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Never the same twice: Schmidt-Swartz and Biggs offer free improv for saxophone and electronics

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Ben Schmidt-Swartz and Christopher Biggs

Ben Schmidt-Swartz (saxophones and accordion) and Christopher Biggs (electronics) will present a 55-minute improvised set at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Feb 10 in the Dalton Center Recital Hall at Western. They spoke with Cara Lieurance about the surprises their collaboration can create, and describe the dialogue between Schmidt-Swartz's acoustic playing and Biggs' digital manipulation in real time.