Several Artists To Perfrom Improvised Duets For Red Bull Music Academy

Donovan Farley

by Donovan Farley

Published March 21, 2013

The month long Red Bull Music academy in New York City just announced "A Night of Improvised Round Robin Duets", featuring Kim Gordon, ?uestlove, Julia Holter, Glenn Kotche (Wilco), Andrew W.K., Thundercat, James Chance, Bernie Worrell (Parliament-Funkadelic), and more. The unique event will take place May 1st at Brooklyn's Masonic Temple and is quite an intreguing concept. A press release explains:

"The format will see one musician starting things off with a solo improvisation lasting five minutes. Another musician then will join for five minutes of duo improvisation. After those five minutes, musician #1 will leave the stage and musician #3 will join musician #2 for another five minutes, and so on."

Check out the poster and additional performers here. The Red Bull Music Academy takes place in New York City April 28th - May 31 and features hundreds of different acts. Check out their website for all the details on this and other projects around the world.


Via Pitchfork

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