Go: Organic GUITAR Orchestra Celebrates the Release of “Turning Towards the Light”

Adam Rudolph and Go-Organic Guitar Orchestra by Scott Friedlander

Based in NYC, Adam Rudolph has long been a key figure in the jazz and world music communities, working both solo and in long-term collaboration with such renowned musicians as Yusef Lateef. A composer, bandleader, and percussionist, he is deeply immersed in hybrid music and interactive live performance using written and graphic charts and conducted improvisation. For the last 14 years, Adam has gained widespread acclaim for his Go: Organic Orchestra, which features a variety of classical, ethnic and modern instruments. Described by the New York Times as “A visionary large performance”, The Go: Organic Orchestra’s live performances are legendary. In 2014, Rudolph assembled a new, all-guitar version of Go: Organic Orchestra and went into the recording studio.

On October 2, 2015, the Guitar Orchestra’s debut album, Turning Towards the Light, was released on Cuneiform Records. You can listen to/purchase this album, on Cuneiform’s Bandcamp page: https://cuneiformrecords.bandcamp.com/album/turning-towards-the-light 

To celebrate this release, ten world-renowned guitarists including Brandon RossNels ClineDamon BanksMarco CapelliLiberty EllmanDavid GilmoreJoel HarrisonMiles Okazaki, Kenny Wessel, and Jerome Harris, will play from music charts composed by Adam Rudolph, while he also conducts improvisations for three album release concerts in Baltimore, MDPhiladelphia, PA and Brooklyn, NY.

Adam Rudolph’s Go: Organic Guitar Orchestra concerts are certain to rank as one of 2015′s best shows, featuring genuinely original, captivating and interactive performances. In concert with his Guitar Orchestra, Rudolph will weave his all-star guitarist’s respective styles and tones into a lush and complex sonic tapestry before the audience’s eyes. Whether you love guitars, or orchestras, or beautiful contemporary music that defies single genres, these shows are not to be missed.

2015 tour dates:

November 21
Saturday
USA The Windup Space
12 W. North Ave
Baltimore MD 21201
(410) 244-8855
[facebook event]presented by
Creative Differences
November 22
Sunday
USA Fringe Arts
140 N. Columbus Blvd. (at Race St.)
Philadelphia, PA
[facebook event]presented by
Ars Nova
November 23
Monday
USA Roulette
509 Atlantic Avenue (at the corner of 3rd Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(917) 267-0363
[facebook event]

Turning Towards the Light

Performing guitarists on this tour:

Nels Cline, David Gilmore, Miles Okazaki, Damon Banks, Marco Cappelli, Liberty Ellman, Joel Harrison, Jerome Harris, Brandon Ross, Kenny Wessel

Cover photo: Scott Friedlander

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