Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12pm to 12:50pm
About this Event
UCR Department of Music
Wednesday@Noon via Zoom Performance
Matthew Evan Taylor
Composer and saxophonist
Dana Kaufman, coordinator
Composer and Improviser Matthew Evan Taylor talks about his journey toward a more personal creative practice. He will play selections from his most recent work, including music from Say Their Names, The Unheard Mixtapes, and his newest project Postcards to the Met.
April 28, 2021
Wednesday, 12:00-12:50 P.M. PDT
Free and open to the public
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Composer and saxophonist Matthew Evan Taylor (1980) has been hailed as a composer whose music is “insistent and defiant…envelopingly hypnotic” (Alan Young, Lucid Culture). His music has been performed across the United States and Europe by such ensembles as the Cleveland Orchestra, the Detroit Symphony, and Metropolis Ensemble. Matthew is currently working with the Metropolitan Museum of Art on his newest project Postcards to the Met; and has collaborated with such creators as musicians Elliott Sharp and Marilyn Crispell, visual artist Dannielle Tegeder, and dancer Sara Shelton.
Matthew is Assistant Professor of Music at Middlebury College. His album The Unheard Mixtapes is available on your favorite streaming platform.
View the 2020-2021 Wednesday@ Noon series here
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