Interview with Robert Morris

On September 15-18 at Spectrum, Collide-O-Scope Music begins its eighth season with a Festival celebrating the music of Robert Morris. A wide range of works will be featured, for electronics, piano, small chamber ensemble, and string quartet. In addition to Collide-O-Scope personnel, there will be guest performers, notably JACK Quartet. I recently interviewed Morris aboutContinue reading “Interview with Robert Morris”

Thursday: Sarah Plum at Spectrum

On Thursday, June 25th at 7:00 PM, violinist Sarah Plum plays a concert at  Spectrum (121 Ludlow Street, NYC). Tickets are $15 ($10 for students and seniors) and are available at the door. Plum, a new music specialist, has two CDs coming out on July 14th, both on the Blue Griffin imprint. On the first,Continue reading “Thursday: Sarah Plum at Spectrum”

Ensemble, et. al. Debut LP

This Saturday at Spectrum, Ensemble, et. al. celebrates the release of Present Point, their debut LP. It consists of music by all four of the group’s members – Jeff Eng, Charlie Kessenich, J. Ross Marshall & Ron Tucker – percussionists who write in a lithe post-minimal style with keen nods to post-rock and the AmericanContinue reading “Ensemble, et. al. Debut LP”