Archive for March, 2012

Pardon our Progress, 7 This week

Friday, March 30th, 2012

It’s officially 7 weeks and counting til Requiem opens, which means that EVERYTHING is due right now: postcard design, music recordings, press release, fundraising efforts and, oh yeah, I’m supposed to be completing the creation of this dance from the authentic and sensitive bowels of my artistic soul.

It can drive a girl mad, but HERE’S a clip from some great duets we made at rehearsal this week…reminds me to enjoy, and breathe…….

Pardon our Progress, 6 Recording the soundtrack…

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

We had an amazing two days at Seaside Lounge recording over an hour of music for Requiem for This.  Evan Mazunik led the two 10-hour marathons, wrangling the audio delights coming from In One Wind‘s Angelo Spagnolo (who co-composed the music…), Max Jaffe, Rob Lundberg, Steven Lugerner,  and Mallory Glaser.

I’ll save the actual tunes for the show, but I wanted to give you a mini tour of the studio…HERE

May 17-19!!

Pardon our Progress 5, fyi

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Just came across this title brainstorm from six months ago…aww, like finding that list of baby names tucked away in a pregnancy book.

Requiem Familiaris
(This) Requiem (is for the Living)
Requiem for This

Fyi.

Pardon our Progress 4, the Band

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

A glorious 4 hours rehearsing with In One Wind!!  This living room was packed with dizzying skill, beauty and the artist’s soul…as evidenced by the hearts scribbled in my notebook in an effort not to gush embarrassingly…

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So I’ll gush here instead.  :)

Evan Mazunik: these mighty forearms coax out the most lovely and nuanced phrases you ever heard.

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Angelo Spagnolo: magnanimous melodies careen via hairpin turns into startling discoveries. Fierce and full of care.

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Mallory Glaser: a bright beauty…her silvery, slippery voice floats, sneaks, vaults into the air.

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Max Jaffe: full body rhythm…infinite articulations driving, scattering, painting, splashing color everywhere.

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Steven Lugerner: beguiling, bravado, brash, he’ll eat you up and spit you out better than ever.  Oh, and pick a reed, any reed…this guy can do it, and I mean DO.

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And Rob Lundberg: assuming in the most unassuming way. Deeply vibrant…expansive resonance from this tall, gentle hero.

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Not to mention the decor…

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