Set 1: Matthew Noone (Ireland) - Solo
Matthew Noone is an Australian-Irish ex-indie rocker, improviser, composer and performer of the 25 stringed lute called sarode. After beginning his musical career as a guitarist and drummer in Brisbane and Sydney in the mid 90s, Matthew fell in love with the sarode during a trip to India in 2003. He has studied North Indian Classical music for over a decade with Sougata Roy Chowdhury in Kolkata and more recently with UK based sarodiya, K. Sridhar. He has performed Indian classical music across the globe and composes in a diverse range of disciplines ranging from Irish traditional music, free improvisation and contemporary electroacoustic music.
Set 2: Cody Mckinney Graphic Scores ensemble:
An ensemble of some of the Twin Cities’ most celebrated creative musicians performs the graphic scores of composer and bassist Cody Mckinney.
JT Bates (dr)
Jeremy Ylvisaker (g)
Bryan Nichols (keys)
John Keston (synth+electronics)
Michelle Kinney (cello + electronics)
Brandon Wozniak (tenor)
And myself (bass, voice, electronics)