Victor Gama is an Angolan musician who creates complex instruments based upon traditional African structures. His last album was released on Aphex Twin?s Rephlex Records to international acclaim.
Tonight he plays with electronic artist Guillermo E Brown, a pivotal force in Thirsty Ear?s seminal Blue Series. Expect a variety of solo and duet performances bridging the gulfs between avant-jazz, hip hop, Afro-Cuban and Reich-esque minimalism.
This concert is part of a digital arts project entitled Folk Songs for the Five Points, creating an interactive map of the Lower East Side which will allow visitors to remix a wide variety of musical and field recordings (the sounds of passing trucks, market shouts, buskers, church songs etc), creating new "folk songs" for the area.
See www.tenement.org/folksongs or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more detail
Added by djg on July 29, 2005