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Jason Gibbs Music Activities

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Recordings

Transpositional Landscapes (CD) The Apes of God. Oracular Laboratory Recordings. San Francisco, CA 2003.


How to Pick Up Girls (CD) The Apes of God. Oracular Laboratory Recordings. San Francisco, CA. 2000.


Edge of Arrival (CD) The Apes of God. Oracular Laboratory Recordings. San Francisco, CA, 1998.


Guest bassoon on "Casey" on Succumb (CD) by the Virgin - Whore Complex. Emporer Norton Records, New York, NY 1998.


"I met my baby at the puppet show" and "The Outdoor Girls in the Air" with Robert Gregory. Oracular Editions #1 Minneapolis, MN, 1995.


Chat with a Witch-Doctor: (CD single) The Apes of God. Oracular Laboratory Recordings. Sausalito, CA 1994.


Sonic Wallpaper: (C-60) Nexus 6, San Francisco, CA 1994.


Guest bassoon on "Mission: So Nominal Settings for Indices to The Wealth of Nations" by A. Bohogeoisie, on Heaving in Tongues (CD): Compilation. Radical House San Francisco, CA 1993.


Solo Bassoon. (C-60) Nexus 5, San Francisco, CA 1992.


Solitaire You Own the World (CD) The Apes of God. Oracular Laboratory Recordings. Sausalito, CA, 1991.


Go Song of Mine (C-60) with Robert Gregory. Nexus 4, Oakland, CA 1989.


Culture in the Airwaves (C-60) with Steve Knopoff. Nexus 3, Oakland, CA 1989.


"Wave Well" with Steve Knopoff. Art Now, SSS 28, Pittsburgh, 1989.


"Cardboard Sky," "Smut," and "Last of the Druids" with Bob Gregory. On Concatenations , PhonoStatic 8, Iowa City, IA 1988.


How to cope (C-60) by PMS. Nexus 2 Pittsburgh, 1988.


"Wittgenstein's Pain" with Bob Gregory. Audio Anxiety, Phonostatic 7, Iowa City, Iowa 1987.


No Age Music. (C-60) with Steve Knopoff. Nexus 1 Pittsburgh, 1987.

"Show me the Picture" with Bob Gregory. Dead Things, Level 10, Indianapolis, Indiana 1987.


Live Stress (C-30) by PMS. SSS 11 Pittsburgh, 1987.


"Stress" by PMS, on Outward Inward #3 Pittsburgh, 1987.


"Pretty Girls" by PMS, on Outward Inward #1, Pittsburgh 1986.


"Performance of Art of Performance of Art" by the Morphic Resonance Trio. Outward Inward # 1, Pittsburgh, 1986.


"Liana" by the Morphic Resonance Trio. Promises Promises, Statutory Tape (dist. by RRR Records), Lowell, MA, 1986.


"I have a Dream" with Roger Dannenberg and Chris Koenigsberg. A Little .Net Music, Art Experience, Madison, WI 1986.


Suite 601 by the Morphic Resonance Trio.

Performance

2002

Luggage Store, Guided Improv Ensemble Workshop, July 11, 2002

Luggage Store, Andrew Raffo Dewar's "Quintet", June 20, 2002


1998-2000

Performances around San Francisco with the Apes of God


1995

Beanbenders, Berkeley, CA improvised bassoon duets with Carrie Barclay.

Beanbenders, Berkeley, CA, conductor of Doug Carroll's "Chaotica Impropera"


1994

Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin County, CA. Solo bassoon improvisation in collaboration with an art installation by Landa Thompson.

Mills College, Oakland, CA improvised bassoon duets with Carrie Barclay.


1992

Mills College, Oakland, CA improvised dance accompaniment with Chris Koenigsberg.


1991

Mills College, Oakland, CA with Chris Koenigsberg and Yuan Wang.

Olive Oil's, San Francisco, CA with Spin Cycle.

Small Press Traffic Bookstore, San Francisco, with Steve Knopoff.


1990

Fourfivefivetenthstreet, San Francisco, CA, Solo Bassoon.

KZSC-FM, Santa Cruz, CA, with Robert Gregory.

The Armpit Gallery, San Francisco, CA, with Robert Gregory.


1989

Sonic Temple, Wilkinsburg, PA, Solo bassoon.

