Music: Rodney Oakes
Dance: Cary Curran
Rodney Oakes is a composer and trombonist living in Los Angeles. He currently teaches as a professor emeritus at Los Angeles Harbor College. His music is available on a number of CDs, and he performs concerts for music for the MIDI trombone in the US and Europe. He also performs with a number of jazz ensembles. Iberian Aria was created with the software program, Metasynth. The work was made essentially from digital pictures taken during January, 2005, of Spain, Portugal, and the Rock of Gibraltar. Metasynth allows for the control of sound with digital images.