MAY 2002 EUROPEAN TOUR:
May15. Rotterdam, NL. New Music Festival-Dodorama
May16. Brussels, BE. Musee d'Instruments.
May20. Amsterdam, NL. CEM Studio-lecture & concert
May23. Heidelberg,GE. DAI Jazz Fest
May25. Amsterdam, NL. Stedelijk Museum, VPRO Dutch Radio- concert &
May26. Bergen, NO. Nattjazz Festival
ERIC ROSS, American composer, is featured artist at John F. Kennedy
Performing Arts Center, Washington, DC, June 8, 2002, in a multimedia
concert of his music with video and computer art by his wife, Mary Ross.
ERIC ROSS premiered his Concerto at Lincoln Center. He's performed
concerts of his works at Newport Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switz, & Berlin
Jazz Festivals, Brussels Palais des Beaux Arts, Copenhagen New Music
Festival, and Gilmore International Keyboard Festival among many others
worldwide. For over twenty years he's led his ensemble that's featured jazz
giants, John Abercrombie, Larry Coryell, Andrew Cyrille, Oliver Lake, Leroy
Jenkins, New Music Virtuosos, Youseff Yancy, Lydia Kavina, Robert Dick and
others. He performs on piano, guitar, synthesizers, and is a master of the
Theremin, one of the earliest electronic instruments. This year he's
released two new CDs, "Live at Berlin JazzFest" and "Mars2Earth". The New
York Times calls his music "a unique blend of classical, jazz, serial and
MARY ROSS - has worked with photography, video and computer art since
1976. She's received grants from the NEA, NYSCA, and others. She's exhibited
at major galleries and museums in New York, Paris, London and Tokyo. Her
work has been published in "Modern Photography", "Videography","British
Annual Journal of Photography, and is in the permanent collection of the
Bibliotheque National, Paris; Kunsthaus, Zurich; Royal Library, Copenhagen,
and the Lincoln Center Library for Dance. She is currently writing her
second book on "Pioneering Digital Photography".
"Eric Ross-Theremin Summit-Live at Berlin JazzFest" features Eric Ross and
Theremin legend Youseff Yancy, with Lydia Kavina backed by an all-star
ensemble including John Abercrombie, Andrew Cyrille, Leroy Jenkins, Clive
Smith, Oliver Lake, Donato Cocca Trio and more.(Private Collectors)
Ty'ava Music ER-105.
"Mars2Earth" -Red Planet - Eric Ross with Philly jazz master, Byard
Lancaster; downtown composer Vito Ricci; and improv percussionist Toshi
Makihara. "Music from the heart of outer space to the funkiest downtown"_
Sedgewick Arts, Phila.Pa.
Dreamboxmedia/Buried Man Records DMJ-1053
"Deborah Thurlow-"I Am" - Modern French hornist, Deborah Thurlow ;
Smith with Eric Ross, composer/soloist - electronics and Theremin live and
in the studio.
"virtuoso theremin playing from Eric Ross"-Red Ludwig.
Capstone Records CPS-8695.
for a recent review see www.redludwig.com/reviews/
Berlin Workshop Orchestra - Leiter Eric Ross
Eric Ross Piano, Gitarre, Electronics, theremin
Antonio Palesano Trompete
Jörg Huke Posaune, Electronics
Iven Hausmann Posaune
Christian Weidner Altsaxophon
Thomas Walter Tenor, Sopransaxophon
Daniel Mattar Stimme
Simon Stockhausen Synthesizer
John Schröder Gitarre
Gerold Genßler Bass
Alfred Mehnert Percussion
Wolfram Dix Schlagzeug
Hanno Liechtmann Schlagzeug
Mary Ross-video synthesis