SANS LE SYSTEME

IMPROVISATION

sans le systeme is an experimental music / performance project led by composer / director JG Everest (Lateduster, BLACKFISH, Grave Trio, WAREY), based in Minneapolis, MN.

Founded in 2002 as a Lateduster side project, SLS first appeared on the Crossfaded Vol.1 compilation, (Groove Garden) with a track called “Wipes (thank you & goodbye)” featuring Martin Dosh, Jeremy Ylvisaker, and Mark Erickson (FOG).

JG Everest revived SLS in 2015 with a weekly summer residency at The Third Bird, launching the iNMiGRATiON series, with a different SLS lineup each week and live video projections by video artist Brian Dehler.  A second, Winter iNMiGRATiON residency followed at ICEHOUSE Mpls, where Everest expanded the “installation environments” vision to include the Free Range Orchestra & Choir roving throughout the space.

Following the indoor residencies, Everest shifted iNMiGRATiON to a series of outdoor locations and special events, including the The Wolf House, Midtown Farmers Market, Square Lake Film & Music Festival, The American Swedish Institute, and Hook & Ladder.

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SLS Collective / Participants:

  • JG Everest
  • William “Truth Maze” Harris
  • Martin Dosh
  • Ben Durrant
  • Chastity Brown
  • Sarah White
  • Aby Wolf
  • Jacqueline Ultan
  • Jeremy Ylvisaker
  • Busdriver
  • Crescent Moon
  • Ben Clark
  • Corey Healy
  • Joey Van Phillips
  • Jayanthi Kyle
  • Matty Harris
  • Cole Pulice
  • Ryan Lovan
  • Davu Seru
  • dVRG Devon Russell Gray
  • Diane Miller
  • Greg Schutte
  • Crystal Myslajek
  • Jamela Pettiford
  • Carlene Williams
  • Spencer Roth