Sunday, December 30, 2012

nice little clip of my show in LA last November


Michael Foster - amplified tenor/soprano saxes, objects
Nicholas Deyoe - electric guitar
Ted Byrnes - percussion

at BetaLevel, Los Angeles

Monday, December 10, 2012

Upcoming Shows 12/10/12

(505 1/2 Waverly Place, Clinton Hill, BK)
**Zombi Jazz
**Cactus Truck (NL)
**The Young Mothers (TX/Norway)


The Freedom Garden
(294 Troutman St. #1L)
**Zombi Jazz
**Girls & God(angelo)
**Dustin Karlson (gtr) & Kate Pittman (drums) Duo
**Adam Robinson short solo sax set


Vaudeville Park
(26 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn)
**Zombi Jazz
**Gabrielle Herbst project


Goodbye Blue Monday
1087 Broadway, Brooklyn
**Michael Foster / Chris Pitsiokas / Weasel Walter Trio

Xpo 929 aka Party Xpo
929 Broadway, Brooklyn
**See Something Say Something (Marc Edwards, Gene Janas, Eric Silberberg, Foster, Daniel Carter)
**Cowboy Band
**The Nineties

Don Pedro
90 Manhattan Avenue
**Derek & Brent Gaines, Max Johnson, Michael Foster group
**The Nineties

Chinatown Location TBA
**Michael Foster / Leila Bordreuil Duo
info TBA

Freedom Garden
294 Troutman Street, Brooklyn
**Kenny Millions / Zombi Jazz Project

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Upcoming Shows (updated 11/13/12)

Betalevel, Chinatown, Los Angeles
-Amalgalm + 1: Ted Byrnes (percussion), Nicholas Deyoe (guitar), Michael Foster (saxes/amp)
-Derek Rogers: solo electronics
-Matt Barbier: solo trombone

The Sycamore, Ditmas Park, Brooklyn
-Michael Foster (saxes, toys) / Steve Swell (trombone, toys) / Kid Millions (drums)
-Tristan Shepherd (solo turntables)
-Weasel Walter Mystery Duo

The Place Lounge, Greenpoint, Brooklyn
-Zombi Jazz

JACK Space, Clinton Hill, BK
-Zombi Jazz
-Cactus Truck
-Ingebrigt Håker-Flaten's The Young Mothers

The Freedom Garden, Bushwick, BK
-Zombi Jazz

Goodbye Blue Monday, Bushwick, BK
-Michael Foster / Chris Pitsiokas / Weasel Walter
amplfied saxes & elect / amplified sax & elect / drums

Thursday, October 25, 2012


Nov 7th - Goodbye Blue Monday, 8pm (sharp!)
1087 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY
***See Something Say Something (we hit first)
-Michael Foster - saxophones
-Daniel Carter - horns
-Eric Silberberg - bass/violin/percussion
-Gene Janas - bass
-Marc Edwards - drums
***The Nineties

Nov 28th - The Sycamore, 9:30pm
1118 Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn, NY
***Michael Foster / Steve Swell / Kid Millions
***Tristan Shepherd - solo turntables

Dec. 12th - JACK space
505 1/2 Waverly Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11238 Between Fulton and Atlantic in Clinton Hill 
***Zombi Jazz
***Cactus Truck
***Ingebrigt Håker-Flaten's The Young Mothers

Galm Quartet at X.20, Vilnius, Lithuania

small clip from the recent Galm Quartet tour in October

Sunday, September 9, 2012

GALM Quartet some videos

GALM Quartet in Rupelmonde, Belgium last April.

Michael Foster - tenor & soprano saxes
Laurens van der Wee - no-input mixer & electronics
Andreas Fulgosi - electric baritone guitar
George Hadow - drums

GALM Quartet recording session at 't Goy, Netherlands. 

