WOrKshop#40 – Wednesday, November 22 – 9 p.m.
at Muchmore’s, 2 Havemeyer St., Brooklyn
Another night in our monthly pool-improv series, with this international cast of fine musicians:
just added! Nathan Koci – accordion (http://nathankoci.com/)
Sam Kulik – trombone (http://www.samkulik.com/)
Aaron Moore – percussion or related (https://soundcloud.com/aaronmoore-1)
Jessica Ackerley – guitar (https://jessicaackerley.bandcamp.com/)
Marcus Cummins – saxophone
Ian Douglas-Moore – guitar (https://earwash.bandcamp.com/)
Sam Kulik, from Massachusetts, plays trombone and other instruments with a huge variety of musicians, including Talibam! and David First’s Western Enisphere ensemble.
Aaron Moore is an Englishman who founded Volcano the Bear and now lives in Brooklyn, playing with Gospel of Mars and Alan Courtis, among others. Primarily a drummer he generally considers any instrument or object playable in one way or another.
Jessica Ackerley is a unique guitarist, composer and band leader active on the Canadian and U.S. rock and jazz scene. She continuously tries to expand her musical horizons with various projects like ESSi, her solo guitar compositions and her improvisation trio.
British saxophonist Marcus Cummins has been associated with the UK jazz and improvised music scene since the early 90’s. He has worked extensively as a solo artist, in duos and larger bands but is perhaps best known internationally for his involvement in Trevor Watts’ ‘Celebration Band’.
Nathan Koci plays the accordion and other things for various purposes including folk music, experimental chamber music, and improvised combinations of the two.
Ian Douglas-Moore was born in New Jersey but doesn’t remember anything about the place. He also plays guitar.
WOrK#39 – Wednesday, November 8
at HoLo 1090 Wyckoff Ave, by The Halsey L stop
$10 all to the performers!!
Doors 8:00pm, show 8:30pm sharp
This will be the last regualar WOrK øø show at HoLo. It’s been a fantastic two years. Thank you all, and hope to see you at this final HoLo show.
Sarmen Almond, from Mexico.
Your Hole (Michael Foster and Tyler Keen)
and yr hosts, Ian Douglas-Moore and David Watson
Sarmen Almond is a Mexican musician, singer and performer. After finishing composition and singing in Mexico City she traveled to Paris in 2007 to work under Linda Wise and Enrique Prado’s teaching, especially in choreographic theatre’s principles and in Roy Hart extended vocal techniques
Nowadays Sarmen is working closely with Jonathan Hart (NY) to prepare herself deeper on Roy Hart Voice Tradition. In Mexico City Sarmen is training on Reiki Therapy and Researching about Voice Technique and Breathing healing and Movement.
Your Hole is Michael Foster sax, objects, electronics & Tyler Keen objects, electronics, samples.
Michael Foster works in the fields of free improvisation, noise, free jazz, graphic & video notation, performance art, and other forms of weird music. Foster utilizes extensive preparations of his saxophone, augmenting it with amplification, objects, balloons, drum heads, vibrators, tapes, and samples as a method of subverting and queering the instrument’s history and traditional roles. He co-founded & co-curates Queer Trash, a series that showcases LGBTQI+ artists engaged with experimental performance.
Current ensembles include duos with Lydia Lunch, Leila Bordreuil, Ben Bennett, Ted Byrnes, Richard Kamerman (as The New York Review of Cocksucking), The Ghost, Barker Trio, While We Still Have Bodies, Weasel Walter Large Ensemble.
Tyler Keen is an electronic/noise musician working with prepared guitar, objects, samples, and laptop. Tyler has releases on Homophoni, Copy For Your Records, Erstwhile, Deadline, and others. Current projects include Ultra Metal (noise duo with Johnny Cash), duos with Tim Albro, Michael Foster, and Richard Kamerman.
David Watson has produced the WOrK ØØ series for the past two years, and with Ian Douglas-Moore for the last year.
Ian Douglas-Moore’s music uses guitar, electronic tones, and field recordings to examine the textures of layered resonant sounds as they engage with acoustic space. He performs often with saxophonist Paul Roth and writer/sound artist Pär Thörn, is a member of David First’s Western Enisphere ensemble, and can also be heard in rock bands Gold Dime and Pleasure Prince.
David Watson makes experimental music for guitar and bagpipes. He’s recorded with Christian Marclay, Lee Ranaldo, Ikue Mori, Zeena Parkins, Phill Niblock, Andrea Parkins, Alex Waterman, Christine Bard, Eugene Chadbourne, Otomo Yoshihide, Shelley Hirsch, Chris Mann and many others. He premiered a piece by Robert Ashley. He’s scored films (‘Hiroshima Bound’, ‘Lethem’) and dance pieces ( too many to name), created experimental parades and processions, started a record label (Braille)and has beeen curating and organizing experimental music since 1983. This year he got a “Second Place” in the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, to go with the “First Place” he achieved twenty years ago.