September 4: Jamison Williams’ “The Art of Walt Disney”

‘THE ART OF WALT DISNEY': Interpretations from the Disney Songbook; extending from his ten-city tour of the Rust Belt, this limited three-city tour of the PNW, with continue to candidly and intimately showcase a series of solo soprano saxophone expositions, proudly presenting extensive musical deconstructive emphasis on a core medley spanning over 75 years of Disney songbook classics; in all its historic glory, this experimental / improvisational jazz performance will guarantee a mesmerizing night of structured musical abstraction, while pleasantly making acquaintance with the memorable abstraction of its yesterself.
Jamison Williams (soprano saxophone)
Soprano saxophone player specializing in experimental deconstructionism, and extended techniques; currently organizing and operating the Experimental Arts Union of Florida (http://www.EAUF.org), +SoLo Sound Gallery (http://www.sologallery.org), and founded the music publishing label, Vantage Bulletin (http://www.vantagebulletin.com). Resides in Jacksonville, Florida.
“In the technical tradition of players like John Butcher, and emotionally (most famously) Albert Ayler, Williams is a proponent of the extended techniques of the saxophone, spitting out harmonics, weeping ‘multiphonics’, the reed equivalent of a guitarist creating feedback and noise from an amplifier and effects pedals.” Dan Brown (Folio Weekly)

Comments Off on September 4: Jamison Williams’ “The Art of Walt Disney”

Filed under Uncategorized

July 19: Vance Galloway, Mark Henrickson, wndfrm

an evening of live/improvised/experimental electronic audio and visual art.

featuring

vance galloway (SEA, electro-acoustic improvisation)

mark henrickson (SF, max/jitter)
+
wndfrm (PDX, processed field recordings/etc..)

and possibly more special guests to be confirmed..

july 19th, 8pm, $5 suggested donation

https://www.facebook.com/events/413930885479023/

Comments Off on July 19: Vance Galloway, Mark Henrickson, wndfrm

Filed under Uncategorized

Tabla Drumming Master + Indian Mandolin 6/20

Indian Tabla Drumming Master coming to Gallery 1412

1280px-Anindo_Chatterjee_03

Maestro Anindo Chatterjee of Kolkata India

PREPARE TO BE BLOWN AWAY!

Tabla Solo Performance / Opening with Gangandeep Singh on Indian Mandolin & Ravi Albright on Tabla

Saturday, 6/20/15 7-9pm

Advance Tickets available here

$22 advance/$25 @ door

Kids & Teens FREE, Senior & Student discounts

Gagandeep Singh

Comments Off on Tabla Drumming Master + Indian Mandolin 6/20

Filed under Uncategorized

DMZ: Sarah Dowling, Donato Mancini, Maged Zaher

Coming up Saturday, May 23 at 7:30pm

DMZ: A poetry reading featuring Sarah Dowling, Donato Mancini and Maged Zaher.

a photo of occupied tahrir square

Sarah Dowling‘s most recent book is DOWN (Coach House, 2014)

Maged Zaher‘s most recent book is The Tahrir of Poems (Alice Blue, 2014)

Donato Mancini visits Seattle, with his new book Loitersack (New Star, 2014)

Free admission.
Refreshments.
Poetry for sale.

furthur details:

The reading features poets coming together across various borders for, among other things, a Seattle launch of Donato Mancini‘s Loitersack from New Star (Vancouver).

Loitersack is a labyrinthine commonplace book where critical, theoretical and paraliterary tendencies intersect in the forms of poetry, poetics, theory, theory theatre, laugh particles and many many questions.

Sarah Dowling is the author of Down (Coach House), Security Posture and Birds & Bees. Sarah’s poetry was included in the anthology I’ll Drown My Book: Conceptual Writing by Women. She teaches at the University of Washington Bothell and is international editor at Jacket2.

