DUO LAB Series I with Sabrina Lastman and Tim Daisy

Friday  2 December  2016  7:30 PM    Friday  2 December  2016 9:30 PM
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Friday, 12/2: doors open at 7:10pm, concert starts at 7:30pm
Sabrina Lastman (voice & compositions) & Tim Daisy (drums & percussions)
Special guest: Visual Artist Petronio Bendito
Purdue University Fountain Gallery
330 Main St, Downtown Lafayette, IN 47901
Tickets: $12

The collaboration will be with Chicago based drummer, marimbist and composer Tim Daisy. They will be playing Sabrina's compositions -influenced by contemporary jazz, Spanish and Latin American music- as well as music by Theo Bleckmann, and jazz standards played in a more experimental vain.

“Telling a story in song does not require words. Of course, if you are a singer, you might then need an exceptional vocal instrument, imagination, and a willingness to walk on tightropes — all of which brings us to Uruguayan-born singer and composer Sabrina Lastman.”
- Fernando Gonzalez contributor to The International Review of Music, Jazz Times & The Miami Herald.
“It does not matter if it is an improvised wordless tale, a poetic interpretation sung in Spanish or Portuguese, or her thoughts put to music. It is always a vivid story, full of passionate dramatic nuances, elegance and charm...”
- Eyal Hareuveni. All About Jazz


--Drawing from jazz, Latin American, and contemporary music, often integrating extended vocal techniques, vocalist, songwriter and educator Sabrina Lastman is described as “perennially eclectic and innovative.” (Lucid Culture) Sabrina also creates and performs interdisciplinary new music projects incorporating voice, sound, movement, and visuals. Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Sabrina has toured internationally, and performed in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Blue Note, Joe's Pub, Blues Alley Jazz, ISSUE Project Room, Roulette, Juilliard, New York University, Yale University, Rutgers University, Le Poisson Rouge, Harvard University, City University of New York, and Classical Guitar Association of New York, among others. She has played with musicians such as Fernando Otero (Grammy Award Winner), Bakithi Kumalo, Tali Roth, Pablo Aslan (Grammy Award Nominated), Emilio Solla (Grammy Award Nominated), Pedro Giraudo, Alexis Cuadrado, David Silliman, Meredith Monk (Grammy Award Nominated), Meg Okura, and Alex Norris. Her album "The Folds of the Soul" was nominated by the Graffiti Awards 2008 in Uruguay as one of the best jazz albums of the year. She was awarded grants from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council / New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the New York State Council on the Arts. Sabrina graduated from The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in Israel, and The Feldenkrais Institute in New York. www.sabrina-lastman.com

--Chicago–based drummer, marimbist and composer Tim Daisy has worked in the fields of improvised and composed music since 1997. He has performed, recorded, and toured with many acclaimed musicians and ensembles from both the North American and European improvised music scenes including: Mars Williams, Ken Vandermark, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Elisabeth Harnik, Dave Rempis, James Falzone, Russ Johnson, Havard Wiik, Mikolaj Trzaska, Clayton Thomas, Per Ake Holmlander, Steve Swell, Aram Shelton, Michael Zerang, Kyle Bruckmann, and Katherine Young. Tim organizes tours and composes music for three of his own ensembles including: the chamber music trio Vox Arcana with James Falzone on clarinet and Fred Lonberg -Holm on cello, Trio Red Space with Mars Williams on reeds and Jeb Bishop on trombone, and The Steel Bridge Trio with Aram Shelton on reeds and Safa Shokrai on bass. His solo project Red Nation explores the art of improvisation in an electro-acoustic setting. Utilizing multiple percussion instruments including gongs, bells, mixing bowls, kitchen utensils, metronomes, various found objects, turntables, and radios. Tim creates various improvised situations in a solo context, with all of his tools arranged on the floor in various patterns. Tim has performed and recorded original music for modern dance, film, and improvised music ensembles of various configurations. He also owns and operates Relay Records, documenting much of the creative work he has been involved with in Chicago and abroad since 2011. He co-curates the weekly OPTION series at Experimental Sound Studio in Chicago. The programming explores contemporary perspectives on improvisation and composition in a ‘salon’ format, enabling local, national, and international artists to publicly discuss their practice and ideas as well as perform. https://timdaisy.wordpress.com

Photo credit: Peter Gannushkin

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Fountain Gallery
330 Main St, Lafayette, 47901, IN, United States
Fountain Gallery
330 Main St, Lafayette, 47901, IN, United States