I call america
AFTER EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC
Matana Roberts: I call america , 2019 *
Commissioned by The Earle Brown Music Foundation Charitable Trust
Matana Roberts, composer/performer
Jaimie Branch, trumpet
Matt Lavelle, bass clarinet and pocket trumpet
Maria Grand, tenor saxophone
Geng/King Vision Ultra, wordspeak and sampler
Roberto C. Lange, wordspeak/electronics
Tomas Fujiwara, drums
International Contemporary Ensemble
Joshua Rubin, clarinet
Ryan Muncy, saxophone
Rebekah Heller, bassoon
Levy Lorenzo, percussion
Cory Smythe, piano
Mariel Roberts, cello
AFTER EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC is co-curated by Thomas Fichter and Ben Piekut.
Concert will be approximately 70 to 90 minutes.
Performances and commissioning activities during the 2018-19 concert season are made possible by the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Howard Gilman Foundation, Booth Ferris Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Jerome Foundation, A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, Amphion Foundation, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Pacific Harmony Foundation, Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, The Casement Fund, BMI Foundation, as well as public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council for the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. Yamaha Artist Services New York is the exclusive piano provider for ICE.