Norman Adams

Glasgow 3

I don’t mind getting to the airport early, it gives me a chance to reflect a bit on the trip that is ending, and people watch….

The past 2 days were both enjoyable and productive. Thursday was spent in talking/coffee drinking about the piece. The question remains how much does Nick capture of me, and how much does he contribute of his own source material. How do we make things […]

By |November 6th, 2017|Norman Adams|0 Comments

Glasgow 2

The past two days have been fascinating. Nick and I continue to confront questions about our piece and imagine new possibilities!

Each day we play together, drink coffee and talk. Plus there are field trips! Yesterday we ventured to the U of Glasgow recording studio to capture the decay time of the vibrations of my cello (Nick is using the sound file as a reverb in his patch. He can […]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Improvisation, Norman Adams, touring|0 Comments

Glasgow 1

I have arrived and am a couple of days into work with Nick Fells. We started with a walk around west end Glasgow, getting the lay of the land, discussing the big picture of the piece and just getting to know each other a bit. Then we went directly into improvising together. I on cello and Nick processing, looping and diffusing me into 8 small speakers using an old […]

By |November 1st, 2017|Improvisation, Norman Adams|0 Comments

April Shows, not Showers

This post is the next in the series of suddenlyLISTEN’s email reposts!

Adams, Baroni, Crofts
As easy as 1,2,3…
8pm, Wednesday, April 5, 2017
The Presbyterian Church of St. David
1544 Grafton Street, Halifax
$20 or PWYC, available at the door

Surprise! Here’s a concert that has popped up for you all to enjoy: A mixed bag of new pieces, and new collaborations: Nicola Baroni is an Italian cellist who specializes in improvisation, contemporary music, and […]

By |March 18th, 2017|concert, new music, Norman Adams, suddenlyLISTEN, The Workshop|0 Comments