George Lewis & Nameless Sound/Shepherd School Ensemble in Houston, October 18

Source: Nameless Sound.

George Lewis’ Creative Construction Set™
performed by a combined ensemble of musicians from Nameless Sound and the The Shepherd School of Music under the direction of George Lewis

George Lewis – composer, director

Ryan Edwards – guitar
Erin Graham – percussion
Lisa Harris – voice
David Jones – french horn
Justin Jones – voice, synthesizer
Lucas Lemonholm – electric bass
Rebecca Novak – cornet, objects
Jake Sandridge – electronics, samples
Jacob Schafer – violin
Jawwaad Taylor – trumpet, electronics, voice/mc
Max Vinetz – doublebass
Joe Wilson – saxophone


Thursday, October 18
7:30 – 9:30PM
at Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University
Campus Entrance 8
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This concert is free of charge.


Creative Construction Set™ (CCSTM) is a mobile, open-form, open-instrumentation work for an ensemble of eight or more musical performers who use a set of instruction cards to create and explore sonic environments. In CCSTM, musical decisions are produced via social relations, where discontinuity, support, and struggle become audible pathways to larger lessons for societies seeking to remain open to change and justice. CCSTM was originally created for the Berlin Splitter-Orchester; the title of the work pays homage to the “Creative Construction Company,” a jazz collective which emerged as part of the experimental African American composer-performer collective, the Association for the Advancement of Creative