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Minimal Improvisation Impressions

We did a session of Minimal Improvisation with Alex Zampini shooting video footage. Such a nice chap, we had a great day! Have a look. If you like our approach to improvisation, come see us perform live at Performing Arts Festival – we are happy to be part of Fragile Matter at Paulstudios.

Sounds, Words, Water & Dance

An outlook on upcoming Phyla activities in the following weeks by Gisbert Schürig: I have the pleasure to play live improvised groove music with Vincenz Kokot at Alessandro Marogna´s Vernissage on the 9th of June at Oranienwerk. Come along, check out Alessandro´s paintings and let our music blow your mind. On June the 16th we    […]

Outlook on upcoming (minimal) improvisations

by Gisbert Schürig Some interesting minimal improvisation performances are about to happen: 23rd of September 2016 Jennie Zimmermann, Vincenz Kokot and me will be performing in a very interesting location in Berlin. The Plattenbauvereinigung is located on Tempelhofer Feld and offers a great outlook. Our performance will take place among the exhibition of Charlotte Klink,    […]

Yifat Cohen CD production in the final stages

by Gisbert Schürig Just finishing an intense working period with singer Yifat Cohen – I am producing her upcoming album and transferred all the tracks to synth-freak Zeno Mainardi, who is responsible for mixing and mastering only a few days ago. Zeno has amazing ears, also he does pretty harsh modular synth sounds: Obviously, this    […]

Two concerts in Oranienburg coming up

Next week I will be playing two concerts in Oranienburg, small city north of Berlin. On the 10th of June Sebastian Flaig & Christin Dross will join me for a set of musical Minimal Improvisation. The next day, 11th of June I will play a solo set at the same location, Klangfarbe Orange. The set    […]

Minimal Improvisation @ Performing Arts Festival 2016

by Gisbert Schürig After a long period or developing, rehearsing and refining we will finally and officially present Minimal Improvisation to the world on the 28th of May. Yeah, it´s the premiere! Come along and share this exciting moment – that is, 60 minutes – with us! Performing Minimal Improvisation for 60 minutes in Jagna    […]

Generative study (for jennie zimmermann)

generative study (for jennie zimmermann) by Gisbert Schürig on hearthis.at This music was generated by a set in ableton live that I put together. It is a combination of some maxforlive devices, mostly LFOs changing pitches and midi delays plus Robert Henke´s note modulator. Obviously, this is influenced by the music of Morton Feldman and    […]

Minimal Improvisation @ Somextro Falmouth 28. Oct 2016

by Gisbert Schürig Phyla will be part of the Somextro International Symposium for new music at Falmouth University in Cornwall, October the 28th 2016. We will offer a lecture/workshop on minimal improvisation and be part of the performance programme. Performers: Jennie Zimmermann Gisbert Schürig Naïma Ferré Vincenz Kokot Gali Kinkulkin

Minimal Improvisation @ K77

by Gisbert Schürig Last Saturday we did a showing of our ongoing Minimal Improvisation research at the Starving Artists Cafe at K77, Berlin, organized by Liz Erber. The programme was pretty diverse, featuring Meltem Nil and Naïma Ferré, among others. I was impressed by ambient sounds by Ansgar Tappert, combined with hypnotic live drumming and    […]