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Moxie 2013
  Carson, Marshall, Noertker, Zamula, Glenn


            
      


Moxie 2010
 Maybee, Noertker, Zamula, Lamprecht, Mihaly




                                                                                                                                                                          
Moxie 2008
Maybee, Beck, Mihaly, Noertker, Zamula


In 2001, Bill formed his own group, Noertker's Moxie, as a forum for his thematic compositions. He has been writing suites of music inspired by visual artists such as Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, Franz Marc, Salvador Dalí, and Joan Miró, architect Antoni Gaudí, poet Rainer Maria Rilke, sculptor David Beck, and others.  Since 2001, he has composed over 150 pieces of music. To find out about upcoming performances, click here

In September 2003, Noertker's Moxie released its first CD, Sketches of Catalonia, Vol. 1: Suite for Dalí, on Edgetone Records. To order, click here. To read reviews, click here. To hear a soundclip, click here.

In July 2004, two CD-Rs of  live recordings of Noertker's Moxie shows at the SIMM Series were released: 7 Days in February (from the 4 April 2004 show), and Haiku Songs (from the 2 May 2004 show). To order, click here. For more info on 7 Days in February, click here. For more info about Haiku Songs, click here.

In April 2007, Noertker's Moxie released another CD, Sketches of Catalonia, Vol. 2: Suite for Miró, on Edgetone Records. To order, click here. For more info, click here. To hear a soundclip, click here.

In April 2009, Noertker's Moxie released its fifth CD, Sketches of Catalonia, Vol. 3: Suite for Gaudí, on Edgetone Records. To order, click here. For more info, click here. To hear a soundclip, click here.

In October 2009, Noertker's Moxie released its sixth CD, druidh lacunae, on Edgetone Records.  To order, click here. For more info click here. To hear a soundclip, click here.

In October 2010, Noertker's Moxie released its seventh CD, Some Circles (Blue Rider Suite, Vol. 1), on Edgetone Records. To order, click here. For more info click here. To hear a soundclip, click here.

In October 2012, Noertler's Moxie released its eighth CD, Little Bluedevil (Blue Rider Suite, vol. 2), on Edgetone Records. To order, click here. For more info click here. To hear a soundclip, click here.

Bill Noertker is joined in Noertker's Moxie by his long-time musical co-collaborator, saxophonist/flutist Annelise Zamula. Many other fine Bay Area musicians have performed with Noertker's Moxie, including Jim Peterson (saxes, flute), David Beck (baritone sax), John Vaughn (alto sax, baritone sax, bass clarinet), Kasey Knudsen (alto sax), David Slusser (tenor sax), Joshua Marshall (tenor sax), Jenny Maybee (piano), Brett Carson (piano), Eli Wallace (piano),  Amber Lamprecht (oboe), Lorin Benedict (voice), Yehudit (five-string electric violin),  Hugh Schick (trumpet), Darren Johnston (trumpet), Rob Ewing (trombone), Greg Stephens (trombone), Jarratt Rossini (bassoon), Beth Snellings (cello), Lisa Mezzacappa (bass), Niels Myrner (drums), Rolf Wilkinson (drums), Dave Mihaly (drums), Dan Foltz (drums), Dax Compise (drums), Jordan Glenn (drums), and Jason Levis (drums).



Moxie 2007
Levis, Beck, Noertker, Zamula, Maybee
                                                                                    

           
Moxie 2006
Schick, Levis, Zamula, Noertker, Maybee