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Corey Fogel + Ted Reichman + Eyvind Kang: Improvised Music amongst Dysfunctional Furniture on a Dysfunctional Holiday.
February 14, 2020 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Best known for his long association with John Hollenbeck’s Claudia Quintet and many other New York creative music ensembles, as well as his work as film composer and educator, Ted Reichman has recently developed a new language for amplified accordion based on the work of his teachers Anthony Braxton and Alvin Lucier as well as his longstanding interest in ambient music, North Indian Dhrupad and early minimalists like Terry Riley and La Monte Young.
Eyvind Kang is a composer, violist and conductor who has has released many acclaimed albums on labels such as Tzadik, Ipecac, Abduction and Ideologic Organ, as well as worked on hundreds of recordings as an instrumentalist and arranger. His compositions have been played by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, the Winnipeg Symphony, the Seattle Chamber Players, MG_INC Orchestra, Coro di Camera di Modena, Orchestra del Teatro Communale di Bologna, and the Israeli Contemporary Players, among other ensembles. As a violist he has been featured by a wide range of independent musicians including Bill Frisell, Laurie Anderson, John Zorn, the Sun City Girls, and Secret Chiefs. Kang has also performed solo pieces by Christian Wolff, Giacinto Scelsi, Ornette Coleman, Satyajit Ray, and Hanne Darboven. His ongoing, genre defying collaboration with composer and singer Jessika Kenney has been described as “serious, refined music” (The New York Times), taking the form of sound actions and installations, choral and orchestral works, and minimalist vocal and string arrangement, with two releases on Ideologic Organ (2011, 2013) curated by Stephen O’Malley.
Corey Fogel is a drummer, composer, and artist living in Los Angeles, CA. His practice is based in momentary encounters between music and objects, textiles, foods, and other collaborators. Corey engages viewers to consider sound as a material on par with paint and cellulose, a constant in our daily lives. He challenges us to consider the contexts in which we create, store, and understand music performance. Corey and composes in many rock, jazz, noise, folk, and chamber music capacities. Corey’s works have been presented at Machine Project, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Human Resources, Los Angeles; Redling Fine Art, The Wulf, The Hammer Museum, the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca, and the New Music for Strings Festival: Reykjavik. His performance work was also included in J. Paul Getty Museum’s Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival and West of Rome’s Trespass Parade. He was awarded The California Community Foundation 2014 Fellowship in Visual Arts. Corey is currently working on his PhD in UC Irvine’s Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology (ICIT) program.