UPCOMING GIGS 

2021

July 24, 2021: Performance (lead alto) with VJC Big Band at Retreat Farm, Brattleboro, VT. 4 PM. Tribute to Nat King Cole with special guest Peter Eldridge for the Music Under the Stars at Farmhouse Square at Retreat Farm in Brattleboro, VT.  Free admission. Gates open at 5:30, concert at 6:30 pm. For more information about Music Under the Stars, contact the BMC at 802-257-4523 or email info@bmcvt.org

August 12, 2021: Trio performance with Carl Clements (saxes and flutes), Jen Allen (keys), and Fumi Tomita (bass) at Hungry Ghost Bakery, Northampton, MA. 5-8 pm.

August 14, 2021: Performance with the Salsa Train Orquestra at the Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival. 2:30 pm.

September 5, 2021: Amherst College Jazz Faculty Concert. Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College. Free and open to the public. 7 pm.

TBA: Online presentations of the Climate Stories project (duo with Jason Davis) funded by the The Arts at Amherst Initiative. 

 December 9, 2021: Carl Clements and Steven Kirby Duo featuring Carl Clements on saxes and flutes and Steven Kirby on guitar. The Boiler House at the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation in Waltham (https://www.charlesrivermuseum.org). Streaming only, via YouTube Live and on Facebook. 7:30 PM.

 

2022

June 3, 2022: Performance with Jean-Yves Jung (piano), Johannes Schaedlich (bass), and Jens Biehl (drums)  at Jazzclub Ludwigsburg (Ludwigsburg, Germany).

 

PREVIOUS GIGS 

2021:

July 9, 2021: Performance (private occasion) in Deerfield, MA. 6-8 PM.

May 22, 2021: Performance with the Carl Clements, Fumi Tomita, Austin McMahon Trio presented by Easthampton City Arts as part of The Spot Lot outdoor (socially distanced) concert series. 50 Payson lot, Easthampton, MA

May 1, 2021: Performance with the Salsa Train Orquestra presented by Easthampton City Arts as part of The Spot Lot outdoor (socially-distanced) concert series.

February 28, 2021: Release of performance video "Remember Srinivas" in memory of U. Srinivas. With Tilmann Höhn (guitar) & Jens Biehl (drums) Duolog with special guest Carl Clements (bansuri).    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXGE47iauCA 

March 19, 2021, 5-7 PM: Recording with the Fumi Tomita Trio (Fumi Tomita, bass; Carl Clements, saxes and flutes; Austin MacMahon, drums) for the "Up Jumped Spring" April JazzApril 6, 2021, 7:30 PM: Streaming concert over Facebook, YouTube, Channel 12 in Northampton with the Fumi Tomita Trio (Fumi Tomita, bass; Carl Clements, saxes and flutes; Austin MacMahon, drums) for the "Up Jumped Spring" April Jazz Series, Northampton, MA. https://www.northamptonjazzfest.org/up-jumped-spring.html Series, Northampton, MA. Date of online viewing TBA. 

March 25, 2021: Release of performance video tribute to Paul Motian. With Tilmann Höhn (guitar) & Jens Biehl (drums) Duolog with special guest Carl Clements (tenor saxophone). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU8d5VFjloQ

April 6, 2021, 7:30 PM: Streaming concert over Facebook, YouTube, Channel 12 in Northampton with the Fumi Tomita Trio (Fumi Tomita, bass; Carl Clements, saxes and flutes; Austin MacMahon, drums) for the "Up Jumped Spring" April Jazz Series, Northampton, MA. https://www.northamptonjazzfest.org/up-jumped-spring.html

2020:

May/June 2020 Germany tour canceled due to Covid-19.

October 3, 2020, 3-4 pm: Easthampton duo concert sponsored by a grant from Easthampton City Arts: Carl Clements, saxophones and flutes; Fumi Tomita, bass. (Followed by the New Leaf Trio 4-5 pm) 

 

2019:

October 16, 2019: Play to the Art performance to the artwork of Leonardo Drew, featuring Carl Clements, Jason Robinson, and Bob Weiner 

September 8, 2019: Performance in Amherst College Jazz Faculty Concert, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 

September 13: Performance in Clair Arenius' faculty recital, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 

July 11, 2019: Performance wtih Bob Weiner's conduction project, Soundworks Gathering, Easthampton, MA 

July 20, 2019: Performance with Steven Kirby's Illuminations Project at Brandon Music, Brandon, VT 

July 27: Performance with the Julian Gerstin Sextet at Twilight on the Tavern, Putney, VT 

August 15: Performance with the Wolf Pit Big Band, Westfield on Weekends concert series, Westfield, MA 

June, 2019: Performance tour in Germany. 

June 18, 2019: Performance with Steven Kirby's Illuminations Project at the Beehive, Boston 

June 19, 2019: Performance with Steven Kirby at Les Zygomates, Boston 

June 22, 2019: Performance with Steven Kirby's Illuminations Project at Worcester Jazz Festival 

May 18, 2019: Performance with the Jay Messer Quintet (Bob Ferrier in for Jay Messer) at Smith College. 

May 25, 2019: Performance with the Jay Messer Quintet at Smith College. 

June 5, 2019: Carl Clements Quartet at Jazzkeller, Frankfurt, Germany 

June 8, 2019: Carl Clements Quartet, Muenze Bacharach, Oberstr. 72-74 
55422 Bacharach / Germany 

 

2017:

August 12, 2017: Performance at the Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival with Salsa Train Orquestra. 2:30 pm 

September 8, 2017: Performance with Julian Gerstin, Brattleboro, VT. 

September 10, 2017: Amherst College Faculty Jazz Concert, Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College, Amherst, MA. 7 pm. 

