speak easy xtended

Saturday, 25. Mai 2019, 20 h (Saal 1)

Series “Improvisation International”

Ute Wassermann – voice
Phil Minton (GB) – voice
Thomas Lehn (AT/DE) – analogue synthesizer
Martin Blume – drums, percussion
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Magda Mayas – piano
Liz Allbee (US/DE) – trumpet

Since 2008, the high-calibre quartet speak easy has successfully collaborated with the two vocalists Phil Minton and Ute Wassermann as well as Thomas Lehn on analog synthesizer and drummer and percussionist Martin Blume. Now they play a jubilee concert for the 15th birthday of exploratorium.
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Elliott Sharp – IrRational Music

Concert & Reading

Thursday, 6. June 2019, 20 h (Saal 1)

Elliott Sharp – e-guitar, reading
David Rothenberg – clarinet, moderation

For over five decades, Elliott Sharp has been engaged in a quest at once quixotic and down to earth: to take the music he hears in his inner ear and bring it to life in the real world. His new book IrRational Music is a vivid memoir and manifesto, in which Sharp takes us along on that quest, through some of the most rugged, anarchically fertile cultural terrain of our time. Sharp, a mainstay of the New York Downtown scene beginning in the 1980s, has been a pivotal figure at the junction of rock, experimental music, and an ever-widening spiral of art, theater, film, and dance. Rooted in blues, rock, jazz, and the twentieth-century avant-garde, Sharp’s innovative music has encompassed fractal geometry, chaos theory, algorithms, genetic metaphors, and new strategies for graphic notation.weiterlesen