Friday, January 25, 2019
Performance 8pm / Doors 7pm
What: Album release event for Anthony Braxton’s GTM (Syntax) 2017 performed by the Tri-Centric Vocal Ensemble, followed by Carl Testa and Cory Smythe performing Braxton’s Echo Echo Mirror House Music.
When: Friday, January 25, 2019
Where: Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, 2/3/4/5/A/C/G/D/M/N/R/B/Q trains & the LIRR
Cost: $18 presale, $25 Doors
Info: www.roulette.org / (917) 267-0368
Brooklyn, NY – The 11-person Tri-Centric Vocal Ensemble perform works from Anthony Braxton’s Syntactical Ghost Trance Music system—demonstrating the unique sonic tapestry of Braxton’s compositions and the possibilities of the vocal choir in celebration of the release of GTM (Syntax) 2017: an album documenting all twelve compositions of his system recorded under the guidance of Anthony Braxton himself.
The evening closes with a performance of another Braxton music system: Echo Echo Mirror House Music, by Carl Testa on electronics and Cory Smythe on piano.
Tri-Centric Vocal Ensemble (voices)
Carl Testa/Cory Smythe Duo
Carl Testa (electronics)
Cory Smythe (piano)
The Tri-Centric Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that supports the ongoing work and legacy of Anthony Braxton while also cultivating and inspiring the next generation of creative artists to pursue their own visions with the kind of idealism and integrity Braxton has demonstrated throughout his distinguished career. This event is part of Braxton75, an initiative of the Tri-Centric Foundation leading up to the composer’s 75th birthday in 2020, funded in part by the Robert D. Bielecki Foundation.