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Music listings – 11/29 through 12/5

1. Adam Rudolph’s Go Organic Orchestra

Date: Monday, November 29, 2010
Time:  8:30pm
Venue: The Roulette (20 Greene St., NY)
Ticket: $15
Genre: Jazz/contemporary

Composer Adam Rudolph returns with another series of Go: Organic Orchestraat Roulette. In concert he will conduct between 20 – 35 musicians in a spontaneous way, using a newly created score of music/letter grids, language themes, tone rows, traditional and synthetic scales, diadic and intervalic harmonies, The compositions will also utilize Rudolph’s rhythm concept of “Cyclic Verticalism” to generate form and weave what he calls an “audio syncretic music fabric”. The music is “organic” in the sense that the compositions and conducting exist as an inspiration and context for the musicians to express themselves by using their instruments as an amplifier for their inner voice.

2. Chicha Libre

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Sylvain Leroux – the Fula Flute Expert

Sylvain Leroux 2Sylvain Leroux (alto sax & fula flute) was born in Montréal. He studied classical music at Vincent d’Indy School of Music and

at the University of Montreal. He attended the Creative Music Studio in Woodstock, NY where he was exposed to World music, participating in workshops led by world class artists.

In 1978, in Montréal, he worked with Yaya Diallo in performances and recording of the LP “Nangapè.”

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