From: Emile Tobenfeld (a.k.a Dr. T) (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Feb 08 2010 - 20:31:10 PST
I'll be doing video improvisations at 119 Gallery (my favorite
perfomance space) with two of my favorite musicians, the duet of
Kevin Frenette, guitar and Forbes Graham, trumpet. Here is what Kevin
has to say about the duet.
At 7:41 PM +0000 2/8/10, email suppressed wrote:
>Boston area guitarist Kevin Frenette has performed throughout the
>Northeast USA making music that is inspired by both avant-garde jazz
>and contemporary improvisation. He studied guitar, composition, and
>music theory at UMASS-Dartmouth where he received a BA in
>Theory/Composition. He has performed and/or recorded with such
>artists as Tatsuya Nakatani, Jack Wright, Joe Giardullo, Pandelis
>Karayorgis, Daniel Levin, Luther Gray and Harvey Sorgen. In 2007,
>Fuller Street Music released Kevin's first date as a leader:
>CONNECTIONS. That album featured Frenette with Tatsuya Nakatani on
>percussion, Andy McWain on piano and Todd Keating on bass.
>"Kevin Frenette's 'Connections' is a dazzling display of sympathetic
>interactions with truly spontaneous results. Frenette and company
>combine for a powerful force of open-minded creative energy."
>--- John Barron/JazzReview.com
>Forbes Graham is a composer, trumpet player, and electronic musician
>currently based in the Boston area. He has appeared on over 30
>recordings, including studio appearances on such labels as Metal
>Blade, Tzadik, and Troubleman. Forbes has performed and recorded
>with a very diverse group of artists, including Erase Errata,
>Rakalam Bob Moses, Steve Lantner, Daughters, Raqib Hassan, Jim
>Hobbs, The One Am Radio, and Luther Gray. His composition
>"Variations on the Fibonacci Sequence" was commissioned by the
>Greenwall Foundation and world premiered at the 2007 Festival of New
>Trumpet. Forbes has also written music for the new music/rock
>ensemble Normal Love. He has appeared at numerous festivals
>including High Zero and The Wire's Adventures in Modern Music. His
>work incorporates many genres including drum n' bass, jazz,
>contemporary classical, noise, and hip-hop.
The opening act will be Robot Monkey Arm.
I have an upcoming series at The Outpost called Visual Music LIVE,
which will happen at 8 PM at the Outpost Gallery in Cambridge on the
third Sunday of each month.
Feb 21 -- Dr. T Video with Dave Bryant, Piano, and Curt Newton, Drums.
March 21 Duets Plus -- Dr. T Video with Kevin Frenette, Forbes
Graham, Glynis Lomon, and Todd Brunel playing duets in different
April 18 -- Dr. T Video with Eric Zinman, solo piano.
Suggested donation, $10.00
119 Chelmsford St
Lowell, MA 01851
Culinary note: There is an outstanding Cambodian restaurant next door
to the gallery.
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