MUSIQUES ABSTRAITES # 14
JEAN BORDE - contrebasse
ELLIOTT LEVIN - flutes, saxophones, words.
participation au frais: libre à partir de 5€
petite restauration fait maison et bar sur place
(à petit prix)
l'occasion de voir l'exposition HABITAR
Galerie G - l'art au Garage
23bis rue des Lilas (au RDC de l'immeuble à l'angle de la rue Eugénie Coton)
75019 Paris M° Place des Fêtes
compositions & performances through flutes, saxophones, words.
Born and based in Phila., Pa. pursuing early studies with Michael Guerra (legendary saxist/clarinetist of Phila. Orchestra under Stokowski); and composer/flutist Claire Polin (collaborator with flute innovater William Kincaid). Studied music and creative writing at the U. of Oregon.
Later studies with masters- pianist/improvisor/composer Cecil Taylor; and later with saxophonist/improviser/composer Odean Pope- led to long time relationships of performing and recording with their ensembles.
A member of many groups in Phila/NYC area over the past 30 years (since the early '70's), he has continued to work with his own ensembles as well including INTERPLAY Ensemble, NEW GHOST, The PHILADELPHIA PHENOMENA to name a few...(collaborating with artists such as Rick Iannacone, Ed Watkins, Ron Howerton, Keno Speller, Marshall Allen, Tyrone Hill, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Calvin Weston, and many others).
OLDUVAI- "Baubo" on Tiwa Records (original poetry & music).
ILTAR- "Iltar" on Tiwa Records (original poetry & music).
THE MOTION OF EMOTION; SOUL-ETUDE; A FINE INTENSITY; OPPORTUNITIES & ADVANTAGES ("ON IN ON-ON-DAGA!")- on CIMP Recordings (as a leader)...
THE LIGHT OF CORONA; also- ALMEDA- on FMP (w/ Cecil Taylor Ensemble)...
THE SOUND VISION ORCHESTRA- on Eremite (w/ Alan Silva)...
ODEAN POPE'S SAXOPHONE CHOIR- "Locked & Loaded"(w/Michael Brecker; James Carter, & Joe Lovano)
LEVIN/CARTER/BALGOCHIAN/KRALL/SHURDUT Ensemble; a solo Poetry & Music CD
Bobby Zankel's WARRIORS OF THE WONDERFUL SOUND-"Ceremonies Of Forgiveness".
SECRET VOICES "No Time For Silence" (1KRecordings) w/ Ursula Rucker, Rich Medina, etc. (International poetry & music compilation).
NEW GHOST -"Live Upstairs @ Nick's" on ESP (original poetry & music).
INTERPLAY- "Apology to the Atonists/Tritone Suite)" on Porter Re3cords (original poetry & music)
SEESAW ENSEMBLE- "Elliott Levin Meets the Seesaw Ensemble" on Porter Records (original poetry & Music).
His book of poetry "does it swing...?" is published by Heat Press (LA).
for more info: www.radical3over2.com/elliott/levin.html