The Tank NYC

Izzi Ramkissoon and His Electric Eel Multimedia Ensemble
March 15, 2010, 10:00
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Thursday, March 18, 2010; 9:30pm – $7

The EEME will present multimedia electro acoustic works and improvised music by Izzi Ramkissoon and guest composer Eric Lyon.

The EEME Workshop, under artistic direction of composer and bandleader Izzi Ramkissoon, is comprised of a flexible group of musicians including strings, woodwinds, percussion, electronics, visual artist, and composers dedicated to developing multi-media, electro-acoustic, improvisatory works using experimental and extended techniques. Through innovative programming, inter-disciplinary collaborations and performances in non-traditional venues EEME brings new experimental music to new audiences.

Izzi Ramkissoon is an award-winning electronic multimedia composer, performer, and sound artist. His laptop and bass are the control center of his sound. As a composer his multimedia composition Sub-ter-ain Frequencies 5.1 won the prestigious 2007 Look & Listen Festival Composition Prize (NYC). A New York City native, Izzi plays the electric, acoustic double bass, synthesizer and laptop in multiple ensembles in the Tri-State area. He leads his own multimedia ensembles CrackCodez (2007) and The Electric Eel Multimedia Ensemble (2009) in NYC and collaborates as a composer/performer with the new music experimental group Kingdom of Jones and DJ Udachi in live sets.

Izzi Ramkissoon and His Electric Eel Multimedia Ensemble:

Turntable – Marcel Blum
Flute – Sarah Carrier
Clarinet – Dan Padmos
Clarinet – Zara Acosta
Cello – Eric Cooper
Viola- Pedro Vizzarro Vallejos
Guitar – Amar Lal
Percussion – Jerrold Kavanagh
Percussion – Corey Bracken
Upright Bass – Sean Ormiston
Visuals – Alain Alfaro
Photography – Mike Shane
Electric Bass and laptop – Izzi Ramkissoon


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