Laura Ortman, Trapper Keeper + Garrison&Nilles

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Laura Ortman, Trapper Keeper + Garrison&Nilles
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Laura Ortman, Trapper Keeper + Garrison&Nilles says
Lenten a-TONE-ment & focused listening! This week's edition of the AnxSnd music series offers a rich program as we feature Will Thompson & Marcello Benneti's Trapper Keeper with guests Doug Garrison & Stephanie Nilles, PLUS an opening set from fabulous visiting Brooklyn-based violinist LAURA ORTMAN in duo with Rob Cambre.

Set 1: Laura Ortman (violin/fx) & Rob Cambre (guitar/fx)

Set 2: "Trapper Keeper TRAPS Garrison & Nilles"
Will Thompson (piano/keys/fx), Marcello Benneti (drums) + Doug Garrison (drums) & Stephanie Nilles (piano/keys/vocals)

LAURA ORTMAN (native White Mountain Apache) is a Brooklyn composer, musician, film composer and visual artist. She performs as a solo violinist and continually collaborates with artists, filmmakers, dancers and musicians from New York, New Mexico, Italy and Canada. She has performed, recorded and toured with New York bands Stars Like Fleas and The Dust Dive. Ortman plays violin, Apache violin, electric guitar, amplified piano, electric keyboards, sings through a megaphone, pedal steel guitar and makes field recordings.

Ortman has been awarded a 2016 Art Matters Grant, a 2016 National Artist Fellowship and has completed artist residencies at the Rauschenberg Residency in Captiva, Florida, the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and at Issue Project Room in Brooklyn, New York.

In 2008, she founded the Coast Orchestra, an all-Native American orchestral ensemble performing the 1914 original score live accompaniment to photographer Edward Curtis's film "In the Land of the Head Hunters" to sold-out audiences at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

Ortman releases her third solo album My Soul Remainer in 2017 recorded and co-produced by Martin Bisi.
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By: Anxious Sound