Saturday, September 8, 2012

UPCOMING SHOWS as of 9/8/12

*9/21 - The Place Lounge, Greenpoint, Brooklyn
"See Something, Say Something" with Yoda G
Michael Foster - tenor/sop/bari saxes, reeds, metals
Yoda G - reeds
Eric Silberberg - bass/violin
Gene Janas - bass
Marc Edwards - drums

also on the bill is the awesome duo TWEEN with Anthony Kingsley & Matt O'Koren AND the dynamic twin duo of Eugene & Quinn Murphy

*9/25 - Cake Shop, Ludlow Street Manhattan
Marc Edwards-Weasel Walter Group
Michael Foster - reeds
Jeremy Viner - tenor sax
Alex Hood - trumpet
Weasel Walter - electric bass
Marc Edwards - drums

*9/26 - Public Assembly, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Zombi Jazz / Kenny Millions

Zombi Jazz will play a set, then Kenny will do a solo, and then we join forces. Also on the bill is The 2's & 4's.

*9/27 - Yippie Museum, Manhattan
Zombi Jazz / Kenny Millions
same deal

*9/28 - SMOG, Bard College
Zombi Jazz / Kenny Millions
same deal

*9/29 - Bard College, location TBA
Zombi Jazz / Kenny Millions
possible afternoon lecture/Q&A followed by early-evening performance

*10/3 - Kunstfabrik-Schlot, Berlin
GALM Quartet  
Michael Foster - tenor/soprano saxes
Laurens van der Wee - no-input mixer & electronics
Andreas Fulgosi - electric baritone guitar
George Hadow - drums

*10/5 - Jazzclub Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany
GALM Quartet

*10/7 - Hellosturm, Köln, Germany
GALM Quartet

*10/9 - Punto Jazzclub, Kaunas, Lithuania
GALM Quartet

*10/10 - XI20, Vilnius, Lithuania
GALM Quartet

*10/15-10/17 I will be at Bowling Green State University, performing Marina Rosenfeld's "White Lines" video score with students in the graduate contemporary saxophone ensemble. 


here's some footage from my tour with GALM Quartet last April. This show is from t' Gildenhaus in Rupelmonde, Belgium.

Zombi Jazz - Smokin' at The Lit Lounge

full show from last month with "See Something, Say Something" at Muchmore's in Williamsburg. 

Michael Foster - tenor/soprano/baritone saxes & metals
Daniel Carter - tenor/soprano/alto saxes, trumpet
Eric Silberberg - bass
Gene Janas - bass
Marc Edwards - drums

Saturday, August 11, 2012

im an idiot --> August

Zombi Jazz show is NOT sunday in Williamsburg, but MONDAY at Cameo Gallery

Friday, August 3, 2012

Upcoming Shows 8/3/12

here are some upcoming shows....

8/10/12 --> Zombi Jazz @ Lit Lounge
93 2nd Ave # A  New York, NY

8/12/12 --> Zombi Jazz @ Cameo Gallery

93 North 6th Street  Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

8/14/12 --> Den Svarta Fanan (feat. myself, Nonok Yoshida - alto sax, Joe Merolla - electric bass, Weasel Walter - drums) @ Cake Shop (11pm)
152 Ludlow Street  New York, NY

Thursday, July 5, 2012

New Album: Duo with Ted Byrnes (percussion)

Just recorded a really fucking weird and GOOD album with the amazing percussionist, Ted Byrnes, in Pasadena. I'll have copies soon for sale. If you're interested shoot me an email.

-Michael Foster - tenor saxophone/clarinet, amplified objects
-Ted Byrnes - percussion, acoustic objects

Wednesday, July 4, 2012


***Sunday July 8th: ABC No Rio, 7pm

Michael Foster - saxophones & percussion
Eric Silberberg - bass/violin/percussion
Gene Janas - bass
Marc Edwards - drums

*** Friday July 13th: Freedom Garden, 294 Troutman St., BK.. 9pm?

Joe Merolla's Den Svarta Fanan

Michael Foster - saxophones
Joe Merolla - cello
Leila Bordreuil - cello
Weasel Walter - drums

***Monday July 30th: Zebulon, Brooklyn, 9pm?
I'll be sitting in with the collective HARMONIZE MOST HIGH which features, among others, the talents of...

