Elliott Sharp A CARBONic Evening
Dec 08, 2011 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
December 8, Elliott Sharp will present two aspects of ensemble, a quartet and orchestra in A CARBONic Evening. The smaller group functions like a rock band with the spontaneous freedom of a chamber ensemble or jazz group. The larger ensemble presents long form, structured pieces and algorithmic compositions such as SyndaKit, Quarks Swim Free, and Flexagons: self-organizing systems in which a simple set of rules and composed fragments yield ever-changing results.
The quartet will feature: Shelley Burgon - electric harp, Marc Sloan - electric bass, Joseph Trump - drums. percussion, Elliott sharp - 8-string guitarbass, soprano saxophone, electronics and the orchestra will feature additional musicians Jenny Lin - piano, Russ flynn - electric bass and Danny Tunick - percussion, vibraphone.
Roulette – one of New York City’s premiere venues for experimental music for over 33 years - has reopened bigger and better than ever. Located in a newly renovated 1920s Art Deco concert hall in Downtown Brooklyn, the new Roulette features two levels of seating for up to 400 people (600 standing), an expanded multi-channel sound system, projection screen for film and multi-media events, state-of-the-art lighting system, modular stage, and a specially designed floor to accommodate dance. Teamed with bold new programming, the new Roulette promises to be one of the most exciting places in New York City - if not the country - to experience adventurous music and art.
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, 2/3/4/5/A/C/G/D/M/N/R/B/Q trains & the LIRR
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