September at the IBeam Brooklyn

English: Susan Alcorn

Source: IBeam Brooklyn.

Past Present – Night 1
Friday, September 16th 8:30 PM $15 Suggested Donation
Past Present – Night 2
Saturday, September 17th 8:30 PM $15 Suggested Donation

The Norwegian duo Past Present propel themselves and their instruments beyond the status quo and the space beyond. Driving. Raw. Music filled with contrasts and large sounds. Insert inspiration from classical composers, a nod to the jazz tradition, then blow it up through creative expression unrestrained by the laws of the past. Organic. Engaged. Past Present challenge themselves, their instruments, and creative music’s idiomatic roles. Both were born and bred in Norway ultimately establishing their connection in Oslo at the Norwegian Academy of Music.

Susan Alcorn
Sunday, September 18th 8:30 PM $15 Suggested Donation
Nate Wooley – Trumpet
Susan Alcorn – Pedal Steel
Mary Halvorson – Guitar
Ryan Sawyer – Drums

Gordon Grdina Quartet
Wednesday, September 21st 8:30 PM $15 Suggested Donation
Gordon Grdina – Guitar
Russ Lossing – Piano
Oscar Noriega – Alto + Clarinet
Satoshi Takeishi – Drums
Inspired by the complexity of Bartok, the freedom of Ornette, the intensity of Sound Garden and the delicacy of Webern.

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