ImproTech is an event bringing together composers, performers and researchers coming from USA and France and specially interested by the use of technology for musical improvisation. Tonight's concert celebrates the begining of this festival which continues with conferences and workshops at NYU and Columbia University from May 17th to 19th.
George Lewis : Interactive Trio (2007) for trombone, two pianos and interactive music system – George Lewis, trombone, Geri Allen, piano
Georges Bloch : Duck Laughs (world premiere) for percussions, Preceded by Canaries by Elliot Carter (performed by Laurent Mariusse or projected on-screen) – Laurent Mariusse, percussions, Georges Bloch, OMax interaction
An evening of immersive creations from two esteemed composers, featuring Morton Subotnick with projected visuals from light artist / painter Tony Martin, and electro-acoustic music from George Lewis with the Wet Ink Ensemble. Martin and Subotnick will present a new project, building on a collaborative history that dates back to 1963. Wet Ink performs recent works by innovative composer, trombonist, improviser, and theorist George Lewis, including "Les Exercices Spirituels" (2010), the title work from Lewis' new release on Tzadik's Composer Series.
Purchase tickets online at Roulette.org and enter to win copies of George Lewis' new Tzadik release and Subotnick/Martin's Mode Records DVD
The trombonist/composer settles in for a session with his select committee on playing and being played for the betterment of ears and minds. Special guests and the certainty of his famous computer that experiments in the image of all that has been heard before.