more from michele

Here’s another video of double bassist Michele Bondesan performing a graphic score of mine–Ten Lines for Now Here. The original recording of Ten Lines for Now Here appears on Now/Here, the most recent release in the Barbiero/Bocci collaborations. Michele’s interpretation is entirely in keeping with the purpose of the piece as a spur to improvisation … More more from michele

opusnovus performs modular

A pleasant surprise to discover that OpusNovus, the contemporary music ensemble of Singapore’s Yong Siew Toh Conservatory, included a performance of Modular (2013) in a concert streamed this past February. It was a delight to hear the piece realized for string quartet, harp, trombone, piano and electronic keyboard.

ten lines for michele bondesan

Michele Bondesan is a fine young Italian double bassist conversant with contemporary composed music as well as with free improvisation. He’s recently recorded some graphic scores of mine, including two that were composed for him and dedicated to him. Ten Lines for Michele Bondesan is one of them. More to follow in the coming weeks.

thank you…

Thank you from Colla Parte to everyone who braved the heat and humidity to come to Rhizome for last night’s musical evening in celebration of the life of Kevin O’Meara. It was a cathartic experience for us and we hope an uplifting one for all who were there.

but sometimes revisionism is good

As part of a larger project–more about which later–I’ve been revisiting and revising some essays published by Arteidolia. Now posted are new, improved versions of Graphic Scores & Musical Post-Literacy; Free Improvisation & How It Means; and Improvisation: Experience: Self-Disclosure.