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  • Tue
    09
    Dec
    2014

    MUS 206: Telematics

    8:00PM

    Warren Studio B @ UCSD

    An inter-campus concert presentation of collaborative work between graduate students at UC San Diego and UC Irvine. Musicians in remote locations perform together through a medium of telepresence enabled by high speed internet.

  • Wed
    03
    Dec
    2014

    MUS 201A: The Music of Wadada Leo Smith

    8:00PM

    CPMC Concert Hall @ UCSD

    Info TBA

  • Fri
    21
    Nov
    2014

    Grad Forum: Leffue/Motl/Nordeson

    7:00PM

    CPMC Experimental Theater @ UCSD

    • Steven Leffue: saxophones
    • Kyle Motl: bass
    • Kjell Nordeson: percussion

    Short trio set. 10-15 minutes. Also on the program are performance and sonic obstruction of sounds 4(a) by Gust Burns, Quartet for Clarinet, Horn, Cello, and Snare Drum by Bohuslav Martinu, and a performance by Todd Moellenberg.

  • Wed
    19
    Nov
    2014

    Palimpsest

    7:00 PM

    Conrad Prebys Music Center @ UC San Diego

    Double bass on Lei Liang's Harp Concerto.

  • Wed
    12
    Nov
    2014

    Kuhn/Motl/Hubbard Trio

    8:00PM

    The Loft @ UCSD

    • Peter Kuhn: woodwinds
    • Kyle Motl: bass
    • Nathan Hubbard: drums

    Also performing is Keith Kelly's Ask Not.

  • Tue
    04
    Nov
    2014

    Three Conducted Improvisations

    7:30 PM

    Taoist Sanctuary of San Diego

    4229 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92103

    The evening will feature individual conducted improvisations by Nathan Hubbard and Jeff Kaiser with a double conduction by Dave Sewelson and Peter Kuhn!

    The ensemble performing this music will be an all-star cast from San Diego, Los Angeles and beyond:

    David Borgo - reeds
    Dave Sewelson - baritone sax / Conduction
    Lou Damien - alto sax and flute
    Peter Kuhn - clarinets, saxophone / Conduction
    Jeff Kaiser - trumpet and electronics / Conduction
    Jonathan Piper - tuba
    Michael Vlatkovich - trombone
    Joey Carano - guitar
    Tom McNalley - guitar
    Kris Apple - violin
    Kyle Motl - bass
    Jeanette Kangas - percussion
    Nathan Hubbard - percussion / Conduction

  • Thu
    16
    Oct
    2014

    Tobin Chodos / Kyle Motl

    12:30 PM

    Palomar College Performance Lab (D-10)

    1140 W. Mission Rd, San Marcos, CA

    Piano/Bass duo that straddles stylistic boundaries. Free improvisation blends seamlessly with composed nodes, resulting in an emergent structural form. Elements of various musical genres surface throughout the performance, from gospel and straight-ahead jazz to the contemporary avant-garde.

    Performance from 12:30 - 1:20 for the Palomar College Concert Hour.

  • Sat
    20
    Sep
    2014

    Kuhn/Motl/Hubbard Trio

    5:00 PM

    Carlsbad Music Festival - New Village Arts Foundry

    • Peter Kuhn: clarinets & saxes
    • Kyle Motl: contrabass
    • Nathan Hubbard: drums/percussion

    50 minute set.

  • Sat
    20
    Sep
    2014

    Solo Bass

    6:00 PM

    New Village Arts Foundry - Carlsbad Music Festival

    20 minute set of solo bass improvisations and compositions.

  • Sat
    20
    Sep
    2014

    Solo Bass

    8:00 PM

    Spin Records - Carlsbad Music Festival

    20 minute set of solo bass improvisations and compositions.

  • Sat
    21
    Jun
    2014

    Carlsbad Village Walk

    5:00PM

    St. Michael's Fellowship Hall, Carlsbad, CA.

