Guillermo E. Brown

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Guillermo E. Brown
Born
Guillermo Enrique Brown

May 3
New Haven, CT
NationalityAmerican

Guillermo E. Brown (aka Pegasus Warning) is a multi-disciplinary performer whose works include Soul at the Hands of the Machine,[1][2] The Beat Kids' Open Rhythm System and Sound Magazine,[3] Black Dreams 1.0,[4] ...Is Arturo Klauft, Handeheld, Shuffle Mode, WOOF TICKET EP,[5] PwEP2, forthcoming full length album Dream&Destroy and performance piece Bee Boy.[6] His one-man theater piece, Robeson In Space, premiered at Luna Stage (2005).[7]

Additional work includes sound installation cracked unicorns[8] at The Studio Museum in Harlem, performance pieces Postcolonial Bacchanale (Harlem Stage), SYRUP (The Kitchen), supergroup BiLLLL$,[9] the collaborative trio Thiefs, and sound installation for She Talks to Beethoven[10] by Adrienne Kennedy directed by Charlotte Brathwaite at JACK NYC.

Biography[edit]

A graduate of Wesleyan University (B.A.) and Bard College (M.F.A.), Brown was Adjunct Professor at New York University's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music and Gallatin School from 2006 to 2008 and Artist-in-Residence at Pacific Northwest College of Art in 2010. He is a recipient of a 2016 Creative Capital Award in Performing Arts for Bee Boy,[6] a recipient of Harvestworks New Works Residency (2001)[11] and Van Lier Fellowship (2002), and a residency at MIT's Center for Art, Science, and Technology (2016-2017).[12]

Most recently he appears as the drummer in the house band (called KAREN) of The Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS, with band leader Reggie Watts. In addition he is featured on over 45 recordings, and has appeared live, recorded and as drummer/vocalist/collaborator with Vijay Iyer, Mike Ladd, David S. Ware, William Parker, Matthew Shipp, Rob Reddy, Roy Campbell, Spring Heel Jack, Anti-Pop Consortium, Anthony Braxton, DJ Spooky, El-P, Carl Hancock Rux, Vernon Reid, DJ Logic, Latasha Diggs, Dave Burrell, George Lewis, Mendi & Keith Obadike, Victor Gama, David Gunn, Arto Lindsay, Gordon Voidwell, Tecla, Jahcoozi, Robot Koch, Das Racist, Jamie Lidell, Saul Williams, CANT, Mocky, Twin Shadow, Busdriver, Grisha Coleman, and Wangechi Mutu among others.

Discography[edit]

