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UPCOMING EVENTS: Feb. 23, 29 . . . please scroll down for details:

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SUNDAY, February 23rd, 2020. Open: 7:00pm, Starts 7:30pm, in Morgan Salon:


NEW SERIES: Pure Freedom #02
Solo improvisation concert by Morgan Fisher
(Keyboards, devices, toys, loopers, drum machines, vocals)


abstract • minimal • progrock • healing • drone • analog • looping . . .

Morgan goes even deeper into the majestic improvised soundscapes he has been creating since he first set foot on Japanese soil in 1985. This time featuring his rare Suzuki Omnichords.
Accompanied by his light art and mysterious archive videos.

REVIEW:
"To attend one of Morgan Fisher’s evenings of music is to enter a world of visual and aural delight. He creates a captivating, mesmerizing, total musical-artistic experience. To describe the fullness of it, it is hard to know where to begin. His rack of keyboards is at the center, as he works over them for two hours. The vintage electronics sound nearly acoustic in this age of hyper-digitalized any-sound-will-do tackiness. 
His abstract light art and archive videos blur the distinctions between old and new, retro and avant-garde. The music draws on a style of musical expression mined by avant-garde composer/performers like Terry Riley and Brian Eno. Fisher has his own distinctive sound: pleasing cascades of chords, tripping melodies, interplays of rich sonic layers, and a genuinely symphonic expansiveness - an unflagging supply of musical ideas that keep coming delicately and mindfully.
Morgan’s salon is intimate. Because we get to see him create up close, the music, photos and videos carry us in other directions, launching the listening/watching mind into fresh, new spaces. It is an engaging, meditative experience quite unlike any other, and simply not to be missed!"

(Adapted from reviews by Michael Pronko)

Please book early as there is only room for 40 people!

Entry is 3000 yen with reservation, 3500 without reservation, payable at the door.
Complimentary WINE, tea, juice and snacks will be served in the interval.

Morgan Salon - Morgan's cosy, artistic personal studio - is a five-minute walk from
Daitabashi Station (just two stops from Shinjuku on the Keio Line).
Address: 2-2-4 Izumi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo 168-0063

Reservation is suggested, as seating is limited to 40 persons.
Please reserve by clicking HERE to send an email, with your name and phone number,
or write to
< morganfff [AT] gmail.com > Please title your email PF
A confirmation message and map will be sent to you.

Morgan looks forward to meeting you!


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SATURDAY, February 29th, 2020. Open: 7:00pm, Starts 7:30pm, in Morgan Salon:


! ! ! RADICAL • RETRO • REMIX • RAMPAGE ! ! ! Morgan Salon #22.
Professor Bennett's House of ELECTRO-ACOUSTICAL MYSTERY meets
Doctor Fisher's PHANTASMAGORICAL PHONOGRAPHIC FANTASY!!!

US maverick SAMM BENNETT clashes and collaborates with UK ultra-dilettante MORGAN FISHER in their first, amazing sound-wrestling event. Using as a base, vinyl and shellac records to sample, loop, and turn into miracles before your very ears! Or as the good Professor puts it:

"Employing an enigmatic and circuitous process of channeling magnetic sound recordings from bygone eras (as well as assorted other obscure sonorous implements) through a series of arcane and esoteric transformational devices, Professor Bennett (Celebrated Emeritus of Auditory Exploration and Related Endeavors) presents a most satisfying smorgasbord of swirling sonic surprise and serendipity. Ghost voices of the past, encoded within the tiny grooves of spinning black discs, are brought forth to mingle with the reverberant strains of tiny machines and magnetic waveforms of unknown origin, not to mention the intoning of the Professor's own voice. These elements all align in a repetitive cycle of unpredictable and unexpected connectivity, in which the hauntingly familiar meets the truly exotic, where sounds and words, mellifluous melodic motifs and fractured fragments of meaning collide and coexist in a hallucinatory realm of rarefied resonance ! ! !
The distinguished Doctor Fisher will be exploring audio artifacts of the past as well, in his own unique fashion, coaxing the sounds of dusty old recordings from a hand-cranked phonogram device and blending them with the various and curious tonalities residing within his impressive collection of vintage sound synthesizers and such. On their special dual engagement, Messrs. Bennett and Fisher will entertain and elucidate you with their respective sonic endeavours, and rumour has it that they will also collaborate in a meeting of the musical minds, which promises to be an epic journey through the acoustical corners of the hitherto unknown ! ! ! "

Extraordinary visuals will be broadcast, reaching back into the writhing spectral past of Dadaistic counterpanes and pataphysical cross-stitches.

Entry is 3500 yen with reservation, 4000 without reservation, payable at the door.
Complimentary WINE, tea, juice and snacks will be served in the interval.

Morgan Salon - Morgan's cosy, artistic personal studio - is a five-minute walk from
Daitabashi Station (just two stops from Shinjuku on the Keio Line).
Address: 2-2-4 Izumi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo 168-0063

Reservation is suggested, as seating is limited to 40 persons.
Please reserve by clicking HERE to send an email, with your name and phone number,
or write to
< morganfff [AT] gmail.com > Please title your email MS22
A confirmation message and map will be sent to you.

Morgan looks forward to meeting you!

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Morganís Organ Photo Gallery - a selection of photographs from Morgan's 100 performances in the
Morgan's Organ monthly series, November 2003 to March 2013 at Superdeluxe, Nishi-Azabu, Tokyo.

BELOW: PHOTOGRAPHS OF A SELECTION OF INSTRUMENTS FROM MORGAN'S COLLECTION