Working on different vocal techniques and their use value, ranging from opera singing to growling to formally gather in stage hybridizations, rites or facilities.
Homnimal, version concert, oui peut-être! Travaille sur les différentes techniques vocales et leur valeur d’usage, allant du chant lyrique au grognement pour les rassembler formellement dans des hybridations scéniques, des rites ou des installations.
! 19h in HS before the big OddPop event in Ateliers Claus Rogier at 20h30 !
Jean-Luc Guionnet / Will Guthrie / Clayton Thomas
How does THE AMES ROOM continue to wring substantial blood from that ancient stone? The stone in question being the moldering carcass of no-holds-barred free jazz, a lamented beast that has regularly suffered indignities these past couple of decades by well-meaning folk who insist on CPR maneuvers long after the entity has flat-lined. At least part of the answer has to do with discerning musicians who have wide experience in other genres honing in on the seriously vital sources of the music and dealing with the essences found there, not the superficialities. Brian Olewnick.
The three members of THE AMES ROOM are involved in a multitude of musical activities: free improvisation, electro-acoustic composition, jazz, installations, noise, rock, however all three share a passion for free jazz at it’s most energetic and brutal heights. The music rests somewhere between Roscoe Mitchell’s Noonah, Last Exit’s tribal adventures, and Henry Threadgill’s spider web like tapestries of sound. Between them the three members have worked/work with the likes of Peter Brötzmann, Jim Denley, Robin Fox, Chris Abrahams, Axel Dorner, Johannes Bauer, Paul Lovens, Burkhard Beins, Keith Rowe, Jerome Noetinger, Thomas Ankersmit, Andy Moor, Tony Buck, Eric La Casa, Eric Cordier, Philipp Samartzis , Marc Baron …