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Among Fools: a Subrational Soundpainting

By Evan Mazunik Ecclesiastes 9:17
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“Among Fools: a Subrational Soundpainting” was conceived and conducted by Evan Mazunik in response to Ecclesiastes 9:17. [...] Read More

“Among Fools: a Subrational Soundpainting” was conceived and conducted by Evan Mazunik in response to Ecclesiastes 9:17.




Details
Year
2013
Conceived and Conducted by
Evan Mazunik
Flute, Tenor sax
Justin Wood
Saxophones
Dennis Shafer
Trumpet
Rob Henke
Cello
Gil Selinger
Bass
Ryan Kotler
Guitar
Lily Maase
Drums
John O’Brien, Max Jaffe
Dancers
Holly Hibbert
Actors
Julia Anrather, Juliana Rodrigues Corrêa, Fábio Dias, Libby Froeber, Lorenzo Landini and Cara Ronzetti
Audio Recording by
Flat World Productions
Video Recording by
Rainy Day Worzella and Emily Clare Zempel
Filmed at
Irondale Center in Brooklyn, NY on June 21st, at 8pm
Artist Curated by
Spark+Echo Arts

Scripture

Ecclesiastes 9:17

17 The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.

Artist
Evan Mazunik

Evan Mazunik

From the Artist
Evan talks about his process and how did he composed the music, text, and movement. [...] Read More

Evan talks about his process and how did he composed the music, text, and movement:


How much of the show was rehearsed? How much was improvised?


What the heck is Soundpainting?



Biography

Evan Mazunik is a composer/performer raised on the prairies of Iowa and rooted in Queens, NY. Fluent in Soundpainting, a sign language for live composition, Mazunik is composer/director for ZAHA, his experimental chamber ensemble. His compositions include commissions for jazz band, chorus, theater, dance, and film, and his work was featured in a documentary for the Finnish Broadcasting Company. Mazunik has performed with Anthony Braxton, Walter Thompson, Carla Bley, Robin Eubanks, Danielson, and Sufjan Stevens, and has played at creative music venues such as Roulette, The Stone, Barbes, and Galapagos. He received a Bachelors degree in piano performance and a Masters in jazz studies from the University of Iowa and has taught improvisation at the University of Indiana and the Royal Academy of Music in London.

 http://evan.blissstreetstudios.com/

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