Ensembles

 

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PAST PROJECTS

: Ancient Greeks
We’ve just completed work on our new album “Departure Suite” available from the Japanese label & Records, a subsidiary of NEOPLEX.  Due out June 2005.  Our debut record “the Song Is You” available on Flameshovel.

: the Zincs
Featuring songwriting by Englishman Jim Elkington.  The records Dimmer and Black Pompoudour were released on the  Thrill Jockey label.

: Butcher Shop Quartet
This group arranges iconoclastic work from the classical and orchestral repertoires for two electric guitars, electric bass guitar, and trap drums.  We are most known for our arrangement of Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, featured at the 2004 Whitney Biennial.  Projects included music by Arvo Part and Claud Debussey,  a commission for Debussy’s Claire de Lune, and an original suite by Malcolm X College’s music chair, Mark Hardy.

: Chicago Javanese Gamelan
Traditional Central Javanese court music ensemble, working closely with the Chicago Indonesian Consulate and composer I. M. Harjito.  The ensemble is in residence at the University of Chicago.