Briggan Krauss: Lensing

Sunday, April 14, 2002. 8:00 pm

 

Briggan Krauss at Roulette 2002

Briggan Krauss: Lensing

Sunday, April 14, 2002. 8:00 pm

A mostly through composed chamber piece in eight parts, for eight musicians and conductor titled ”Lensing”. Krauss was commissioned by Roulette with funds provided by the Jerome Foundation.

Saxophonist, electronic musician and composer Briggan Krauss began playing the alto saxophone and studying music at age twelve and eventually attended Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in music performance in 1992.  In 1994 moved to Brooklyn, New York where he still lives today. Krauss has performed and recorded with musicians such as John Zorn, Wayne Horvitz, Bill Frisell, Eyvind Kang, Robin Holcomb, Anthony Coleman, Steven Bernstein’s “Sex Mob”, Medeski, Martin and Wood, Bobby Previte, Jim Black, Hal Willner, Joey Baron, the New York Composer’s Orchestra  and many others.

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