Journey To The Inner City, May 8, 8 PM, Green Kill Sessions
Join The Sultan, Ogostino Antonio Mancini for "Journey To The Inner City," with special guest master percussionist Brian Melick, Monday, May 8, 2023, 8 PM, Green Kill Sessions
Join The Sultan, Ogostino Antonio Mancini for "Journey To The Inner City," with special guest master percussionist Brian Melick, Monday, May 8, 2023, 8 PM, Green Kill Sessions. Word has it there may be a surprise guest. Come join Gus.
This event is a livestream production event open to a live audience of 30. The livestream is broadcast on YouTube Channel. Tickets are 10 dollars. Go here to purchase tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/journey-to-the-inner-city-may-8-8-pm-green-kill-sessions-tickets-630469841267
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Live audience Ticket
People who wish to attend a performance reserve a Live Audience Ticket to attend the livestream event. Live audience ticket holders will also receive a link to watch on Youtube after the event. Live audience ticket holders will not be admitted to Green Kill after the livestream begins!
Livestream ticket holders receive a link to watch the event in real time on their own device. In addition, the link allows livestream ticket holders to watch on YouTube following the event.
Journey To The Inner City
This is a premier performance of Journey To The Inner City with special guest Master Percussionist Brian Melick, I created a Pre-recorded Virtual Orchestra program and will FREELY Improvise, along with Brian, many textures, Deep Rich musical landscapes from Ethereal to Grooves, Minimalist, Blues, Funk and Jazz. Journey To The Inner City
Gus Mancini, Wdst's Wdstk Round-tables Sultan Of Sonic Soul, is a rare blend of a classically trained multi instrumentalist and a master of improvisational Jazz Saxophone. Noted for his free form, which goes from simplicity to complexity., it's tenderness and it's directness, always an example of right out free form and ingenuity. He's performed with the elite of Jazz musicians as well as with The Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra and Hudson Valley Philharmonic. He's is the leader of the Sonic Soul Awe-Kestra and has been sharing his performances now spanning 60 years and counting.
Brian Melick has been professionally involved in music for over 42 years starting his career at the age of 14. As a recording artist he has been featured on over 400 releases both for independent as well as major labels. He has four releases under his own name “Percussive Voices”, “uduboy”, “Diverse Elements” and “In Motion”. The first three respectfully have also been released as sound libraries for commercial industrial use and are finding much success on several major networks, cable networks and motion picture organizations such as Discover Channel, The Learning Channel, Disney, Columbia Pictures, and NBC to name just a few. As an Educator Brian has developed several diverse participatory programs exploring the world of percussion, the world of udu drum as well as creating percussion instruments out of found objects. He has authored “The How To of Udu” as well as “Percussion Instruments Made Out of Found Objects” which are methods and building percussion instrument resources respectfully. These books are supported with audiophiles as well as dvds for a well-balanced offering. The dvd for “The How To of Udu” is available worldwide through Alfred Publishing. Most recently Brian has authored a 15 week course curriculum used in both the classroom as well as in afterschool enrichment programs entitled “Playing with Percussion”. He holds several US Patents for his custom designed percussion stands and built and performs on the first ever Lego Drum Set which was featured in the international drum magazine Modern Drummer. Brian made a second Lego Drum Set for the permanent collection of Percussive Arts Sociey’s international percussion museum known asRhythm! Discovery Center in Indianapolis Indiana. Brian maintains a very diverse recording and teaching schedule as well as performing throughout the US and Canada including producing his own 4 part concert series’ “Acoustic Doorways” and “ONE World Music” Visit Brian online at; www.uduboy.com and https://www.facebook.com/brian.melick.5
“There is a sense of total joy and freedom that comes from Brian’s playing that stays with the audience for days afterwards.” -- Beth McLaughin American Music Therapists Association
“Melick shows that the sonic range and tonal variety of the drums are astounding”-- Modern Drummer Magazine “Melick’s solos are a pleasure as he delves deep into the wet rhythmic sounds of the instruments” -- Drum Magazine
“If you like recordings by Mickey Hart of Gabrielle Roth, this is another artist whose work you’ll appreciate.” -- New Age Voice