“Unsolvable Problems — OJM plays Carlos Guedes” was released on March 28, 2019. It is an EP with music for big band and big band and string quartet performed by Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos (OJM) and Quarteto de Cordas de Matosinhos . The release is from Improbable Records, on CD and LP. This can also be heard on Bandcamp, and on the usual streaming platforms.
Recorded on September 12, 2016 at Sala de Ensaio 1 in Casa da Música
Recording engineer: Mário Barreiros
Assistant recording engineer: Daniel Santos
Mixing and Mastering: Mário Barreiros
Cover: detail of painting by Alberto Péssimo
Photo: Laetitia Morais
World premiere of 1985, for Soprano Sax, Snare Drum, Guitar, Electronics and an indeterminate number of smartphones, together with new pieces by Rui Penha (Cellular), José Alberto Gomes (To Pluto) and Neil Leonard (Telkari).
This concert is in collaboration with INESC TEC, who developed a.bel, an smartphone app that enables audience interaction with the music in real time. For more information click here (in Portuguese).
Phonambient is a project of transformation of contemporary sound heritage that will be showcased at Casa da Música 10-14 February, 2014. Creative approaches to sounds from several cities including Porto and Abu Dhabi, including the world premiere of my “Canon a 4 con uccelli obbligati” for 5.1. surround diffusion, made with sounds from Sir Bani Yas Island wildlife reserve captured in Ambisonic format.
A play directed by Igor Gandra, with texts by Regina Guimarães, and music by Carlos Guedes.