Daniel Carter - saxes, clarinet, trumpet, flute
Michael Lucio Sternbach - alto sax, strings, misc
Michael Foster - reeds, tapes, percussion
Robert Ryan - strings, percussion

and others!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Michael Foster / Leila Bordreuil duo video

here's a video of myself and cellist Leila Bordreuil at SMOG, Bard College, NY.

Thurman Barker Quartet full show video

here is a video(s) of the Thurman Barker Quartet performance at Arts for Arts from 3/19/12, featuring myself on tenor/soprano/perc, Alex Hood on trumpet/voice, Eric Silberberg bass, violin, percussion.

part 1

part 2

part 3

part 4

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

video of duo with Kid Millions @ Death By Audio

special thanks to drummer-filmmaker-human-extraordinaire Marc Edwards for filming this set at Death By Audio with other drummer-human-extraordinaire Kid Millions.

Monday, March 19, 2012

upcoming shows....

-Thurman Barker Quartet @ Soto Clemente Velez Cultural Center at 107 Suffolk, at corner of Suffolk & Rivington. Tonight, 7:30. Also, Pet Bottle Ningen & Baried Alive!

-Zombi Jazz - Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY 3/23/12 @ some big room in their student center

-Zombi Jazz - Creep Colony, Tivoli NY 3/24/12 @ corner of North Road and Pine Street.

-GALM Quartet tours EU April 8th-22nd

-Zombi Jazz - Downtown Music Gallery, NY 13 Monroe Street. June 3rd 6pm

Saturday, March 3, 2012

new videos

Michael Foster / Leila Bordreuil Duo @ SMOG

Zombi Jazz @ Party Expo

Sunday, February 26, 2012

upcoming shows (2/26/12)

-March 1st - Michael Foster / Leila Bordreuil Duo @ SMOG, Bard College. Other bands: Rangda, Magick Markers, Palm. 9pm-Free

-March 8th - Zombi Jazz @ St. Luke's Lutheran Church 259 Washington Ave., Brooklyn. 7pm-Free

-March 12th - Michael Foster / Kid Millions Duo @ Death By Audio, Brooklyn. other bands: White Suns, Marc Edwards-Weasel Walter-Elliot Levin-Danis Beuret. 9pm-$7

-March 19th - Thurman Barker Quartet feat. Alex Hood, myself, & Eric Silberberg @ Clemente Soto Velez, NYC. Other bands: Secret Music Society, Nonoka Yoshida Pet Ningen. 7:30pm-$10?

-March 23rd - Zombi Jazz @ Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY. Other bands: Bob Crusoe, TBA. 9pm-Free

-March 24th - Zombi Jazz @ Creep Colony, Tivoli, NY. Other bands: Killer Krill, TBA, TBA. 8pm-Free

-April 8-20 - Galm Quartet Europe Tour:

4/12 // Studio Ephémère/Studio LOOS, The Hague [NL]
4/13 // tba, Copenhagen [DK]
4/14 // tba, Neustadt [Holstein] [DE]
4/15 // 't Gildenhuis, Rupelmonde [BE]
4/16 // Carmen*Town, Brescia [IT]
4/17 // tba, Milan [IT]
4/18 // tba, Cracow [PL]
4/19 // OT301, Amsterdam [NL]
4/20 // Muziekhuis, Utrecht [NL]

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Upcoming NYC Shows...

shows coming up...

Friday, February 24th 2012
Party Expo, Bushwick, Brooklyn

-Zombi Jazz (NY)
-The Sediment Club (NY)
-Strobe Horse (MA)
-The Great Valley (MA)
-George Glickerdas Duo (synth&voice/drums) (NY)

Monday, March 19th 2012
Clemente Soto Velez, LES Gallery 1st Floor -> Arts For Arts

7:30: Jackson Krall's Secret Music Society
8:30: Thurman Barker Quartet (myself, Alex Hood, Eric Silberberg, Thurman Barker)
9:30: Nonoko Yoshida Pet Ningen