From Pittsburgh New Music Net:
Eugene Chadbourne and Tatsuya Nakatani @ Garfield Artworks
March 31, 2011
4931 Penn Avenue
Admission is $10, all ages welcome.
Free improvising avantjazz/folk hero Eugene Chadbourne makes a long awaited return from his home base in Greensboro, N.C. to play in duo with his touring partner, percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani from Philadelphia. Local artists Darryl Fleming (on guitar, with guest accompanist) and Michael Johnsen (electronics) open the show.
Chadbourne has dozens of records out, and has collaborated with the likes of John Zorn, Fred Frith, Derek Bailey, Han Bennink and Carla Bley as well punk/rockers such as Camper Van Beethoven, Jello Biafra, Turbonegro, They Might Be Giants, Sun City Girls and Violent Femmes. He also did a tour with Jimmy Carl Black of Frank Zappa’s Mothers of Invention.
Tatsuya Nakatani has worked with dozens of experimental musicians in the United States (Assif Tsahar, Mary Halvorson, Joe Morris, Joe McPhee, Marc Ribot, Sabir Mateen, Cooper-Moore, Ken Vandermark, Billy Bang, Frank Lowe, Joe Maneri, LaDonna Smith), in Europe (Peter Kowald, Peter Brotzmann, Michel Doneda, Barre Phillips, Le Quan Ninh, Joelle Leandre, Phil Minton, Alessandro Bosetti, Giani Gebbia, Frank Gratkowski, Rafael Toral) and in Japan (Otomo Yoshihide, Satoko Fujii, Seiichi Yamamoto of the Boredoms), and tons more.
IonSound Project Performs Currier, Kriegeskotte, and Sutherland
April 2, 2011
Bellefield Hall Auditorium
IonSound Project performs Nathan Currier’s A Kafka Cantata, Christian Kriegeskotte’s Triangulum, and Gracie Sutherland’s Overture to a Zombie Apocalypse.
The Duquesne Contemporary Ensemble: Infatuation, a Spring Concert
April 7, 2011
The Pappert Center (Room 322), The Mary Pappert School of Music
600 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
$10 donation/free to Duquesne students
Join us for our spring concert, filled with upbeat music by young composers to usher in the new season. We are proud to premiere Infatuation, a lively piece we commissioned by New York composer/improviser David Crowell (Philip Glass Ensemble). In addition, we will perform works by myself, Scott Steele, Christian Phillips, and others. Special guest, Duquesne’s Triano Quintet, will perform Ligeti’s Bagatelles.