Wayne Horvitz - European Tour - June 8-18, 2016

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Wayne Horvitz
 

Pianist and composer Wayne Horvitz is available on June 8th to 18th, 2016 for Solo (piano and/or keyboards), Italian Bandstand and European Orchestra

 

Wayne Horvitz European Orchestra
Wayne Horvitz - conduction and composition
Luca Calabrese - trumpet
Eric Boeren - trumpet
Alex Ward - clarinet and guitar
Massimiliano Milesi - soprano sax
Silke Eberhard - alto sax
Edoardo Marraffa - tenor sax
John Dikeman - baritone sax
Gerhard Gschlößl - trombone
Sebi Tramontana - trombone
Alexander Hawkins - piano
Danilo Gallo - double bass
Zeno de Rossi - drums

Wayne Horvitz' "Italian Bandstand" 
Wayne Horvitz - piano and composition
Enrico Terragnoli - electric guitar
Danilo Gallo - double bass
Zeno de Rossi - drums

Wayne Horvitz Solo 
Wayne Horvitz - piano, keyboards and electronics


Video, audio and other at AKAMU website

Press Kit at Wayne Horvitz's website
 

Wayne Horvitz is a composer, pianist and electronic musician who has performed extensively throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America.
He is the leader of the Gravitas Quartet, Sweeter Than the Day, Zony Mash, The Four plus One Ensemble and co-founder of the New York Composers Orchestra.
He has performed and collaborated with Bill Frisell, Butch Morris, John Zorn, George Lewis, Robin Holcomb, Fred Frith, Julian Priester, Michael Shrieve and Carla Bley, among others.
Commissioners include the NEA, Meet the Composer, Kronos String Quartet, Seattle Chamber Players, BAM, and Earshot Jazz. Collaborators include Paul Taylor, Liz Lerman, Bill Irwin and Gus Van Sant.
He has been the recipient of numerous awards including two MAP grants and the NEA American Masterpiece award.
Recent compositions include The Heartsong of Charging Elk based on the novel by James Welch and 55: Music and Dance in Concrete: a site-specific collaboration with dancer Yukio Suzuki and video artist Yohei Saito.
He is the music programmer for The Royal Room, a performance venue in Seattle, Washington, and a professor of composition at the Cornish College of the Arts.