Jordan McLean creates soundscapes with trumpet and electronic sound in concert with the new Elevator Gallery exhibit Piece Together Peace. Come ready to move and play with this interactive art and performance.
Tasty tidbits prepared by Bethel Market Cafe.
Composer Jordan McLean has been active as a band leader and trumpeter for over 15 years, and has collaborated with a diverse multitude of musicians, ensembles and performance organizations at home and abroad. Jordan is an active member of the composers consortium Vox Novus, to whom he has contributed multiple instrumental works. He works as associate musical director for TONY winning choreographer Bill T. Jones on the production of FELA!, and has served as associate conductor for the Grammy winning Orchestra of Our Time.
Jordan has released two albums as a leader with his group Fire Of Space and his first with the Piano Music & Song Trio; he is co- founder of the electro-acoustic group DROID; his up-coming lp and cd, "World Gone Mad" is for trumpet and electronics, a sound developed and performed in venues throughout NYC. As lead trumpeter and charter member of Antibalas he has collaborated with Angelique Kidjo (on her Grammy winning Djin Djin) Medeski Martin and Wood, and TV on the Radio.