by Monica Ferreira
Introducing, SPIO (São Paulo Improvisers in Orchestra) is an orchestra of musicians and sound artists of the most diverse trajectories that work the language of free musical improvisation through regency.
With some kind of singular sound and uncommon training, SPIO has in its sound body instruments ranging from traditional in orchestras to electronic gadgets and inventive luthierias. The proposal develops in an experimental approach, always with constructions composed instantly, making each presentation is unique.
Formed by musicians participating in a series of experiences in free improvisation, part of the programming of FIIL – Festival International of Free Improvisation between 2011 and 2014 in Centro Cultural São Paulo, which provided the exchange with artists of the genre of other continents.
Currently, SPIO develops footwear work in the “Lawerence Butch Morris” and released in November 2017 by Sê-Lo Netlabel, their first album recorded live that same year in the worldwide launch of the woorkbook of this methodology.