John Also Bennett

John Also Bennett is an American composer, flutist, and synthesist based in Brooklyn, New York who creates music that could be described as avant-garde, atmospheric, or minimalist. His debut solo album Erg Herbe, which uses flutes, microtonal synthesis, and field recordings, was released under his initials JAB via Shelter Press in 2019. As well as composing and performing solo under his own name he is a member of the trio Forma and the duo Seabat. He has collaborated with Jon Gibson, Christina Vantzou, Michael Harrison, American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME), Theatre Of Voices, Jefre-Cantu Ledesma, Peter Burr, Zin Taylor, among many others, and performed at festivals such as Big Ears, Moogfest, Ambient Church (New York), MODE (London), Meakusma (Belgium), Jue (China), The World Minimal Music Festival (Amsterdam), and Summer Nostos (Greece). His work as a composer for animation and film has been screened at film festivals including the Sundance Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, 25FPS International Experimental Film/Video Festival, London International Animation Festival, as well as on Cartoon Network and ESPTV.

 

John Also Bennett is een Amerikaanse componist, fluitist en synthesizer gevestigd in Brooklyn, New York, die muziek maakt die kan worden omschreven als avant-garde, atmosferisch of minimalistisch. Zijn debuut solo-album Erg Herbe, dat gebruik maakt van fluiten, microtonale synthese en veldopnames, verscheen in 2019 onder zijn initialen JAB via Shelter Press. Naast het componeren en solo optreden onder zijn eigen naam is hij lid van het trio Forma en het duo Seabat. Hij werkte onder meer samen met Jon Gibson, Christina Vantzou, Michael Harrison, American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME), Theatre Of Voices, Jefre-Cantu Ledesma, Peter Burr, Zin Taylor, en trad op op festivals als Big Ears, Moogfest , Ambient Church (New York), MODE (Londen), Meakusma (België), Jue (China), The World Minimal Music Festival (Amsterdam) en Summer Nostos (Griekenland). Zijn werk als componist voor animatie en film is vertoond op filmfestivals, waaronder het Sundance Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, 25FPS International Experimental Film/Video Festival, London International Animation Festival, evenals op Cartoon Network en ESPTV.