[microsound-announce] If you are in Montreal this week!

Eldad Tsabary tazberry_docs at yahoo.ca
Mon Sep 13 23:25:01 EDT 2010

Two great events organized by Concordia University Electroacoustic Studies Student Association (CESSA) this week (Wednesday 15 September @17:00 and Thursday 16 September @20:00)

Ravish Momin (recently Shakira's "Gypsy" percussionist) and his experimental electro/world/jazz trio, Trio Tarana, will give a workshop on September 15th 2010 at Concordia's Music Department and a concert on September 16th at L'envers. The show will include three opening acts: Ismism, Kakihara 079, and Philippe Mius d'Entremont.

Workshop description:
In this interactive workshop, the trio will discuss their compositional and improvisational methods with live electronics and acoustic instruments, MIDI mappings, and synchronization of multiple laptops. They will also discuss their usage of Ableton LIVE in combination with jazz improvisations, North-African, Middle-Eastern and Indian rhythmic concepts, complex meters, real-time loops, textural constructions, layering, and DSP.

Where: Concordia University - Music Department
Date & time: Wednesday, September 15th, 5:00 PM
Address: 1450 Guy Street, Classroom MB-8.245 (8th floor)
Directions: Guy metro
Admission: Free! (Limited space, come early!)

Concert description:
Organized by Concordia Electroacoustic Studies Student Association (CESSA), Trio Tarana (Ravish Momin, Greg Heffernan, Skye Steele) will perform a full set at L'envers, following three opening acts: Ismism, Kakihara 079, and Philippe Mius d'Entremont.

Where: L'envers
Date & time: Thursday, September 16th, 8:00 PM
Address: 185 Van Horne (@ Esplanade)
Directions: 2 streets east of Parc; by bus: 80 Parc (from place des arts) or 55 St-Laurent
Admission: $10 per person

Trio Tarana: http://www.myspace.com/triotarana
Ismism: http://www.myspace.com/ismismusic
Philippe Mius d'Entremont: http://www.myspace.com/philmius
Kakihara 079 (Gabriel Duceppe): www.soundcloud.com/kakihara_079

Trio Tarana
Formed in 2003 and led by New-York based Indian percussionist/composer Ravish Momin, Trio Tarana features a unique instrumentation of violin, cello, percussion, and multiple laptops and utilizes primarily East-Asian (Indian, Japanese, Afghan), Middle Eastern, and North African rhythms in a seamless blend of pre-composed and improvised performance.

The event is made possible by Concordia Electroacoustic Studies Student Association (CESSA) and Concordia's Music Department.

For more information contact the organizers:

Gilles Maillet (eamtmail at gmail.com)
James Finnerty (finnertymusic at gmail.com)

Concordia Music:
Eldad Tsabary (eldad.tsabary at concordia.ca) 

More details:
If you are on Facebook it would be really nice if you could confirm attendance and even nicer if you could share this event with your contacts.

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