Microeconomics, featuring Ben Redwine on clarinet, Jon Matis on piano, and myself on double bass, is now officially out.
In Arteidolia, some reflections on Giorgio de Chirico’s painting The Enigma of the Hour. It’s fascinated me for years; in the essay I try to understand what it is about it that feels so compelling.
Microeconomics is a set of music clarinetist Ben Redwine pianist Jon Matis and I recorded live in the studio in February 2015. It officially drops on June 30, but you can download a free track from All About Jazz. The track, Microeconomics Part 3a Graphics 5, is a section of our realization of a graphic … More upcoming release preview track
Part Two of my two-part conversation on the philosophy of silence with composer and improviser Mirio Cosottini has just appeared in Perfect Sound Forever. Part One can be found here.
On Wednesday night I had the pleasure of playing an improvised set with violinist James Wolf at Rhizome DC. You can now stream and download it courtesy of Rhizome’s wonderfully comprehensive archive.org site. Photo by Chris Videll
Last year, the Greek new music/improvisation ensemble 6daEXIt solicited compositions from a number of composers. I was fortunate enough to have been one of them. They’ve just uploaded their realization of The Principle of Paradox, a combination verbal/graphic score that I wrote for them. It’s a gratifying interpretation that embodies the score’s concern with timbre … More the principle of paradox