Experimental guitarist Terrence McManus premieres two projects in NYC.
(Published: December 12, 2008)
Experimental guitarist Terrence McManus will present two very special concerts in the New York City area over the next three weeks. The concerts are premieres of two new ensembles, The Dream of the Ants and Transcendental Numbers, and both will perform sets of newly composed music.
On Tuesday, December 16, at Stain Bar in WIlliamsburg, Brooklyn, The Dream of the Ants(Terrence McManus-classical guitar, Ellery Eskelin-saxophone, Gerry Hemingway-percussion) will premiering the new multi-sectional, through-composed work entitled, The Machine. The piece is divided into seven overlapping sections, and is influenced by the work of Morton Feldman, Gyorgy Ligeti, and Bela Bartok.
And on Thursday, January 1, at The Stone in Manhattan, Transcendental Numbers(Terrence McManus-guitar, Mark Helias-bass, Gerry Hemingway-drums) will be performing a new set of improvised based sketches for trio. This trio has been described as "A classic (un)guitar trio acting as a derivative of the micro and the macro, brought to a state of unity, but retaining the original three separate substances."
Tuesday, December 16 The Dream of the Ants 9pm Stain Bar 766 Grand St. Williamsburg, Brooklyn $5
Thursday, January 1 Transcendental Numbers 8pm The Stone corner ave. C and e.2nd st. NYC $10
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