An ensemble of Sydney’s finest composers, performers and improvisers, featuring players from classical, jazz, electronic and new music streams.
The conducted improvising ensemble is an intersection of many paths of streams, Karlheinz Stockhausen, John Cage, Frank Zappa, Sun Ra, Miles Davis, John Zorn and Butch Morris, Iannis Xenakis are a few who have contributed to the concept.
This is the only ensemble of it’s type in Australia.
“A vocabulary of ideographic signs and gestures activated to modify or construct a real time musical arrangement of any notation or composition. Each sign and gesture transmits generative information and provides instantaneous possibilities for altering or initiating harmony, melody, rhythm, articulation, phrasing, or form” – Butch Morris