TIGHTROPE fearlessly walks between order and chaos, combining improvisation with composition in unusual ways. Christian Pincock (valve trombone and custom electronics) and a variety of collaborators perform this daring feat with loose groove-driven movements, ambient interludes and routines of curiously-shifting harmonies using original material, jazz standards and more as supports for their highwire act. Will they cross the chasm safely? Listen and find out!
SCRAMBLER makes a musical mess by combining large quantities of jazz, several cups of classical music, a tablespoon of folk and a dash of sound effects, whisked together through a conducted improv sign language called Soundpainting. Some of Seattle’s finest improvisers contribute their own unique and diverse flavors, blended in real-time with Christian Pincock’s hand-signed gestures