WOrKshop#52 – Wednesday, July 25
Doors 8:30 / show 9:00 / $10
at Muchmore’s, 2 Havemeyer St., Brooklyn
This week featuring a very special touring trio, and some local ad hoc improv, WOrK style.
Benjamin Vegarra – from Chile- trumpet
Zoots Houston (Aaron Zarzutzki) synth
Fred Lonberg-Holm cello
Viv Corringham vocals
Kurt Ralske saxes
David Watson prep guitar
Trumpeter, improviser and educator, from Chile.
His work focuses on improvised music, written contemporary music, free jazz and experimental music.
Director of Festival of experimental music –Relincha- occurring since 2014 in the city of Valdivia.
More info www.benjaminvergara.com
Zoots Houston synth
An improviser of various sorts. He works primarily with misuse and perversion of objects and systems. Virtuosity, volatility, futility, and capability are thought of. Zoots currently lives, works, and plays in Kingston, NY.
Composer, cellist, and improviser. In Chicago he led his own groups, including the Valentine Trio, Terminal 4, and Seval, and participated in projects, including the Peter Brötzmann Tentet and the Vandermark 5. He is currently a member of Joe McPhee’s Survival Unit III, the NRG Ensemble, Fast Citizens, Party Knüllers, Boxhead Ensemble, and Ballister.
Viv Corringham is a British vocalist, composer and sound artist.
She works in several established groups, in ad-hoc groupings and also as a soloist. She has performed with Pauline Oliveros, John Russell, Monique Buzzarte, Gino Robair, Elliott Sharp, Lol Coxhill, Charles Hayward, Alex Ward, Al Margolis, Maggie Nicols, Andrea Parkins, Eddie Prevost and Didier Petit among many others.
Kurt Ralske (soprano sax, cornet) is a Professor of the Practice in Digital Media at Tufts University. In order to change the world, first it is necessary to create an image of a world that doesn’t exist yet.
David Watson Definitely Maybe