Phillip Sudderberg, Jacob Wick and Andrew Clinkman

On Tuesday, December 19, 2017, Chicago improvisers Phillip Sudderberg (drums), Jacob Wick (trumpet) and Andrew Clinkman (guitar) perform at 8pm (doors at 7:30pm). $8 advance tickets available online at or $10 at the door. Online sales end 1 hour before the show.

Phillip Sudderberg

Phillip Sudderberg is a Chicago-based drummer, educator, and writer active across a variety of the city’s creative-leaning communities. Phillip explores the possibilities of overtone, density, and fluidity on the drum set in ways that draw upon his study of both idiomatic and non-idiomatic musical traditions. These curiosities are explored via the creative application of extended techniques; via cliché, associative, and generic nuances available in rhythm; and via new physical preparations for the drum set and mbira. Over the past several years, these concerns have found a home in contemporary music ensembles, improvised configurations, jazz ensembles, and in D.I.Y. rock bands. Along with ongoing work with artists the likes of Eli Namay, Ken Vandermark, Andrew Clinkman, Macie Stewart, Keefe Jackson, John McCowen, and more, Phillip actively seeks out new likely and unlikely collaborators for further growth as a listener and sound producer.

In 2012, Phillip cofounded Gilded... Read More

Jacob Wick

Jacob Wick is a trumpet player and improviser. Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, Wick has lived in Brooklyn, Oakland, and Los Angeles, and has performed with a variety of improvisers and composers in a variety of contexts, including at the Whitney Museum of American Art (US), the Moers Jazz Festival (DE), and MUAC (MX). He has performed with Toshimaru Nakamura, Bonnie Jones, Katherine Young, Andrew D'Angelo, Josh Roseman, and many others. He has released recordings on Prom Night Records (Brooklyn, NY), Peira (Chicago, IL), Diatribe (Dublin, IE), and Creative Sources (Lisbon, PT). He holds a BM from Purchase College, SUNY, and an MFA from the California College of the Arts.

Andrew Clinkman

Andrew Clinkman is a Chicago based guitarist whose work primarily centers around experimental and improvised music. In addition to solo guitar work and many ad hoc collaborations, he is an active member of several bands including Marker led by composer and saxophonist Ken Vandermark, and weirdo pop group Spirits Having Fun. His most recent release is a solo guitar recording, The Joy Of Cooking, released in January 2015 by Lake Paradise Records. He has been a co-curator of the Option series at Experimental Sound Studio in Chicago since June 2015 along with Ken Vandermark and Tim Daisy.

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