Sam Pluta


Roulette; 509 Atlantic Avenue at 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn

Friday, October 21 at 10:00pm

$10 ($8 with SONiCPass. CASH ONLY AT DOOR)

Peter Evans, Jim Altieri & Sam Pluta @ The Tank (2010)


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Sam Pluta is a New York City-based composer and improviser working in the fields of acoustic and electronic music. He has been commissioned and premiered by Wet Ink Ensemble, ICE, Yarn/Wire, Timetable Percussion, RIOT Trio, Yarn/Wire, Dave Eggar, and Prism Saxophone Quartet and has performed internationally as a laptop soloist and chamber musician. As a founding member of the improvising quartet GBL and performing with groups like the Peter Evans Quintet, he has focused in recent years on fusing the worlds of acoustic and electronic instruments through improvisation. Next fall he will be performing with the Peter Evans Quintet at the Donaueschingen festival, the oldest contemporary music festival in the world. A devoted pedagogue, aside from his teaching duties as faculty fellow at Columbia University, he holds the John Plude Faculty Chair in Computer Musicianship at the Walden School. His music is released on quiet design and Carrier Records, a label he runs with Jeff Snyder and David Franzson.