Joseph Bertolozzi in 1989, Photo: © 1989, Hudson Valley Photographic Studio

Photo: © 1989, Hudson Valley Photographic Studio

BERTOLOZZI TO LECTURE ON TOWER MUSIC AT CLARK UNIVERSITY

Joseph Bertolozzi will lecture on #TowerMusic at Clark University‘s 2015 Dialogue Symposium, Monday, March 16 @ 7pm in the Higgins Lounge at Dana Commons.   He will describe sampling and playing the Eiffel Tower, one of the world’s most famous monuments, the … Continue reading

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TOWER MUSIC ALBUM CURRENTLY IN THE MIX

The ‪#‎TowerMusic‬ album is currently being mixed in preparation for commercial release. It’s been a long process and this stage will take awhile too; this project has so many unknowns and variables but the wait will be worth it…see the … Continue reading

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DOCUMENTARY FEATURING BRIDGE/TOWER MUSIC WINS AWARD

The SOUNDHUNTERS documentary, featuring both Bridge Music and Tower Music / Musique de la Tour, as well as the work of Jean-Michel Jarre and others, won the “FIPA d’Or” award for best trans-media documentary at this French festival. It will be … Continue reading

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TOWER MUSIC ALBUM DRAWS NEARER

This Friday we begin electronic file conversions of the ‪#‎TowerMusic‬ audio tracks so they can be sent from my Operating System to the studio’s OS. Slowly, the album is on its way!

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TOWER MUSIC COMPLETE!

I just finished the last remaining work in the Tower Music suite.  The music is now complete. There’s still work to do…what remains are some odds & ends, deciding the final order of the movements, liner notes, etc. I intend … Continue reading

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SEVENTH MOVEMENT OF TOWER MUSIC COMPLETE

I’ve just finished the movement that will close the Tower Music album, but it’s not the last piece I’ll be writing. This massive addition is almost 11 minutes long and runs the gamut from a blood-curdling opening, to a slow, … Continue reading

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FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM TO INCLUDE TOWER/BRIDGE MUSIC

A European film crew shooting a feature documentary on composers is in the USA covering my work at the Mid Hudson Bridge (Bridge Music) and the Eiffel Tower (Tower Music). Entitled Sound Hunters, the film includes Peter Gabriel, Jean-Michel Jarre, Brian Eno … Continue reading

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THE LIGHTER SIDE OF TOWER MUSIC – JOE POPP’S FINGERS!

Tower Music audio engineer Joe Popp’s fingers were supposed to handle microphones…but what’s this? Gang signals? Alien communiques? You be the judge! THE LIGHTER SIDE OF TOWER MUSIC: JOE POPP\’S FINGERS

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SIXTH MOVEMENT OF TOWER MUSIC COMPLETE

Cadences is the name of my newest addition to the Tower Music canon. It starts with a slow introduction which I am choosing to release as a separate short Prelude. The main body of the work then turns into a playful … Continue reading

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“Bon jour Monsieur Bertolozzi..”

Those were the words spoken to me by a smiling boy bagging my groceries on my last day in Paris, a year ago today….“bon jour Monsieur Bertolozzi.” From the lead story on p. 1 of the NY Times digital edition (and … Continue reading

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