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San Francisco, CA—Inuksuit

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Free

Named for the iconic human-shaped stone monuments erected by indigenous peoples of the Arctic to mark important locations, Inuksuit is intended to create a harmonious marriage of music and geography that allows the audience to create their own experience as they move within the vast performance area. As listeners’ walk, the balance between various musicians located within the space changes, mixed with the natural sounds of the environment – a primary aspect of the concept JLA calls “sonic geography.” The recording of the work won the 2015 GRAMMY Award for “Best Contemporary Classical Composition,” and filmmaker Len Kamerling’s feature-length film Strange and Sacred Noise includes footage of the piece performed on the tundra in Alaska. Percussionist and composer Doug Perkins directs this event held in a public location to be named soon.

Details

Date:
July 29
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.sfjazz.org/events/sessions/2017/jla/inuksuit

Venue

Land’s End Sutro Baths
1004 Point Lobos Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121 United States
Phone:
(415) 426-5240
Website:
https://www.nps.gov/goga/planyourvisit/cliff-house-sutro-baths.htm