cm5 co-founder Jim Ivy presents his large format Tangled Bell Ensemble outside the umbrella of a Civic Minded 5 concert. Of course you should attend this at Timucua on Sunday, February 3rd.
The main goal of this exploration is to juxtapose seemingly conflicting concepts and approaches, and display them in an aligning way; to show how antagonistic forces and unfamiliarity can create a cooperative friction and become formidable allies. The intent being that all portions of the whole (notated music, text, improvisation) were at once independent of and mutually dependent upon each other; symbiotic; each being a part and apart simultaneously.
By coordinating loosely written themes that rely on improvisation for story detail, the inclusion of…
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