Source: New York’s ISSUE Project Room.
KEN VANDERMARK & NATE WOOLEY
Tue 16 May, 2017, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Jazz leaders Ken Vandermark & Nate Wooley perform in duo, returning to 22 Boerum for the first time since ISSUE’s 10 Years Alive On The Infinite Plane. Their music combines composition and improvisation, and explores the potential of modern melody and rhythm posited against abstract sound and texture.
ANTENES: NEW WORKS
Thu 25 May, 2017, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Thursday, May 25th, Antenes opens her 2017 residency with new work incorporating research on the unique audio terrain of early, analog telephone pioneers and hackers. The performance features found field recordings threaded into the electro-acoustic qualities and electronic signals from her handmade switchboard synths.
CHRIS PITSIOKOS & MIYA MASAOKA
Fri 02 Jun, 2017, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Friday, June 2nd, ISSUE presents two generations of artists working between the boundaries of improvisation and composition: saxophonist, composer and improviser Chris Pitsiokos and celebrated musician, composer and installation artist Miya Masaoka. The two artists present new work in solo and duo performance.
PETER BRÖTZMANN & HEATHER LEIGH
Wed 07 Jun, 2017, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
ISSUE presents Peter Brötzmann and Heather Leigh — two fearless musicians capable of extreme dynamics and subtleties. Together they bring countless decades of experience at the cutting edge of speed-of-thought improvisation and deep lyrical soul, furthering their work into an “unrelenting, caterwauling hate-bomb.”