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
Info: www.roulette.org / 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.
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
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