  • Pegasus Warning, Woof Ticket EP, (Plug Research), 2013[5]
  • Thiefs' full length LP, drums/voice, (Melanine Harmonique), 2013[13]
  • Mocky's Graveyard Novelas, voice, (Heavy Sheet), 2013[14]
  • Vijay Iyer/Mike Ladd/Maurice Decaul's Holding It Down: The Veterans' Dreams Project, (Pi Recordings), 2013[15]
  • Tecla's We Are The Lucky Ones, co-producer, (Mayimba Music), 2013[16]
  • Lucky Paul, Demonspawn, voice, (somethinksounds), 2011[17]
  • CANT, Dreams Come True, (Terrible/Warp), 2011[18]
  • Andrew Lamb, Rhapsody In Black'], (NoBusiness Records), 2011[19]
  • Jahcoozi's, Barefoot Wanderer, voice, (Bpitch Control), 2010[20]
  • Das Racist's "Don Dada" from Shutup Dude, composer/producer, (Michka/Greedhead), 2010[21]
  • William Parker, I Plan to Stay a Believer, (Aum Fidelity), 2010[22]
  • Shuffle Mode, (Melanine Harmonique later licensed to Cleveland Tapes), 2009[23]
  • David S. Ware Quartet, Live in Vilnius, (No Business), 2009[24]
  • Guillermo E. Brown/Matthew Shipp Duo, Telephone Popcorn, (Nu Bop Records), 2008[25]
  • Crosstalk: American Speech Music, curated by Mendi + Keith Obadike (Bridge Music), 2008[26]
  • David S. Ware Quartet, Renunciation, (Aum Fidelity), 2007[27]
  • Vijay Iyer + Mike Ladd, Still Life with Commentator, (Savoy Jazz), 2007[28]
  • Colorform, Fragments of Youth, (Bonanzagram), 2007[29]
  • George Lewis, SEQUEL, (INTAKT), 2006[30]
  • Dave Burrell's DB3, Momentum, (High Two Records), 2006[31]
  • David S. Ware, BalladWare, (Thirsty Ear), 2006[32]
  • Guillermo E. Brown, Handeheld, (Melanine Harmonique Records), 2005[33]
  • Guillermo E. Brown, ...is Arturo Klauft, (Melanine Harmonique Records), 2005[34]
  • Mike Ladd’s Negrophilia, (Thirsty Ear), 2005[35]
  • David S. Ware, Live in the World, (Thirsty Ear), 2005[36]
  • Guillermo E. Brown’s Black Dreams 1.0, (Melanine Harmonique Records), 2004[37]
  • El-P, High Water, (Thirsty Ear), 2004[38]
  • Matthew Shipp Trio, The Trio Plays Ware, (Splasc(H)), 2004[39]
  • DJ Spooky, celestial mechanix, (Thirsty Ear), 2004[40]
  • Creative Trans-Informational Alliance, Atrospect Sound 1: An Opera in Four Acts, (CTIA), 2004[41]
  • Guillermo E. Brown's The Beat Kids, Open Rhythm System, (7H/Uncle Junior ), 2003[3]
  • Antipop Consortium, Antipop Vs. Matthew Shipp, (Thirsty Ear), 2003[42]
  • David S. Ware String Ensemble, Threads, (Thirsty Ear), 2003[43]
  • The Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra, Spontaneous, (Splasc(H)), 2003[44]
  • DJ Wally, Nothing Stays the Same, (Thirsty Ear), 2003[45]
  • DJ Spooky, Dubtometry, (Thirsty Ear), 2003[46]
  • Guillermo E. Brown's Soul at the Hands of the Machine], (Thirsty Ear), 2002[1]
  • DJ Spooky’s Optometry, (Thirsty Ear), 2002[47]
  • Matthew Shipp's Nu Bop, (Thirsty Ear), 2002[48]
  • David S. Ware, Freedom Suite, (Aum Fidelity), 2002[49]
  • Rob Reddy's Honor System, Seeing By The Light Of My Own Candle, (Knitting Factory), 2001[50]
  • Spring Heel Jack, Masses, (Thirsty Ear), 2001[51]
  • Roy Campbell, It's Krunch Time, (Thirsty Ear), 2001[52]
  • David S. Ware, Corridors and Parallels, (Aum Fidelity), 2001[53]
  • William Parker and The Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra, The Raincoat in the River Vol. 1, (Eremite), 2001[54]
  • David S. Ware, Surrendered, (Sony/Columbia), 2000[55]

Education[edit]

M.F.A., Music/Sound, The Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 2005

B.A., Music, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 1998

Residencies[edit]

  • Artist-in-Residence, Pacific Northwest College of Art, 2010, Portland, Oregon
  • Future Places Festival, 2009, Porto, Portugal
  • Sant'Anna Arresi Jazz Workshop, 2004, Sardinia, Italy
  • Van Lier Residency, Harvestworks, 2002–2003, New York City
  • Artist Fellowship Harvestworks, 2000-2001, New York City

