Live at ISSUE 11/11/2009 by John Butcher & Okkyung Lee
John Butcher was born in Brighton, England and has lived in London since the late 1970s. His music ranges through free improvisation, various structurings, his own compositions, multitracked saxophone pieces and work with live electronics, amplification and feedback.
He has toured and broadcast in Europe, Japan, Australia and North America, and was featured, playing solo, in the BBC TV programme Date with an Artist. Compositions include pieces for Chris Burn’s Ensemble, the Austrian group Polwechsel, the Australian ensemble Elision, the American Rova Saxophone Quartet, and "somethingtobesaid" for the 8-piece John Butcher Group.
Cellist and improviser Okkyung Lee is a 2011 ISSUE Artist-in-Residence. A native of Korea, Okkyung Lee has been developing her own voice in a contemporary cello performance, improvisation and composition. using her solid classical training as a springboard, she incorporates jazz, sounds, Korean traditional and pop music, and noise with extended techniques to create her unique blend of music. She has received a composer commission from New York State Council on the Arts (2007) and a Foundation for Contemporary Arts grant (2010).
Live at ISSUE 11/11/2009 by John Butcher & Okkyung Lee is licensed under a Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.