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MUSIC: Joe McPhee and Strings featuring Joe McPhee, Mat Maneri, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Michael Bisio. This concert will be documented for release on Rogue Art.

Joe McPhee and Strings

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Date(s) - 09/19/2021
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The Lace Mill


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SUGGESTED DONATION $20 – Seating is limited to insure safety for all. Reserve your spot today, via email or FB messenger, Michael Bisio. Note: Face masks are expected please. Non-residents, must street park, parking on Manor Avenue and Progress Street.

Joe McPhee and Strings

This concert will be documented for release on Rogue Art.

Joe McPhee, born November 3,1939 in Miami, Florida, USA, is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, improviser, conceptualist and theoretician.

Mat Maneri has recorded with Cecil Taylor, Guerino Mazzola, Matthew Shipp, Joe Morris, Joe Maneri, Gerald Cleaver, Tim Berne, Borah Bergman, Mark Dresser, William Parker, Michael Formanek, John Lockwood, as well as with his own trio, quartet, and quintet. He also played on various band releases such as: Club d’Elf, Decoupage, Brewed by Noon, Paul Motian’s Electric Bebop Band, and Buffalo Collision.

Fred Lonberg-Holm is most identified with playing free improvisation and free jazz. He is also a composer of concert works. As a session musician and arranger, he is credited on rock, pop, and country records.

Michael Bisio, bassist/composer, has eighty five recordings in his discography, twenty four of these are split evenly between leader/co-leader, ten of them document his extraordinary association with modern piano icon Matthew Shipp. Michael has been called a poet, a wonder and one of the most virtuosic and imaginative performers on the double bass. Nate Chinen in the New York Times writes : “The physicality of Mr. Bisio’s bass playing puts him in touch with numerous predecessors in the avant-garde, but his expressive touch is distinctive;…”

IMAGE courtesy of Michael Bisio (Fair Use)

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