Trumpet | Performance Art



Documentation of live performance at Coaxial Arts, 9.29.18

Ethan Marks, amplified trumpet with sustain pedal


The trumpet becomes interface and the performer becomes sculpture as the minuscule movement of valves, slides, bell angle, and volume pedal control the beams of sound. The listening subject is forced inward as their perception is shot outwards.

Recorded in a live performance on 1.15.17 in East LA

Improvisation using a 1/4in jack and Ableton

Improvisation using David Aguila's "Miles Away" Ableton patch

Improvisation with custom Ableton patch

Happy New Year, 2014!