Elliott Sharp werd geboren in 1951, in Cleveland in Ohio. Hij begon al vroeg met piano spelen en iets later als teenager ook klarinet en gitaar. Aan de Cornell University studeerde hij antropology. En daarna volgde nog verdere studies in ethnomusicologie, improvisatie en jazz . In 1977 ontving hij zijn M.A. van de Universiteit in [...]
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Film director Chris Teerink asked me to make the soundtrack for a documentary he would be making about American artist Sol LeWitt. This was in 2009. Chris and I agreed that the music and the images should both be equally important in his film. We didn’t want the score to overpower the images, but neither [...]
An important innovator in contemporary music, British guitarist Keith Rowe has been called “the godfather of electro-acoustic improvisation.” Rowe has been a major influence, with a radical approach to his instrument and performance in general. Starting his career playing jazz in the early 1960s, Rowe was deeply influenced by abstract painters (Mark Rothko and Jackson [...]
Marianne Schuppe is a singer, improviser, writer and teacher focusing on voice and flexibility between words and music. Besides her interpreting works of Giacinto Scelsi and Morton Feldman, she performs solo and in various ensembles, and has been involved in radioplays, life-performance and music-theatre. Her voice and performance style have inspired composers to write solo [...]
Bowerbird is proud to present AMERICAN SUBLIME, the first major festival in Philadelphia devoted to the singular music of Morton Feldman (1926-87), Saturday, June 4 – Sunday, June 12. The festival is includes seven concerts at venues throughout the city, with performances by some of the leading Feldman interpreters of our time. AMERICAN SUBLIME focuses [...]
Con frecuencia irÃ¡n apareciendo enlaces para descargar el programa dedicado a la mÃºsica de vanguardia Chorro de luz,Â que cada lunes a las 17.00h (y viernes en su repeticiÃ³n a las 15.30h) se emite en directo en RadiÃ³polis (98.4 FM en Sevilla) y tambiÃ©n en Internet. Chorro de luz 58 (011111) MonogrÃ¡fico Michael Pisaro SelecciÃ³n [...]
“Cezary Gapik’s recent offering ‘Contrast I‘ was the first in a trilogy of works to be released through White Box Recordings and has proved to be an exceptional album and recently caught the attention of the Wire Magazine, Textura, The Milkfactory and of course Fluid Radio. The Polish musician recently took time out from his [...]