Recap is a New Jersey percussion quartet, presenting works by six powerhouse composers on their debut album. Arlene Acevedo, Alexis Carter, Tiahna Sterling, & Aline Vasquez. Featuring TRANSIT New Music and Caroline Shaw.
Performed and commissioned by Al Cerulo, Amplified Perception is an evening of new works for single solo percussion instruments with electronic enhancement featuring compositions by Eve Beglarian, Randy Gibson, Paula Matthusen, Mathew Rosenblum, and Jude Traxler.
Expanding Rhythms in Harmonic Time – Randy Gibson
Lighting and sound design by Jude Traxler
with liberty… combines Lift Ev’ry Voice and The Star Spangled Banner played on metal pipes underneath two opposing battery units performing military-style drum cadences at different tempi. This represents the extraordinary effort required by Black Americans to reach the same level of acceptance and equality in society. As the composition progresses, military drum sounds coalesce into a harmonious unison, weaving both songs together, symbolizing a bright future for all members of our great nation, with liberty, and justice for all.