The Exsufflation Series #4

The Polyorchard Exsufflation Series at The Carrack with special guest Andrew Weathers. Andrew and David will play a duo set followed by a group set from Polyorchard. Polyorchard will be performing a new work written by Andrew, the first work on Polyorchard’s ongoing Outside Series of commissions. The Outside Series features works from composers outside the core group of Polyorchard.

Polyorchard will be Jason Bivins (guitar), Laurent Estoppey (saxophones), Bill McConaghy (trumpet), David Menestres (bass), Christopher Robinson (saxophones), Dan Ruccia (viola).

Music starts at 8pm. Donations accepted. BYOB.

tone science 262

1. Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra – Paul Bowles/EOS Orchestra – The Music of Paul Bowles – 2000

2. Chasm – Alex Ward – Proprioception – 2017
3. Improvisation 1 VFPSA – Roscoe Mitchell & Thomas Buckner – 8 O’Clock: Two Improvisations – 2001

4. Witchfinder General Hospital – Hey Colossus – Dedicated to Uri Klangers – 2016
5. B – Jon Mueller – A Magnetic Center – 2015

6. pianist, alone (2) – Jürg Frey/R. Andrew Lee – Pianist, Alone – 2015

originally broadcast June 4, 2017

tone science 261

tone science 261

1. For Kenneth Gaburo Part One (Electro-Acoustic) – Nate Wooley – The Complete Syllables Music – 2017

2. Cerebral Pulse in Hi-Fi – Dave Rempis, Tim Daisy, Matt Piet – Cure for the Quotidian – 2017
3. Two Hands II (Glasgow) – Angharad Davies and Taku Unami – Two Hands – 2011

4. Holomonde – Anne Gillis – Archives Box 1982-2005 – 2015
5. Radio Music (1956) for 5 radio performers – Stefano Scodanibbio – Dream – 2009

originally broadcast May 28, 2017

tone science 260

1. Boss Redux – Chicago/London Underground – A Night Walking Through Mirrors – 2017

2. Mixed mixed – Dominic Lash Quartet – Extremophile – 2017
3. Harpoon (First) – Sult + Lasse Marhaug – Harpoon – 2017

4. Chimanzzi (Olun): core – Jerry Hunt – Ground: Five Mechanic Convention Streams – 1992
5. Torrent (2016) – for string quartet, 2 pianos and 2 percussion – Alex Mincek – Torrent -2017

6. Requiem for Charlie Haden/Prayer for Wadud – Hear in Now – Not Living in Fear – 2017
7. Illistrum – Art Ensemble of Chicago – Fanfare for the Warriors – 1974

8. To Heap – Achim Kaufmann & Ollie Brice – Of Tides – 2017

originally broadcast May 21, 2017

tone science 259

1. It Should Have Happened A Long Time Ago – Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan – Small Town – 2017

2. komposition für streichquartett 2 (1997-1999) – Jakob Ullmann/Pellegrini Quartet – Fremde Zeit – Addendum – 2012

3. Streichquartett Nr. 1 – Georg Friedrich Hass/Kairos Quartett – Streichquartette 1 und 2 – 2004

4. Kid Ailack – Jason Kahn – For Voice – 2015

Originally broadcast May 7, 2017

tone science 258

1. Bare Bones – DownTown Ensemble/Mary Jane Leach – Downtown Only – 2002
2. Egoes War – Nicole Mitchell – Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds – 2017

3. Four Moons of Pluto – James Ilgenfritz/Miya Masaoka – Origami Cosmos – 2017
4. IV – William Parker & Stefano Scodanibbio – Bass Duo – 2017

5. Seatbelt Seatbelt (1973) – Charles Amirkhanian – Lexical Music – 1980
6. Shibucho (1984) – Carl Stone – Electronic Music from the Seventies and Eighties – 2016

7. Fizzle 1-5 – Barry Guy – Five Fizzles for Samuel Beckett – 2014
8. B-LOW UP (2009-2010) – Klangforum Wien/Ondřej Adámek – ¿Vorwärts | Rückwärts? – 2010

9. Invisible Light: Earth Seen From Above/Rite of Passage B – Meredith Monk – Atlas – 1993

originally broadcast on April 30, 2017

tone science 257

1. II – William Parker & Stefano Scodanibbio – Bass Duo – 2017

2. Glaive – Ballister – Slag – 2016

3. Sanctuary – Andrew Cyrille Quartet – Declaration of Musical Independence – 216
4. Fire of Publicity – Chris Cobilis with Kenneth Goldsmith And Spektral Quartet – This Is You – 2016
5. Phoneme Dance in Memoriam John Cage – Jackson Mac Low – Open Secrets – 2004
6. Ffansi | Fancy II – Angharad Davies & Tisha Mukarji – Ffansïon | Fancies – 2016

7. Galaxy 9 – Whit Dickey, Mat Maneri, Matthew Shipp – Vessel in Orbit – 2017
8. One More Time 1 – Steve Lacy & Joëlle Léandre – One More Time – 2005

9. Journey to Satchindananda – Alice Coltrane – World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane – 2017

Originally broadcast on April 23, 2017

The Exsufflation Series #3: Polyorchard + Jack Wright

For the third edition of the Exsufflation Series at The Carrack on May 16th, we will be joined by special guests! The legendary Jack Wright (saxophone), Zachary Darrup (guitar), & Patrick Crossland (trombone) will be joining David Menestres (bass) & Dan Ruccia (viola) for an evening of free improvisation. Music starts at 8pm. Donations suggested. BYOB

 

On May 17th, the quartet of Jack Wright, Zachary Darrup, Patrick Crossland, and David Menestres will be performing at Neptunes Parlour. Doors at 8pm, Music at 9pm. $8

The Exsufflation Series #2: Those of the Gray Wind

The second concert in the ongoing Exsufflation Series will happen April 18th at The Carrack (947 E. Main St., Durham). Polyorchard will be performing my new composition “Those of the Gray Wind,” very loosely based on the book of the same name by naturalist Paul A. Johnsgard, notated completely with concrete poetry techniques. The music starts at 8pm. The event is free and open to all. BYOB.

Polyorchard will be Jason Bivins, Jil Christiansen, Laurent Estoppey, Bill McConaghy, David Menestres, & Charles Phaneuf.

Duo version of Collapss (Laurent Estoppey & Steve Landis) open with video work by Emily Aiken.

Photo of Polyorchard at the first Exsufflation concert March 21,2017. Laurent Estoppey, Shawn Galvin, Charles Phaneuf, & David Menestres. Photo by Emily Leon.

 

Polyorchard at Glenwood Books

Polyorchard plays a rare daylight gig at Glenwood Books in Greensboro (1212 Grove St.) on Saturday April 15 at 4pm, part of the Perciever of Sound League monthly series.

Polyorchard will be Laurent Estoppey, Bill McConaghy, David Menestres, Michael Thomas Jackson, and member of ensemBle baBel from Switzerland.