A saxophonist, Evan Parker leads the Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Septet in a set of improvisations.
In the interview, Parker talks about his work, the process of choosing collaborators, potential errors of self-perception, and FEEDBACK in all its forms!
Evan Shaw Parker (born 5 April 1944) is a British saxophone player who plays free jazz. Recording and performing prolifically with many collaborators, Parker was a pivotal figure in the development of European free jazz and free improvisation. He has pioneered or substantially expanded an array of extended techniques. Critic Ron Wynn describes Parker as "[a]mong Europe's most innovative and intriguing saxophonists...his solo sax work isn't for the squeamish."
Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Septet:
Evan Parker, saxophones
George Lewis, trombone and electronics
Ikue Mori, electronics
Ned Rothenberg, clarinets, shakuhachi
Peter Evans, trumpet
Okkung Lee, cello
Sam Pluta, electronics
Aired on rTV: 2013
Performance: Sept. 30, 2013
Produced by Jim Staley
Directed by Matthew Mehlan
Edited by Wolfgang Daniel