Frank Carlberg: Word Circus
October 27, 2013
Frank Carlberg—the pianist/composer who leads NEC's Jazz Composers' Workshop Orchestra—presents the premiere of his Word Circus, commissioned by Chamber Music America's New Jazz Works program.
Carlberg's music is set to contemporary poetry by Jim Gustafson, Ron Padgett, Ken Mikolowski, Anselm Hollo and Joe Elliot.
Frank Carlberg, piano
Christine Correa '81, vocals
John O'Gallagher, alto saxophone
Pascal Niggenkemper, bass
Michael Sarin, drums
Carlberg and his quintet conduct a masterclass at NEC the following day.