The Hum-the music of multiple-dimensional drumming. Jerome Cooper’s fruitful musical legacy with the Revolutionary Ensemble and stints with Anthony Braxton, Cecil Taylor, and other reads like a who in cutting-edge jazz. Nowadays Cooper’s polyrhythmic drumming and multitasking persona are prime factors in his mesmerizing solos. Wonderful combinations of Indonesian Gamelan, West African timbres, jazz kit and garage band electronics surprise and merge in a satisfying post-everything style. Read his thing at www.mutablemusic.com/cooperinfo.htm.
Thursday, September 16, 2004. 8:30 pm
Jerome Cooper at Roulette 2004