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Drew Gardner (drums) with Henry Grimes (bass), photo © Katie Degentesh

Drew Gardner

Poetics Orchestra Residency as part of the Segue Series, Oct.-Nov.

Collaboration with poets on arrangements that are tailored to their particular work. The featured musicians hail from different genres: indie rock,folk and jazz,and share an interest in poetry.
http://www.poeticsorchestra.com

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, February 26, 2011

  • complete reading (37:49): MP3
  1. Introduction (6:52): MP3
  2. "Instead of being able to work for paint in the armory, look at your arms" (7:36): MP3
  3. Memory (6:39): MP3
  4. Twilight system joy mechanic (15:46): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, October 18, 2009

  • The Starry Sky (7:14): MP3
  • So I Guess (3:57): MP3
  • Cart (8:25): MP3
  • By Whatever Misgivings (5:41): MP3
  • Guys Like Terrorism (4:21): MP3
  • Why Do I Hate Flarf (7:32): MP3

  • complete reading (39:45): MP3

  • reading from unpublished manuscript
  • Drew Gardner (poetry, guitar) James Ilgenfritz (bass)

From the Flarf Orchestra Performance at the Bowery Poetry Club NYC, April 26, 2008

  • Michael Magee (4:15): MP3
  • Drew Gardner (conduction), Franklin Bruno (el. guitar), Katie Degentesh (el. bass), Ehran Elisha (drums), Eirkur Örn Norǻdahl (el. guitar), Dave Ross (el. guitar)
  • Special thanks to Rod Smith for this recording

Thing of Beauty Celebration, January 18, 2008

  • complete reading (4:43): MP3
  • Jackson MacLow (poem) Drew Gardner (voice, drum programming)

From the Flarf Orchestra Performance at Dickinson College PA, September 30, 2006

  • Nada Gordon (1:51): MP3
  • Drew Gardner (conduction), Michael Clayville (trombone), John Orfe (piano), John Pickford Richards (viola), Kate Sheeran (french horn), Elisabeth Stimpert (clarinet)
  • Special thanks to Rod Smith for this recording

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, November 5, 2005

  • reading from Petroleum Hat (44:27): MP3
  • Drew Gardner (piano, poetry), Adam Lane (bass) John McClellan (drums)

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, April 10, 2004

  • reading from an unpublished manuscript (25:48): MP3
  • Drew Gardner (poetry, solo laptop & midi keyboard)

Reading from Sugar Pill, SF State Poetry Series, San Francisco, February 27, 2003

  1. introduction by Steve Dickison (4:16): MP3
  2. Marie Menken (2:39): MP3
  3. Black Atlantic Sky (6:45): MP3
  4. Trap Set (5:08): MP3
  5. The Giant Caterpillars (4:51): MP3
  6. Dial Tone (3:14): MP3
  7. Sugar Pill (11:06): MP3
Drew Gardner (poetry, piano), Damon Smith (bass)

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, January 18, 2003

  • reading from Sugar Pill (40:32): MP3
    Drew Gardner (poetry, piano)

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