Multimedia — Oct 12, 2010

Guillermo E. Brown + Tim DuRoche

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MFA in Visual Studies visiting artist Guillermo E. Brown performs a live improv set with Portland-based jazz musician-composer Tim DuRoche.

Visiting artist Guillermo E. Brown collaborates with local artist and jazz musician-composer Tim DuRoche for an evening of improvised jazz percussion at Design Within Reach Portland Studio.

Brown is a musician, multidisciplinary performer and producer/composer. He was awarded a 2001 Artist-in-Residence and 2003 Van Lier Fellowship from Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center. Featured on over 25 recordings, he has performed or recorded with David S. Ware, Anti-Pop Consortium, Anthony Braxton, DJ Spooky, El P, Carl Hancock Rux, Vernon Reid/DJ Logic’s Yohimbe Brothers, Mike Ladd, George Lewis, Vijay Iyer and Gordon Voidwell among others.

DuRoche is a jazz musician-composer and conceptual artist who thrives on the slim boundaries between art, utility, entertainment and civic engagement. He creates site-specific performances, sound installations, composition, intermedia collaboration and performs frequently at nightclubs and festivals.

Listen to a conversation with Guillermo E. Brown and Tim DuRoche, presented as part of the MFA Graduate Lecture Series.

Special thanks to Design Within Reach’s Portland Studio.
Supported by the PNCA Cyan/PDX Cultural Residency Program.

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