ImprovisAsians! 2017

Event date: Mar 13, 2017 to Mar 17, 2017

Event time: 1:10 pm to 2 pm

Location: Knuth Hall, SFSU Creative Arts Building

Dr. John-Carlos Perea, Associate Professor of American Indian Studies, will be giving the first performance of his ORSP funded musical composition/research project on Monday, March 13 at 1:10pm, Knuth Hall in the Creative Arts building. Admission Free and Open to the Public.

What does home sound like? Improvising Home is a multi-movement musical composition for Native American flute and large ensemble that utilizes creative improvised music to explore questions relating to identity and acoustic ecology in the San Francisco Bay Area. The work is grounded in urban American Indian lived experiences and cultural productions brought into dialogue with the intercultural musical lives of the Intertribal Ensemble members. Utilizing improvisation as a framework, an ensemble performance is not simply the presentation of an aesthetic object but a unique realtime discussion conducted in the moment through sound. FMI: https://faculty.sfsu.edu/~johnc/content/improvising-home

Performers:
Jimmy Biala: drums, percussion
Karl Evangelista: guitar
Lewis Jordan: saxophone
Masaru Koga: saxophone
Bill Noertker: bass
John-Carlos Perea: flute, voice, percussion, electronics Karen Stackpole: gongs, percussion

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