"BEN NEILL is a composer, performer, and inventor of the mutantrumpet, a hybrid electro-acoustic instrument. Through his use of interactive computer technologies, Neill creates a unique musical and visual experience, melding the worlds of electronic music, jazz, pop culture and visual media." [Ben Neil]
"Ben is the curator of the River to River Festival at World Financial Center this summer. This series of 5 free concerts focuses on leading artists in the field of electronic music, including Ulrich Schnauss, Fennesz/Sakamoto, FourTet and Steve Reid, Nicolas Collins, Dorit Chrysler, Kode 9, Dubwar and Johann Johannsson. See full schedule here" [Ben Neil]
Info on a show Ben is playing himself, as well as a Kieren Hebden (FourTet) and Steve Reid video, below....
Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid - 'Brain'
Ben's own show....
ben neill and bill jones at monkeytown
future dub jazz w/ sci-fi noir video played live on the mutantrumpet
saturday, may 31 at 8PM (reservations recommended)
58 north 3 street (btw wythe and kent)
williamsburg, brooklyn - 718 384 1369 - http://www.monkeytownhq.com/
$5/$10 minimum - monkeytown has a full dinner menu