OPEN FORUM PROJECT (O.F.P.) is an anything goes, ready to rage, ‘let's get weird’ Chicago-based free-improvising ensemble under my direction. O.F.P. is a vessel for artistic collaboration and has no set personnel. Past contributors include:

  Jason Stein

Jason Stein

  Marcus Evans

Marcus Evans

  Dave Rempis

Dave Rempis

  Devin Drobka

Devin Drobka

  Tim Daisy

Tim Daisy

  Albert Wildeman

Albert Wildeman

  Russ Johnson

Russ Johnson

  Charlie Kirchen

Charlie Kirchen

  Dave Miller

Dave Miller

Recording of O.F.P.'s performance at Fulton Street Collective in Chicago, IL for Lewis Achenbach's Jazz Occurrence No.8 (feat. Russ Johnson- trumpet, Dave Miller- guitar, Marcus Evans- drums, Albert Wildeman- bass, and C.W.- tenor saxophone) 11/14/15:

 

Pics from the event courtesy of Rebecca Ciprus (first 6) and Christopher Andrew (last 2):

 

Listen to O.F.P. live at Transistor Chicago 12/19/14 HERE. Pics from the show (by Andy Hughes):