Andrew Jamieson's Trouble Ensemble at Musicians Union Hall

Rent Romus uploaded this event on October 12, 2017


Musicians Union Hall
116 9th St.
San Francisco, CA
(415) 575-0777


Sun, October 22, 2017
7:30 pm




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Looking to the tradition of composers and experimenters like Sun Ra, Charles Ives and Pauline Oliveros, contemporary musicians “trouble” the musical establishment and its conventions as they envisioned radical new ways of making and listening to sound. Their traditions are a separate musical “voice” from African American spirituality and the two voices cannot merge into one. They can, however, have a conversation in a musical setting. Trouble Ensemble creates large group conversation. They perform arrangements of spirituals, where they present a melody, rhythm and text derived from the tradition, along with jagged harmonies, unusual timbres and free improvising....

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