Tower Music Updates

PARIS ON HUDSON: Celebrating Joseph Bertolozzi’s TOWER MUSIC

PARIS ON HUDSON: Celebrating Tower Music  A Parisian-cafe street festival celebrating Beacon composer Joseph Bertolozzi’s adventures in creating the internationally acclaimed album “Tower Music” is slated for Saturday, September 10 from 6-10pm at Bank Square CoffeeHouse. During the course of the night’s entertainment Bertolozzi will conduct two multimedia presentations that take the audience through his adventures in recording the Eiffel Tower. These sessions yielded “Tower Music” which reached… Read more →

TOWER MUSIC / BRIDGE MUSIC / OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Environmental Sound Artists: In Their Own Words, a new book by Frederick Bianchi and V. J. Manzo published by Oxford University Press is now available. I have my own chapter in this book, largely about Bridge Music and touching on Tower Music, which wasn’t completed at the time of the book’s writing. The book recounts the philosophy, technology, aesthetics, and methodology of sound art from… Read more →

NEW DOCUMENTARY ON BRIDGE MUSIC

Film maker Andrew Porter‘s new documentary Bridge Music looks at Joseph Bertolozzi’s trailblazing musical work on New York’s Mid Hudson Bridge. Here’s a few images from our interviews for the film. and here’s a link to the trailer. It is starting to make the rounds of film festivals and its first public screening will be 7pm, Friday June 17th, 2016 at the Arts Society of Kingston… Read more →

TOWER MUSIC @VASSAR COLLEGE

“A Photographic Diary of Joseph Bertolozzi’s Tower Music/Musique de la Tour” will be on view June 14-July 28, 2016 at the James W. Palmer III Gallery, Main Building, Vassar College. The exhibition is free and open to the public.  The exhibition kicks-off with an opening reception on Tuesday June 14, 4:30-6:30pm. Palaia’s Tower Music book and Bertolozzi’s Tower Music CD will be available for… Read more →

INITIAL REVIEWS OF TOWER MUSIC: SO FAR SO GOOD!

Here are some of the initial reviews of Tower Music / Musique de la Tour  SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE “…irresistable…buoyant, resonant rhythmic entertainment….a witty and often beautiful array of rhythmic grooves and harmonic rhapsodies as if Steve Reich had been set loose on a giant Erector set. …the piece’s allure really comes from the vigor and inventiveness of Bertolozzi’s musical imagination…”… Read more →