Ben Goldberg’s ‘Orphic Machine’ on the Roof of Sear Sound, New York City, September 2013

Ben Goldberg’s ‘Orphic Machine’ on the Roof of Sear Sound, New York City, September 2013

Photographs by Mimi Chakarova

Pictured: db and Ron Saint Germain with Orphic Machine: Carla Kihlstedt, Myra Melford, Rob Sudduth, Kenny Wollesen, Ron Miles, Nels Cline, Greg Cohen, Ches Smith and Ben Goldberg

Ben Goldberg, Ron Saint Germain and db, September 2013, Photograph by Mimi Chakarova
Ron Saint Germain and db, September 2013, Photograph by Mimi Chakarova
BEN GOLDBERG'S 'ORPHIC MACHINE'  Photograph by Mimi Chakarova
BEN GOLDBERG'S 'ORPHIC MACHINE'  Photograph by Mimi Chakarova
BEN GOLDBERG'S 'ORPHIC MACHINE'  Photograph by Mimi Chakarova
db and Ben Goldberg at Sear Sound, NYC, listening to playback
db at Sear Sound, NYC, listening to rehearsal take
Nels and db have developed their own coded hand signals to keep opponents from “stealing signs”
hat, binder, post-it note