Warp Factor 9: Paul Giess/Ilan Isakov

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03/19/2020 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Philadelphia Suzuki Piano Academy
Address: 47th Street & Cedar Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Captain Corbo's Warp Factor 9 (every third Thursday!)
Doors at 8:30 p.m. Music 8:45 $5. BYOB!
at The Philadelphia Suzuki Piano Academy (601 S 47th St)
limited seating - be there for doors!!!

There will be tea and chocolate! Your perception of time and space will be bent by music and pianos!

Paul Giess is a versatile trumpet player, composer, and educator based in Philadelphia, PA. This will be his solo project debut! He is currently active in multiple ensembles in the Philadelphia area including Outside Sound, Bitters and Rye Jazz Band, The Abstract Truth, Erik Kramer and Friends, Dr. B's Groove, The Boheme Big Band and The Philadelphia Jazz Project. He also leads his own ensemble, The Paul Giess Group.
crowdfunding campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/hymns#/

Ilan Isakov is a songwriter, composer, and piano teacher living in South Philly. His songwriting is influenced by Leonard Cohen, Elliot Smith, and Will Oldham. He occasionally likes writing by mistranslating foreign poetry and cutting up old science fiction novels. In addition to his songwriting, He’s written music for numerous films including Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, Netflix’s Take Your Pills, and The Brink. He’s currently recording his first album of original songs, to be released in May, but he doesn’t know what to call it.

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 ensembles of all genres in an intimate community setting. WF9 creates a much needed home for local avant-garde 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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