Wake the Dead Music Series
Marcus Rojas with Peter Apfelbaum and Satoshi Takeishi
Saturday May 26th 2001
Location One announces its Spring Music Series, Wake the Dead. The fourth of five exciting nights of music will feature a solo performance by Marcus Rojas, and also trio work with the addition of Peter Apfelbaum and Satoshi Takeishi. Their performance will be presented in the gallery and streamed live at www.location1.org.
Marcus Rojas (Tuba)
Marcus Rojas, one of NYC’s most sought after musicians, is an avid proponent of contemporary, classical and improvised music. He is a member of Henry Threadgill’s Very Very Circus, Spanish Fly and Les Miserable Brass Band, and is a founder of the trio SingleTree. Mr Rojas has performed and recorded with such artists as Dr. John, Ray Charles, John Zorn, Steven Bernstein, Marc Ribot, The Kamakazi Crew, Lester Bowie’s Brass Fantasy, The Art Ensemble of Chicago, They Might Be Giants, The Klezmatics and Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music Orchestra. He has appeared with ensembles led by Gil Evans, George Russell, Lionel Hampton, David Byrne, P.D.Q.Bach, The Metropolitan Opera, and Robert Wilson’s production “The Knee Plays”. Feature film projects include the soundtracks Wolf and Sleepless in Seattle. Marcus co-composed the animated children’s video story of Pinnochio narrated by Danny Aiello and produced by Rabbit Ears.
Upcoming Spring Music Series artists:
Janene Higgins & Zeena Parkins