POW Ensemble

The computer group POW Ensemble was founded in 2001 by Dutch composer/saxophonist Luc Houtkamp, with the aim of exploring and expanding the musical potential of the computer.
Computer music is often thought of as incomprehensible sounds that nobody can understand, apart from some isolated nerds. A concert by the POW Ensemble is something completely different, however: here, ‘real’ music is being made! The musicians use improvisation, live processing, electronic and acoustic instruments such as oud and saxophones. The POW Ensemble can be regarded as the chamber ensemble of the 21st century, using computers as musical instruments.

Discography

Videos

Similar

Dave Douglas Dave Douglas
trumpet
Sun Ra Sun Ra
keyboard
David Binney David Binney
saxophone
Evan Parker Evan Parker
sax, tenor
Marc Ribot Marc Ribot
guitar
Tim Berne Tim Berne
saxophone
Steve Lacy Steve Lacy
sax, soprano
Uri Caine Uri Caine
piano
Sam Rivers Sam Rivers
sax, tenor

Support All About Jazz's Future

We need your help and we have a deal. Contribute $20 and we'll hide the six Google ads that appear on every page for a full year!