Rick Parker and Li DaiguoSunday, December 4, 2016 @ 8 p.m.
Join us for a concert with Rick Parker and Li Daiguo.
Sounds of the trombone, cello, pipa, human voice and a variety of electronic remedies are conjured to form the psychoacoustic duo of Brooklyn’s Rick Parker and China’s Li Daiguo. “The sounds that the two create together are uncategorizable, a fluid blend of past and future, traditional and modern. They move from the ambient to the abstract, with folk-like acoustics colliding strangely with sci-fi electronics.” (Shaun Brady). With performances and recording sessions over the last 3 years in both NYC and Dali, a small city in southwest China, Parker and Li released their debut record, Free World Music, on Brooklyn’s eleven2eleven and Very Special Music record labels in July 2016.
This event will also feature a reading by Shenaz Patel.
Writer and journalist from the island of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, Shenaz Patel is the author of several award-winning novels, plays and short stories in both French and Mauritian Creole, including Sensitive, Paradis Blues and Le silence des Chagos. The latter recounts the brutal deportation of the entire Chagossian population from its native archipelago in view of the setting up of one of the U.S. major military base. She seeks, through her writing, to unearth the unsaid, and untold