Tokyo electronic music pioneer Coppé debuts new album Milk!
Feat. Marc Urselli (laptop) + Keith Witty (bass) + Chris Nattrass (bass). Special guests MJ12, J-MUSIC Ensemble, Ideal Glass Orchestra, DJ Katie Rex
july 7: nublu classic [62 ave. c] 10pm
coppé, derek piotr & mj12
july 9: silvana [300 w 116 st] 9pm
coppé, mj12 & j-music ensemble
july 10: ideal glass [22 e 2nd st], 8pm
coppé, ideal glass orchestra, dj katie rex
The “Godmother of Japanese Electronica” performs “Milk” for New York audiences
Described by Bleep.com as “The lost daughter of Björk & Aphex Twin,” Coppé is a pioneering vocalist, producer and collaborator with Plaid, AtomTM and other luminaries. Coppé tours NYC to debut her new disc of electro-inflected jazz reinterpretations, Milk, out now on Mango + Sweetrice records. Accompanied by Marc Urselli (laptop) + Keith Witty (acoustic bass) + Chris Nattrass (acoustic bass).
Marc Urselli: Grammy award winning engineer/producer for artists including U2/Lou Reed/Keith Richards/Mike Patton/Laurie Anderson/John Zorn/Jack Dejohnette… + the list goes on! Coppé met Marc on her last NYC tour + it’s her dream-come-true 2 work with this open-minded talent 4 the very 1st. time!!! www.marcurselli.com
MJ12: Percy Jones’ fretless bass launched MJ12. Percy and drummer Stephen Moses developed an original repertoire, completing it with saxophonist Chris Bacas and guitarist David Phelps. their sound mashes prog-rock, free jazz and sly humor together in precise romps, crushing grooves and drone-based improvisations. percyjonesmj12.bandcamp.com/releases
Derek Piotr: Poland-born producer whose work focuses primarily on the voice. His work covers glitch, leftfield pop, chamber, dance, and drone; and he has collaborated with artists including Richard Chartier, Don’t DJ, and Thomas Brinkmann. He has been intern to Meredith Monk, had his work nominated by the jury for Prix Ars Electronica (2012), and featured on Resonance FM and BBC. derekpiotr.com
J-Music Ensemble: Grammy-nominated sax phenom Patrick Bartley leads a stellar ensemble of Manhattan School of Music graduates in re-envisioning the J-pop and Japanese video game music that inspires them in a jazz context. www.jmusicband.com
Tour presented by AvanTokyo, a collaboration between Saiko, Willard Morgan & the Globus Family.