Mojave Interlude by Joe Westerlund
Featuring Experimental Music + Dance by
EFIRD/WESTERLUND + Reflex Arc
Thursday, October 27, 2016, 8-11pm
The Shed, Durham, NC | $8
This evening of experimental music and dance celebrates the release of Joe Westerlund’s Mojave Interlude on Northern Spy Records.
Westerlund opens with a solo percussion set; Reflex Arc ("Crowmeat" Bob Pence and Ginger Wagg) follows with improvised music/dance; and, EFIRD/WESTERLUND locally premier I am Come for You, a dance/theater score set to Mojave Interlude performed by choreographer, Carson Efird, and dancers, Meg Fishburn and Porter Witsell. Mojave Interlude will be mixed live by Westerlund during the performance.
Joe Westerlund is a percussionist, composer, improviser and vocalist who records and tours internationally with Megafaun, Califone and Gayngs among others. He composes music for film and modern dance, and, most recently recorded a "children's cirquestral song cycle for adults" under the moniker Grandma Sparrow. joewesterlund.com
Reflex Arc is a two-piece experimental & improvisational band. Crowmeat Bob plays a variety of horns & sometimes electric guitar while Ginger Wagg plays a variety of body parts, spaces and emotional states. gingerwagg.com/reflexarc
EFIRD/WESTERLUND is the experimental dance and music collaborations between North Carolina-based choreographer, Carson Efird, and composer, Joe Westerlund. They met in an improvisation for dancers and musicians class at Bennington College in 2003. carsonefird.com/efirdwesterlund