CompCord at Drom
Details will be provided shortly. Many details need to be filled in.This was a memorable concert. Please look out for further activities of Composers Concordance.
DROM is close enough to the Magic Theater of Steppenwolf. It’s in a basement on Avenue A.
Composer Gene Pritsker set a poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay for soprano with accompanying rapper.
The compsoer was the rapper. They also sang a lovely tune in unison, all accompanied by the Composers Concordance String Quartet.
Jazz trombone guy
Dan Cooper’s work was, like the trombone piece, very serious in tone, ambitious. I found it sincere and moving.
Another work was about an alligator. Back soon with more details.
William Anderson is a guitarist and composer and an advisor to the Roger Shapiro Fund.