Elysium Furnace Works presents Double Bassist, Michael Bisio – A Solo Recital

Saturday, July 30, 2022 @ 8:00 pm / VBI Theatre – 12 Vassar Street / Tickets: $15 per person Michael Bisio Tickets

Michael Bisio, Bassist/Composer

Michael Bisio, a renowned Kingston, NY-based bassist/composer, has eighty-five recordings in his discography, twenty-four of these are split evenly between leader/co-leader, ten of them document his extraordinary association with modern piano icon Matthew Shipp. Michael has been called a poet, a wonder and one of the most virtuosic and imaginative performers on the double bass.  As a composer Michael has been awarded nine grants and an Artist Trust Fellowship. Collaborators include Matthew Shipp, Joe McPhee, Charles Gayle, Connie Crothers, Whit Dickey, Ivo Perelman, Barbara Donald, Newman Taylor Baker, Rob Brown, Sonny Simmons and Sabir Mateen. Michael Bisio’s July 30, 2022 solo recital at CHAC is in support of his new, already-acclaimed solo recording Inimitable on Mung Music.

Elysium Furnace Works is a cooperative project co-led by Mike Faloon and James Keepnews. EFW seeks to present the work of vanguard artists in settings as dedicated and uncompromising as the art itself, focusing primarily although not exclusively on live music performances in and around New York’s vibrant Hudson Valley. http://www.facebook.com/elysiumfurnaceworks/