Monthly Archives: February 2019

March 9th * Brent Arnold, James Falzone, and guests

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Brent Arnold, solo cello and electronics /
A Spontaneous Quartet: Brent Arnold, James Falzone, and guests

 

Brent Arnold, cellist and composer. Heavy minimalism, improvisation, and art song, touching on experimental music, indie rock, jazz, North African, Persian, and Arabic music. Founding member of Ghost Quartet with Dave Malloy and created the cello music for the acclaimed TV show Louie. Played and collaborated with artists including The Antlers, Gelsey Bell, Brittain Ashford, Reggie Watts, Aditya Kalyanpur, Baby Copperhead, Jessica Pavone, DJ/rupture, Filastine, Eyvind Kang, Jessika Kenney, Wally Shoup, Sleater-Kinney, and Modest Mouse. Studied with violinist Michael White (Pharoah Sanders, John Handy) and cellist Walter Grey (Kronos Quartet) and currently resides in New York City.

 

James Falzone is a tremendously likable, alert, no-nonsense improvising clarinetist.
Mr. Falzone’s music is thoughtful and often quiescent . . . but he can play hard to the breaking point.”
Ben Ratliff, The New York Times

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An Evening of Music : Geneva Skeen and others

5-15 suggested donation.
doors at 8 music at 8:30
electronic wanderings from traveling artist Geneva Skeen and local performers . to be announced shortly

Influenced by écriture féminine, alchemical metaphors, and a range of musical traditions ranging from holy mysticism to industrial, Skeen works with with recordings, digital presets, voice, and mixed instrumentation. Her performances, publications, and installations focus on the contrast between facing the finite resources of our physical landscapes and their infinite digital representations.

https://vimeo.com/293656827
https://genevaskeen.bandcamp.com/

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SIMF / Opening Night featuring Patrick Shiroishi Feb 6.

Seattle Improvised Music Festival opens at Gallery 1412. Tonight’s featured visiting soloist is LA saxophonist Patrick Shiroishi + duos by locals Abbey Blackwell (bass) / Ebony Miranda (cello), Haley Freedlund (trombone) / Chris Icasiano (drums), and Marc Seales (piano) / Tom Varner (French horn). All ages, $5 – $20 suggested donation at the door.

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