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Susan Alcorn

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Susan Alcorn

Susan Alcorn

Susan Alcorn in Residence

Ongoing Series

Susan Alcorn is a Baltimore, Maryland-based composer and musician who has received international recognition as an innovator of the pedal steel guitar, an instrument whose sound is commonly associated with country and western music.

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Susan Alcorn in Residence

Susan Alcorn plays Piazzolla + The Sleeping Utes

Wed 30 May, 2012, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

The first night of Susan Alcorns residency will include new arrangements of Astor Piazzolla songs performed with Ryan Sawyer, Steve Swell, Darius Jones, Michael Formanek, Maria Chavez and Country Western Improv group with Skulí Sverrison, Ryan Sawyer, C Spencer Yeh, Beverly Keys, and Patrick Holmes.

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Susan Alcorn

Susan Alcorn in Residence

Susan Alcorn (+)1 (-)1

Thu 31 May, 2012, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Susan Alcorn (+)1 (-)1 will feature a solo improvised performance by Alcorn followed by (Minus)One, ensemble curated by Janel Leppin, performing Alcorn’s compositions featuring Janel Leppin with Eyvind Kang, Jessika Kenney, Doug Wieselman, Anthony Pirog and Skulí Sverrisson.

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Jozef van Wissem

Thu 13 Oct, 2011, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

ISSUE Project Room presents Dutch lutanist Jozef van Wissem in a two-day residency including collaborations with Jim Jarmusch, Susan Alcorn, Richard Bishop, Gregg Kowalsky, Paul Metzger, Loren Connors, and Heresy of the Free Spirit (Che Chen and Robbie Lee).

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Tom Hamilton/Susan Alcorn/Steve Swell Trio + Gunn-Truscinski Duo

Thu 27 Jan, 2011, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Trombonist Steve Swell brings together a new trio with pedal steel guitarist Susan Alcorn and electronic improviser Tom Hamilton. Drummer John Truscinski and guitarist Steve Gunn have played together over a span of years in various projects, influenced by the blues, raga, and the New York underground scene.

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