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Concert: Sahba Sizdahkhani, Barbiero/Byrd/Ghaphery, Jim Strong + Rex Delafkaran

Maple House Collective presents...

Sahba Sizdahkhani grew up a jazz drummer and has played with Peter Brotzmann, Miho Hatori (Cibo Matto), Mary Halvorson, Eli Keszler, Marc Ribot, Sophia Knapp, Beauty Pill, Devendra Banhart, and many more. He has recorded with bands on the imprints of Dischord Records, Southern Lord, and Drag City. Recently he launched his solo identity where he primarily plays 104-string custom Persian santour.

Barbiero-Byrd-Ghaphery - From Richmond VA & the DC area, acoustic concrete improvisation for winds, strings & percussion.
Daniel Barbiero: double bass
Sam Byrd: drums, percussion & objects
Jimmy Ghaphery: saxophones, flutes & miscellanea

Jim Strong is an experimental instrument builder and visual artist. His Instruments are built intuitively utilizing Crank Mechanisms, Strings, Broken Electronics and pressurized air.  His most recent work explores movement and improvisation through wearable instrumentation.   He Plays solo and in variable group improvisations and works collaboratively in Dance, Video and Theater.  Strong is a founding member of the Impermanent society of Philadelphia and the Pfff festival promoting the art form of free Improvisation in Movement and Dance.  In addition, He Curates multimedia events under shifting monikers (GENTLE SHEERS,  membrane channel etc.) spanning sound, poetry, screenings and dance in galleries, warehouses and basements across the philadelphia area.

WHEN: Tuesday March 21, 8pm
COST: $10 suggested donation