May 20: Performance with the Jay Messer Quintet (Bob Ferrier in for Jay Messer) at Smith College. 

May 27: Performance with the Jay Messer Quintet at Smith College. 

March 23, 2017: Performance at Amherst College, Jazz at Schwemm's. Carl Clements quartet featuring Russ Spiegel (guitar), Fumi Tomita (bass), and Bob Weiner (drums). 

January 2017: Performance tour in India 

 

2016:

January 9, 2016: Perfomance at the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai, India. "Shades - A Tribute to Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder." 

February 4, 2016: Performance at Club 121, Easthampton, MA. Trio with Carl Clements on saxophones and flutes, Stephen Page on piano, and Fumi Tomita on bass. 

February 14, 2016: Performing in Steven Molitor's recital at Amherst College with Paul Arslanian, Jamie MacDonald, and Jon Fisher. 7 PM at Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 

February 14, 2016: Bansuri performance, Petersham, MA, Davis bldg. of Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 am. 

April 4, 2016: Hindustani classical performance (Carl Clements on bansuri, Narendra Budhakar on tabla) at Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, 7 pm. 

April 21, 2016: Performance at Club 121, Easthampton, MA. Trio with Carl Clements on saxophones and flutes, Wayne Roberts on bass, and Claire Arenius on drums. 

May 14, 2016: Performance with the Jay Messer Quintet at Smith College. 

May 21, 2016: Performance with the Jay Messer Quintet at Smith College. 

November 2, 2016: Presentation at the Amherst Women's Club lecture, 1:30-2pm. 

November 7, 2016: Performance with Jason Robinson and Bob Weiner and Jason, playing to Amanda Barrow's artwork at the Bing Arts Center, Springfield, MA, 4-7 pm. 

 

2015:

August 9, 2015: Featured guest for Sunday Niights Swing at the Hinge, Northampton, MA, 6:30-9:30 pm. 

July 22-26: Teaching at the Summer Jazz Intensive at the Open Music Collective, Brattleboro, VT. 

June 13, 2015: Private performance with Natraj. 

June 19, 2015: Blues gig with Art Steele at Theodore's, Springfield, MA, 9:15 pm. 

May 24, 2015: Performance for the Jazz on the Mothership Series with Claire Arenius (drums), Eugene Uman (piano), and Wayne Roberts (bass) at the One Bar and Grille, Northampton, MA. 7-10 PM. 

May 30, 2015: Playing soprano saxophone and bansuri with the Cambridge Community Chorus for their performance of Karl Jenkins' The Peacemakers. 8 pm at Kresge Auditorium, MIT, Cambridge, MA. 

April 8, 2015: Hindustani classical music performance at the Greenfield Community College Dining Commons, noon to 1 pm. Featuring Carl Clements on bansuri (North Indian bamboo flute) and Narendra Budhakar on tabla. 

April 11, 2015: Private performance with Latin Jazz Evolution LJE at Old State House, Hartford 5:45pm-9pm. 

April 12, 2015: Performance for the Jazz on the Mothership Series with Claire Arenius (drums), Eugene Uman (piano), and Wayne Roberts (bass) at the One Bar and Grille, Northampton, MA. 7-10 PM. 

April 16, 2015: Gig at the Lumber Yard, Amherst, MA. 8:00-10:00 PM. Carl Clements (saxes and flutes), Stephen Page (keyboard). 

March 8: Gig with Robby Roiter (guitar) for Earthdance., 8 pm. 252 Prospect Street, Plainfield, MA 01070. 

March 12, 2015: Private concert, Hindustani classical music 2-3 pm featuring Carl Clements (bansuri), Phil Scarff (saxophone), and Amit Kavthekar (tabla). Cambridge, MA. 

March 14, 2015: The Amherst Club's Cabaret "Spring to Life Cabaret, 6 - 10 PM, Hadley Farms Meeting House, 41 Russell St., Hadley, MA (fundraiser: tickets $75). 

March 24, 2015: Private Hindustani concert with Carl Clements, bansuri, and Amit Kavthekar, tabla at 3 pm in Methuen. 

March 26, 2015: Private Hindustani concert with Phil Scarff, soprano saxophone, Carl Clements, bansuri, and Amit Kavthekar, tabla in Cambridge. 2:45 pm. 

March 31, 2015: Performing in George Kaye's recital at the Loft at the Clarion Hotel. Time TBA. 

February 5, 2015: Gig at the Lumber Yard, Amherst, MA. 8:00-10:00 PM. Carl Clements (saxes and flutes), Stephen Page (keyboard). 

January 11: Blues Workshop at Bandra Base, focusing on blues as an entry point into jazz improvisation. 4-5:30 pm. https://www.facebook.com/bandra.base 

January 11: Performance at Bandra Base, Mumbai, India with Dee Wood (bass), Karim Ellaboudi (keys), drums TBA. https://www.facebook.com/bandra.base 

January 18: Blues Workshop at Bandra Base, focusing on blues as an entry point into jazz improvisation. 4-5:30 pm. https://www.facebook.com/bandra.base 

January 18: Performance at Bandra Base, Mumbai, India with Dee Wood (bass), Karim Ellaboudi (keys), drums TBA. https://www.facebook.com/bandra.base 

January 22: Performance at the Sheesha Cafe, Pune, India Dee Wood. https://shishajazzcafe.in/ 

January 25: Blues Workshop at Bandra Base, focusing on blues as an entry point into jazz improvisation. 4-5:30 pm. https://www.facebook.com/bandra.base 

January 25: Performance at Bandra Base, Mumbai, India with Dee Wood (bass), Karim Ellaboudi (keys), drums TBA. https://www.facebook.com/bandra.base