My self contained sessions utilize guitar effects, beats, & small p.a. system. I improvise musical patterns on rhythmic themes See picture for an idea how my set up appears. Usual gigs of this type for me are about 50 to 100 people. Let me know event logistics. (No worries about music performance rights with my material - perfect for techy and modern-themed events on commercial property!)
email@example.com offers greetings and salutations...your offerings to life senses both electronically and patitient 1984 jam sessions, the "Elctro-Residents....and the map to the Roxy is in the mail...10-25-2016!!!
Hey Jeff, Hey Greg, Thank you Noe for your hospitality, KSBR fm_"Just Chuck"...I was the first to put a Nelson Jenstad production on TV and radio-glad I was there for a $60.00 MS-10 now worth over 875..00 crazy. Still have Dr. Rythym-orig Sincere peace.
Response from Nelson Jenstad:
Thank You, Chuck!! Thanks for your bright light of caring and awareness! You are an extremely special human being! I really appreciate your kindness and brilliant insights on art, music and the world! - Best Always!, Nelson. -
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
The experience of of the this gig would have Nelson Jenstad performing seated with a guitar or two, a medium to small sized combo amplifier and a board of effect pedals. Jenstad uses echo and delay effects (among others), to produce rhythms and patterns to develop into improvisational entertainment. Expect interesting and everchanging patterns of music. Music will come to stopping points and begin again in a new sound in 5 to 10 minute intervals. If a small PA and mic system system is needed, Jenstad can provide along with his event. Typically art gallery performance and certain atmospheric productions will not require speaking to an audience. For more of a concert style event, the ability to speak to the audience may be desired. This solo event is not an event with singing or vocal performance. Rates may vary depending on the type of event.
Nelson Jenstad is a multi-genre music composer and creator. History of original performance by Nelson Jenstad includes Saddleback McKinney Theater, the Whiskey A go-go, Japan Center San Francisco, Laguna College of Art and Design, The Art Affair Festival in Laguna Beach. Jenstad teaches music, guitar, piano and composition at Jims Music Center in Tustin, California since 1999. Nelson Jenstad has music on iTunes, Amazon, Jamendo, and music as film score by several independent film makers and animators. Many works multi-genre available to hear at YouTube and Vimeo.
Additional Booking Notes
Gallery and atmospheric events typically only require and electrical source and well-located floor space to the event. Please contact Nelson Jenstad if the event is a concert/theater style event where house-PA, staging and lighting would be considered.
Varies as per time and conditions due to improvisational nature of performance. Generally, sets of 45 minutes containing two works per each 15 minutes (on average).
Influences & Inspiration
Robert Fripp (Frippertronics) Brian Eno (ambient music), David Gilmore, Bill Frisell
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