SOLITON is a brand new collaboration of legendary Massachusetts’ Free Jazz drummer CHRIS CORSANO and Baltimore’s experimental musician JENNY GRÄF.
Chris Corsano is a multi-faceted drummer, a list of his collaborations attests to this fact.
He’s recorded and gigged with (among others) Paul Flaherty, Michael Flower, Björk, Jim O’Rourke, Thurston Moore, Joe McPhee, Evan Parker, Heather Leigh, Nels Cline, Jessica Rylan, Six Organs of Admittance, Sunburned Hand Of The Man, MV&EE, Keiji Haino and Christina Carter.
Cris Corsano | Famously Short Arms
First spellbound by free improvised music in the mid ’90s after witnessing performances by TEST, William Parker, Cecil Taylor and others, Corsano began a long-standing high-energy partnership with Paul Flaherty in 1998.
A move from western Massachusetts, USA to Manchester, England in 2005 and then Edinburgh, Scotland a year later shifted Corsano’s focus to developing an expanded solo percussion music of his own, incorporating sax reeds, violin strings and bows, pot lids, adhesive tape and other household devices into his drum kit.
Chris Corsano | These Things Are Not Fancy
Jenny Gräf is a Baltimore based artist who works with the social dimension of art and the consequences of performance. She is interested in using art to explore perceptual states and social pretexts.
That art must not always be a product of a particular form of personal agency and instead become a mutually produced reality, between people is a fact that is supported by her work.
Chris Corsano | Live at Sonic Arts Research Centre
For her performance with Chris Corsano Jenny will be playing the Tranoe (instrument invention by Peter Blasser), guitar, vocals.
“Since the devil is gone, I mostly feel lonely” presents
Soliton (Chris Corsano & Jenny Gräf) LIVE
presented by D/B
Sunday, 25 August 2013 | 20:00 CET
Monarch | Skalitzer Str. 134 | 10999 Berlin/Kreuzberg