February 19, 2017

Gene & The Woodwinds

(Le) Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012
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Composer Gene Pritsker presents a concert of his music for woodwinds; "I have worked with many great woodwind players and decided to produce a concert featuring some of these amazing performers."

Five wind players and a poet will join Gene to perform solos, duos, chamber compositions, and music for winds and Samplestra (pre-recorded electronics). The concert will feature: Michiyo Suzuki - bass clarinet, Keve Wilson - Oboe, Meighan Stoops - clarinet, Karen Bogardus - flute, Igor Begelman - clarinet, Paul Mills aka Poez - poet & narrator as well as Gene Pritsker on Guitar and as Di.J.

Premieres include a setting of the poem 'How Far 2 Zuccotti Park' by Paul Mills aka Poez, with the poet narrating, as well as 'Affections' for flute and oboe and a new Choro for oboe and D.J.. Gene & Michiyo will perform 'Ineffably Still' for bass clarinet and electric guitar from Gene's new chamber album 'Melodies Alone Can Proudly Carry Their Own Death.'