KENNEY / KANG
Seattle's composers Jessika Kenney and Eyvind Kang meet the percussionist and electroacoustic artist Hyeonhee Park for a unique distillation of experimental and traditional music. Jessika Kenney is a vocalist known for her haunting timbres and interpretation of vocal traditions, performing and recording with Gamelan Pacifica, Ostad Hossein Omoumi, and Sunn O)), as well as collaborating with poets Fatemeh Keshavarz, Red Pine, and Anne Carson ; Eyvind Kang is a violist and composer who has worked in the past with the likes of Sun City Girls , Bill Frisell , Secret Chiefs 3 , Blonde Redhead , Laurie Anderson, Christian Wolff, and many others. He has released albums on Tzadik (John Zorn) and Ipecac (Mike Patton) among other labels. As a duo, their orchestral and choral co-composition "Concealed Unity" has been performed by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra under Ilan Volkov, and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra under Alexander Mickelthwate. They have released several albums on Ideologic Organ (Stephen O'Malley), including the Face of the Earth (2012), which was described as " serious, refined music " by the New York Times.