Jherek Bischoff & David Byrne ‘Composed’ Live Video – Music Article

by Daniel Lennard

Jherek Bischoff is a man with a mission. His most recent concept has been his most ambitious yet and a real labour of love. The songsmith & producer has traversed the globe to hook up with some of the most respected singers on the planet to collaborate on ‘Composed’ which eventually became an album and produced some very special concerts. Armed with a just a laptop and microphone he recorded some remarkable  performances. He then built layers and layers of orchestral lines based around each vocal, the end result being an unusual blend that is neither pop nor classical and thus hard to pin down and classify in any easy way.

Earlier this year he launched the project at New York’s Ecstatic Music Festival. Many of the collaborators who sing and play on the album featured in the live show. This included David Byrne singing ‘Eyes’ backed by Jherek and the Wordless Music Orchestra for a moving and enigmatic performance. This was captured on film as you can see for yourself from the above clip.

He plays tonight actually aided by a hand-picked string quartet supporting Amanda Palmer at London Village Underground but that show is sold out. For more information onn ‘Composed’ and all things Jherek visit www.jherekbischoff.com

Music Article by Daniel Lennard

Tags:

You May Also Like

clockworks band

The Clockworks have a blast at The Deaf Institute

words Lee Taylor This is the latest band to be touted and courted by ...

Love Saves The Day 2018

Love Saves The Day 2018 – Feel the love

Love Saves The Day 2018 – Feel the love – words Colette Joanne Earley ...

Jonny Greenwood on Radiohead

Jonny Greenwood on Radiohead and how it all began

Jonny Greenwood on Radiohead and how it all began – with Matt Everitt BBC ...

Panda Bear

Animal Collective’s Panda Bear on his fourth album

Panda Bear is the solo project of Animal Collective front-man Noah Lennox. The 32 ...

Beyond Genre: New Manchester Underground Music

Manchester prides itself on its colourful musical history, which has helped to create a ...