TITLE: Ronen Givony & Tyondai Braxton
SPEAKER: Ronen Givony, Tyondai Braxton
EVENT DATE: 03/10/2011
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 41 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Wordless Music founder and artistic director Ronen Givony and composer Tyondai Braxton discuss their work.
Speaker Biography: Ronen Givonyis the founder of Wordless Music, a concert series that pairs rock and electronic musicians with classical music performers, both in New York and select cities internationally. He is one of the two music directors of the music venue Le Poisson Rouge in Greenwich Village, where he produces the club's classical, electronic music, and indie rock programming. Givonyis is also a former employee and regular contributor of liner notes for Nonesuch Records. He completed his BA and MA in English Literature at Yale University.
Speaker Biography: Tyondai Braxton is an American composer and performer, largely known as the former guitarist/singer of Battles, and as a prominently featured artist on record label Warp Records. He has been actively producing and performing music under his name as a solo artist, as well as collaboratively under various group titles and collectives, since the mid-1990s.
SERIES: Talking About Music