Warp Factor 9 Livestream: Michelle Lordi/Erica Corbo

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Join us this month for a night of original creative music! Livestream will commence from:
https://www.facebook.com/events/429902244695263
To view the stream- click on "Discussion." The artists' live videos will appear there as separate posts.
***NO OUTDOOR SEATING THIS TIME! It's cold, and we want to be extra covid-cautious***
Both artists will be premiering a piece written for the "Given: Women Composers Respond to Duchamp" project that was set to be performed at the Art Museum in April 2020, and was cancelled due to Covid.
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Suggested donation: $5-10
Venmo @Erica-Corbo
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Michelle Lordi- premiering new original material, including her piece from "Given: Women Composers Respond to Duchamp," as well as performing old favorites.
Erica Corbo-a set of all original music including songs from "I, America," her piece composed for "Given: Women Composers Respond to Duchamp," and some new songs.
Michelle Lordi is a vocalist, songwriter and bandleader based in Philadelphia. JazzTimes calls her most recent album //Break Up With The Sound// “A mesmerizing alt-country jazz dreamscape” . Lordi’s music has been hailed as “flawless” by Downbeat magazine, “White Hot Creation” - All About Jazz and ”Mesmerizing” by JazzTimes . Lordi was nominated for “BEST BAND” “BEST FEMALE VOCALIST” & “RISING STAR” in the 2019 NYC Hot House Reader’s Poll .
She has created music with diverse artists such as Detroit’s Warren Defever
( 4AD- His Name is Alive,) Grammy Nominated pianist Orrin Evans, and Philadelphia's George Korein. Michelle curated a weekly jazz session for six years (and post Covid-19) curates outdoor music programming for Abington Art Center and currently produces a live stream series called “cabinet of wonder” with bassist Matthew Parrish.
www.Michellelordi.com
Erica Corbo is a professional musician and performance artist native to the Philadelphia area. Implementing her talents mainly on the piano, she also performs as a flutist, vocalist, and dancer. Her work spans the disciplines of jazz, free improv, and original music. Her first solo album of original compositions, I, America, was released in 2017. Erica plays with and manages the free improvisation ensemble Space Whale Orchestra. She performs in Swing Two, a duo with tap musician Pamela Hetherington. She produces her own monthly concert series called Warp Factor 9. She has worked extensively with the Philadelphia Jazz Project, Take It Away Dance, and the Impermanent Society of Philadelphia. Erica has collaborated with artists such as Michelle Lordi, Monette Sudler, Tara Middleton, DM Hotep, Michael Szeleky, Tim Price, George Korein, Lard Dog, and Eliott Levin. The ultimate goal of Erica’s art is to unify varying music genres, artistic disciplines, and people.
www.ericacorbo.com
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Warp Factor 9 is a monthly concert series created, curated, and produced by pianist and artist, Erica Corbo. Held in a small piano studio in West Philadelphia, the series features small creative ensembles of all genres in an intimate community setting. WF9 creates a much needed home for local avant-garde and jazz acts, as well as for solo pianists and piano-focused ensembles. In pairing the avant-garde with more mainstream genres, Erica hopes to break down the unnecessary divides placed between musical styles, artistic disciplines, peoples, and all other things.
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