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May 2017

02 May 2017 12:00AM
Concerts & Recording with Karl Ratzer Quintet

Concerts & Recording with Karl Ratzer Quintet

Touring May 2 - 7 in Germany and Austria

We will aslo be recording a new CD June 10 & 11.

February 2017

10 February 2017 08:00AM
Improvisatory Minds concert New York

Improvisatory Minds Composers Collective
returns to New York

February 10, 2017 at 8pm
Christ & Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church
120 West 69th Street between Columbus & Broadway
New York, New York 10023
Donation: $25 (includes one free download)

Presented by the composers’ collective Improvisatory Minds, “Chamber Music by Jazz Composers” showcases new and recently written chamber works, and will include at least one world premiere.  Featuring works by Bevan Manson, Ed Neumeister, Michael Patterson, Dennis Dreith, with special guest artist Billy Drewes, from the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra.

Artists performing on the February 10th concert in Christ and St. Stephen’s Church will include Miranda Cuckson, violin; Jennie Hansen, viola; Billy Drewes, clarinet and saxophone; Mark Lopeman, alto sax: Katherine Fink, flute and piccolo; Harry Searing, bassoon; Dominic Derasse, trumpet; Chris Komer, French horn; Ed Neumeister, trombone; John Arrucci, percussion and marimba; Brad Dutz, marimba and percussion; Lee Musiker, piano; and Bevan Manson, piano

Improvisatory Minds, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that actively encourages the creation of new chamber works by composers with a jazz perspective, and promotes this music through concerts, clinics, educational and community outreach.
07 February 2017 08:00PM
Solo Concert in New York

Ed Neumeister,
Solo Trombone
Zürcher Gallery in New York City

Zürcher Gallery
33 Bleecker Street, New York NY 10012
04 February 2017 08:00PM
Duo with Karl Ratzer

Back by Popular Demand

Ed Neumeister & Karl Ratzer
play again at Vinifero's!

Music Charge: 15 €
Begin: 20:00
Gumpendorferstrasse 36,
1060 Vienna

Reservations: or in Shop

January 2017

12 January 2017 07:30PM
Nebraska Jazz Orchestra

Nebraska Jazz Orchestra January 12th 2017.

Ed will be performing January 12th as guest composer/arranger, soloist & conducter with the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra in Lincoln Nebraska.

Nebraska Jazz Orchestra

December 2016

31 December 2016 09:00PM
Karl Ratzer Quintet at Porgy & Bess Vienna

New Years Eve and New Years Day with the Karl Ratzer Quintet.

The Karl Ratzer Quintet with Johannes Enders-tenor sax, Ed Neumeister-trombone, Peter Herbert-bass and Howard Curtis with be perfoming New Years Eve and New Years Day at Porgy & Bess in Vienna Austria.
December 31st 2016 at 10pm and January 1st 2017 8:30pm.
16 December 2016 05:06PM
Duo with Karl Ratzer

Duo concert in Vienna with Karl Ratzer

The great guitarist Karl Ratzer & I will be playing a duo comcert at an all Natural & Organic wine bar in Vienna.  Details TBA.
03 December 2016 07:00PM
Budapest Jazz Orchestra

Budapest, Hungary with the Budapest Jazz Orchestra conducted by Ed

Playing Ellington-Strayhorns arrangement of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite
and the Queens Suite from Ed's latest CD "Suite Ellington".

November 2016

17 November 2016 08:00PM
Karl Ratzer Trio

Trio Concert with Karl Ratzer & Peter Herbert.
November 17 & 23 2016 8pm

Gutenbergs Kantine Weinhandlung
Obere Augartenstrasse 32
1020   Vienna

July 2016

20 July 2016 09:30PM
Solo concert

Ed Neumeister Solo at ShapeShifter Lab, Brooklyn, NY

On July 20th, Ed will play a Solo concert at ShapeShifter Lab

ShapeShifter Lab,
July 20th, 2016, 9:30pm (one set)
18 Whitwell Place
Brooklyn, NY 11215

07 July 2016 08:00PM
US Release of Suite Ellington

Ed celebrates the US release of his new CD "Suite Ellington" with a concert at Cornelia Street Cafe, NY

Cornelia Street Cafe, July 7th, 2016, 8:00pm

Billy Drewes - Sax & Clarinet
David Berkman - Piano
Ugonna Okegwo - Bass
Tom Rainey - Drums,
Ed Neumeister -Trombone & Arrangements

29 Cornelia Street
New York, NY 10014

April 2016

10 April 2016 01:30PM
Improvisatory Minds Concert in San Diego

Improvisatory Minds Concert, including music by Ed Neumeister, at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.

Improvisatory Minds is a collective of composers, that was started by Ed Neumeister, Bevan Manson, Wolfgang Gernot and Michael Patterson. The next concert with music by  Ed Neumeister, Bevan Manson, Michael Patterson, Dennis Dreith, Duke Ellington ans Louis Moreau Gottschalk will feature Antoinette Perry - Piano, Ben Hudson – Violin.

