Selection Reminder: Wolter Wierbos and David Manson's "Swarm!"

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Sunday, April 1Wolter Wierbos and David Manson's "Swarm!" 7:30 p.m. Timucua White House, 2000 S. Summerlin Ave. timucua.com free

Trombonists Wolter Wierbos and David Manson return to Central Florida (from Amsterdam and St. Pete, Fla., respectively) for the next concert in the 2011-2012 series presented by the Civic Minded 5 at the Timucua house. Equally at home in jazz and contemporary classical – and apparently with Sonic Youth, with whom he collaborated in 2001 – Wierbos is in demand as a soloist and booked internationally through October 2013. As well as some solo works, Wierbos will also perform with Manson on the acclaimed composer’s “Swarm!”, a multimedia piece for trombone octet, tap dancer and LED-illuminated balloons. (That last bit is the inflatable contribution of Polish conceptual artist Wojtek Sawa, whose installation “Untitled #1” called for viewers of a woman wearing nothing but a hula skirt of dollar bills to remove the bills and drop them in a box marked “AIDS research.”) Manson will also perform composer Javier Alvarez’s “Vinko Mambo” for trombone and electronics, a solo tribute to mambo legend Perez Prado. – F.C. Belt


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