WEASEL WALTER IMPROVISED MUSIC

Extremely active (but underdocumented) in the Chicago new music scene between 1990-2002 and the Bay Area scene 2005-present. Weasel Walter has performed and/or recorded with such musicians as:

Bruce Ackley
Steve Adams
Liz Allbee
Marshall Allen
Josh Allen
Bruce Anderson
Ron Anderson
Sheik Anorak
Alan Anzalone
Kristian Aspelin
Jen Baker
Jim Baker
Albey Balgochian
Andrew Barker
Mick Barr
Rat Bastard
Louie Belogenis
Aaron Bennett
Steve Beresford
Josh Berman
Chuck Bettis
Denis Beuret
Jeb Bishop
Raoul Bjorkenheim
Dan Blake
Tom Blancarte
John Blum
Tom Boram
Kyle Bruckmann
John Butcher
Roy Campbell
Daniel Carter
Charity Chan
Sharon Cheslow
Nels Cline
Michael Colligan
Gene Coleman
John Corbett
George Cremaschi
Michael Cristol
Marcus Cummins
Tim Dahl
Jorrit Dijkstra
Alex Doerner
Jim Dorling
David Dove
Kevin Drumm
John Edwards

Marc Edwards
Lisle Ellis
Marco Eneidi
Michael Evans
Peter Evans
Sandy Ewen
Bob Falesch
James Fei
Tanja Feichtmair
Ken Filiano
Paul Flaherty
Michael Forbes
Michael Foster
Evan Gallagher
Ricardo Gallo
Gianni Gebbia
Vinny Golia
Frank Gratkowski
Forbes Graham
Darin Gray
Burton Greene
Phillip Greenlief




John Gruntfest
Brent Gutzeit

Mary Halvorson
Rose Hammer Burt
Twig Harper
Paul Hartsaw
Mark Hennen
Jennifer Hicks
Sam Hillmer
Andrew Hock
Devin Hoff
William Hooker
Paul Hoskins
Adris Hoyos
Otto Huber
Steve Hunt
Jason Hwang
Rick Iannacone
James Ilgenfritz
Matt Ingalls
John Ingle
Mikko Innanen
Gene Janas
Rainer Jancis
Louise D.E. Jensen
Max Johnson
Darren Johnston
Darius Jones
Thymme Jones
Aurora Josephson
Henry Kaiser
Terri Kapsalis
Greg Kelley
DD Kern
Kent Kessler
Kirk Knuffke
Yoni Kretzmer
Henry Kuntz
Adam Lane
Dominick Lash
Ingrid Laubrock
Paul Lemos
Elliott Levin
Taylor Levine
Lukas Ligeti
Jacob Lindsay
John Lindberg
Evan Lipson
Xavier Lopez
Scott R. Looney
Fred Lonberg-Holm
Michael Lytle
Todd Margasak
Bob Marsh
Sabir Mateen
Ava Mendoza
Lisa Mezzcappa
Ben Miller
Donald Miller
Mark E. Miller
Roscoe Mitchell
Thurston Moore
Joe Morris
Ras Moshe
Matt Nelson
Curt Newton
Pascal Niggenkemper
Kanoko Nishi
Bern Nix
Kjell Nordeson
Mike Noordzy
Jim O'Rourke
Evan Parker
Jeff Parker
Zeena Parkins
Dan Peck
Tim Perkis

Tara Peterson
William Pisarri
Kelvin Pittman
Chris Pitsiokos
Marino Pliakas
Paul Plimley
Sam Pluta

Dylan Posa
Simona Premazzi
Carly Ptak
Reuben Radding
Prasant Radhakrishnan
Bhob Rainey
Alec Ramsdell
Evan Rapport
Jon Raskin
Mario Rechtern
Todd Rittman
Donald Robinson
Perry Robinson
Simon Rose
Jim Sauter
Sara Schoenbeck
Ed Schuller
Brandon Seabrook
James Sedwards
Elliott Sharp
Aram Shelton
Mark Shippy
David Slusser
Ches Smith
Damon Smith
Cory Smythe
Hermann Stangassinger
Colin Stetson
Dave Stone

Andrew Strain
Kathleen Supove
Randy Lee Sutherland
Steve Swell
Pat Thomas
Chris Tordini
Elizabeth Torres
Birgit Ulher
Joe Vajarsky
Ken Vandermark
Ben Vida
Jeremy Viner
Biggi Vinkeloe
Alex Ward
Anthony Ware
Michael Wertmuller
G. Calvin Weston
Matt Weston
Phillip White
Kevin Whitehead
Alan Wilkinson
Mars Williams
William Winant
Nate Wooley
C. Spencer Yeh
Nonoko Yoshida
Andrew Scott Young
Katherine Young
Azita Youseffi
Michael Zerang
Eric Zinman

and others

AS SERIES FOUNDER/CURATOR:

Improvised Music Workshop
founded the weekly Improvised Music Workshop series at Myopic Books, Chicago in March 1994
curated first 22 events and appeared intermittently afterwards
other curators included Kevin Drumm and Michael Colligan
the workshop ceased operations in October 2001 was revived soon after by unknown parties. Most of the first several years of the workshop were videotaped, but the whereabouts of these tapes are unknown.


A Selected Discography of Improvised Works:

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