April 10th 1:30PM
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego / La Jolla
700 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92037

March 2016

11 March 2016 08:00PM
Karl Ratzer Quartet

Playing with Karl Ratzer Quartet in Dießen am Ammersee, Germany

Playing with Karl Ratzer Quartet in Dießen am Ammersee, Germany, on March 11th, 12th & 13th 2016.
09 March 2016 08:00PM
Karl Ratzer Quartet

Playing with Karl Ratzer Quartet at Treibhaus, Innsbruck, Austria

Playing with Karl Ratzer Quartet at Treibhaus, Innsbruck, Austria, on March 9th
28 February 2016 12:00AM
February 28 - March 2 HRT Jazz Orchestra Zagreb

HRT Jazz Orchestra Radio Television Production in Zagreb, Croatia (2 March 2016)

Ed will conduct and perform as soloist with the HRT Jazz Orchestra at Gorgona Hall (Museum of Contemporary Art) for a Radio Television Production in Zagreb, Croatia.
The Program will include the program from Neumeister’s new CD “Suite Ellington” composed by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, arranged by Neumeister for Jazz Orchestra.

Also on the program will be several originals for Jazz Orchestra composed and arranged by Ed Neumeister.

06 July 2015 12:00AM
Brazil concerts & clinics

upcoming Tour in July in and near Sao Paulo/Brazil

Including  the Projecto Bone Festival July 6 -11 in Caieiras Brazil.
03 July 2015 08:12PM
Karl Ratzer Septet

at Musikfest Waidhofen an der Thaya

Playing with Karl Ratzer Septet at Musikfest Waidhofen an der Thaya

June 2015

20 June 2015 08:00PM
Playing with Joe Lovano

The KUG Allstar Big Band in Graz with Joe Lovano as Guest Soloist

On the occasion of the 50th anniversairy of the Jazz Department at KUG University Graz, the KUG Allstar Big Band, conducted by Michael Abane, invited Joe Lovano as Guest Soloist. Included was a piece that I wrote for and dedicated to Joe Lovano: "Flowing", featuring both of us as soloists.
04 May 2015 12:00AM
May scedule

Zagreb Jazz Orkestar; Birmingham Conservatory of Music, Karl Ratzer Trio and Quartet

May 4th Guest Conductor & Soloist, Zagreb Jazz Orkestar: The Music of Thad Jones, at kino moser, Zagreb/Croatia
May 7th playing with Karl Ratzer Quartet at frei raum, Jenbach/Austria
May 17th playing with Karl Ratzer Trio at Wien Museum on the occasion of the exhibition "Romane Thana"
May 18-22nd Guest Expert and Jury Member at the Birmingham Conservatory of Music, Birmingham/England
22 April 2015 04:00PM
Improvisatory Minds Concert, Los Angeles

Improvisatory Minds presents the New Hollywood String Quartet

Improvisatory Minds presents the New Hollywood String Quartet

at a private house concert in Agoura Hills, CA

Sunday, April 12, 4:00 pm
(doors open at 3:30 pm)

String quartets by Jeff Beal
and Improvisatory Minds members
Bevan Manson, Ed Neumeister, Michael Patterson and Gernot Wolfgang

performed by the
New Hollywood String Quartet
Tereza Stanislav – violin
Rafael Rishik – violin
Rob Brophy – viola
Andrew Shulman – violoncello

More info and RSVP
02 April 2015 05:30PM
Clinic in San Jose

San Jose State University

01 April 2015 11:00AM
Solo Concert & Lecture

COVA Conservatory in Oakland CA

April 1st (no fool'n), 2015: Solo Concert at the COVA Conservatory in Oakland CA
21 March 2015 08:30PM
Karl Ratzer Septet

Karl Ratzer Septet at Snow Jazz Gastein

Playing with Karl Ratzer Septet at Snow Jazz Gastein, at Sägewerk Bad Hofgastein
25 January 2015 08:00PM

Conducting the HfM Big Band in Detmold, Germany

The Concert at the Detmolder Sommertheater will feature Ed as the guest conductor, playing Ed´s compositions, including Fantasy for Cello and Big Band, with Alexander Gebert as soloist.
31 December 2014 12:00AM
New Years Eve Concert

New Years Concerts with Karl Ratzer Septet

Dec 31 at Porgy & Bess, Vienna, A
Jan 1 at Porgy & Bess, Vienna, A
Jan 3 at Feldkirchen, A
16 November 2014 08:00PM
South America Tour

Touring Argentina, Brasil & Uruguay

Nov 16 - 18 el Festival de Jazz de Montevideo, Uruguay
Nov 19 Cordoba International Jazz Festival, Argentina
Nov 20 - 23 Buenos Aires Jazz Festival, Argentina
Nov 24 - 29 Recording, Concerts and Workshops in and around Sao Paulo, Brazil


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