Pianist/composer Thomas Kotcheff plays the music of Frederic Rzewski.
Free jazz from Canadian masters Charuest (alto saxophone), Ellis (bass), and Valsamis (drums).
Soundwaves co-founder Daniel Rothman’s music is performed by guitarist Mak Gergic and the Los Angeles Saxophone Ensemble (led by Ulrich Krieger).
Soundwaves’ third year of collaborations with Pianospheres begins with a solo performance by Richard Valitutto.
Pianist Brendan White performs Paul Hindemith’s “Ludus Tonalis,” a set of 25 pieces from 1942 demonstrating his compositional techniques in all 12 major and minor keys (plus a prelude) as a modern answer to Bach’s “Well-Tempered Klavier.”
Pianist David Kaplan presents selections from “Gideon’s Suitcase,” a portrait of pianist/composer Gideon Klein, based on the suitcase of his sheet music discovered decades after he was killed in the Holocaust.
A pioneer of European Free Improvisation now living in Long Beach, Centazzo performs solo on percussion and electronics, accompanying his original video on Leonardo DaVinci.