Advance $12 General/$10 WF Members & Students; Door $15/$12
Stockholm-based pianist and composer Lisa Ullén visits Western Front as Musician-in-Residence for the month of June. Ullén works in the realms of jazz, experimental, and contemporary music as a pianist, improviser, composer, and arranger. As part of her residency, Ullén will work in collaboration with local musicians and present a solo concert for prepared piano.
Lisa Ullén will also be interpreting graphic scores at the Western Front as a part of the Vancouver Draw Down Festival on June 14, 2014. For more information click here.
Lisa Ullén is one of the key artists on the Swedish jazz and improvisation scene with several projects and constellations. Lisa has many international collaborations, and has been touring in Europe and the USA. Her latest and long awaited solo album Catachresis was released in May 2011 (NUSCOPE recordings, US).
Among her commissioned works are a multimedia project Kyrilien, a chamber manga opera Ninjutsu, and a musical drama play Now time is waiting. She has been supported and rewarded by the Swedish Arts Council, the Society of Swedish Composers, Swedish Arts Grant, and the Royal Music Academy.
Co-presented by Coastal Jazz & Blues with support from the Swedish Arts Grants Committee.