Roulette Presents I.R.I.S Feat: Andrea Parkins, Hans Tammen, Didier Petit, Edward Perraud

Feb 13, 2012 08:30 PM - 10:30 PM

What: I.R.I.S Feat: Andrea Parkins, Hans Tammen, Didier Petit, Edward Perraud
When: Monday, Feb 13, 8:30pm
Where: Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, 2/3/4/5/A/C/G/D/M/N/R/B/Q trains & the LIRR
Cost: $10
Info: / 917.267.0368

Brooklyn, NY: Roulette presents I.R.I.S, Monday, February 13, 8:30pm. IRIS, featuring Andrea Parkins (accordian, electronics, amplified objects), Hans Tammen (guitar & analog modular synth), Didier Petit (cello, voice ), Edward Perraud (drums, electronics), is a French-US collaborative quartet and a new ensemble exploring a broad diversity of approaches to improvisation and composition in contexts ranging from avant-jazz to chamber music to improvised electro-acoustics. As a group I.R.I.S utilizes a rich field of instrumentation: including percussion, voice, electronically-processed accordion, laptop electronics, cello, analog plus a hybrid guitar/software instrument. I.R.I.S incorporates the group's unusual timberal possibilities and implementing the unique and challenging improvisational strategies that each of these musicians has developed during their respective careers.

About Roulette
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 New York 11215

Featured Artists

Andrea Parkins and Hans Tammen

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