Updated Nov 2015
Jeff Morton is a composer, musician, performer, writer, and media artist. His music and art are playful, experimental explorations of sound, sound-making, communication, and compositional processes using found and musical objects and materials. In performance, composition, and installation, his work has been presented by ensembles and in galleries across Canada and internationally. Jeff completed a Masters Degree in Music Composition at the University of Victoria in 2008, where he studied with Christopher Butterfield.
Recently, Jeff was a featured composer and performer at the Institute of Contemporary Art, in London, UK, for the project entitled Liquid Trust, by the artist group Szuper Gallery; he performed a 25-minute electroacoustic and synthesizer work entitled Ferryland Sealer at Goldsmiths University and at New River Studios, both in London, UK; he was a featured visiting artist in Lethbridge, AB, presenting artist talks and music performances at the Art Now series and the Crossing Boundaries series; he performed a solo electronic music piece at An Evening of New Age Intemperance, in Saskatoon; his electronic music production was featured on the track Heathers, released by electronic music artist VC Vibes on Vancouver-based net.label Panospria; one of Jeff's live performances was released on a limited run cassette tape compilation of creative music from Saskatchewan, produced by Weird Canada; and he co-produced four concerts of new electroacoustic work from local and visiting artists in Ottawa, as part of an ongoing concert series entitled J'acousmatic.
Self-Published Recordings: jeffreydavidmorton