Jentsch Group No Net at ShapeShifter Lab

Chris Jentsch uploaded this event on November 7, 2016

Where

ShapeShifter Lab
18 Whitwell Place
Brooklyn, NY
Map
(646) 820-9452

When

Fri, December 2, 2016
9:30 pm

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Musicians

Chris Jentsch
Chris Jentsch

guitar, electric

Mike McGinnis
Mike McGinnis

clarinet

Jason Rigby
Jason Rigby

saxophone, tenor

Dave Smith
Dave Smith

trumpet

Brian Drye
Brian Drye

trombone

JC Sanford
JC Sanford

trombone

About

Topics in American History (made possible with support from Chamber Music America's 2015 New Jazz Works Program funded through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation) is an hour-long work that abstracts Jentsch's impressions of various episodes in American history such as pre-Colombian North America, the Lincoln/ Douglas Debates, and Manifest Destiny. Jentsch's small group and chamber jazz music generally invokes contemporary improvisation with an eclectic mix of influences ranging from jazz to rock, world to classical, always striving for a careful balance between lyricism and dissonance, and a deliberate combination of complexity and simplicity...

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