Hello Friends and Supporters of Out of Your Head! We are very, very, very excited that next week is the Five Year Anniversary of Out of Your Head Baltimore. Matt and I started this whole thing back in March of 2009, and it’s been running strong with the help of our good friend Jon Birkholz for FIVE YEARS now at the Windup Space (our only ever home for the series!) Russell de Ocampo of the Windup Space deserves the most props for hosting OOYH regularly for all five years, and giving us a true home for the series.

We’re doing a normal start time of 9:30pm for this one, but we’re squeezing three awesome sets into that time. Also, here’s a great City Paper article about the collective written by Bret McCabe. Hope to see you out…come help us celebrate! You can read the City Paper article HERE.

And the lineup for the night:

Andrew Delclos-bassoon
Peter Formanek-saxophone
Colin Renick-saxophone
Todd Marcus-bass clarinet
Blake Cramer-vibraphone

Derrick Michaels-saxophone
Brent Madsen-trumpet
Chris Pumphrey-rhodes
Matt Frazao-guitar
Jon Lipscomb-guitar
Adam Hopkins-bass
Mike Kuhl-drums

Eric Trudel-saxophone
Ben Frock-trumpet
Alex Weber-bass
Brian Brunsman-bass
Alan Munshower-drums

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New Schedule for OOYH Bmore: April, May, June, July


It’s been a while. It’s time. As you might have already heard, Out Of Your Head in Baltimore will be switching to every odd week of the month. Some people have expressed concern that this might be hard to remember, but OOYH is odd, and we’re on the odd weeks, so it makes a lot of good sense. So that will be the 1st, 3rd, and if there is a 5th Tuesday in a given month then we will have Out Of Your Head on that one as well. We are also going to change the format so that each performance features two bands, playing one set each at 9:30 and 11:00, still at the wonderful venue that is The Windup Space, and still FREE!!.
We have some very exciting groups coming up on the schedule, so be sure to come get your dose of free, freely improvised music!
Anyhow, here’s the schedule—->





1st set:

Kyle Vinton-keys; Kevin Gift-keys; Jon Birkholz-keys; Mike Gambone-drums


2nd set:

Blake Cramer-vibes; John Dierker-reeds; Patrick Crosslands-trombone; Mike Gambone-drums




1st set:

Liz Meredith-violin/viola; Janel Leppin-cello; Brian Brunsman-bass; Ethan Braun-Piano


2nd set:

Will Redman-drums; Anthony Pirog-guitar; Dan Ryan-guitar




1st set:

Chris Pumphrey-keys; Alan Munshower-drums; Peter Formanek-reeds; Jake Leckie-bass


2nd set:

Dave Ballou-trumpet; Alan Munshower-drums; Adam Hopkins-bass; Brent Madsen-trumpet




1st set:

Jarrett Gilgore-reeds; Jackie Pollauf-harp; Jon Lipscomb-guitar; Mick Ricerceto-reeds


2nd set:

Andrew Delclos-bassoon; Mike Cerri-trumpet; Jim Hannah-percussion; Tim Wolfe-bass




1st set:

John Dierker-reeds; Mike Kuhl-drums; Matt Frazao-guitar; Alex Weber-bass


2nd set:

Christina Blomberg-reeds; Brian Brunsman-bass; Blake Cramer-vibes; Savino Palumbo-keys; Mike Kuhl-drums




1st set:

Derrick Michaels-reeds; Kyle Vinton-trumpet/keys; Jason Cohen-drums


2nd set:

Jason Cohen-drums; Zack Branch-cello; Jon Lipscomb-guitar; Jaimie Branch-trumpet




1st set:

Will Redman-drums; Anthony Pirog-guitar; Mike Cerri-trumpet; Jake Leckie-bass


2nd set:

Janel Leppin-cello; Adam Hopkins-bass; Chris Pumphrey-keys; Will Redman-drums




Both sets:

Will Redman-drums; Steve Olson-drums; Mike Gambone-drums; Jason Cohen-drums; Jim Hannah-drums

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OOYH Baltimore schedule: Nov., Dec., & Jan.

We are happy to present the next cycle for OOYH in Baltimore! We’ve got a lot of new players involved this cycle, so it should be a fresh and interesting cycle!  Out Of Your Head is every Tuesday from 9:30-12:00 at The Windup Space, and is always free, and also awesome.




Election night!!


Danny Gouker-Trumpet; Savino Palumbo-Piano; Dan Ryan-Guitar; Alex Weber-Bass



John Dierker-reeds; Chris Pumphrey-reeds; Jake Leckie-Bass; Alan Munshower-Drums



OOYH Orchestra~!!!




Blake cramer-Vibes; Zack Branch-Cello; Derrick Michaels-Birthday Saxophone; Jim Hannah-Percussion




Ethan Snyder-Drums; Anthony Pirog-Guitar; Alex Weber-Bass; Mike Cerri-Trumpet; John Thomas-saxophone




John Dierker-Reeds; Todd Marcus-Reeds; Jake Leckie-Bass; Brian Brunsman-Bass; Tim Wolfe-Bass




Dave Ballou-Trumpet; Matt Rynes-Reeds; Janel Lepin-Cello; Alan Munshower-Drums; Kyle Vinton-Trumpet/Electronics; Greg Wellum-Guitar



Band Raffle!!!  Pick ‘em out of a hat!!

