Michael J Foster

  • Fellow

Saxophonist

Los Angeles, United States

Michael Foster is a saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist working in the fields of free improvisation, noise, free jazz, graphic & video notation, performance art, and other forms of weird music. Foster utilizes extensive instrumental preparations, augmenting his saxophone with amplification, objects, balloons, drum heads, vibrators, tapes, and samples as a method of subverting and queering the instrument’s history and traditional roles. He is the organizer of Queer Trash and an active member in LGBTQI+ community. His music focuses on bringing issues related to “queerness” into improvisational discourse.