Artists> Artists in 2012> Jordan Munson (USA)
Jordan Munson, is a musician, composer, and multimedia artist whose work explores the boundaries of music's relationship to modern technology. As a percussionist, he expanded his performance repertoire to include experimental electronic work and contemporary percussion literature. He often performs solo literature, mostly in the form of composed improvisation with a focus on live, experimental percussion and electronics. Jordan has performed alongside noteable artists such as Matmos and the Rempis Percussion Quartet. As a composer, Mr. Munson has had his multimedia and percussion works premiered at institutions such as the University of Kentucky, the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the University of Tennessee at Martin. Munson founded the Computer Laptop Music Ensemble at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) where he serves as a Lecturer in Music Technology. He is a member of the Donald Tavel Arts and Technology Research Center team exploring on-line performance-based projects for Internet2 and interactive electronics that will expand even farther the integration of technology and music performance. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Percussion from the University of Kentucky and a Master of Science in Music Technology degree from IUPUI.