Audiovisual installations by a legendary jazz musician
Vladimir Tarasov is a legendary jazz musician, artist, and educator. In the exhibition Sound Paintings, Tarasov shows his most well-known installations, in which music becomes a visual object. The artist refers to them as sound games.
The exhibition will comprise eight works, dedicated to prominent musicians and artists, friends and associates of Tarasov's: saxophonist Larry Ochs; great American bass player Mark Dresser; saxophonist and a member of the Ganelin / Tarasov / Chekasin band, Vladimir Chekasin, nonconformist artist Yuri Dyshlenko, and others. The reference point and key for the entire exhibition will be provided by the installation The Sixties, accompanied by music by Miles Davis, Glenn Gould, and Jimi Hendrix.
With the support of the Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuania
Having started playing traditional jazz at the age of 14 in Arkhangelsk Sailors’ Club, Vladimir Tarasov has tried with years through almost every style and genre of music. The irreplaceable participant of GTC (Ganelin – Tarasov – Chekasin, 1971 – 1986), one of the most important ensembles in the recent history of Soviet jazz, today Tarasov is active not only as musician but as an artist of a much wider spectrum: he collaborates with symphonic and chamber orchestras in Europe and the USA, teaches and lectures in various countries, writes music for theatre and film, creates performances and installations.
Audiovisual installations installations of the legendary percussionist
Audio and visual installations created by the legendary percussionist within the period of the past two years