Wendy Eisenberg

Wendy Eisenberg is an improvising guitar player, banjo-player and singer, as well as a poet. Her music is influenced by new music, free jazz, and metal. It challenges the technical and representational demands of contemporary music. She is an improviser/composer and songwriter. Wendy’s debut album as an improviser, “Its shape is your touch,” was released in October 2018. The Machinic Unconscious, her trio with Ches Smith, Trevor Dunn, and Wendy released their debut album on Tzadik in October 2018. Both albums made Billboard’s Critic’s Choice Top Ten Jazz Records Year End List. They also received attention from NPR, National Sawdust, and other media outlets. Time Machine, her album of art-pop songs was remastered by Feeding Tube Records and re-released September 7, 2018. Her album Time Machine, a collection of quiet art-pop songs, was remastered and re-released on Feeding Tube records on September 7th 2018. She is an improviser and has collaborated with Ted Reichman, Ches Smith (Trevor Dunn), Ches Smith, Ted Reichman. Joe Morris, Damon Smith. Shane Parrish. John Zorn and Ted Reichman, Maria Schneider and Marta Tiesenga have all been premiered by her. She also premiered works by her peers at The Stone, The New School and Hartt School of Music, New England Conservatory and Yale. Wendy provided the soundtrack for scientific projects by Ani Liu, MIT Media Lab Fellow and scientist-artist. Matt Curlee has incorporated her poetry into two large-scale works. One was premiered at Eastman School of Music 2014, and the other is awaiting its premier with Michael Burritt as percussionist. John Zorn’s Arcana VIII Musicians on Music and the forthcoming issue of the Contemporary Music Review contain her writings on music. Eisenberg’s music can be found at wendyeisenberg.bandcamp.com and birthinghips.bandcamp.com. from www.wendyeisenberg.com

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