Eiko Ishibashi & Jim O'RourkeJP+US
Jim O'Rourke is a Chicago-born, Tokyo-based musician, composer, producer, engineer, and multi-instrumentalist who has been active since the late 80's. O'Rourke has produced a wide range of artistic output throughout his career including pieces for Stereolab, Sonic Youth, Wilco, John Fahey and he has been recognized with a Grammy Award for his production. His musical style ranges from experimental to avant-garde jazz, noise music, abstract pop and more, which manifested in personal releases on labels such as Draf City, Tzadik, Editions Mego, Black Truffle and his very own Stream room. He has also been active as a composer for film, most notably his collaborations with directors Koji Wakamatsu and Kazuyoshi Kumakiri.
Eiko Ishibashi is a multi-instrumentalist, singer and electronic music producer. She has been active as a live performer, as a music producer for theater, movies and for exhibitions. In her production and live performances she usually incorporates a wide variety of instruments such as the piano, synthesizers, flutes, marimbas and drums. She released her work on labels such as Felicity, Drag City, Black Truffle, Editions Mego and more.
Experimental and improv legend Jim O’Rourke will join forces with long-time collaborator Eiko Ishibashi to present one of their rare live collaborations.