Saturday Oct 15th 2011 @Pyramid Atlantic

Matthew Burtner, Michael Straus, DJ Dubble8, POD Nonet, AM/PM Quartet

Composer, performer and metasaxophone inventor Matthew Burtner celebrates his pioneering electronic and multimedia compositions for saxophone with an all-star cast of performers. He will be joined by special guests Michael Straus, DJ Dubble8, the AM/PM Quartet and POD Nonet for an evening of music ranging from metasaxophone, experimental turntablism and film improvisations to performances of two unprecedented compositions for nine acoustic tenor saxophones!


Set 1

  1. (dis)Locations for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, electronics and film
  2. SXueAk for reeds, squeaky toys, turntables and interactive electronics
  3. SXrAtch for metasaxophone
  4. Mindcam for metasaxophone and snowboarding video

Set 2

  1. Improvisations by Matthew Burtner (metasaxophone), Michael Straus (multiple saxophones) and DJ Dubble8 (turntables and electronics) accompanied by experimental film from Alaska

Set 3

  1. Portals of Distortion for nine acoustic tenor saxophones
  2. Incantation S4-X for saxophone quartet and computer generated sound
  3. Endprint for nine acoustic tenor saxophones

Saturday Oct 15th 2011 @ 8 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

~ $10

Pyramid Atlantic
8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD