Jessica Pavone W/ Gouox (Will Bollinger), SNL at Rhizome DC
Posted by Saby Reyes-Kulkarni on February 12, 2019
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Avant Music News recently hailed the inventiveness of Jessica Pavone's new album In The Action, noting how she "packs a lot of ideas into a short duration and re-thinks the role of her instrument along the way" and adding that "without liner notes, it would likely be impossible to identify the instrument from which these sounds originate."
Pavone (composer, viola, violin, el.bass) has performed in countless improvisation, avant jazz, experimental, folk, soul, and chamber ensembles since moving to NYC in 2000. She currently leads her own string ensemble, plays with the band JOBS, in a duo with guitarist Mary Halvorson, in Anthony Braxton's Tri-Centric Orchestra and as a solo violist. As a composer, The Wire magazine praised her “ability to transform a naked tonal gesture into something special,” and The New York Times described her music as "distinct and beguiling...its core is steely, and its execution clear."...