A series of solo improvisation performance using voice, piano chord, tape recorder, music boxes, cuíca and other objects.
Bitches Brew at Glasgow Jazz Festival
(Photos by Lucas Kao)
Playing music by Stockhausen,Wolff and our own pieces
Sean Williams (mono-synth), Owen Green (box) Nikki Morran (viola), Armin Sturm (bass), Emma Lloyd (violin) & Shiori Usui (piano)
From ‘Hugh Davies Project’ (photo by Derek Williams)
CATO WITH SHIORI
Collaboration with Cato, an amazing improvisation duo in Lisbon, Portugal.
Ricardo Jacinto (cello & electronics)
Nuno Torress (saxophone)
Shiori Usui (voice)
Pedro Magalhães (audio engineering)
“EYE HEIGHT is a performance that activates a scenographic/instrumental object, which is place for the choreographic and musical event. This object behaves as a resonance box that amplifies the sounds produced by the friction and percussion of the bodies on its surface… ”
(Quoted from http://eyeheight-project.com/?p=445)
Dancers: Beatriz Cantinho, Ana Gouveia, Francesca Bertozzi & Filipe Jacôme
Musicians: Ricardo Jacinto (cello & sonic stage), Nuno Torres (alto sax & sonic stage partner-in-crime), C Spensor Yeh (violin & voice) & Shiori Usui (voice)
Audio engineering including the art of microphones: Pedro Magalhães
and many many more wonderful people….
Sarah Roberts (Live microscoping of rotifers)
Parag K. Mital (Digital visual art)
Owen Green (Live-electronics)
Shiori Usui (Piano-chord)
(photo by Parag K. Mital)
LES VOISINS #3
by Ricardo Jacinto
18th July 2009 at Ermida de Belém, Portugal
Ricardo Jacinto (cello), Nuno Torress (alto sax), Travassos (objects dropped on the roof), Pedro Magalhães (sound engineering) & Shiori Usui (voice)
Monosynth Orchestra at Halloween’s Gig 2007
Sean WIlliams (monosynth & dr pepper suite), Jules Rowlinson (monosynth & blond wig), Lauren Hayes (monosynth & 70s pop queen) & Shiori Usui (monosynth & spider-web tights)
free improvisation orchestra
lovely & peaceful noise making humans including myself who play things like walls, piano keyboard, inside piano, outside piano, voice etc.