Wed March 6, 2024

Mattrey/Nebbia/Koenig (USA/ARG/A)

Joanna Mattrey: viola
Camila Nebbia: tenor saxophone
Lukas Koenig: cymbal

Joanna Mattrey is a NYC violist and composer active in both the new music and free improvisation communities who's playing often incorporates textural gestures, preparations, and electronic alterations. She is searching for moments of ceremony and ritual in a modern soundscape. Notable collaborations this year include Tyshawn Sorey, Billy Martin, William Parker, Miya Masaoka, Kathleen Supove, Anthony Coleman, Matt Mitchell, Morgan Guerin, Miriam Parker.

Camila Nebbia is a saxophone player, composer, improviser, visual artist and curator debasing hierarchical systems by exploring counterpoints of migration, identity and memory through multiple, but minimally separated, mediums. From Buenos Aires, Argentina, based in Berlin, Germany, the multidisciplinary artist layers her practice through the creation and destruction of archival memory.

Lukas Koenig worked with a variety of international artists such as Moor Mother, Dälek, Guilty Simpson, Nappy Nina, Sensational, Reggie Washington, Briggan Krauss, Malcolm Braff, Jorge Sánchez-Chiong, Wolfgang Mitterer, Wolfgang Puschnig, Shahzad Ismaily, Audrey Chen, Julien Desprez, Elliott Sharp, Bilderbuch, Koenigleopold, Klangforum Wien, Jazzwerkstatt Wien, and many more. Aside recording and performing with Mopcut and PLF and other projects he is writing/planning music for his solo work and commissions for marimba freezes or amplified cymbal.