amazing Things Arts Center; Framingham, MA; 8:00 PM; $15; http://amazingthings.org/
NYU Ron McClure Ensemble plays at Starbucks @ Washington Sq. Park/W. 4th; 9 pm; FREE (1hr.)
NYU Percussion Ensemble plays Take Flight Uncertain for percussion + electronic tape, dir. Jonathan Haas; 8:00 pm Loewe Theatre 35 W. 4th St.; FREE; http://www.steinhardt.nyu.edu/music
"Trying to Connect"... an Internet 2 live arts collaboration; w/ NYU Composers Ensemble, U. Colorado/Boulder, Bergen Community College & NYU artists improvising, + audio/video/dance version of Take Flight Uncertain; Loewe Theatre 35 W. 4th St.; 8 pm; FREE; http://www.steinhardt.nyu.edu/music
Lavender Jones & The Dead Giveaways live! at the Cutting Room in NYC an Education Through Music benefit "Battle of the Bands"
9-11 pm; several bands on board
10.03.07 to 10.6.07
Estrogenius Festival Week 3 (I'm doing sound design), incl. Rumple Schmumple, dir. Megan Demarest.
Persiflage @ CIM Brooklyn w/ Todd Neufeld (gtr), Dave Ambrosio (bass), Mark Ferber (drums), Alan Ferber (tbn)
8 pm; $10
Brooklyn State Parks & Recreation presents Bobby Sanabria & Friends(latin jazz)
5-8 pm; Red Hook - poolside
The Famous @ Koulomzin wedding in Monroe, CT (private)
Henry Brant's Dormant Craters @ Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors Series.
7 pm; FREE - 2 successive performances
The Famous @ Williams/DeLuca wedding in Deerfield, MA (private)
SteveSongs @ Madison Square Park, NYC; 10 am
Dead Cat Bounce @ Tri-C Jazz Festival Cleveland
4 pm; http://www.tricjazzfest.com
06.23.07 to 07.06.07
Vacay in Mexico!!!
NYU Interactive Telecommunications Program final spring show for Audio Art presenters
@ Tisch School for the Arts; 10th fl.
9:00 PM Wesleyan University
Andrus Field Middletown, Connecticut
Commencement/Reunion weekend bash w/ the Famous
Persiflage @ Cornelia St. Café w/ Todd Neufeld (gtr), Chris Lightcap (bass), Dan Weiss (drums), Curtis Fowlkes (tbn)
9 pm; $12
04.12.07 to
Whirled Peas Productions presents Cloud 9 by Caryl Churchill (I did sound design; wife produced & acted) @ Access Theatre, NYC; http://www.whirledpeasproductions.org
Whirled Peas Fundraiser @ Creative Edge, Inc.; 110 Barrow St., NYC; $30; w/ Brandon Patton + Gaby Alter
Persiflage @ Bar 4, Brooklyn; 444 7th Ave. @ 15th St.; $5; Konceptions Sunday Series; w/ Todd Neufeld, Tommy Crane, Dave Ambrosio
Eshanta Peiris Big Band/M.A. graduate recital; NYU Black Box Theatre/Pless Hall; 6:00 PM
Steve Songs CD Rounder Records Release @ Symphony Space; 11:00 am
Dead Cat Bounce @ Freestyle Jazz - Jimmy's Restaurant, presented by Dee Pop
9 pm; $10
Constanta International Music Days @ Lyric Theatre, ROMANIA; w/ Inter-Art Ensemble @ Teatrul Operetta, Bucharest; ROMANIA
Night & Day; 230 5th Ave. (at President St.), Park Slope Brooklyn, NY Cost:$5
Description:with Tyshawn Sorey - drums, Carl Maguire - piano; 6-8 pm

Dead Cat Bounce: 7:00 PM - Tang Museum, Skidmore College http://www.skidmore.edu/tang
Saratoga Springs, NY
Cost:FREE Description:Upbeat on the Roof Series

8:00 PM - Flint Jazz Festival
Flint, MI 48501
Cost:FREE; Dead Cat Bounce headlines


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