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Guillermo E. Brown - Soul At The Hands Of The Machine". Discogs.
  2. ^ Jazz, All About. "Guillermo E. Brown: Soul at the Hands of the Machine". All About Jazz.
  3. ^ a b "The Beat Kids - Open Rhythm System". Discogs.
  4. ^ "Dusted Reviews: Guillermo E. Brown - Black Dreams 1.0". www.dustedmagazine.com.
  5. ^ a b "Pegasus Warning - Woof Ticket EP". Discogs.
  6. ^ a b "Creative Capital - Investing in Artists who Shape the Future". creative-capital.org.
  7. ^ Siegel, Naomi (9 October 2005). "THEATER REVIEW; A Psyche in Orbit" – via NYTimes.com.
  8. ^ "The Studio Museum in Harlem". www.studiomuseum.org.
  9. ^ http://archive.eyebeam.org/events/mixer-kudu-billll-featuring-guillermo-e-brown-the-collection-agency
  10. ^ "She Talks to Beethoven". JACK . BROOKLYN.
  11. ^ "2001 New Works Residencies – Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center". www.harvestworks.org.
  12. ^ "Bee Boy - Arts at MIT".
  13. ^ Ratliff, Ben (1 March 2013). "Jazz From Thiefs, Shamie Royston and Curtis Hasselbring" – via NYTimes.com.
  14. ^ "Graveyard Novelas (The Moxtape Vol. I), by Mocky". Mocky.
  15. ^ Ratliff, Ben (20 September 2012). "'Holding It Down,' Poems of War Veterans, at Harlem Stage" – via NYTimes.com.
  16. ^ "We Are the Lucky Ones - Tecla - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic.
  17. ^ "Lucky Paul - Demon Spawn (Lonely C & Baby Prince Remix)".
  18. ^ "Cant (2) - Dreams Come True". Discogs.
  19. ^ "Andrew Lamb (2) - Rhapsody In Black". Discogs.
  20. ^ "Jahcoozi - Barefoot Wanderer". Discogs.
  21. ^ "Das Racist - Shut Up, Dude". Discogs.
  22. ^ "William Parker - I Plan To Stay A Believer: The Inside Songs Of Curtis Mayfield". Discogs.
  23. ^ "Shuffle Mode, by Guillermo E. Brown". Cleveland Tapes.
  24. ^ "David S. Ware Quartet - Live In Vilnius". Discogs.
  25. ^ "Matthew Shipp And Guillermo E. Brown - Telephone Popcorn". Discogs.
  26. ^ "Crosstalk: American Speech Music BRIDGE 9285". Bridge Records.
  27. ^ "David S. Ware Quartet - Renunciation". Discogs.
  28. ^ "Vijay Iyer + Mike Ladd - Still Life With Commentator". Discogs.
  29. ^ "Colorform - Fragments Of Youth". Discogs.
  30. ^ "George Lewis - Sequel (For Lester Bowie)". Discogs.
  31. ^ ".: Dave Burrell: Momentum : High Two :". www.hightwo.com.
  32. ^ "BalladWare - David S. Ware - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic.
  33. ^ "Guillermo E Brown - Handeheld CD Album". www.cduniverse.com.
  34. ^ "♫ Is Arturo Klauft! - Guillermo E. Brown. Listen @cdbaby".
  35. ^ "Mike Ladd - Negrophilia [The Album]". Discogs.
  36. ^ "The David S. Ware Quartets* - Live In The World". Discogs.
  37. ^ "♫ Black Dreams 1.0 - Guillermo E. Brown. Listen @cdbaby".
  38. ^ "El-P Feat. The Blue Series Continuum - High Water". Discogs.
  39. ^ "Matthew Shipp Trio - The Trio Plays Ware". Discogs.
  40. ^ "DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid* - Celestial Mechanix: The Blue Series Mastermix". Discogs.
  41. ^ "Creative Trans-Informational Alliance - Atrospect Sound 1: An Opera In Four Acts". Discogs.
  42. ^ "Antipop Consortium - Antipop Vs. Matthew Shipp". Discogs.
  43. ^ "David S. Ware String Ensemble - Threads". Discogs.
  44. ^ "William Parker & The Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra - Spontaneous". Discogs.
  45. ^ "DJ Wally - Nothing Stays The Same". Discogs.
  46. ^ "DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid* Feat. Mad Professor & Lee "Scratch" Perry* - Dubtometry". Discogs.
  47. ^ "DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid* - Optometry". Discogs.
  48. ^ "Matthew Shipp - Nu Bop". Discogs.
  49. ^ "David S. Ware Quartet - Freedom Suite". Discogs.
  50. ^ "Rob Reddy's Sleeping Dogs - Seeing By The Light Of My Own Candle". Discogs.
  51. ^ "Spring Heel Jack • The Blue Series Continuum - Masses". Discogs.
  52. ^ "Roy Campbell Quartet - It's Krunch Time". Discogs.
  53. ^ "David S. Ware Quartet - Corridors & Parallels". Discogs.
  54. ^ "William Parker & The Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra - Raincoat In The River Vol.1 / ICA Concert". Discogs.
  55. ^ "David S. Ware - Surrendered". Discogs.