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Susie Ibarra: Talking Gong

by Claire Chase, Alex Peh, Susie Ibarra

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Composer and percussionist Susie Ibarra releases a portrait album featuring solos, duets and trios with her new trio. Talking Gong with Claire Chase and Alex Peh will release in digital and limited edition vinyl formats. Ibarra's work melds influences from her Filipina heritage with her uniquely virtuosic approach to the drum set and sound collage.


released January 22, 2021

Recorded July 2020 at Studley Hall SUNY New Paltz

Recorded and mixed by Eli Crews at Studley Hall and Spillway Studios July and August 2020

Talking Gong was a commissioned piece during Susie Ibarra’s Kenneth Davenport Residency for New American Music at SUNY New Paltz 2018

Mastered by Ryan Streber at Oktaven Studios September 2020




New Focus Recordings New York, New York

New Focus Recordings is an artist led collective label featuring releases in contemporary music of many stripes, as well as new approaches to older repertoire. The label was founded by guitarist Daniel Lippel (who is the current director), composer engineer Ryan Streber, and composer Peter Gilbert in 2003-4, and features releases from many of new music's most active performers and composers. ... more

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