European improvisers & associates with an amazing international network of well-known performers, in an improvising quartet of profound acoustic interaction.
Mayas / Galvez / Nutters / Olsen
Label: Creative Sources
Released in: Portugal
Carlos Galvez Taroncher
Originally from Valencia, Spain, after clarinet studies at Madrid's Conservatorium, Carlos relocated to the Netherlands in 1995 in order to continue his musical education with Harry Sparnaay at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, obtaining a Bachelor Degree and a Second Phase Degree in Bass Clarinet. Founding member of Insomnio Ensemble and the N Collective, he collaborates with Klangforum Wien, Ictus Ensemble, ASKO Ensemble, Nieuw Ensemble, MusikFabrik and Radio Kamer Filharmonie with whom he has recorded for Unsounds, NMC, FMP, Cpo, Kairos, Teldec and Ox-R. He has performed at many international festivals in Europe, Africa, Asia and America. Carlos has been soloist with the Nieuw Ensemble, Klangforum Wien and Insomnio Ensemble. In 2000, after several working sessions with Pierre Boulez, Carlos Gálvez performed for the first time the version for bass clarinet and live electronics of "Dialogue de l'ombre double". During 2004-05 he was invited by the Nieuw Ensemble to premiere "Shadowtime", first Brian Ferneyhough's Opera, which was released on NMC Records.
Studied Jazz Piano and Improvisation at the University of Arts in Berlin and finished her Diploma at the "Hanns Eisler" Conservatory for Music, Berlin with Georg Graewe. Living in Amsterdam in 2001, the international network of musicians, improvisers and composers, n- collective, was founded and includes the Quartett Mayas /Nutters/Olsen/Galvez (www.n-collective.com). Magda Mayas performs internationally with various ensembles e.g in a duo with drummer Tony Buck or with her trio phono phono (Michael Renkel guitar /electr., Sabine Vogel flutes/electr., Magda Mayas piano/synth.) She appeared on various festivals, such as the the "Total Music Meeting" in 2005 and 2006, at "Konfrontationen" 2007 and did additional performances with Johannes Bauer, Christoph Kurzmann, Andy Moore, Tristan Honsinger, Frank Gratkowski and Michael Moore. Besides she is co organizing an international festival for improvised and contemporary music since 2005, especially featuring piano players: "Tasten-BerlinerKlaviertage"
Studied bass and music at the Hague and amsterdam conservatories. Graduated 2003. He plays bass or consumer electronics, composes pieces for specific ensembles and has worked with choreographers, sound artists and composers. He makes pieces for and plays music with several groups within the N Collective: Office-R(6) Mayas/Nutters/Olsen/Galvez Quartet N Ensemble TAPE THAT He composed pieces for the SOIL Ensemble, the Adapter Ensemble the N Ensemble and the QNG138 Recorded Quartet He played in the Transmediale festival (Berlin), the SKIF festival (St.Petersburg), the Total music meeting (Berlin), Borealis Festival (Norway), NUMUSIC festival (Norway), Sonic Acts Festival (Amsterdam) and many venues around Europe. He played and worked with, amongst others, Axel Dorner, Tony Buck, Frank Gratkowski, Martin Butler, Mette Ingvartsen. Michael Duch, Morten J Olsen, Anders Hana, Jeff Carey, James Beckett, Christophe Meierhans. Since september 2006 he is the artistic director of the DNK-Amsterdam concert series for new electro-acoustic, electronic, and acoustic music in Amsterdam.
Morten J. Olsen
Occupation musician//composer/producer/arranger/improviser - sometimes involved in other arts Instruments percussion/drums/vibraphone/electronics/computer Based in Stavanger, Norway/Berlin, Germany Education 2003-2004 Koninklijk Conservatorium - Sonology 2001-2004 Conservatorium van Amsterdam bachelor (Bmus) 2000-2001 Universitetet i Stavanger avd. for kunstfag Chambermusic improvisation 10 vt 1997-2000 St. Svithun vgs Music/Dans/Drama 1992-1997 Studied classical percussion and jazz drums with Barna Palko -Plays regulalarly with: MoHa! , Ultralyd, Morthana, Thomas Dybdahl &TGOS, Mayas/Nutters/Olsen/Galvez, Office-R(6), N-ensemble, Thai on Top, Phô -Toured all of Europe and the USA with previous mentioned bands. - Founding member of the N-Collective."
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Carlos Galvez Taroncher-bassclarinet
Koen Nutters-acoustic bass
Morten J. Olsen-percussion
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1. non-pitch I (fast)
2. intervals and externals I (medium)
3. intervals and externals II (fast)
4. loose surface I (high end)
5. pitch III (fast points and scrapes like always)
6. loose surface II (low end)
7. mixed pitch / non-pitch (medium)
8. pitch IV (slow, near consonance)
9. loose surface III (triple end)