From Detroit’s Trinospheres:
Friday, Jan 31 (later): Kenneth Green, Dushun Mosley and Arnell Carmichael
For our final Avant Jazz Friday in January, Trinosophes presents a special dinner and concert by pianist Kenneth Green. Green performs on acoustic piano, rhodes electric piano and synthesizer. He co-leads The Vizitors and has performed with luminaries like Roscoe Mitchell and Leroy Jenkins.
He will be joined by Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians percussionist and Vizitors co-leader Dushun Mosley. As a long-time AACM member, Mosley has performed with many leading figures of avant garde jazz, including Don Cherry, Roscoe Mitchell, Muhal Richard Abrams and Anthony Davis. Rounding out the group is guitarist Arnell Carmichael, a new-comer to our series.
Doors and vegan-friendly dinner at 7 pm; concert at 8 pm
Jason Lescalleet, Steve Hauschildt (of Emeralds) with video accompaniment by Leigh Silverblatt, Ben Hall
Jason Lescalleet makes sound art that is focused on musique concrete and electronic music. Whether manipulating tape on recordings or performing live by mixing the resonant frequencies amplified from turntables with contact microphones on them, Lescalleett composes his work with an innate musicality. He has worked with Bhob Rainey, Phil Niblock and Aaron Dilloway.
Steve Hauschildt is a founding member of Ohio’s electronics group Emeralds, which won some significant acclaim for its more than 40 releases in 7 years. For this performance he is joined by Cleveland video artist Leigh Silverblatt. Detroit-based percussionist and visual artist Ben Hall rounds out the bill.
Doors at 9 pm; $5.