Elsen Price (AUS/NZ) – Descent of the Free

Elsen Price playing a double bass

Descent of the Free’ is Double Bassist/Composer Elsen Price’s 2019 release, exploring texture, harmony and new sounds on the double bass in a 5 movement suite. Released on the ABC/Universal label, the work has been performed in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Tokyo, Perth, and now in NZ in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

‘Elsen’s playing here is stylish, suave and seductive as lyrical lines twist and turn throughout, unfolding with striking urgency’ – Cut common Magazine

‘Elsen Price is an incredibly inspiring musician who seems to have no limits to his abilities’ – Jazz and Beyond

Descent of the Free
Elsen Price (b), Chris Beernink (b), Noel Clayton (g) and Mark Lockett (d)
Date: Thur 15 August 2019, 8pm
Venue: The Third Eye, Upstairs at 30 Arthur St. Te Aro
Price: General $20, WJC members and Students with ID $15