Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone Quartet
Year birthday: 1988
Vozrast 27 Chron
Mesto birthday: Seattle, Washington, USA
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Actually, `Kvartet` consists of five members - the fifth member of the band is drummer and percussionist.His name shall quartet of legendary jazz saxophonist and pianist Billy Tipton (Billy Tipton), which is opened after his death in 1989, she was anatomically female, despite five marriages and three adopted children. The quartet was born in 1988 and since then has played an active,often he toured North America (North America) and in Europe (Europe), collaborated with the dance troupe `Pat Graney Dance Company`, conducted workshops on improvisation and composition, as well as recorded 9 albums; the first of them, `Saxhouse`, appeared in January of 1994, and the last,` Laws of Motion`, released September 1, 2008. Currently vremyav composition of the quartet includes singer and alto saxophonist Amy Denio (Amy Denio); singer, alto saxophonist and tenor saxophonist Jessica Lurie (Jessica Lurie); singer and baritone saxophonist Tina Richerson (Tina Richerson); singer and tenorsaksofonistka Orfild Sue (Sue Orfield).On drums `The Tiptons Sax Quartet` sitting New York drummer Chris Stromquist (Chris Stromquist), speaking with commands such as ` Kultur Shock`, `Slavic Soul Party` and many other groups.
Amy Denio was one of the founders of `The Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone Quartet` -The first rehearsal of the group and all took place at her home in the autumn of 1988. It is not only a talented singer but also a composer who wrote many works for the quartet; She also organized the quartet tours and concerts until the spring of 1996. Amy then took a break until 2002when she and Jessica Lurie transformed groupcalled since `Tiptons Sax Quartet`.
Besides the fact that Amy - improviser and sound, it manages also his own label, `Spoot Music`, 1986. As a composer, Denio received orders from the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra (The Berkeley Symphony), `The Relache Ensemble`,` Pat Graney Dance Company`,`David Dorfman Dance`, New-Yorkskogo Song Festival (New York Festival of Song), the Italian National Radio (Italian National Radio) and others.
The singer and composer Jessica Lurie also performs and records with `Jessica Lurie Ensemble`. She played with Wayne Horvitz (Wayne Horvitz),Addams George (George Addams) and Carlo Actis Dato (Carlo Actis Dato). In addition, it also has its own record label, `Zipa! Music`. She often works with her husband, Croatian artist Daniel Zhezhel (Danijel Zezelj). Tina Richerson lives in New York (New York City) and is a member of `Circus Amok Orchestra` and other groups.Sue Orfild also performs with many groups, including `The Sue Orfield Band`.
Among the founders of the quartet were soprano saxophonist and tenor saxophonist Marjorie de Myuynk (Marjorie de Muynck), which was recorded and toured with `BTMSQ` from 1988 to 1995, who died in January 2011 ,and the baritone saxophonist John Otto (John Otto) who played with the band in 1988-1990. It was he who came up with the name of the team.