a trio set of new short pieces for cello, violin, drums:
carla (violin), marika hughes (cello), chris sipe (drums)
then a set of improvised duos with carla and fred frith.
This is the second evening of music in honor of bassist Sperry, featuring violinist Carla Kihlstedt, with whom he frequently collaborated.
SperryFest 2008 is a celebration of Matthew Sperry’s life and music with the Bay Area’s creative music community. This year features special guests John Butcher (UK) and Carla Kihlstedt (US) in two evenings of solos, duos, trios and quintets at the historic Hillside Club in Berkeley; a children’s matinee at the Museum of Children’s Art in Oakland, and a master class with visiting artist John Butcher.
Proceeds from these benefit performances support the Matthew Sperry Memorial Fund. http://matthewsperry.org/2003/06/14/fund/.
Official Website: http://www.hillsideclub.org/
Added by shoister on May 1, 2008