Jentsch Group No Net at ShapeShifter Lab
Chris Jentsch uploaded this event on November 7, 2016
Fri, December 2, 2016
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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...