Mar 11 2016 SOLOIST #4 | Evan Runyon, contrabass
Friday, March 11, 2016, 8PM
Evan Runyon, contrabass
with special guests Sam Nester, trumpet, and LeeAna Benson, live artist
Evan Runyon is a Brooklyn-based acoustic & electric bassist, composer and improviser. Artistic director of Real Loud, 1/2 of A Gentleman’s Intermission (with clarinetist Carlos Cordeiro) and a core member of ensemble mise-en, Evan performs and records as soloist, leader and sideman in a variety of classical, jazz and pop settings (both contemporary and traditional) with some of New York’s most exciting artists, including Chris Potter, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra and Spanish Harlem Orchestra. He has been a featured performer at the GAIDA (Lithuania), ARENA (Latvia), Montreux Jazz (France) and ISB (Rochester, NY) festivals, appeared on the SXSW and Warped Tour stages and recorded for releases on Fat Wreck, AF, Albany and Asian Man. His principal mentor was Robert Black.
Matt Sargent, Tide (2015)
Franco Donatoni, Lem (1983)
Lars Bröndum, Premonitions (2004/2015) *world premiere of new version
Julia Wolfe, Stronghold (2008)
Tickets will be available at the door and can be purchased for $20 general admission or $15 for students and seniors. Your ticket will also include a complimentary drink.
MISE-EN_PLACE is located in the heart of Bushwick at 678 Hart St #1B, Brooklyn, NY 11221. Directions: M train to the Central Stop or the L train to the Dekalb stop.