Friday, September 6, 2019
from Cuneiform :
Grammy winner Henry Kaiser is widely recognized as one of the most creative and innovative guitarists, improvisers, and producers in the fields of rock, jazz, world, and contemporary experimental musics. The California-based musician is one of the most extensively recorded as well, having appeared on more than 250 different albums and contributed to countless television and film soundtracks. Kaiser produces and contributes to a staggering number of recorded projects. And he performs frequently throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Japan both in group configurations, as a soloist, and in ad hoc concerts of freely improvised music with a host of diverse instrumentalists.
November 22 - Rhizome DC - 6950 Maple St NW - Washington, DC [Takoma metro] [Solo guitar with Antarctic underwater videos - For this show Henry will present some of his newest and best underwater video from beneath the ice of the Ross Sea. He will accompany this footage with live solo guitar improvisations.]
November 23 - Rhizome DC - 6950 Maple St NW - Washington, DC [Takoma metro] [Solo guitar requia by request: Two of Kaiser’s solo guitar releases consisted of heartfelt guitar requia for many of his departed heroes and great ancestors. At this gig, Henry will experiment with playing solo guitar requia requests from audience members; so bring some ideas for whom you might want to hear solo guitar improvisations in memory of!]