Local new music organization TILT Brass celebrates the release of its first full-length recording by presenting an evening of adventurous brass and electronic music. In addition to featuring its own resident ensembles, the 10-piece TILT Creative Brass Band and TILT SIXtet, the event includes the debut collaboration between all-star improvising duos Phantom Orchard (Zeena Parkins and Ikue Mori) and Nate Wooley/Peter Evans Trumpet Duo. Taking place within the beautiful 1st floor installation space at Brooklyn’s Invisible Dog Art Center, the April 2 festivities also function as the official launch of and benefit for TILT Brass, Inc., the administrative and fundraising branch of this “vital new music ensemble” (Time Out NY).

Featuring Performances by: Phantom Orchard (Zeena Parkins & Ikue Mori) with Nate Wooley/Peter Evans Trumpet Duo ::1st meeting of this world-class improvising “double duo” TILT Creative Brass Band ::Works by Curtis Hasselbring, Mauricio Kagel TILT SIXtet ::Works by John King, Chris McIntyre TILT Brass, various forces ::Works by Lois Vierk, Rhys Chatham, Fredric Rzewski, Christian Marclay


Rhys Chatham – Waterloo 2 (1985)
John King – Bagdad Blues (in memoriam James Tenney) (2007)
Chris McIntyre – Metaxis 2.3 (2007)
Lois V. Vierk – Jagged Mesa (1990)
Christian Marclay – Through The Looking Glass (1985)
Mauricio Kagel – Selection from 10 Marches (to miss the victory) (1978-79)
Curtis Hasselbring – Revisitor (2009)
Improvisation by Phantom Orchard (Zeena Parkins & Ikue Mori) & Nate Wooley – Peter Evan
Fredric Rzewski – Les Moutons de Panurge (1969)

admission: $10


Brooklyn-based TILT Brass is taking a bold step forward with the release of its inaugural full-length recording, To TILT: Volume One. Subtitled Original Music for TILT Brass, To TILT is a series of recordings that present repertoire commissioned and premiered by TILT’s innovative brass ensemble projects. Volume One features the organization’s founding ensemble TILT Creative Brass Band in works that span the group’s 8 year history and broad aesthetic interests