    Piano/bass duo with Tobin Chodos (20 minute set).

  • Sat
    21
    Jun
    2014

    Carlsbad Village Walk

    8:30PM

    Giacoletti Music, Carlsbad, CA.

    Piano/bass duo with Tobin Chodos (20 minute set).

  • Tue
    20
    May
    2014

    Adam Tinkle Recital

    8:00 PM

    CPMC Experimental Theater @ UCSD

    A performance that deals with music and color with a heavy emphasis on graphic scores...

  • Sat
    17
    May
    2014

    Hoods

    7:00 PM

    CPMC Black Box Theater @ UCSD

    Hoods by Carolyn Chen, a chamber opera mashup of the Red Riding Hood and Hekabe stories, setting myth and fairytale against the backdrop of late empire and perpetual war.

  • Sun
    11
    May
    2014

    Hoods

    8:00 PM

    The Wulf. 1026 S. Santa Fe Ave #203, Los Angeles, CA

    Hoods by Carolyn Chen, a chamber opera mashup of the Red Riding Hood and Hekabe stories, setting myth and fairytale against the backdrop of late empire and perpetual war.

  • Mon
    05
    May
    2014

    First Monday Concert

    Noon

    CPMC @ UCSD

    Tobin Chodos (piano) & Kyle Motl (bass): duo improvisation that explores music as a syntactical tool and improvisation on the formal level.

    Adam Tinkle (sax), Josh Charney (piano), Putu Hiranmayena (drums), and Kyle Motl (bass) play the quartet music of Anthony Braxton. 

  • Tue
    29
    Apr
    2014

    Pablo Gomez-Cano Recital

    8:00 PM

    CPMC Concert Hall @ UCSD

    Performing on Pedacería fantástica for amplified guitar and chamber ensemble, by Hebert Vázquez.

  • Sun
    13
    Apr
    2014

    David Borgo Quartet

    7:30 PM

    Price Center Ballroom East @ UCSD

    The David Borgo Quartet opens for the John Scofield Uberjam Band.

  • Thu
    10
    Apr
    2014

    Sound in Silence

    7:30 PM

    Luce Loft: 1037 J St, San Diego, CA

    Live accompaniment of Samuel Beckett's Film (1965) and Jean Epstein's The Fall of the House of Usher (1928). Adam Tinkle: saxes, Josh Charnet: piano, Putu Hiranmayena: percussion, Felipe Rossi: clarinets, Kyle Motl: contrabass.

  • Tue
    08
    Apr
    2014

    Springfest @ The Loft

    4:30 PM

    The Loft @ UCSD

    Quartet with Adam Tinkle: saxes, Josh Charney: piano, Putu Hiranmayena: drums/percussion, Kyle Motl: bass. Performing music by Anthony Braxton.

    Duo with Tobin Chodos: Piano/bass duets that straddle boundaries, exploring music as a syntactical tool and improvisation on the formal level.

  • Wed
    05
    Mar
    2014

    UCSD Bass Ensemble

    8:00PM

    Conrad Prebys Music Center at UCSD

    UCSD Bass Ensemble performs new works by members and UCSD Graduate composers.

  • Sun
    23
    Feb
    2014

    Halvorson/Millions/Motl/Bristol

    10:00PM

    Churchill's Pub: 5501 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33137

    Mary Halvorson, Kenny Millions, Steve Bristol, Kyle Motl

  • Mon
    27
    Jan
    2014

    First Year Grad Juries @ UCSD

    7:00pm

    CPMC Concert Hall at UC San Diego

    An evening of premieres featuring seven new works by James Bean, Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh, Hunjoo Jung, Fernanda Aoki Navarro, Bradley Rosen, Felipe Rossi, and Tina Tallon. Performers include Matt Kline and Kyle Motl: basses, Ine Vanoeveren and Michael Matsuno: flutes, Kirsten Wiest: soprano, and Hunjoo Jung: voice.

Bassist, Composer, and Improvisor