Derek Worthington’s Lossy Codecs – Avant Early Show
This knotty, but ever so nice, mega group returns. All-Star Line-up, Compositions That Trill, EARLY SHOW. Sit down to enjoy a band that’s filled with some of the area’s best creatives. And dig this, there’s NO COVER (although donations accepted and go straight to the band).
Derek Worthington – composition, direction
Neal Anderson – flugelhorn, EWI
Zara Teicher – horn
Kaleigh Wilder – bari sax
Kirsten Carey – guitar
Michael Malis – piano
Simon Alexander-Adams – synths
Ben Willis – bass
Jon Taylor – drums
Lossy Codecs is an experimental large ensemble led by trumpeter/composer/electronic musician Derek Worthington. The group explores unique mechanisms of information transfer between composer, director, and players, including a new method for real-time direction of an improvising ensemble.