Global-African dance, spoken word, winds, strings, percussion, turntable, beat box, and digital artwork. Hesterian Musicism is the creative process through which Professor Karlton Hester’s compositional and performance style merge to give rise to aesthetic environments where other musicians, kinetic and visual artists, and poets can meet to produce new art forms through imaginative effort.
An evening of live music and video projections by Chris Ryan Williams and Laura Sofía Pérez.
Musical performers will include Chris Ryan Williams (trumpet/compositions), Kozue Matsumoto (koto), and Davy Sumner (synthesizer). Laura Sofía Pérez will provide the video projections. The performance will explore themes of the Black experience in 1970’s Los Angeles and the ephemerality of Black agency.
Joining Motoko Honda to work on a creative project among artists from the Miyagi Prefecture in Tohoku, Japan
Kozue Matsumoto - Koto & electronics
Carmina Escobar - Voice, objects, electronics
Jesús Castillo - Voice, poetry
A mélange a trois of dark to luminous sounds and words.
Cocktails 7:30 p.m.
Music 8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Posters by Mark Allen.
There will be a few of them to take away
“Scale Invariance”, a new piece by Ben Finley, explores the same thing at different scales - as if listening from a plane window and with both feet on the ground simultaneously. With Kozue Matsumoto, koto; Kathryn Shuman, voice; Tim Tsang, piano; Nick Hon, drums; Davy Sumner, synths; and Ben Finley, bass.