John Medeski, Marc Ribot and a number of other musicians will perform with Billy Martin during his upcoming residency at New York’s The Stone next year. The MMW drummer will hold court at John Zorn’s experimental music haven from February 5-9. On February 5, Martin will offer a night of music dubbed “Year of the Dog” with longtime collaborators Medeski and Ribot, on February 6 he will showcase an evening of percussion and prepared piano titled “Disappearing,” on February 7 he will run through a selection of experimental film compositions with a mix of unannounced friends, on February 8 he will present “Stridulations for Glenn Branca—For guitars, basses and voices” and on February 9 he will close out his run with illy B’s Improvisers Orchestra.
This Wednesday Martin will appear at the venue alongside drummer G Calvin Weston. Medeski and Weston will also collaborate at The Stone this Friday.
As previously reported, MMW will release the new album _ Omnisphere!_ on September 14. The set is a collaboration with Alarm Will Sound.