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OPTION: Helen Gillet Solo + Discussion with Tim Daisy

  • Experimental Sound Studio 5925 North Ravenswood Avenue Chicago, IL, 60660 United States (map)
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July 17th, 2017
Doors At 7. Music At 7:30pm

Helen Gillet uses an amplified cello, loop pedal, effects and vocals in her solo show.  Her current solo performance explores the noise, distortion, vibration and rhythmic phasing by both extended techniques of improvisation and live looping the cello.  Afterward she'll discuss her creative practice with Tim Daisy. (photo by Jason Kruppa)



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 Helen Gillet performs magical songs with her piccolo bass and singing voice. She takes the cello on a joyride with her own mix of French Chansons, Contemporary Jazz, Funk, Blues, Punk Rock, and North Indian classical styles. Gillet is a one woman musical experience and sound explorer who'll put a spell on you with compelling rhythms and delicate melodies. Born in Belgium, Gillet has made her home in New Orleans since 2003.

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