Video of 2014 Myopic Books Performance

Video a performance on May 19, 2014 with Carol Genetti (voice), Albert Wildeman (bass), and Katherine Young (bassoon); I am performing on the Springboard. This was recorded and edited by John Dworkin. The performance took place in the weekly Myopic Books Improvised/Experimental Music Series in Chicago.


Excerpts: Carol Genetti, Eric Leonardson, Albert Wildeman, Katherine Young from John Dworkin on Vimeo.

May 19 Improvised/Experimental Music At Myopic Books

Katie Young collaboration with visual artist Sae Jun Kim
7:30pm Monday, May 19, 2014
Myopic Books
1564 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622

Eric Leonardson (springboard) performs with Carol Genetti (voice), Albert Wildeman (bass), and Katherine Young (bassoon)

The music happens in the reading room upstairs. Admission Free

February 5, Concert With CPA Trio at Beat Kitchen

CPA Trio logo8:00pm Wednesday, February 5
Beat Kitchen
2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60618
(773) 281-4444

I will be a special guest performing with the CPA Trio, an improvised music group consisting of Christopher Preissing (flute, percussion), Peter Maunu (guitar, mandolin, violin), Albert Wildeman (bass).

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November 21, Concert With CPA Trio at Elastic Arts Foundation

9:00 p.m., Thursday, November 21

Elastic Arts Foundation
2830 N. Milwaukee Ave, 2nd Fl
Chicago, IL 60618
Phone: 773-772-3616

This evening I will be a special guest performing with the improvised music group, CPA Trio: Christopher Preissing (flute,percussion), Peter Maunu (guitar, violin), Albert Wildeman (bass).

November 19 at Myopic With Albert Wildeman (bass)

Eric Leonardson performs at Myopic. (Photo taken by Aaron Zarzutski, August 2008)

7:30 PM, Monday, November 19

Myopic Bookstore
1564 N. Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL 60622
Find us up on the second floor.

Albert Wildeman (bass) and Eric Leonardson (springboard, electronics) perform in the weekly Myopic Improvised/Experimental Music Series, curated by Fred Lonberg-Holm, Brian Labycz and Aaron Zarzutzki.

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New Music at the Green Mill, 2–5 PM Sunday, September 23

Please join me for this concert with the SEXTET of Abbinanti/Gregorio/Leonardson/Preissing/Wildeman/Wosko  at 2–5 PM Sunday, September 23.

Green Mill Cocktail Lounge
4802 N. Broadway Avenue (Corner of Lawrence & Broadway)
Chicago, IL 60640
(21 and over)

Frank Abbinanti – piano
Guillermo Gregorio – reeds
Eric Leonardson – springboard
Christopher Preissing – flute
Albert Wildeman – bass
Lilliana Wosko – cello

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The remainder of bill includes…

Gentle Prelude
American Piano Howl, Part 1 George Flynn
George Flynn, piano

TWO John Cage
Christopher Preissing, flute
Frank Abbinanti, piano

Sonata #1 Thom Stevens
Thom Stevens, piano


Eleventh Hour Wind Quintet
Divertimento Opus 4 Hanns Eisler
Woodwind Quintet Hetu
Tetrodotoxin(less than 25 mg) Scott Scharf

Dalia Chin, flute
Laura Adkins, oboe
Joe Sanchez, clarinet
Mariana Felix, bassoon
Max Pankau, horn


Mike Spex and friends; rap artist, trumpet and Frank Abbbinanti, piano