Wednesday, April 20, 2011


Neil Leonard + Rudresh Mahanthappa

Cutting-edge improvisors premiere "Reverberations," a piece that they co-wrote for two alto saxophones, live audio processing and interactive software.

Thursday, April 21, 8:00 pm
Berklee College of Music,
Electronic Production and Design Recital Hall
22 Fenway Road, Boston, MA

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

New CD, Marcel's Window - available online next week

Spring Events, News and Concerts

My new CD, "Marcel's Window" will be available on-line later this week. "Marcel's Window" features a suite of compositions performed by my quartet: Tom Lawton, piano; Lee Smith, bass; Craig McIver, drums.


Thursday, April 21, 8:00 pm
Berklee College of Music

Neil Leonard/Rudresh Mahanthappa - alto saxophones/live electronics

We will premiere "Reverberations," a piece that I wrote for two alto saxophones, live audio processing and interactive software.

Berklee College of Music
Fenway Recital Hall
22 Fenway Road
Boston, MA 02115
admission: free


Friday, April 29, 8PM
CyberartsCentral at Atlantic Wharf

Cyberpool, an evening of electro-acoustic improvised music by:
Jorrit Dijktsra - alto sax, analog electronics
Michael Bierylo - cyberguitar
Michael Evans - drums, percussion and
Ernst Karel - analog electronics
Neil Leonard - sax,
laptop, electronics
Andrew Neumann - laptop, analog electronics
Tomayko-Peters - TOOB, laptop, electronics.

CyberartsCentral at Atlantic Wharf
290 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
phone: 617-524-2109
admission: free


Saturday, April 30, 8pm
Sunday, May 1, 2pm
Jacobs Pillow @ MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center

I will be introducing the Muñequitos de Matanzas' performance "Tambor
de Fuego en Homenaje a los Ancestros."
More info on this event and the Muñequitos can be found at:


Monday, May, 2, 8PM
Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church

Dave Bryant Septet:
Dave Bryant - keyboards
Tom Hall - tenor saxophone
Neil Leonard - saxophones and electronics
Curt Newton - drums
Eric Rosenthal - drums
Jeff Song - cello
John Turner - bass

Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church
1555 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
$10 or donation


May 4 , 6PM
Boston Library, Copley Branch
Jazz Week @ the Boston Public Library presents:

"On the Edge: Exploring the Creative Music Scene"
Musicians Dave Bryant, Tom Hall, John Kordalewski, and Neil Leonard
present a conversation about current trends, with performances by the

Boston Library
Copley Square, Boston


Tour of Cuba (May 9-23)
concerts in Havana: Teatro Nacional, Universidas de las Artes (ISA),
Museo de Bellas Artes
concerts in Santiago de Cuba: CUBADISCO Interntaional fair
details TBA