October 19, 2020

Sustained sounds, pitches, and clusters of ensemble sound are used to generate specific physical and cognitive benefits, existing both within and beyond music’s canonical role.”
Nate Wooley’s Seven Storey Mountain VI drops today Friday Oct. 20, 2020, Ingrid Laubrock will release Dreamt Twice, Twice Dreamt, her new double-disc album for chamber orchestra and small ensemble. Yet this does not sound or feel like solo music. 30, 2020. Tomás Cruz (Trillium J, Tri-Centric Vocal Ensemble) is on this new video by Duwendé, and Kyoko Kitamura is featured on a recent release by pianist Russ Lossing as well as on an album by Cory Smythe. 9, 2020. Pavone String Ensemble, an unconventional quartet consisting of Pavone and Abby Swidler on violas, and Erica Dicker and Angela Morris on violins. New and Coming Releases from Tri-Centric Foundation Related Artists

October 19, 2020October 17, 2020 ~ Mike

Source: Tri-Centric Foundation. Spencer Yeh/Samara Lubelski and a vast vocal group. 16, 2020. “…guitarist Kobe Van Cauwenberghe provides an overview of how Braxton’s approach to the series changed over time…The holistic aspect of Braxton’s work might seem to be tested by Van Cauwenberghe playing alone rather than with an ensemble. Kobe Van Cauwenberghe, our Braxton75 partner artist in Belgium, will release Ghost Trance Solos on Nov. The first disc features the EOS Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Susanne Blumenthal and the second disc is small ensemble featuring Sam Pluta (electronics), Cory Smythe (piano and quarter-tone keyboard) with Zeena Parkins (harp), Adam Matlock (accordion) and Josh Modney (violin).”
The musicians in our community are also sought-after sidepersons. In order to generate what Braxton refers to as a ‘field of activities’ for one instrument, Van Cauwenberghe uses loops and live electronics to build up layers of musical material…There is a warmth and humour to Van Cauwenberghe’s response to Braxton’s Ghost Trance Music that seems fully in keeping with the project’s radical, friendly openness.” – Laura Tunbridge
On Nov. “Lost and Found celebrates the second release for the J. “Nate Wooley is on his sixth volume of his song cycle, with this recent incarnation a 45 minute single opus piece with the trumpet player bringing in a disparate group including Rhodes players Emily Manzo/Isabelle O’Connor, guitarists Ava Mendoza/Julien Desprez, pedals steeler Susan Alcorn along with drummers Chris Corsano/Ryan Sawyer/Ben Hall, violinists C. Founded in 2017, they present original compositions that expand on the themes of Pavone’s extensive solo work while facilitating recent research into the effects of sonic vibration on human physiology and emotional health known as Cymatics. This latest album uses lines from Peggy Seeger’s 1979 tune “Reclaim The Night” as a reference point, with the result a melding of liturgical voices, electronic effects, church organ moods and Gregorian chants.” – George Harris Jazz Weekly
Mary Halvorson releases Artlessly Falling on Oct. 5, 2020. Ingrid Laubrock presents on this double album five compositions in double version. Jessica Pavone released Lost and Found on Oct. “The album follows Ingrid Laubrock’s landmark orchestral album Contemporary Chaos Practices from 2018 (Intakt CD 314).


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