Donato Mancini makes visual and procedural poetry, bookworks, and visual art. His main books are: SNOWLINE (2015), Buffet World, Fact ‘N’ Value, Æthel and Ligatures. Notable exhibitions of Mancini’s visual artworks have included exhibitions through Artspeak, Western Front, Gallery Atsui, Malaspina Printmaker’s Society, and CSA. Mancini’s published critical writing includes work on the archive, time and memory in Anamnesia: Unforgetting (2011), and a discourse analysis of poetry reviews in You Must Work Harder to Write Poetry of Excellence (2012).

Maged Zaher was born in Cairo, and currently lives in Seattle. He is the author of four books of poetry and the translator of an anthology of contemporary Egyptian poetry. He won the weekly Stranger’s Genius award in literature in 2013.

also available on facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/822965904458815/

Comments Off on DMZ: Sarah Dowling, Donato Mancini, Maged Zaher

Filed under Uncategorized

EMP Pop Conference Speakers Improvise!

Greg Campbell – drums
Dave Chokroun – piano
Jeff Schwartz – bass
Charles Sharp – alto sax
Pete Williams – melodica / little instruments

You will not hear this at the Gallery.

The EMP Pop Conference brings four improvising scholars to Seattle on panel on transgressive sounds in improvised music. Not content with merely talking about music, they will perform two sets of improvised joined by local drummer Greg Campbell. Jeff Schwartz and Charles Sharp are based in Los Angeles where they co-lead a large ensemble called the Decisive Instant and perform in a trio with percussionist Andrea Centazzo. Dave Chokroun is a multi-instrumentalist and composer based in Vancouver, B.C.; he performs in the Salvos and Crawling Human and runs the online label The Institute for the Study of Advanced Musical Research. Pete Williams, bass player, is coming from Kansas City, where he is a lecturer in American Studies.  Greg Campbell (drums, cornet) performs in the Seattle area, in styles ranging from traditional African drumming to classical music to jazz and free improvisation.  He teaches courses on pop and world music at Cascadia College.
8:00 pm   –   $5-15 sliding scale

The conference panel is on Friday at 4:15 to 6:15 and is free (http://www.empmuseum.org/programs-plus-education/programs/pop-conference/pop-conference.aspx)

Comments Off on EMP Pop Conference Speakers Improvise!

Filed under Uncategorized

Aquarium: A Musical Play by Sara Century, and Younger Shoulder Seltzer Drinker, a “Seltzer Opera”

Younger Shoulder, Seltzer Drinker is a “popera” about life, love and seltzer water.

May 1, 2015  –  Gallery 1412

Sara Century is a queer independent multimedia artist strongly informed by punk, comic books, pulp heroes, art house cinema, and the avant-garde. Referred to as “Goth Julie Ruin,” her music is fueled by equal parts feminism and dark humor. She released 2 albums via Tinyamp Records in 2014, and is a constantly mobile force of expression and progressive attitudes. Written in the winter months of early 2015, “Aquarium” is a musical play focusing on feelings of detachment, solitude, and loss, as seen via Century’s comically melodramatic viewpoint.

Album: http://tinyamprecords.bandcamp.com/album/deep-dreams
Music Vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hB441MrQiA
Aquarium Vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gytSRczYTek

Comments Off on Aquarium: A Musical Play by Sara Century, and Younger Shoulder Seltzer Drinker, a “Seltzer Opera”

Filed under Uncategorized

Join us SAT 4/11 @ 7:30pm for an evening of excellent music with Brandon McIntosh (sarod) Ravi Albright (tabla) & with Special Guests on Bansuri & Tabla Solo! Gallery 1412, 1412 18th Ave Seattle 98122

McIntosh & Friends Concert 4_11_15-2

 

Comments Off on Join us SAT 4/11 @ 7:30pm for an evening of excellent music with Brandon McIntosh (sarod) Ravi Albright (tabla) & with Special Guests on Bansuri & Tabla Solo! Gallery 1412, 1412 18th Ave Seattle 98122

Filed under Uncategorized