Music Program

Saturday, May 27, 2006 at 8:00 p.m.

$8 general, $5 Hallwalls members, students and seniors

Todd Whitman with Bill Sack and Will Redman

Presented at:

Todd Whitman
(reeds, bowed saw, megaphone)
Bill Sack
(electric guitar, prepared guitar)
Will Redman
(drums, percussion)

"The first set of the very first High Zero Festival (Baltimore, '99) featured the primordial, guttural saxophonics of Todd Whitman, one of the most exciting and yet under-documented experimental horn players in the country. If the majority of free improvisation evokes the subconscious, Todd Whitman is the Id. His music is monstrous and explosive with a directness that is frightening. A highly idiosyncratic player and multi-instrumentalist with an enormously personal approach to extended technique, Whitman has been active in the field of improvised music for over twenty years and has been a strong influence on improvisors like Jack Wright, Greg Pierce, and Michael Johnsen." – High Zero

Some publications related to this event:
May, 2006 - 2006

t: 716-854-1694
f: 716-854-1696

Tues.—Fri. 11-6
Sat. 11-2
Sun. & Mon. closed

from Sep. 22, 2017
through Nov. 3, 2017

David Schirm
All The Glad Variety

Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...