Edition Redux w/ Ken Vandermark

Singletary Center for the Arts

405 Rose Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40506

Tuesday, February 20th
7:30pm - 9:30pm EST
Admission Fee: $8 (free for UK students)

Edition Redux is the most recent of Ken Vandermark's ensembles, adding to the MacArthur Prize winner's internationally and critically acclaimed series of bands which include The Vandermark 5, FME, The Territory Band, The Resonance Ensemble, Entr'acte, Made To Break, and Marker. In addition to Vandermark, who plays saxophones and clarinet with the group, this quartet is composed of Erez Dessel (keyboards), Lily Finnegan (drums), and Beth McDonald (tuba/electronics), who represent the next wave of Chicago's creative music scene.

The music of Edition Redux includes the range of Vandermark's interests and influences, incorporating the experimental jazz of the AACM; the different schools of improvised music developed in England, Netherlands, and Germany; post-punk, Tropicalia, dub, and funk. The band presented its music for the first time during a U.S. tour in April of 2023, and recorded its initial album, Better A Rook Than A Pawn (Audiographic Records) at Experimental Sound Studio in Chicago immediately following that series of concerts.