In 2019 I will be placing more emphasis on teaching and somewhat less on traveling. With teaching becoming more personally and artistically rewarding these past years this is a natural shift towards a more balanced mode of activity all around. So if you are planning to be in Manhattan or need another reason to visit please consider contacting me to discuss what’s on your musical mind. Click the contact link above to send an e-mail…


August 14th, 2019 at 8:30 pm

Ben Goldberg Quintet
Ben Goldberg - clarinet & composer
Ellery Eskelin - tenor saxophone
Mary Halvorson - guitar
Michael Formanek - bass
Tomas Fujiwara - drums

located in
The New School
Glass Box Theatre
55 west 13th street (near Sixth Avenue)


European Tour - December 2019

New Release “The Pearls”
on INTAKT Records

Ellery Eskelin - tenor saxophone
Christian Weber - bass
Michael Griener - drums

Saturday, December 7th
Bau 4 - Altbüron, Switzerland

Sunday, December 8th
ABC Theater
La Chaux-des-Fonds, Switzerland

Monday, December 9th
Villa Richard Irniger
Zürich, Switzerland

Tuesday, December 10th
Cavete - Marburg, Germany

Wednesday, December 11th
Black Box - Münster, Germany

Thursday, December 12th
University of Music and Theater Hamburg (HfMT)
Hamburg, Germany

Friday, December 13th
Aufsturz - Berlin, Germany

Saturday, December 14th
Mediencampus Villa Ida - Leipzig, Germany


Eskelin / Weber / Griener

Dates in 2020…

March 30th - April 3rd, 2020
Teaching Residency at Towson University, Baltimore MD.

European Tour, May 2020…now booking…

Ellery Eskelin - tenor saxophone
Christian Weber - bass
Michael Griener - drums