Native Aliens Ensemble with Anne La Berge Splendor Amsterdam 20 October 2018 20.30 Tickets The 8-piece group Native Aliens Ensemble improvises with elements of
Native Aliens Ensemble with Anne La Berge
20 October 2018
The 8-piece group Native Aliens Ensemble improvises with elements of Brazilian popular music, including rhythms such as Maracatu, Frevo and Catira. Band leader and saxophonist Renato Ferreira wrote compositions inspired by both European and Brazilian composers, from Louis Andriessen and Alban Berg to Hermeto Pascoal and Egberto Gismonti. All those influences blend together with Amsterdam’s effervescent scene of improvised music to create a unique and explosive musical group.
For this concert the group invites Anne La Berge on flutes as special guest.
The Native Aliens Ensemble always plays new compositions on every concert. You can expect new pieces, old ones, improvisations and many different combinations withing the instrumental palette of the group.
The Native Aliens Ensemble is:
Renato Ferreira – all compositions, tenor and baritone sax
Yedo Gibson – soprano sax
Laura Polence – voice
George Dumitriu – guitar and viola
Miguel Petruccelli – guitar and bass guitar
JanWillem van der Ham – bassoon and alto sax
Saartje van Camp – cello
Onno Govaert – drums and Pandeiro