Wayne Horvitz Birthday Live Stream: The Royal We / Sweeter Than The Day

Friday, August 28th at 6:30 pm PDT

August 28th is the first of two online parties for Wayne Horvitz’ 65th Birthday. Tonight features one of his longest standing bands, Sweeter Than the Day, and one of his most recent, The Royal We. On both evenings Wayne gathers with friends and collaborators both old and new to celebrate over 40 years of music making. Please join us!

Wayne Horvitz is a composer, pianist and electronic musician. He is the 2016 recipient of the Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, the NEA American Masterpieces Award and three MAP Fund awards. He has been commissioned by the Kronos Quartet, The icicle Creek Trio, The Seattle Symphony, BAM and The Kitchen among others. He is collaborated with, among others, Bill Frisell, Robin Holcomb, Gus Van Sant, John Zorn, and Butch Morris. He appears on over 300 CDs, 30 as a leader.

‘On piano, Horvitz is economical yet lyrical, never venturing far from the strong melodic hooks which characterize his compositions, but constantly working small surprises.’
The Wire (UK)

Wayne Horvitz – piano
Geoff Harper – bass
Alex Guy – viola
Hans Teuber – saxophone
Andy Roth- drums
Ivan Galvez- percussion
Keith Lowe – bass
Ray Larson – trumpet

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