Josh Berman/Tim Daisy DuoFriday | 18 May 2018
Arts + Literature Laboratory | Madison - 8:00pm
On Friday, May 18, 2018 at 8pm, Josh Berman (cornet) and Tim Daisy (drums) perform together at Arts + Literature Laboratory. Don’t miss these two veterans of Chicago’s vibrant improvised music community as they team up for an evening of duo improvisations. Tickets $12 in advance at https://daisyberman.bpt.me or $15 at the door. Online sales end one hour before performance. Doors open at 7:30pm.
Chicago–based drummer, marimbist and composer Tim Daisy has worked in the fields of improvised and composed music since 1997. He has performed, recorded, and toured with many acclaimed musicians and ensembles from both the North American and European improvised music scenes including: Mars Williams, Ken Vandermark, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Elisabeth Harnik, Dave Rempis, James Falzone, Russ Johnson, Havard Wiik, Mikolaj Trzaska, Clayton Thomas, Per Ake Holmlander, Steve Swell, Aram Shelton, Michael Zerang, Kyle Bruckmann, and Katherine Young.
Tim organizes tours and composes music for three of his own ensembles including: the chamber music trio Vox Arcana with James Falzone on clarinet and Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello, Trio Red Space with Mars Williams on reeds and Jeb Bishop on trombone, and The Steel Bridge Trio with Aram Shelton on reeds and Safa Shokrai on bass.
Tim has performed and recorded original music for modern dance, film, and improvised music ensembles of various… Read More
For more than fifteen years, cornetist, improviser, composer, and music presenter Josh Berman has been an essential contributor to Chicago’s active improvised music scene. His work encompasses both developing opportunities for presenting improvised music, and performing in a variety of highly collaborative formats. He’s a co-founder of critically acclaimed Umbrella Music, and curator of the Sunday night music series at the Hungry Brain. He’s performed as bandleader of his own groups, Josh Berman Trio, Josh Berman’s Old Idea, and Josh Berman and His Gang, and as co-leader of Chicago Luzern Exchange.
In addition to his work as bandleader, Berman has performed and recorded with some of the most internationally respected musicians and composers in jazz and improvised music: Bill Dixon, Ab Baars, Keefe Jackson, Joe McPhee, Jason Adasiewicz, Mike Reed, Michael Moore, Ken Vandermark, Frank Rosaly, Rob Mazurek, Jason Stein, Jeb Bishop, Dave Rempis, Michael Zerang, Fred Lonberg-Holm… Read More