Fair Oaks Multi-media project, Pittsburgh, PA, Solo bassoon.

Graffiti nightclub, Pittsburgh, PA with Chris Koenigsberg and Roger Dannenberg.

The Artery, Pittsburgh, PA, with the Morphic Resonance Trio.

The Sonic Temple, Wilkinsburg, Pa., with Canèa.


1988

The Foundry, Pittsburgh, PA, with Rule as a Riddle.

WRCT-FM, Pittsburgh, PA "Culture in the Airwaves" with Steve Knopoff

WRCT-FM, Pittsburgh, PA with Canèa

Rules as a Riddle on WRCT-FM on September 30, 1988

Rule as a Riddle at the Foundry, Pittsburgh on October 14, 1988

Mattress Factory Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA with Canèa.

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh, with Canèa.


1987

Carnegie Mellon University, PMS

Carnegie Mellon University, Morphic Resonance Trio

American Legion Hall, Pittsburgh, PA "Music in the Work Place" with Steve Knopoff.

Mattress Factory Installation Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA "Fünf Hören" by Hans Peter Kuhn.


1986

The Cedars, Youngstown, OH, solo bassoon.

Forbes Art Gallery, Pittsburgh,PA, PMS.

Live radio performance, WRCT-FM Pittsburgh, PA, PMS.

Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA with Chris Koenigsberg and Roger Dannenberg.

Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA, Morphic Resonance Trio.

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA with Chris Koenigsberg and Roger Dannenberg.

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, The University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA with the Morphic Resonance Trio.

Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA "Movie Moon Stage," with the Morphic Resonance Trio.

Blatent Image Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA with Steve Knopoff.

Mattress Factory Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA "Pittsburgh Audio Uniform", directed and designed by Hans Peter Kuhn and Benoit Maubrey.


1985

Morphic Resonance Trio at the Adamson Wing, Carnegie Mellon University

Morphic Resonance Trio live at Flagstaff Hill, Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA on July 14, 1985

WRCT-FM, Pittsburgh, PA with the Morphic Resonance Trio.

Numerous nightclubs in Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio with CarSickness.

WRCT-FM, Pittsburgh, PA, Morphic Resonance Trio.


1984

Live on WRCT-FM on November 27, 1984

Live on WYEP on September 14, 1984

Live on WRCT-FM on July 31, 1984


1983

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA , Multi-Media Performance organized by Jean-Charles Francois.


Compositions

(selective listing)

Beggars Opera Act III, Scene XI (text by William Blake) for tenor voice, flute, string quartet and harp (2001)


"Tổng biệt" (text by Tản Đà) for voice and piano (2000)


Celestials for stereophonic tape (2000)


Prelude for Organ (1997)


Television Antennas in American Villages for Alto Saxophone (1994).


Come Let Us Reason Together for narrator and chamber ensemble (1994).


Thoughts Have Wings for solo Bassoon (1993).


A Place The World Can't Reach for stereophonic tape (1993).


Such Things Are Known for Bass (1992).


Way for solo Oboe (1990).


Music in American Life: The Information Age for solo Bassoon and tape (1990).


Concerto for Violin and Chamber Ensemble (1989) (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trombone, Violin, Viola, 'Cello and Bass).


Music in American Life: Time to Relax for solo Bassoon and tape (1989).


Tanit for solo Bassoon (1989), performed by the composer May 1989, Carnegie-Mellon University.


Duet and Dialogue in the Age of Mantovani for quadrophonic tape (1989)


The Owl of Minerva for Oboe, Bassoon, 2 Violins, Viola, 'Cello, Bass and Percussion (1989). University of Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, March 19, 1989.


When the Time Comes for Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Violin, Viola, 'Cello and Percussion (1988). University of Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, March 3, 1988.


Semblances for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Violin, Viola, 'Cello and Bass (1987). Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, August 3, 1988, October 23, 1989. University of Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, March 8, 1987.


Preliminary Initiation to the Secrets of the Forest for electronic tape (1986). University of Pittsburgh, December 1, 1986.


Prelude for Orchestra (1986). Westmoreland Youth Orchestra, Greensburg, Pa., March 12, 1989. University of Pittsburgh, University-Civic Orchestra, February 24, 1987.


Considering Paradise for Oboe, Clarinet, Viola, 'Cello, Bass, 2 Marimbas and Harp (1986). Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, March 13, 1986.


