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Leo Ciesa

LEO CIESA ( www.leociesa.com ) is a drummer, composer and educator based in New York City. He is best known for the New York City hardcore jazz duo ICONOCLAST (www.iconoclastnyc.com), which he co-founded with saxophonist Julie Joslyn in 1987, and also for being a longtime member of Nick Didkovsky's 8 piece avant-rock ensemble DOCTOR NERVE (www.doctornerve.org), which he joined 1988. Ciesa also has a solo project that became "COAT OF ARMS - MUSIC FOR SOLO DRUMSET", a 50 minute CD with 22 solo pieces. With Iconoclast and Doctor Nerve he has made numerous CD's and has toured all over the USA, Canada and Europe including performances at many renowned festivals, such as: Moers Jazzfestival and Zappanale Festival in Germany - Sziget Festival in Hungary - Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville (FIMAV) in Canada - Rock In Opposition Festival, Festival Musique Innovatrices, Musique Action and Festival Mimi in France - Avant Garde Jazzfestival and Villa Celimontana Jazz Festival in Italy - Festival de la Cite in Switzerland - Jazz Od Nowa Festival, Audio Art Festival and Festiwal Muzyka z Mozgu in Poland - Ring Ring Festival and Interzone International Festival in Serbia - Pohyb-Zvuk-Prostor Festival in the Czech Republic - ProgDay in USA - The DUMBO Arts Festival and NYU Independent Music Fest in New York City etc.


Demolition of Wisdom

Label: Fang Records
Released: 2022


Driven to Defiance

Label: Fang Records
Released: 2017


Naked Rapture

Label: Fang Records
Released: 2014


Article: Album Review

Iconoclast: Naked Rapture

Read "Naked Rapture" reviewed by Claudio Bonomi

Se state per partire per le vacanze e volete portarvi dietro qualcosa di veramente forte e amate Frank Zappa, John Zorn e i Lounge Lizards allora gli Iconoclast fanno per voi. Questo bizzarro e folle duo newyorchese formato da Julie Joslyn (sax alto, violino, voce, elettronica) e da Leo Ciesa (batteria, percussioni, tastiere ...

Article: Album Review

Leo Ciesa: Coat of Arms

Read "Coat of Arms" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Leo Ciesa bazzica da anni gli ambienti off di mezzo mondo - prima di stabilirsi nel 1986 a New York ha vissuto in California, poi in Svezia e suonato nelle località più improbabili - facendo della sperimentazione, della ricerca e dell'anticonformismo la propria ragione artistica. Così lo si è visto frequentare per lungo tempo l'ensemble di ...


COAT OF ARMS - Music for Solo Drumset

Label: Soundyard
Released: 2012
Track listing: After Part 1 #1; 0-100-0 In 68 Seconds #2; Colada #3; Undisputed #4; Beyond The Red#5; Philosophitating Alone #6; Heard On The Range #7; Nothing But A Thigh #8; Sweet Butter #9; Tom Click #10; Them Figurative Bagatelles #11; Mistakenly Seduced #12; Handyman #13; Three Abrasive Croissants #14; General Custard Pie #15; Before #16; After Part 2 #17; Burnt Solids #18; I've Got An Accent #19; The Offensive Driving Course #20; Emotional Cream Sauce #21; After Part 3 #22.


Dirty Jazz

Label: Fang Records
Released: 2010

Article: Album Review

Iconoclast: Dirty Jazz

Read "Dirty Jazz" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Iconoclast è un duo formato dal batterista (tastierista) Leo Ciesa e dalla sassofonista (violinista) Julie Joslyn che dal 1987 frequenta festival d'avanguardia di mezzo mondo, scorazza per club e cantine, compone per documentari e cortometraggi (tra cui l'italiano “Con gli occhi di domani") e come un tornado spazza via convenzioni, ipocrisie, melensaggini, furbizie, e arroganze che ...


The Body Never Lies

Label: Fang Records
Released: 2006


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