MathGames! and Volcano Radar will play their own sets and will perform an improvised third set together; Volcano is joined by Rollo Radford, Tim Davis, and Edward Wilkerson Jr. Gustavo Leone’s Chromalea will bridge the two bands.
Diasporas is a work-in-progress conceptual piece by Elbio Barilari and his music workshop, reflecting human history as a permanent trip. The first installment was presented in 2013 at the Chicago Public Library.The migrant experience throughout history was described through literary examples form different traditions, Indian, Jewish, Latin-American and Filipino put to music by Barilari.
Pianist/composer Andy Cohn, who also participated in the creative process will be again in charge of the keyboard. Guitarist Julia Miller, drummer Tim Davis, saxophonist Jim Gailloreto, bassist Rollo Radford will perform along Axiom Brass. Narrated by Yasen Peyankov.
Volcano Radar (Elbio Barilari, Julia Miller, Harrison Bankhead, Avreeayl Ra) perform in the intimate acoustic setting of the Comfort Station; joined by the Jeff Kowalkowski Group.