2013.09.26 09:30-10:30 pm
Venue: B10 Live, North District, OCT-LOFT
Zoro Babel – Percussion
Zoro was born in 1967 in Upper Bavaria, Peter churches. Between 1975 and 1983 he performed with the group Anima Musica. He attended the summer sessions of the Creative Music Studio in Woodstock, NY from 1983 to 1984. This was followed by concert tours with Markus and Simon Stockhausen and first work for the theater.
In 1988, Babel together with the other group Kairos, 1990 he co-founded the band Focus Pocus. Since 1988, he produced film scores, notably in cooperation with the Austrian filmmaker Lisi Frischengruber; Babel works since 1991 in numerous projects with Alexei Sagerer and – as a musical and technical assistant – for Josef Anton Riedl. In collaboration with Michael Lentz created compositions of music and language. Babel appeared at various festivals for new music and sound art festivals since 1996, metal lockers, which he transformed into musical instruments. He took over the sound director for various projects of contemporary music and was awarded the Music Prize of the city of Munich.
Zoro Babel is also an excellent avant-garde drummer. He has published many records. Senior jazz fans of ECM should remember this one – Cosi Lontano… Quasi Dentro, which is his early works by cooperating with Markus Stockhausen, Gary Peacock, Fabrizio Ottaviucci…