photo: Juliane Schütz
LIZ ALLBEE IS A COMPOSER-PERFORMER AND IMPROVISER WHO WORKS WITH THE IMAGINARCHIC POTENTIAL OF SONIC MATERIAL. She performs most often on self-designed quadraphonic trumpet, electronics, trumpet and voice. Her work encompasses electro-acoustic composition, spatialization, improvisational strategies and instrument creation, with an ear towards embodiment and extension. SHE HAS PERFORMED AT VENUES & FESTIVALS INCLUDING WIEN MODERN, MAERZMUSIK, ctm, huddersfield cont. music festival, DONAUESCHINGEN, DARMSTADT, berlin jazzfest, BERGHAIN, goethe institute.
Many lesser oddball talents make the proud boast that they will invite you into their strange mental world and amaze you thereby. Allbee not only makes good on the promise, but she refuses to let you out again afterwards. I hereby dub her the Circe of the avant-garde music world, and I have now been turned into a pig…………” Sound Projector, London 2010