Release Date: May 18th, 2019

TAK ensemble’s third album Oor launches their new label TAK editions into being. With works by Tyshawn Sorey, Erin Gee, Natacha Diels, David Bird, Ann Cleare, and Ashkan Behzadi, this visceral collection of works primarily written for the ensemble highlight fierce virtuosity, uncanny blends, and otherworldly timbral landscapes.


Mouthpiece 28, Erin Gee 

Az Hoosh mi.., Ashkan Behzadi 

Series Imposture, David Bird 

unable to create an offscreen world (c), Ann Cleare 

Ornations, Tyshawn Sorey 

The Colors Don’t Match, Natacha Diels 

Unable to Create and Offscreen World (c) features guest cellist, Meaghan Burke

Artwork by Erika Kari McCarthy: erikakari.com

Join us on Saturday, May 18th at 8pm at 184 Eldridge (Speyer Hall) for a concert to celebrate the album’s release

• Program •

Mouthpiece 28, Erin Gee

Ballad of the Water of the Sea, Ashkan Behzadi

Strange Attractors, Natacha Diels

Theophilus’ song, Santiago Diéz Fischer*

Ornations, Tyshawn Sorey

Lonelyhearts, David Bird with Kelsey Tortsveit, writer and director

* denotes winner of our 2018-2019 call for scores

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Tickets are $10-25 sliding scale

$10-15: Admittance and download code

$20-25 Admittance and physical CD

Recorded by Ryan Streber at Oktaven Audio 2018-2019 | Produced by David Bird, Taylor Brook, and Laura Cocks

Mastered by Chris Botta | Artwork by Erika Kari McCarthy | Album Design by David Bird and Laura Cocks

Ⓟ & © all rights reserved TAK ensemble / TAK editions 2019

Artist: TAK ensemble • Album: Oor • Format: CD | Digital • Release: May 18, 2019 • Label: TAK editions Cat. No. TAKe001 • Label Code: M9-518 • UPC/EAN: 5149709357

• Label + Promotion: Laura@TAKensemble.com •