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Tuesday June 2nd, 2015. 7.30PM
Joel Forrester/Phillip Johnston Duo
Phillip Johnston: soprano sax
Joel Forrester: piano
376 9th St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone +1 347-422-0248
Sunday June 7th, 2015. 3PM
The Capital Jazz Project and The Street Theatre present:
The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) is a silent silhouette animation by Lotte Reineger, considered by many to be the first feature-length animated film.Combining electronic and acoustic instruments, the score will be structured around a pre-recorded score of sampled percussion. Against this, a live band will play, consisting of two electric keyboards, soprano saxophone, & trombone. The music will be through-composed, seasoned with elements of improvisation, and invoke elements of jazz, minimalism and classical music.
John Shand called it an "exceptional work that deserves many airings."
Phillip Johnston: soprano saxophone
James Greening: trombone
Alister Spence: keyboards
Casey Golden: keyboards
The Street Theatre
15 Childers Street, City West
Phone 02 6247 1223
The Microscopic Septet's new CD, Manhattan Moonrise, has been released on Cuneiform Records
In late November of 2013, The Micros went into the studio to record their first CD containing new material since the late 1980s. A combination of brand new work by Joel Forrester and Phillip Johnston, re-imagined early Micros tunes, and a couple of classics, the CD is part of Cuneiform Records' 30th Anniversary releases for May/June 2014
"Those who wonder if The Microscopic Septet still "got it" can stop worrying-and rejoice!"
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