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Bakia Quartet



Bakia Quartet is a contemporary improvisation group that specializes in multi-disciplinary performances. Formed in 2013, Bakia Quartet began by presenting improvised live scores to a series of classic and contemporary silent films and has since began to branch out to collaborate with other creative mediums including dance and theater. The series of silent film performances Bakia Quartet holds, flow seamlessly between musical performance and incidental music surrounding the projection of films from classic directors such as Chaplin, Dalí, Duchamp, Man Ray, Méliès and others. Rooted in surrealism and leaning towards avant-garde, Bakia Quartet's  performances blend musical genre and works with other mediums such as film to allow both the music and the film to be viewed anew and re-imagined.


Guitar - Kenji Herbert

Guitar - Asher Kurtz

Bass - Zack Nestel-Patt

Drums - Charlie Van Kirk


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See us Improvise

          Improvised scores to short silent films
          February 2nd 2017
          @The Tank | 151 W 46th St, Fl 8th | $10