Racer Sessions

Sundays, 8-10pm at Cafe Racer in Seattle, WA

Double Presenters this week: Ivan Arteaga group and Kauri

Yes, you heard right, we have 2 presenters this week! At 8pm Ivan Arteaga will present a set of computer based music and sound-processing for acoustic instruments, followed by am 8:30 set by the formidable ensemble Holy Motors, led by guitarist Ronan Delisle!

From Ivan:

"Come witness the magic of tomorrrowland! New technologies you never thought possible! Get your fill of computer wizardry! Hear the mystical saxophones. See the magical mover and the conducting sorcerer! This Sunday at 8:00pm. 1 show only!"

  • Ivan Arteaga - Sax & Wizardry
  • Greg Sinibaldi - Sax & Wizardry
  • Mariah Davis - Dance & Wizardry
  • Marcin Paczkowski - Computer & Wizardry

Ivan Arteaga (alto sax and accelerometers), Marcin Pączkowski (computer and accelerometers), Greg Sinibaldi (bari sax and accelerometers), and Mariah Davis (dance and accelerometers) presented one piece and one improvisation.

Improv 1: Evan Woodle (drums), Andrew Olmstead (piano)

Improv 2: Haley Freedlund (trombone), Michael Conklin (tenor sax), Ronan Delisle (guitar)

Improv 3: Amelia Coulter (trombone), Levi Gillis (tenor sax), Aaron Otheim (piano), Taylor King (guitar), Zach Perna (drums)

Improv 4: Cameron Sharif (piano), Luke Bergman (bass), Michelle Hutchinson (drums), Simon Henneman (guitar)


Brennan Carter (trumpet), Ronan Delisle (guitar), and Mike Gebhart (drums) presented three pieces, with the third segueing directly into Improv 5 —>

Improv 5: Kauri + (in approximate order of appearance) Jeremy Gonzalez (tenor sax), Dio Jean-Baptiste (piano), Haley Freedlund (trombone), Marcin Pączkowski (alto sax), Max Bennett-Parker (piano), Nick Rogstad (trombone), Bryan Lineberry (alto sax), Daniel Webbon (drums), Amelia Coulter (salt and pepper shakers), Zach Perna (guitar), Devin Bews (drums), Dio Jean-Baptiste (trumpet), Colton Foster (bassoon), Taylor King (guitar), ? (piano), Kauri again