Grizzles by Lou Cohen

Grizzles by Lou Cohen

Lou Cohen, born 1937, has composed music since age 11. He studied mathematics at MIT, and has studied music privately. Composition teachers include John Cage, Ernst Levy and Alan Kemler. He studied harpsichord and early music performance practice with John Gibbons. Performers: Dirk Adams, Polly Hanson, Clara Kebabian, Jesse Kenas-Collins, Joshua Jefferson, Andrea Pensado, Melanie… Continue reading Grizzles by Lou Cohen

From The Hat Duo = Henrik Munkeby Nørstebø + Jesse Kenas-Collins

From The Hat Duo = Henrik Notstebo + Jesse Kenas-Collins

Spending the past couple of years playing in improvised groups around Boston, Jesse Kenas-Collins has come to value both the sonic and social importance of such work. Improvising with others functions both as art and on some level as a form of group therapy. Exploring improvisation as a soloist is an even more fragile experience… Continue reading From The Hat Duo = Henrik Munkeby Nørstebø + Jesse Kenas-Collins

Beam splitter = Audrey Chen + Henrik Munkeby Nørstebø

Audrey Chen + Henrik Notstebo

AUDREY CHEN is a Chinese-American musician who was born into a family of material scientists, doctors and engineers, outside of Chicago in 1976. Parting ways with the family convention, she turned to the cello at age 8 and voice at 11. After years of classical and conservatory training in both instruments, with a resulting specialization… Continue reading Beam splitter = Audrey Chen + Henrik Munkeby Nørstebø

flunk = flandrew fleisenberg + lou bunk

flunk = flandrew fleisenberg + lou bunk

Gordon Marshall once said: Marcel Duchamp: funny phony. flandrew fleisenberg: Einstein of drums. fleisenberg is a player of objects. Drums only fall peripherally into his spectrum, while he is mostly fascinated in coaxing out the inherent material characters of “mundane things”. These wide manipulations of external implements draw an aural architecture within the performance space… Continue reading flunk = flandrew fleisenberg + lou bunk

A Journey Back In Time To The 14th Century: Bowerbird Presents Corina Marti

Bowerbird presents Corina Marti at the Rotunda

Corina Marti, an Early music specialist, performed a concert of late fourteenth-century music for recorder and clavisimbalum (early keyboard instrument). The performance took place at The Rotunda in Philadelphia, PA. The majority of the music in this concert came from the album: I Dilettosi Fiori

The H-O-T Series of Philadelphia at Mascher Space

Rori Smith + Drake Tyler at The H-O-T Series of Philadelphia

is a monthly series curated by dance artist Loren Groenendaal and experimental percussionist flandrew fleisenberg and features improvisational dance, music, and other experimental performances from local and touring artists. The January performance took place at Mascher Space and featured a duet by fleisenberg and Jodi Obeid: Another duet by Rori Smith and Drake Tyler: And then a collective… Continue reading The H-O-T Series of Philadelphia at Mascher Space

Shh! Shh! Flandrew Fleisenberg

Flandrew Fleisenberg

Flandrew Fleisenberg plays percussion on an assortment of everyday ephemera and modified drum parts that he has reduced and eroded through a process of playing and breaking. A graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston with a focus on conceptual art, he is musically self-taught and has developed a cadre of… Continue reading Shh! Shh! Flandrew Fleisenberg