“Exquisitely accomplished music”: great new Pleonid review

http://www.jazzviews.net/stuart-popejoy—pleonid.html “The music is a delight, the continuity of the work lending an aether of enquiry, of investigation through shifting structures, liquid dissension and aggressive, conflicting textures … Overall I was reminded of Ornette Coleman as both composer and player … There is a very open feel about the album and each musician’s distinctive, transparent […]

PSS, Bassoon, Pleonid show writeup in The Observer

Brad Cohan has been providing super-intrepid and thoughtful reportage of the new/creative music scene here in NYC, and wrote the following about this week’s shows! Last month, the Observer highlighted The 15 Best Metal Bands in NYC with sludge-metal crushers Bassoon leading the way. Not only will you get your chance to see Bassoon inflict […]

PLEONID CD RELEASE at Knockdown Center May 7!

The big one! With Kid Millions, Ava Mendoza on the bill. Stuart Popejoy’s “PLEONID” CD Release joined by Ava Mendoza solo guitar songs and Kid Millions and Friends $15 / 21+ https://knockdown.center/event/stuart-popejoy/ Tickets: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1454277?utm_medium=bks Doors @ 7PM 7:30 PM AVA MENDOZA SOLO original songs for guitar and vocal 8:30 PM KID MILLIONS AND FRIENDS new […]

Popejoy/Seabrook/Shea, CRIMINALS @ ShapeShifter May 1

MATT NELSON “CRIMINALS” + POPEJOY/SEABROOK/SHEA @ShapeShifter Lab 7:00 PM “CRIMINALS” “Criminals” is the quartet of Matt Nelson, Jamie Branch, Brandon Lopez and Sam Ospovat, a mind-meld of stellar improvisers bringing the noise. Matt Nelson tenor sax Jaimie Breezy Branch trumpet Brandon Lopez acoustic bass Sam Ospovat drums ——————————————————— 8:15 PM POPEJOY/SEABROOK/SHEA “Popejoy/Seabrook/Shea” is a trio […]

BASSOON @ Gold Sounds May 2

First show back from our mini-tour!! 8 – 8:30 Bassoon 8:45 – 9:15 Horns of Ormus 9:30 – 10 Fatal Film 10:15 – 11 Moist Ahoy Gold Sounds 44 Wilson Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11237


April 8 El Bar Philadelphia PA https://www.facebook.com/events/408343726165370/ April 9 Cherry St Station Wallingford CT https://www.facebook.com/events/217287722083517/ April 10 Geno’s Rock Club Portland ME https://www.facebook.com/events/1821978054686142/ April 15 Oasis New London CT with FATAL FILM https://www.facebook.com/events/1320272431392379 April 16 Flywheel Easthampton MA Flywheel Artist Collective looks like a super-cool underground-ish vibe https://www.facebook.com/events/117939235412683/

Reviews of “Pleonid”

Gotten some nice coverage so far, two in European magazines/blog and Bruce wrote a nice review in DMG! DMG: Bad Alchemy (Germany): Music Zoom (Italy): http://www.musiczoom.it/?p=27366#.WLkWWvLZ5v0  

“Pleonid” CD Released on Leo Records!

This live recording of the 2012 performance of my piece “Pleonid” is out on Leo Records! The band of Avram Fefer on alto sax, Sarah Bernstein on violin, Steve Swell on trombone, Stuart Popejoy on electric bass, and Kenny Wollesen on vibraphone and drums, did an amazing performance of my 60 minute piece which can […]