Tracking the Odds: Min Xiao Fen (Audio)

Dec 21, 2017
Produced by Roulette Intermedium.

Min Xiao Fen is a Chinese pipa player and vocalist, known for her work in traditional Chinese music, contemporary classical and experimental music, and jazz and has worked with numerous contemporary composers, including Chen Yi, Zhou Long, Carl Stone, Derek Bailey, John Zorn and Björk. In this program we hear the solo work, including covers of Thelonius Monk, traditional and pop Chinese tunes, and extended techniques for her instruments. These recordings come from two different concerts produced by Roulette, one from 2004 and one from 2010.