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Date & Time

Thursday, October 12, 2017
7:00 PM

Location

Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901

Admission

Free

Contact

Arts and Science Intiative

jmlemon@uchicago.edu

Description

A performance of Ingrid Laubrock's original compositions, which extend the boundaries of improvisation, new music and avant-jazz. Laubrock will be joined by musicians Peter Evans (piccolo trumpet, trumpet); Miya Masaoka (koto); Kris Davis (piano); Sam Pluta (electronics); Dan Peck (tuba); and Tom Rainey (drums).

Co-presented by the Arts, Science + Culture Initiative, the Logan Center, UChicago Arts Council, and the Goethe-Institut Chicago.

Ingrid Laubrock is a German Brooklyn-based saxophonist/composer interested in exploring the borders between musical realms and creating multi-layered, dense, and often evocative sound worlds. She leads Anti-House, Ubatuba, and Serpentines. She has been part of several Anthony Braxton projects, including Falling River Quartet, Diamond Curtain Wall Quartet, and was one of the soloists in his latest opera Trillium J. Her awards include a fellowship in Jazz Composition by the Arts Foundation (2006), the SWR German Radio Jazz Prize (2009), and the German Record Critics Quarterly Award (2014). In 2015 she won Best Soprano Saxophonist in the Downbeat Annual Critics Poll.