Mick Ricerceti; Jason Cohen; Kyle Vinton; Derrick Michaels; Jon Birkholz; Jon Lipscomb; Chris Pumphrey; Zack Branch; Matt Rynes; Ben Frock; more TBA





Dan Ryan-Guitar; Justin Taylor-Piano; Sam Balcom-Drums; Blake Cramer-Vibes




Will Redman-Drums; Jon Lipscomb-Guitar; Susan Alcorn-Pedal Steel Guitar; Greg Thompkins-Saxophone




Matt Frazao-Guitar; Alex Weber-Bass; Mike Kuhl-Drums; Chris Pumphrey-Rhodes; Erik Spangler-Electronics




Emily Madsen-Oboe; Andrew Delclos-Bassoon; Colin Renick-Reeds; Evan Solomon-Clarinet; Liz Meredith-Violin




Michael Ronstadt-Cello; Christina Blomberg-Saxophone; Jason Cohen-Drums; Jamie Branch-Trumpet; Arun Ravendhran-Guitar

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OOYH Brooklyn Now at outofyourhead.org/brooklyn

Hey Friends, just a heads up to let you know that Out of Your Head Brooklyn now has their very own website. The website you are on now (outofyourhead.org) will keep up-to-date with the Baltimore chapter of the series (which has been running every Tuesday night at The Windup Space for almost four years!). Info on the younger brother series in Brooklyn (approaching 9 months of age…it could be a fully developed fetus) will now be found at outofyourhead.org/brooklyn Check it out for a full schedule through December, new videos and sounds coming soon. Thanks!

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OOYH Brooklyn Schedule Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec

After a short break for OOYH BK we’re back with an all-new schedule for the next four months. I can’t thank my friend Josh Sinton enough for his help co-curating this cycle of OOYH. He had a very unique approach to scheduling and he’s come up with an amazing set of bands that will be performing from now until December. Some sets to watch out for are a quartet of drummers (!) on November 4, and Baltimore/Brooklyn night on October 7, when three friends from OOYH Baltimore will come up to perform on the Brooklyn series.

As always these shows are 1st and 3rd Sundays at Freddy’s Bar and Backroom (627 5th Ave, South Slope, BK). Sets are at 9:30 and 11pm, always no cover but donations are encouraged and greatly appreciated. Hope to see you out at some of these…I am VERY excited for what’s in store. If you see Josh (and I’m sure you will) buy him a beer for his efforts…he put a lot of work into this!


SET ONE (9:30p)
Jonathan Goldberger-guitar
Han-Earl Park-guitar
Sean Ali-bass
Will McEvoy-bass
SET TWO (11:00p)
Ben Syversen-trumpet
TJ Huff-guitar
Dustin Carlson-guitar
Mark Ziegler-bass

10/7: Baltimore Exchange Day!!! (We welcome some close friends from our Bmore chapter of OOYH)

SET ONE (9:30p)
Anna Webber-reeds
Josh Reed-trumpet
Sebastian Noelle-guitar
Blake Cramer-vibes
Noah Garabedian-bass
Flin von Hemmen-drums
SET TWO (11:00p)
Josh Sinton-reeds
Kenny Warren-trumpet
Matt Frazao-guitar
Landon Knoblock-keyboards
Jon Birkholz-keyboards
Devin Gray-drums


SET ONE (9:30p)
Adam Schneit-reeds
Sebastien Ammann-keyboards
Pascal Niggenkemper-bass
Noel Brennan-drums
SET TWO (11:00p)
Yoni Kretzmer-tenor sax
Joe Moffett-trumpet
Liz Kosack-keyboards
Mike Ross-drums


SET ONE (9:30p)
Drew Williams-reeds
Danny Gouker-trumpet
JP Schlegelmilch-keyboards
Keisuke Matsuno-guitar
Matt Rosseau-drums
SET TWO (11:00p)
Carlo Costa-drums
Kate Pittman-drums
Devin Gray-drums
Devin Drobka-drums


SET ONE (9:30p)
Patrick Breiner-reeds
Timo Volbrecht-reeds
Tim Kuhl-drums
SET TWO (11:00p)
Curtis Sydnor-keyboards
Scott Colberg-bass
Max Jaffe-drums


SET ONE (9:30p)
Jacob Teichroew-reeds
Jesse Stacken-keyboards
Greg Chudzik-bass
SET TWO (11:00p)
Jasmine Lovell-Smith-sax
Owen Stewart-Robertson-guitar
David Grollman-percussion

SET ONE (9:30p)
Jake Henry-trumpet
Brad Henkel-trumpet
Darius Jones-trombone
Matt Plummer-trombone
SET TWO (11:00p)
Nathaniel Morgan-alto sax
Ed Rosenberg-tenor sax
Dave Miller-guitar
Adam Hopkins-bass
Martin Urbach-drums/percussion

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