Life and music are two inseparable phrases. JAZZ SINGERS Les Sampou and her musical associates present a night of jazz favorites from the Nice American Songbook. Grounded in the reality of the live performance corridor and its traditions, the piece invites the audience to focus on different facets of the soundscape—at occasions treating it as a sound installation, as Thorvaldsdottir suggests.
One notably notable example of this is the Devil’s Interval, or flatted fifth, which received its name within the Middle Ages as a result of the sound it produced was deemed so unpleasant that folks associated it with sinister forces. We’d never know when the primary set of thuds, thumps and faucets were strung collectively to make music, or when people sang the first songs, however it is incontrovertible that our lives are seeped in rhythms and beats.
I’m honored to be part of Panorama Music’s upcoming concert with …