27.09.2020 Les Djangophiles, Water St. Cafe [Vancouver, BC]
Idioglossia  is a piece for solo pizzicato double bass composed by Duncan Maunders. More information coming soon.
no presh [2019-2020] is a series of audiovisual meditations created in collaboration with visual artist Marleau Marleau.
Instagram 014  is an attempt at creating a pedagogical virtual instrument on Instagram. The post consists of 8 videos. What you hear: 8 sine waves tuned to the frequencies of a C major scale plus octave. What you see: 3 colours denoting diatonic function (blue: tonic triad, green: subdominant triad, red: dominant triad). Improvise counterpoint with a friend or conduct your family through a harmonic progression right from the comfort of your Instagram app.
Roll Play  is an album by Wounded Humans and I make a guest appearance. Teenage Stockhausen release.
Marina's Structure  is a structured improvisatory composition for cellist Marina Hasselberg, laptop, and loudspeaker. Instructions are delivered through a series of scripted audio sequences that are triggered by Marina's decision-making. Form is influenced by Marina as she navigates through the piece with varied or repeated playthroughs resulting in alternate instructions.
Pillow Talk  features vocalist Emma Postl, violinist Stefan Thordarson, and myself.
Text Structure  is a structured improvisatory composition for small or large ensemble, laptop, and digital projector. The piece facilitates the organization of musical elements—i.e., pitch, duration, dynamics, timbre, texture, space, form, silence, and power, in real-time via projection of the conductor's text-based instructions. In live performances the audience receives their own text instructions.
Lyle Hopkins 6  features Gabriel Dávila, Tony Glausi, Joshua Hettwer, Matt Hettwer, Ken Mastrogiovanni, and myself.
Sound Structure  is a structured improvisatory composition for small ensemble. Form is influenced by the performers via aural cues. Strategies vary.
Joni Variations  is a structured improvisatory composition for small ensemble. Form is influenced by the performers. Text by Joni Mitchell.
Colour Variations  is a structured improvisatory composition for three performers. The piece explores the distinct groupings of solos [Red; Yellow; Blue], duos [Red, Yellow; Yellow, Blue; Blue, Red], and trios [Red, Yellow, Blue] within the ensemble.
Duet Variations  is a structured improvisatory composition for three performers. The piece explores the three distinct combinations of duos [P1, P2; P2, P3; P3, P1] within the ensemble.
I'm a bassist and electronic musician living on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəyəm (Musqueam), Sḵwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. I'm interested in improvisation, Max programming, mindfulness, and memes. If you'd like to collaborate, please send me an email. You can also follow me on Instagram and check out my C.V.