Each month, Nonsequitur and a community of like-minded organizations and artists present ten concerts of adventurous and experimental music in the gorgeous Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center: contemporary/post-classical composition, free improvisation and the outer limits of jazz, electronic/electroacoustic music, new instruments, phonography, sound art, and other innovative musics. Watch a video clip about us on the Seattle Channel.
Location & Contact
In the Chapel Performance Space on the fourth floor of the Good Shepherd Center.
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N.
Seattle WA, 98103
(SW corner of 50th & Sunnyside in Wallingford, Nearest Metro stops: 16, 44, 26)
For more than 40 years, Steve Griggs has expressed his feelings through saxophones. Improvisation provides Griggs the freedom to explore ideas and emotions in the moment with audiences. Formally trained in classical music performance, skilled in composition, and seasoned in jazz rhythm, Griggs delved deep into free-form music with modern dancers. Although there are no dancers on this event, … Read More
Join sound and visual artists Yann Novak and Robert Crouch as they kick off their west coast tour with their first performances in Seattle since 2012. They will be joined by a special guest.
Robert Crouch is a Los Angeles-based artist and curator who works across a wide range of media including photography, sound, installation, video, and sculpture. He has … Read More
Paris-based composer and clarinetist Carol Robinson has a multifaceted musical life. Equally at ease in the classical and experimental realms, she performs in major festivals and concert halls the world over (Wien Modern, RomaEuropa, MaerzMusik, Huddersfield, Archipel, Musica, Festival d’Automne, Musica Contemporanea, etc.). In addition to working closely with composers, she pursues the new in more alternative contexts, collaborating … Read More
Noisegasm is Greg Weber (guitar, keys, electronics) and Brad Anderson (keys, electronics). Influences ranging from Noise, Ambient, Heavy-riffage, Hollywood soundtracks, and Classical, combine to create an intense, psychedelic, and completely original sound.
Brad Anderson uses Audiomulch to shape a wide variety of sonic textures and mixes them with Classically influenced keyboard lines.
Charles Mingus was one of the most important figures in twentieth century American music. He was a virtuoso bass player, accomplished pianist, bandleader, author, poet, civil rights activist, and a prolific composer. His number of jazz compositions is second only to Duke Ellington. He recorded over one hundred albums and wrote over three hundred scores. His compositions retained the … Read More
Composer Neal Kosaly-Meyer performs Finnegans Wake (Part I, Chapter 2) by James Joyce from memory, with acute attention to musical detail.
“Lift we our ears, eyes of the darkness”—James Joyce, Finnegans Wake
Finnegans Wake is a feast and a light for the ears. The author’s response to those mystified by its incessant densely layered puns, portmanteaus, non-English vocabulary and the occasional … Read More