Calendar: Improvisation

John Zorn: Game Pieces

John Zorn's latest album is Dreamachines, which is inspired by Brion Gysin and William Burroughs' cut-up techniques.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Zorn hosts an assembly of great players in a display of strategy, tactics, and musical chutzpah for his classic game pieces, Cobra & Xu Feng.

Matthew Goodheart + Matthew Ostrowski: Action at a Distance

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Monday, May 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Ostrowski and Goodheart play activated objects. Sound reembodied in objects, light reembodied in sound.

[GENERATE] Miya Masaoka: A Line Becomes a Circle

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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A Line Becomes A Circle is a Shomyo-Noh chamber opera featuring a libretto with Haiku fragments.

[GENERATE] Joan La Barbara: The Wanderlusting of Joseph C.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Inspired by obsessions, visions, and dreams of artist Joseph Cornell, this new song cycle is performed by Ne(x)tworks and all-star singers.

[GENERATE] JG Thirlwell: Cholera Nocebo

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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JG Thirlwell presents Cholera Nocebo, a 50 minute electro-acoustic surround sound immersive cinematic presentation.

[RESIDENCY] James Brandon Lewis & Chad Taylor // Heroes Are Gang Leaders

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Monday, June 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis and drummer Chad Taylor honor the great saxophone + drum duos.

Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan

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Friday, June 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Small Town presents guitarist Bill Frisell and bassist Thomas Morgan in a program of duets.