The new collaborative project Sélébéyone takes the conversation between jazz and hip hop to “feverish new heights” (The WIRE), drawing from Senegalese Rap, French Spectral Music, Modern Jazz, Underground Hip-Hop, Interactive Electronic and beyond. Composer and saxophonist Steve Lehman leads the international ensemble, which features HPrizm (vocals, English), Gaston Bandimic (vocals, Wolof), Maciek Lasserre (sax/electronics), Carlos Homs (keyboards), Chris Tordini (bass) and Damion Reid (drum set).
The New York City Electroacoustic Improvisation Summit is a concert series featuring music by artists focused on the integration of music improvisation and real-time interactive computer systems.
NYC EIS is made possible by faculty, staff, and students in the Emerging Media and Entertainment Technology programs at CUNY’s New York City College of Technology.
CONCERT 2: Saturday, February 25, 2017, 7:00 PM