Lines for Oboe, Bass Clarinet, Violin, 'Cello and Percussion (1986). Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, February 6, 1986, March 15, 1986.


Quartet for Flute, Bass Clarinet, Violin, 'Cello (1985). Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, February 21, 1985


Music for Orchestra (1984). University of Pittsburgh, University-Civic Orchestra, Third Movement, April 10, 1985.


Three Movements for Piano (1984). Sally Sax, Pittsburgh, November 5, 1986. Kathy Curiale, Pittsurgh, April 24, 1984.


Floe for computer synthesized tape (1984). University of Pittsburgh, January 24, 1984.


Movement for Oboe and Bassoon (1983). Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, February 7, 1984.


Three Pieces for Small Orchestra (1983). Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra, Carnegie Pennsylvania, March 10, 1984.


Passage for computer synthesized tape (1983). Carnegie-Mellon University, August 15, 1987. University of Pittsburgh, April 12, 1983, June 24, 1983.


Three Pieces for Piano (1982). Kathy Curiale, Pittsburgh, April 26, 1983, November 18, 1984.


. . . una terra antica for electronic tape (1982). University of Pittsburgh, December 7, 1982


Solo for Flute (1982). Helen Bledsoe, Three Rivers Arts Festival, June 9, 1986. Jean Thomas, Fallingwater, Pennsylvania, June 12, 1983. Jean Thomas, Pittsburgh, October 5, 1982.


Quartet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon (1982). Renaissance City Winds, Three Rivers Arts Festival, June 12, 1989. Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, November 30, 1982.


Five Pieces for Woodwind Quintet (1981). Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, January 20, 1983. College of William and Mary, March 13, 1981.


Duo for Oboe and Guitar (1980). Jeffrey Stock and Steven Cole, Pittsburgh, March 22, 1983.


Suite for Clarinet and Bass Clarinet (1978). Williamsburg, Va., April 7, 1979.


Quartet for Flutes (1978). University of Pittsburgh, December 1, 1983. The College of William and Mary, January 27, 1979.


Press

"Jason Gibbs và âm nhạc Việt Nam" by Mai Thế Phú (Đào Mai Trang), in Báo Tuổi trẻ September 12, 2003.


"Jason Gibbs 8 năm nghiên cứu âm nhạc Việt Nam" interview with Viet Mai (Đào Mai Trang). Van hoa & The thao 11 thang 5 2001, 32.


"An American Discovers Viet Nam Music Through Its Language, Vietnam News Agency (May 11, 1999)


"Một người bạn Mỹ¸ yêu âm nhạc Việt Nam," (An American Friend Who Loves Vietnamese Music) by Dao Mai Trang. Hà Nội Ngày Nay November 1997, 14-15.


"Jason Gibbs: Từ cải lương tới nhạc tiền chiến Việt," (Jason Gibbs: From Reformed Theatre to Pre-war Songs) by Phỏng Vấn. Đại Đoàn Kết October 25, 1997, 8.


"Chàng trai Mỹ với giọt mưa thu Hà Nội," (An American fellow with Hanoi's Autumn Raindrops) by Mai Thục. Phụ nữ Thủ Đô October 9, 1996, 5.


"Âm nhạc Việt Nam mê hoắc tôi...," (Vietnamese music has charmed me) by Đào Mai Trang. Thanh nien July 11, 1995.


Review of Jason Gibbs. Solo Bassoon in ND 17 (1993), 60.


Review of Gibbs / Knopoff. Culture in the Airwaves in Sound Choice 17 (1992), 73.


Review of Gibbs / Knopoff. Culture in the Airwaves in Factsheet Five no. 36 (1990), 106.


Review of Gibbs / Knopoff. No Age Music in Sound Choice 10 (Winter1989), 39.


Concert reviews of Semblances: Pittsburgh Press, Oct. 24, 1989; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Oct. 24 1989.


"Youth Symphony will perform special composition, 'Prelude'" GreensburgTribune-Review, Mar.10, 1989.


"Morphic Resonance Trio," interview. Breach of Copyright Dec. 1987; 4.


"'No Age' Improvisation from Morphic Resonance," Carnegie-Mellon Tartan Feb. 3, 1987; D8.


"Morphic Resonance Trio plays own brand of music Sunday," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Feb. 10, 1986; 12.