Evan Gallagher's Really Big mess(Ye)anBand at ABC No Rio, New York City, April 6, 2014. Photo Risa Inoue. L-R: Michael Lytle-bass clarinet, Kevin Schmidt-tuba, Alan Brady-clarinet, Joe Gallant-6-string bass, Katsuki Yasuno-euphonius horn, Jochem van Dijk-4-string bass, Blaise Siwula-soprano saxophone, John McDonough-trumpet, Sten Hostfalt-guitar, Chris Hiatt-alto saxophone, Flip Barnes-trumpet, Bill Cooke-tenor saxophone, Christine Bard-percussion, Evan Gallagher-composer, conductor, and Casio CZ-101 keyboard.
SELECTED WORK Solo Performer & Bandleader 2018 Johnny Lapio/Sten Hostfalt Duo performance and recording
2014, Four Microtonal Pieces Original work for guitar & electronics. World premiere solo concert. Commissioned by Fundacio´ ACA for XXXV Encontres de Compositors Internacional Festival, at Fundacio´ Joan Miro´, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2014, Dimensional States Original microtonal work for large ensemble and dance feat. Claire de Brunner, Robyn Siwula, Constance Cooper, Liliana Santon, Takuya Nakamura, Noah Preminger, Stan Nishimura, Evan Gallagher, Jimmy Weinstein, Matthew Garrison. Shapeshifter Lab, Brooklyn NY
2006-2013, Sten Hostfalt 3 or 4, Ghost (G) Factor, Soft Value Original small ensemble lineups featuring Matt Renzi, Tim Luntzel, Ole Mathisen, Marko Djordjevic, Federico Ughi, Tom Beckham and Jimmy Weinstein.
2006, Five Microtonal Pieces: Macroscope Original work for guitar and electronics. World premiere solo concert live recording, Zeitgeist Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
2002, 29 Pieces For Microtonal Guitar Original work for guitar and electronics. World premiere solo concert performance and live recording at Knitting Factory NYC.
1989-1994, Sten Hostfalt Trio / Quartet Recordings, Broadcasts, Concerts, Boston, MA Ft. Takuya Nakamura, Richard Hammond, Don Houge, Matthew Garrison, Masa Kamaguchi.
Sideman, Collaborator, Co-Leader 2013-2016 EVAN GALLAGHER, STAN NISHIMURA, CONSTANCE COOPER small & large ensembles Downtown New York City concerts
2008-2013, BLAISE SIWULA/STEN HOSTFALT Over 70 duo and ensemble performances on New York City's Downtown music scene. 2011 CD-release 'Now Matter' [Sonus Rex]. Shared events with Tim Berne, Ray Anderson, Bob Stewart, Bern Nix and Daniel Carter.
2007-2011, CALMER Member, electric bass guitarist Concert performances on the New York City electronic music scene with the music of Collin Palmer (Calmer). Shared events with Machinedrum, Keith Murray (DEF Squad), MOBY, Addiquit and Theophilus London.
2006-2008 MARKO DJORDJEVICs SVETI Member, collaborator, featured soloist in in concerts with Jazz Fusion ensemble lineups ft. Nir Felder, Brad Mason, Matt Pavolka, Janek Gwizdala, Peter Slavov.
1997-1999, SANDVIKEN BIG BAND Member, featured soloist and arranger. Traditional/Mainstream Jazz Big Band featuring Bobby Shew, Rob McConnell, Deborah Brown. Tours, Concerts, Jazz Festivals, Radio Broadcasts and CD Recordings. Shared festival events with Ray Brown, Phil Woods, James Moody, The Woody Herman Big Band, Mike Stern,Tower of Power, Niels-Henning Orsted-Pedersen
1992-1995, GUILLERMO KLEIN's BIG VAN Member and Featured Guitar Soloist. Large Contemporary/Latin Jazz ensemble, weekly concerts at Smalls Jazz Club, Centro Cultural San Martin, Buenos Aires Argentina ft. Mark Turner, Seamus Blake, Chris Cheek, Melvin Butler, Aaron Goldberg, Johannes Weidenmueller, Marc Miralta, Jeff Ballard.
1989-1992, CONCERT PERFORMANCES, BOSTON, MA with Jimmy Giuffre, Gary Burton, Peter Erskine, Clare Fischer, Phil Wilson, Herb Pomeroy, Joe Maneri, and John Zorn's Cobra Ensemble directed by Steve Drury, At Jordan Hall, Brown Hall, New England Conservatory, and Berklee Performance Center.
1981, DRÖMMAR I FAKSIMILE Member, featured soloist, composer, and co-producer Audio Cassette Compilation Release, Modernes Pop fanzine, Sweden