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 & 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
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.