Blue Monk (2007)
Instrumentation: guitar and real time digital signal processing
Duration: 7 minutes
World Premiere: June 22, 2007, Iliya Siltsov (guitar) and Guy Barash (electronics), The Yellow Submarine, Jerusalem, Israel
March 13, 2008, Iliya Siltsov (guitar) and Guy Barash (electronics), The Left Bank, Tel Aviv, Israel
Guided improvisation based on musical fragments from Thelonious Monk’s well-known jazz standard – ‘Blue Monk’. These fragments are triggered by parameters like pitch, velocity, etc., and manipulated in real-time.
Guitar, Iliya Siltsov