Jane Wang

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Jane Wang is a composer, music improvisor, and plays the double bass, toy piano, piano, cello, and various other musical instruments. She is also an installation artist, performance artist, pedestrian movement artist and a member of the Mobius Artists Group.[1] Born in Oxford, England she now resides in Massachusetts.[2] She participated in the ~chromatik d zabu.tmp vs. Vox Novus project and is a member of CDZ.[3] She has also been selected for the 60x60 project.[4][5][6] Jane Wang composed and performed music for Hanne Tierney’s How Wang-Fo Was Saved[7] and Ms. Tierney’s Man, the Flower of All Flesh[8] The design team, including Jane Wang, were nominated for the 2005 Henry Hewes Design Award. Jane Wang composed and performed solo bass pieces for Hanne Tierney. Performances have been presented at the Wanas Exhibition in Sweden, the International Festival of Puppet Theatre, BAM Next Wave Festival, the Sculpture Center and five myles in New York City, the Beograd International Theatre Festival in Yugoslavia, and Ms. Tierney’s Obie-award winning Salome (with Sabir Mateen) at five myles and the International Festival of Puppet Theatre. She composed the music for Danny Swain's 3000 Miles to Blue[9] and Renita Martin's Five Bottles In A Six Pack [10] at The Theater Offensive (Boston), Cherry Lane Theatre (NYC) and Jumpstart[disambiguation needed] (San Antonio).

In 2009, Ms. Wang began her collaboration with choreographer Nathan Andary starting with Intervals [11] which they created and performed as a duo at Boston University, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and including Going Viral[12] at Dance Place and in 2014, The Weight of Square[13] at the Somerville Dancing in the Streets Festival.

In 2013, Ms. Wang was nominated for a Drama Desk Award Outstanding Music in a Play[14] - Hanne Tierney's Strange Tales of Liaozhai at HERE Arts Center.

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Discography[edit]

  • "And Then You Heard Tales" - Ryo Hashizume - Hao Records 428 - 1997
  • "In A Stranger’s Hand" - Ryo Hashizume - Hao Records 429 - 1998
  • "Somewhere In The Universe" - Takeshi Asai - Hao Records 430 - 1999
  • "Invisible" - Osamu Moriyama - Hao Records 431 - 2000
  • "The Sabir Mateen Quartet: Other Places Other Spaces" - 2008 Nu Bop Records CD 05
  • "Numero Uno" - 60x60 (2006-2007) - Vox Novus [15]
  • "Vol XXIV - From The Outskirts of The Milky Way" - 2007 CDZ
  • "Vol XXII - Funky Industrial Cartoons" - 2006 CDZ
  • "Vol XVIII - The New Voice of Chromatic Disgruntlement" - 2006 CDZ and Vox Novus
  • "First Time Out - Waterfront Park String Band" - 2004
  • "More Than A Dream - Soul Station Live in Baltimore" - 2004
  • "Legend of the Sea" - SOLARIS - Luna Records - 2003
  • "Bethlehem COUNTERPOINT" - Aardvark Jazz Orchestra - 2002 - Aardmuse Recordings CD102
  • Sabir Mateen: Secrets of When - Bleu Regard CT 1961 - 2001
  • "Twoubadou Sek" - Gifrants - Gaeta Records - 2001
  • "Invention Box" - Binary System - Atavistic ALP127CD - 2001
  • "Vattel Cherry’s bassrespänse" 2001 - Owlsong Records - OWL2001-
  • "The Already and The Not Yet" - James Falzone - 2000
  • "Live on Boston Radio WGBH: Eric In the Evening" - Who She Be - promo CD - 1999
  • "Slow Dance At The Asylum" - Molly Flannery Quintet - 1999
  • "Serenade by Gifrants" - Gifrants - Gaeta Records 3323 - 1996
  • "Laundry for the Nineties" - The Lydian People’s Front - Lydian1 - 1996

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mobius.org/mobius_artists.php?id=jane Member of the Mobius Artists Group
  2. ^ http://www.haorecords.com/artists/jane.htm Jane Wang on Hao Records
  3. ^ http://www.cdzabu.com/site/index.php?language=En&pageId=11&parentId=11 CDZ Member list
  4. ^ http://www.mobius.org/events/360-degress-60x60-emf
  5. ^ http://www.voxnovus.com/60x60/2007_Concert_Program.htm 60x60 composers
  6. ^ http://newsodrome.com/dance_news/live-stage-jane-wang-and-60x60-17777309
  7. ^ *Hanne Tierney's String Theory by Alexis Sottile Published: October 30th 2001, The Village Voice
  8. ^ Art in Review; 'Man, the Flower of All Flesh' by Holland Cotter Published: May 6, 2005, New York Times
  9. ^ Feats of abandon and ambiguity By Karen Campbell, Globe Correspondent, April 8, 2008 Boston Globe
  10. ^ http://www.cherrylanetheatre.org/programs/celebrating-black-playwrights/ Celebrating Black Playwrights Cherry Lane Theatre
  11. ^ Maryland Dance Ensemble, Fall 2009 - Friday, December 4, and Saturday, December 5, 2009 MSPAL Previews . UM Department of Dance, UM Libraries
  12. ^ Going Viral The Dance Enthusiast
  13. ^ Get ready for Somerville Arts Council Dancing in the Streets May 11, 2014, The Somerville News Weekly
  14. ^ Nominations Announced for 58th Annual Drama Desk Awards by Andrew Gans Published: April 29, 2013, Playbill
  15. ^ http://www.voxnovus.com/60x60/60x60_Vox_Novus_CD_2006-2007.htm

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