Eli Keszler

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 - 2:20 pm

[audio:Eli Keszler Cold Pin.mp3|titles=Cold Pin]

Eli Keszler is a New York City based composer/ artist. In performance
he plays percussion and guitar along with his installations that use
mechanically struck, extended strings with ensemble and scores.

Eli has toured throughout Europe and the US, performing solo and with
artists such as Phill Niblock, Joe Mcphee, Loren Connors, Tony Conrad,
Jandek, Roscoe Mitchell, Anthony Coleman, Keith Fullerton Whitman, T
Model Ford and Ran Blake. He has recorded for labels such as Type,
ESP-DISK’ and PAN.  His Oxtirn release was named as a record of the
year from Wire Magazine and The Boston Globe.  He received a feature
on NPR All Songs Considered in 2011. His installations have appeared
at the BCA (Boston), Nuit Blanche and the Shreveport MSPC festival.
He was an artist in residence with Ashley Paul at Issue Project Room
(2009).  He is a graduate from New England Conservatory in Boston.