- Dec 8, 2017
Live Performance: ACCORDION, SAMPLESTRA AND VIDEO
Accordionist Rocco Anthony Jerry will perform works for accordion, electronics, samplestra and video by Gene Pritsker, Conrad Kehn and Yuji Takahashi. Mr. Jerry is a founding member of The Progression Ensemble with Cellist Michael Gilbert Ronstadt and Guitarist Eric Despard. He will also discuss the 8 new works which will be premiered in their 2018 tour by composers: Gene Pritsker, Dan Cooper, Mehdi Hosseini, Michael Dilthey, Derrik Jordan, Christopher Cooper, Eric Despard and Bjorn Bolstad Skjelbred.
Conrad Kehn – “Maximinima l” for accordion, electronics and video (2004)
Conrad Kehn – “Soundtracks To Movies That Don’t Exist” for accordion, cello, guitar and video (2017)
Gene Pritsker – “Curves” for accordion and samplestra (2009/2015)
Gene Pritsker – “Stressor” for solo accordion (2016)
Yuji Takahashi – “snow / wind / radios” for two accordions and narrator (2010) (A musical setting of “Revolutionary Letter #86: SHORT POEMS ON THE AFGHAN WAR ” by Diane Di Prima)
Tickets $7 members & students / $9 general.