Vijay Iyer and Matthew Shipp are featured on the cover of this downbeat magazine. Both were artists on the EMIT series during 2007 and 2008.
Pauline Oliveros performed with Ione at the Studio@620.
Oluyemi & Ijeoma Thomas at the Studio@620
Jazz legend Sam Rivers has performed on 6 EMIT concerts over the years. His last concert at the Hickman Theater sold out.
Rick Olson - EMIT treasurer, PoOg band leader and keyboardist for Zappa tribute band Bogus Pomp.
Vocalist and hyper-instrument experimenter Pamela Z performed at the Salvador Dali MUseum on the EMIT series. Her profile is used in the EMIT logo.
Saxophonist Evan Parker performed with SHIM members and was pleasantly surprised when Sam Rivers joined with him in a duet. This concert was at The Lobby.
EMIT's president and drummer Jim Stewart performing with PoOg at Sacred Grounds.
EMIT has supported the newly-formed Helios Jazz Orchestra.
Pianist/composer Annie Gisfield and guitarist Roger Klier performed at the Salvador Dali Museum.
Violinist Billy Bang and drummer Abbey Rader performed at the Salvador Dali Museum.
EMIT director David Manson with Sam Rivers after a cosponsored concert with the Salvador Dali Museum.
Robert Dick is the "Jimi Hendrix" of flute and performed with pianist Ursel Schlicht at the SPC Music Center.
British improvising legend Derek Bailey performed with local musicians at the Salvador Dali Museum.
Multi-instrumentalist Ned Rothenberg gave a solo concert at the Salvador Dali Museum.
The Gerry Hemingway Quartet performed at the Salvador Dali Museum.
Jovino Santos Neto and his Quinteto performed at the Palladium Theater. This EMIT concert was supported by Chamber Music America and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
Boston band Beat Science led by trumpeter Brian Carpenter
Rob Bernstein's Sex Mob rocked the house at The Lobby.
Gustavo Matamoros & Charles Recher created an installation event at the Studio@620. This photo is by Dennis Brennan.
Turkish musician Saadet Turkoz sang with What We Live at the Salvador Dali Museum.
Sam Rivers and Jonathan Powell perform with Fluid Motion at the Palladium Theater
Saxophonist/composer Marco Eneidi performed with his trio at the Center of Radical Enpowerment.
Bassist/composer John Lindberg has performed twice on the EMIT series.
Mothers of Invention drummer Jimmy Carl Black & Eugene Chadbourne performed on EMIT's "Only A Mother..." concert at the State Theatre. Sadly, Jimmy passed away in late 2008.
Capoeira goup Volta au Mundo has taken part in two of the Brasil Arts Festivals sponsored by EMIT.
Bassist Lisle Ellis performed with What We Live at the Salvador Dali Museum and gave a workshop at St. Petersburg College.
The ROVA Saxophone Quartet has performed twice at the Salvador Dali Museum.
Multi-instrumentalist/composer Vinny Golia is featured on our SoundVerge radio interview series.
Saxophonist David Liebman and drummer Abbey Rader performed at the Gulf Coast Museum of Art in Largo.
Downbeat multi-winner Dave Douglas with his group Charms of the Night Sky performed at Club More. This was a cosponsored concert with WMNF-FM.
SHIM was house band for the EMIT series for its first 8 years with David Irwin, David Pate, Jim Stewart, TJ Glowacki, Keith Hedger and David Manson as members.
Bassist Ken Filiano performed solo and with SHIM at the Salvador Dali Museum.
McArthur "genius award" recipient Ken Vandermark performed at Budious Maximus with his trio.
German free improv bassist Peter Kowald played at the Gulf Coast Museum in Largo.
Swiss jazz group Day & Taxi
The great multi-instrumentalist Joe McPhee played at the Arts Center.
Other Dimensions in Music (with Roy Campbell, Rashid Bakr, William Parker & Daniel Carter) was featured at Eckerd College.
Miami composer & sound artist Gustavo Matamoros has performed five times on the EMIT series.
Violinist Jon Rose performed solo at the Fusion Gallery.
Birmingham guitarist Davey Williams has been featured on 4 EMIT concerts.
San Francisco shakuhachi artists Philip Gelb has performed on 4 EMIT concerts over the years.
EMIT was the first presenter to bring the Moving Current Dance Collective to Pinellas County. The group has performed on two EMIT concerts at the Palladium Theater.
NYC Saxophonist Tim Berne and bassist Mike Formanek played at Décor8 Gallery in St. Petersburg.
L.A. saxophonist/composer Vinny Golia performed with guitarist Scott Fields & drummer Toshi Makihari.
German violinist Stefan Poetsh and cellist Ha-Yang Kim performed at The Lobby.
Amy Denio performed twice of the EMIT series... once at the Salvador Dali Museum and once at the Gulf Coast Museum of Art.
Chicago bassist Jason Roebke and Japanese dancer Akako Kato performed on the EMIT series at the Gulf Coast Museum of Art on 4/12/03.
Polish duo Moh Drammaz performed on the EMIT series at Budius Maximus.
Tubist Tom Heasley created landscapes of low brass with his tuba and digital delay processors at the Palladium Theater.
Chamber Music America has sponsored two EMIT concerts and given a national programming award to EMIT.
Korean composer Kim Park brought her Hadar Dance Ensemble to St. Petersburg College for a concert. This was one of many EMIT concerts presented at SPC.
Performance artist Jill Burton performed at the Salvador Dali Museum.
Boston-based Beat Circus bring their avant-carnival music to the Salvador Dali Museum.
Vonn New and dancers perform at Sacred Grounds in this EMIT fundraiser.
This installation/concert with Gustavo Matamoros and Charles Recher incorporated sound and video at the Studio@620.
Eugene Chadbourne has been featured on 5 EMIT concerts over the years. With Eugene, anything is possible!
Jack Rose performed at the Garage in St. Petersburg with PoOg as the opener.