“Blue” Gene Tyranny

Sunday, November 4, 2007 @ 8:30 pm

Time-Transposing Pianist

Live taping for Roulette TV (unreleased)

“Blue” Gene Tyranny, composer and pianist of avant garde music, has toured extensively in solo and group concerts throughout the U.S., Europe, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. He also played in teenage rock bands and for a gospel church.

He has composed over fifty works for electronic, instrumental and vocal ensembles, over thirty film and video soundtracks, and fifty scores for dance and theatre productions.

He has performed on many albums and performed with such diverse performer-composers as Robert Ashley, Peter Gordon, Laurie Andersen, John Cage, Leroy Jenkins, David Behrman, Brenda Hutchinson, Jon Gibson, William Duckworth (The Cathedral Band), Phil Perkins, Ben Manley, Carla Bley, Iggy Pop, Lise Vachon and many others. He has published articles including the 20th Century Avant-Garde section of the recent All-Music Guide (Miller-Freeman, 1993, 1995, 1997).