All-American is a piece for solo mbira, though it can also be performed on other metallic percussion instruments. A Max patch is used to record semi-random loops and play them at various rates in reverse through spectral filters and reverb.
Instrumentation: Mbira or other metallic instrument (including piano)
Technical requirements: Laptop computer with max patch, microphone, audio speakers
Performance time: 5 – 12 minutes, to be specified by the performer in the electronics settings
Performance materials available upon request