Faculty-Staff Digest - (01/20/2013
MUSIC: Matana Roberts: Prologue, Exploratory soundwork for alto saxophone and moving image, Friday, January 25 at 7:30 PM
Matana Roberts: Prologue
Exploratory soundwork for alto saxophone and moving image
Friday, January 25 at 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall
Matana (m(a)-ta-na\) Roberts; internationally documented, chicago born, sound experimentalist. main instrument: alto saxophone. working in various mediums of performance inquiry; has created alongside visionary experimentalists of this time period in various areas of improvisation, dance, poetry, visual art, theater; as a saxophonist, documented on sound recordings as collaborator, side woman and leader. some recent work focused on the place/problem of memory/tradition as recognized, deciphered, deconstructed, interrogated through radical modes of sound communication, alternative styles of musical notation, and multi genres of improvisation; holds two advanced degrees in music performance. based in new york city.