Two works by Chris Jonas & Steve Lehman with TILT Brass & guest trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson
The Tri-Centric Foundation presents the work of two exceptional saxophonist/composers, Chris Jonas and Steve Lehman. Jonas will perform his multi-media music/video piece Garden II: House, in collaboration with TILT Brass (Chris McIntyre, Chris DiMeglio, and Dan Blacksberg). Lehman will perform new electroacoustic compositions and improvisations with special guests Jonathan Finlayson on trumpet/electronics and James Hurt on piano/electronics.
The Tri-Centric Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that supports the ongoing work and legacy of Anthony Braxton, while also cultivating and inspiring the next generation of creative artists to pursue their own visions with the kind of idealism and integrity Braxton has demonstrated throughout his long and distinguished career. Specifically, TCF encourages broad dissemination of Braxton’s music through creation of, and support for, performances, productions, recordings and other new media technologies. It also documents, archives, preserves and disseminates Braxton’s scores, writings, performances and recordings and advocates for a broader audience, appreciation, funding and support base for Braxton’s work. tricentricfoundation.org
Saxophonist Jonas, known for his work with Anthony Braxton, Cecil Taylor and William Parker, presents The Sun Spits Cherries and Ensembles Unsynchronized with James Fei, soprano and alto saxes; Cuong Vu, trumpet; Joe Fiedler, tenor trombone; Chris Washburne, bass trombone; Kevin Norton, percussion and mallets; and Andrew Barker, drums.