Jason Belcher (b.1987) is a composer and improviser whose music is concerned with varying degrees of performer agency. He can be heard in various D.I.Y contexts throughout the Northeastern United States, and is a member of the VT-based ensemble Brass Balagan. In recent years he has worked with musicians such as Anthony Coleman, Joe Morris, John Zorn, and was involved in the making of Voyage in a White Building I, a 2013 release of music by Burr Van Nostrand. Currently a Ph. D candidate at the University of Pittsburgh, Belcher previously attended the New England Conservatory, where he studied with Frank Carlberg, Robert Cogan, John Mallia, and the poet Ruth Lepson.
LISTEN: 1996 for Violin, Bb Clarinet, Trombone, Piano