On Thursday, March 31, free improvising avantjazz/folk hero Eugene Chadbourne makes a long awaited return from his home base in Greensboro, N.C. to play in duo with his touring partner, percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani from Philadelphia. Local artists Darryl Fleming (on guitar, with
guest accompanist) and Michael Johnsen (electronics)
open the show. The concert is at Garfield Artworks, 4931 Penn Avenue, and is open to all ages. Admission is $10.
Chadbourne has dozens of records out, and has collaborated
with the likes of John Zorn, Fred Frith, Derek Bailey, Han Bennink and Carla Bley as well punk/rockers such as Camper Van Beethoven, Jello Biafra, Turbonegro, They Might Be Giants, Sun City Girls and Violent Femmes. He also did a tour with Jimmy Carl Black of Frank Zappa’s Mothers of Invention.
Tatsuya Nakatani has worked with dozens of experimental musicians in the United States (Assif Tsahar, Mary Halvorson, Joe Morris, Joe McPhee, Marc Ribot, Sabir Mateen, Cooper-Moore, Ken Vandermark, Billy Bang, Frank Lowe, Joe Maneri, LaDonna Smith), in Europe (Peter Kowald, Peter Brotzmann, Michel Doneda, Barre Phillips, Le Quan Ninh, Joelle Leandre, Phil Minton, Alessandro Bosetti, Giani Gebbia, Frank Gratkowski, Rafael Toral) and in Japan (Otomo Yoshihide, Satoko Fujii, Seiichi Yamamoto of the Boredoms), and tons more.