Photo: Martin Wilson

Rodrigo Constanzo is a Spanish-American performer and composer living in Manchester, England.  He is an avid improviser and performs regularly using home made electro-acoustic, and modified electronic instruments. He has performed at the FUTURESONIC and Manchester Jazz Festivals in Manchester, the SOUND Festival in Aberdeen, the GEMDays Festival, and the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.  He has released several CDs including an improv duo CD with Pierre Alexandre Tremblay, and most recently, I AM YOUR DENSITY, a large ensemble improv composition. He is currently working towards an MA in Electroacoustic composition at the University of Manchester and involved in several projects including Takahashi’s Shellfish Concern, an improv based performance-art group, and Deaf To Van Gogh’s Ear, a minimalist math/pop band and a trio with Ray Evanoff and Iain Harrison. He also co-runs The Noise Upstairs, an improv collective and label which puts on monthly nights and quarterly workshops in Manchester and Sheffield.