9'50" of improvisation
Dan's approach seemed immediately comfortable and open to the concept of improvisation for sampling -- his structural thinking as a composer, and his understanding of electronic production were apparent in his playing and in our conversation. It was obvious that he understood the concept immediately and played to it beautifully.
His musical ideas were succinct and varied, incorporating a wide range of dynamics and timbres including colourful extended techniques with hands inside the piano.
Elder Conservatorium -- EMU space
Pro Tools HD
Yamaha Grand Piano
Rode NT2000 Stereo pair -- inside piano, roughly centered
Rode NT3 -- at rear end of piano, 1.5ft up from soundboard
Rode NT2 -- approx 3m behind performer, 1.5m high