Newsbits: Peter Blamey / James Ilgenfritz / EMPAC / Birchall, Brice, Marks Trio in Brighton

James Ilgenfritz
James Ilgenfritz (Photo credit: Prehensile Eye)

Avantwhatever Presents… Peter Blamey (Open Electronics – Album Launch), Alice Hui-Sheng Chang (Vocals), Ben Byrne (Data Tapes), Saturday October 20 4pm, Monkey, 181 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North.

James Ilgenfritz’s Compositions (Braxton) 2011 will have a release party, Friday October 19, 2012, 8PM at the Brooklyn Conservatory, 58 7th Ave in Park Slope (B/Q or 2/3). 8PM James Ilgenfritz SOLO: Music of Anthony Braxton, followed by James Ilgenfritz QUARTET: Sara Schoenbeck, bassoon, Josh Sinton, contrabass & bass clarinet, Joe Hertenstein, percussion.

Highlighting composers from the 2012 AKOUSMA festival, now in its ninth year in Montréal, AKOUSMA @ EMPAC will explore both the traditional acousmatic musical style, as well as a more hybrid version with performers on stage. Featuring performer/composers Nicolas Bernier, Richard Chartier, Jean Francois Laporte, Martin Tétreault, and Louis Dufort.

Safehouse Brighton presents On The Edge with the Birchall / Brice / Marks Trio, October 31st, 2012 – 8:00pm, with David Birchall: guitar, Olie Brice: double bass, and Phillip Marks: drums, upstairs at the OPEN HOUSE pub, Springfield Road, Brighton, BN1 6BZ.