Tag Archives: Paul Stapleton

Broken Families: Collectivism, Violence, Imagined Utopias and Improvisation (a twitter transcript)

Simon Rose: “Did you know how loud you were?” Han-earl Park: “Oh. Yes.” Rose: “I thought you did.” Thoughts and questions in response to Translating Improvisation’s symposium back in May from the POV of an institutionally unaffiliated, sometimes teacher, amateur scholar and anthropologist [previous twitter transcripts…]. Below the fold is an unedited twitter transcript of […]

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update: Just Improvisation, Belfast

May 29 and 30, 2015: as previously posted, I’ve been invited to participate in Just Improvisation: Enriching child protection law through musical techniques, discourses and pedagogies. See below for the program including the list of musicians involved. The symposium, organized by Translating Improvisation, takes place at the Sonic Arts Research Centre (Queen’s University, Belfast, N. […]

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site update: scrapbook redux

Just a summary of the updates that have been accumulating in my scrapbook since the last overhaul. Here’s some of the more recent additions. Enjoy! All music and audio recordings © + ℗ their respective owners. Eris 136199 (Nick Didkovsky: guitar; Han-earl Park: guitar; and Catherine Sikora: saxophones). Music by Eris 136199. Recorded live, June […]

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video: Call them Improvisors! at Sonorities 2010

Pedro Rebelo has just posted a video of ‘Call them Improvisors!,’ an Evan Parker-led ensemble performance that took place at the Sonic Arts Research Center, Belfast, November 7, 2010 [details…] [Sonorities page…]. The performers were Mark Trayle (electronics), Gascia Ouzounian (violin), Chris Brown (piano), Paul Stapleton (percussion), Dan Goren (trumpet), Don Nichols (percussion), Simon Rose […]

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thanks: Ted Byrnes and Han-earl Park at ResBox

Thanks to Hans Fjellestad and ResBox < The Steve Allen Theater < The Center for Inquiry for hosting the performance, to G. E. Stinson, Jie Ma, Hans and Slumgum for sharing the stage, and to Ted Byrnes for inviting me to perform with him. And, as always, thanks to all who came to listen/watch. (Plus special thanks to Paul […]

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thanks: Call them Improvisors! at Sonorities 2010

Thanks in to the members of my local trio (as Richard pointed out, it’s very hard not to feel the pull of tribalism), Ulrich Mitzlaff and Gascia Ouzounian; to the emergent section leader of the neighboring trio Pedro Rebelo (with whom, during the rehearsal/trial run, I would share looks when things (creatively) self-destructed); to the […]

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reminder: Call them Improvisors! at Sonorities 2010

This evening (Sunday, November 7, 2010) at 6:00 pm: the closing event of Sonorities, ‘Call them Improvisors!,’ an ensemble performance led by Evan Parker takes place at the Sonic Arts Research Center (Queen’s University, Belfast, N. Ireland). [Details…] [Sonorities page…]

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performance: Call them Improvisors! at Sonorities 2010

Sunday, November 7, 2010, at 6:00 pm: the closing event of Sonorities, ‘Call them Improvisors!,’ an ensemble performance led by Evan Parker takes place at the Sonic Arts Research Center (Queen’s University, Belfast, N. Ireland). See the performance diary for up-to-date info. [Sonorities page…] [facebook event page…] On Saturday, November 6, 2010, I will also […]

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performance diary 02-16-10 (Cork, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London)

Mar–08–2010: Cork, Ireland
Mar–15–2010: Cork, Ireland
Apr–12–2010: Cork, Ireland
Apr–14–2010: Glasgow, Scotland
Apr–15–2010: Edinburgh, Scotland
Apr–18–2010: London, England
May–10–2010: Cork, Ireland
May–26–2010: Cork, Ireland

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performance diary 12-15-09

Jan–9–2010: Cork, Ireland
Jan–11–2010: Cork, Ireland
Jan–16–2010: Cork, Ireland
Jan–23–2010: Cork, Ireland
Jan–30–2010: Cork, Ireland
Feb–8–2010: Cork, Ireland
Mar–8–2010: Cork, Ireland
2010: Cork, Ireland
2010: …
2011: Belfast, N. Ireland

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