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Noertker's Moxie

formed in 2001
music inspired by visual art
various iterations in 2014-2018 with:

Annelise Zamula - tenor sax, alto sax, flute
Joshua Marshall - tenor sax
Beth Schenck - alto sax
Masaru Koga - tenor sax, flute
Jim Peterson - alto sax
Max Shrieve-Don - bass clarinet
Amber Lamprecht - oboe, English horn, flute
John Vaughn - baritone sax, flute
Theo Padouvas - trumpet
Brett Carson - piano
Eli Wallace - piano
Dax Compise - drums
Jon Arkin - drums
Jordan Glenn - drums

Jason Levis - drums
Daniel Pearce - drums
Dave Mihaly - drums

Bill Noertker - contrabass, compositions

nOOi
developing compositional dialogues
Mark Oi - guitar, compositions
Bill Noertker - electric bass, compositions

Sniff Test
improvising narrative shapes
Bethany Schwarz - electronics
Bill Noertker - basses

the Melanchoholics
"where mooks meet to mope"
David Beck - baritone sax, compositions
Bill Noertker - contrabass, compositions


Obstreperous Doves
improvised praxis
Annelise Zamula - woodwinds
Josh Marshall - woodwinds
Bill Noertker - contrabass
Scott Walton - contrabass
Bethany Schwarz - percussion
Daniel Pearce - percussion


Climate Music Project
original music driven by climate data
collaboration between scientists and artists
Erik Ian Walker - keyboards, composition
Thomas Dimuzio - synthesizer, live sampling
Michele Walther - violin
Bill Noertker - bass guitar
Scott Brazieal - keyboards
http://www.theclimatemusicproject.org

Intertribal Ensemble
Improvising Home is a multi-movement musical composition for Native American flute and large ensemble. The work is grounded in urban American Indian lived experiences and cultural productions brought into dialogue with the intercultural musical lives of the Intertribal Ensemble members.
John-Carlos Perea - Native American flute, voice, composer
Lewis Jordan - saxophone
Masaru Koga - saxophone, flute

Karl Evangelista - guitar

Bill Noertker - bass
Karen Stackpole - gongs, percussion
Jimmy Biala - percussion

Talking Frog
improvised explorations of inner and outer space
Karen Stackpole - gongs
Bill Noertker - contrabass