This is How We Fly + Filippo Mariottini

11126929_10152772662470756_239937055679291244_nFrom Cleek Schrey ‘GRAD:

Come hear the US debut of this daring and inventive collaboration of Irish, American and Swedish music & dance here at Wesleyan.

A collaboration between fiddler Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and jazz clarinetist Seán Mac Erlaine already sounds an intriguing proposition, but throw in American hard shoe dancer Nic Gareiss and Swedish percussionist Petter Berndalen and the results are something quite special. The search for common ground between this eclectic quartet has yielded a rich crop of ideas and a debut album that sounds like nothing else.

“It’s a bold and unfamiliar path, full of surprising diversions that reveal themselves surreptitiously. This is fresh-faced, unboxable music.” ~ Siobhan Long, The Irish Times.

“Part contemporary dance project, part innovative folk band venturing into the realms of jazz, world, ambient and improvised music, This is How we Fly is simply a fascinating proposition in today’s musical landscape.” ~ Spellbinding Music

Produced by the Wesleyan Experimental Music Group (EMG)

$5 for Wesleyan students! Tickets are available at the Box Office in the Usdan University Center, 45 Wyllys Ave.

** WITH A SPECIAL SET ON THE ORGAN BY FILLIPPO MARIOTTINI

Date: Wednesday, April 22
Time: 8-10 PM
Place: Memorial Chapel
Cost: $5 for Wesleyan students

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