Society of Composers at Berklee presents their fall semester concert. The concert celebrates and embraces diversity and inclusion at a time when people are becoming more divided than ever. Compositions span a wide variety of themes and styles, and are performed by Berklee students with additional special guests from the community. All compositions are premieres,… Continue reading Society Of Composers (Berklee College) Fall Concert 2016
Jooklo Duo is the Italian duo of Virginia Genta and David Vanzan. The duo performed a set of their improvisational music for the ecstatic “Fire Museum Presents” crowd at House Gallery 1816 in Fishtown. The set included the following musicians: Virginia Genta: tenor and soprano sax, clarinet David Vanzan: drums Brandon Lopez: bass and Keir… Continue reading Fire Museum Presents: Jooklo Duo + Brandon Lopez + Keir Neuringer
Joo Won Park visited fidget in Philadelphia last week and presented his new brainchild: Overundertone in its original format of multichannel surround system with a Yamaha Disklavier (grand piano fitted with electronics).
Mono was at Johnny Brenda’s where they performed a set of their music to an enthusiastic crowd: Within the rage of distortion and bombardment of feedback, you are just as likely to experience sadness and beauty, light and darkness, chaos and peace, happiness and melancholy. It is MONO’s ability to combine, intertwine and swing back and forth from… Continue reading R5 Productions Presents Mono at Johnny Brenda’s
The quartet is: Abraham Burton, Tenor Sax David Bryant, Piano Dezron Douglas, Bass Eric McPherson, Drums
Fire Museum presents: Simone Weissenfels, piano (Leipzig, Germany) Shayna Dulberger, bass (NYC) Julius Masri, drums (Philadelphia) Keir Neuringer, reeds and Saxophone (Philadelphia) The quartet performed a set of improvisational music at The Rotunda, Philadelphia.
Sontag Shogun is an ambient, electronic piano trio comprised of former members from [the] slowest runner [in all the world]. Pooling their influences from modern classical, improvised and ambient musical spheres, they create longform shape-shifting compositions that are at times lush and melodic as well as textural and unpredictable. Two thirds of the band:Jeremy Young(field… Continue reading Sontag Shogun & Aaron Martin
Archer Spade and Erik Ruin weaved sight and sound in a collective improvisation using Electric and Acoustic guitar, trombone, and tapes; providing the soundtrack for layered images of disaster – both elemental forces gone awry, and societal breakdown- that splintered and shook into abstract form and color as Ruin manipulated piles of paper cuts and… Continue reading Trio = Erik Ruin + Archer Spade(Nick Millevoi & Dan Blacksberg)
Thollem/Chase is the powerhouse, free-wheeling duo of the perpetually-traveling pianist Thollem McDonas and drummer Brian Chase of Yeah Yeah Yeahs and downtown NY improv scene. Their upcoming album: Dub Narcotic Session will hit the stores in May. Please check the homepage of New Atlantis Records for details. Chase is a drummer and composer living in… Continue reading Duo = Thollem McDonas + Brian Chase
The David Schnitter Quartet performed a set of Mr. Schintter’s original music at Smalls Jazz Club in the Big Apple. The Quartet is: David Schnitter, Tenor SaxUgonna Okegwo, BassSpike Wilner, PianoAnthony Pinciotti, Drums