Genetti+Maunu / Brown+Jones

Carol Genetti/Peter Maunu
Hunter Brown/Molly Jones

∆ Carol Genetti and Peter Maunu have played as a duo for many years around chicago in venues such as Beat Kitchen, Elastic Arts, Constellation and the likes. Their practice is rooted in free improvisation, with a proclivity towards investigations of hidden melodies and sounds that come forth within the energy of musical experimentation. Here is a small sample of their performance at the Comfort Station from 2015.
∆ Carol Genetti is a multimedia artist whose practice is grounded in free improvisation, with a desire to unlock subconscious ideas and unexpected outcomes. She has performed widely as an experimental vocalist, with synthesizers, various objects and video projections. Her palette is primordial, existing in a space where “language” and “music” have yet to be formulated into familiar cultural patterns. She has performed with many improvising musicians, including Jack Wright, Eric Leonardson, Peter Maunu, Olivia Block and many others. Most recent recordings include a duet with Claire Rousay “Live at Elastic Arts” (Astral Spirits) and a collaborative release with visual artist Gwyneth Zeleny Anderson “Chyme” (Suppedaneum).

Carol Genetti performs at Saffron Rails, as part of Red Bull Music Festival, in Chicago, IL on November 9, 2018

∆ A transplant from the Los Angeles music scene, guitarist/violinist Peter Maunu has toured, performed and recorded with a long list of diverse musicians including Charles Lloyd, Jean-Luc Ponty, Bobby McFerrin, Tony Williams, Billy Cobham, Charlie Haden, Archie Shepp, and Grace Slick. As the guitarist on the Arsenio Hall Show, he performed nightly with legends like Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Ringo Starr, Madonna, Ray Charles, NWA, Public Enemy, and many more. Additionally, Peter contributed to the soundtracks of film scores including Crash, Bobby, Food Inc., and tv shows Chicago Hope, Arrested Development and CSI New York. Since relocating to Chicago, he has performed and recorded with improvisers Jack Wright, Carol Genetti, Gerrit Hatcher, Julian Kirshner, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Dave Rempis, Michael Zerang, Mars Williams, Jim Baker, Tomeka Reid, Katherine Young, Jason Roebke, Avreeyal Ra, dancer Ayako Kato and many others. In addition, he founded, co-curates and performs at the Splice Series, a bimonthly improvisation series at the Beat Kitchen in Chicago.

∆ Molly Jones is an improviser and composer in Chicago. Her work originates in a place of playfulness, listening, and attention.

∆ Hunter Brown is a composer, music technologist, improviser, and audio engineer based in Chicago. His work focuses on creating fluid and unstable sonic spaces via idiosyncratic interactions with digital media.

Hunter Brown and Molly Jones improvise with laptop, saxophone, flute, and toys.  Their album Massage Music is available on 1473 Records.

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Saturday, December 10, 2022
8:00p doors, 8:30p start
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1550 N Milwaukee Ave Fl3
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