Ned Rothenberg, woodwinds with
Sylvie Courvoisier, piano,
Mark Feldman, violin and
Mat Manieri, viola
Composer/Performer Ned Rothenberg has been internationally acclaimed for both his solo and ensemble music, presented for the past 33 years on 5 continents. He performs primarily on alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, and the shakuhachi - an endblown Japanese bamboo flute. His solo work utilizes an expanded palette of sonic language, creating a kind of personal idiom all its own.
Sylvie Courvoisier a pianist, improviser and leading light of New York’s Downtown scene for 20 years, plays together with artists such as John Zorn, Mark Feldman and Ikue Mori, leads various jazz groups (including a trio with Kenny Wollesen and Drew Gress) and writes for concerts, plays and the avant-garde flamenco dancer Israel Galván. Her combination of brilliant technique, playfulness, sheer power and boundless imagination in both performing and composing has won her numerous awards.
Virtuosic violinist Mark Feldman is classically trained, but probably best known for his performances with the top improvisers and composers of the '80s and '90s in avant-garde jazz and new music.Gress) and writes for concerts, plays and the avant-garde flamenco dancer Israel Galván. Her combination of brilliant technique, playfulness, sheer power and boundless imagination in both performing and composing has won her numerous awards.
“Violist Mat Maneri has a sound all his own: with his mahogany tone and muscular low register, he slithers from note to note like a satiated snake.” – Chicago ReaderOver the course of a twenty-five year career, Mat Maneri has defined the voice of the viola and violin in jazz and improvised music. Born in Brooklyn in 1969, Maneri has established an international reputation as one of the most original and compelling artists of his generation, praised for his high degree of individualism, a distinctive marriage of jazz and microtonal music, and his work with 20th century icons of improvised music.
THE STONE SERIES at happylucky no. 1
2 night residencies