Dina Maccabee/Ron Shalom: Viola Ballads & Baroque Death Pop

Dina Maccabee/Ron Shalom: Viola Ballads & Baroque Death Pop
Thursday, May 25 @ 7:30PM
Dina Maccabee performs lush, ethereal music using viola, vocals, and electronic processing. Taking an experimental approach to folk sensibilities, she crafts a singular, intimate sound world around each of her original and often personal songs. Ron Shalom presents songs from the peripheries of consciousness utilizing electronics, video, and storytelling. Featuring: Dina Maccabee - viola, vocals, laptop Ron Shalom - guitar, vocals Dina Maccabee is a multifaceted string player, songwriter,...
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Charles Xavier: Jazz Standards and the Music of SATORI

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Thurs, Dec 15 @ 7:30PM
Producer, composer, electronic musician, and percussionist Charles Xavier performs jazz standards, as well as compositions by his former band, ’70s jazz ensemble SATORI. Join Xavier and his quartet, who specialize in “unconventional music for unconventional minds,” as they touch on jazz, new age and ambient music, and holiday classics. Featuring: Clifford Brown III - trumpet Terry Rodriguez - piano Richard Saunders - bass Charles Xavier - drums A jazz drummer from the age of 16, Bay A...
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Ampersan: Mexican Electro-Folk Rock

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Join Ampersan in a sonic journey through the landscapes of Mexico and Latin America. Their music brings together the feelings of peasant songs, son, and psychedelica with rock, rap, and electronica. Featuring: Zindu Cano - jarana, acoustic guitar, vocals Kevin García - punteador, electric guitar, vocals Since its inception in 2007, Ampersan has rooted their sound in the traditional acoustic music of Mexico, with forays into contemporary classical music and experimentation. The duo’s comp...
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[DOUBLE BILL] Ben Zaidi and RZN8R: Future Hypnotic Grooves

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Electronic producers/singers Ben Zaidi and RZN8R join together for a night of future-soul and sonic grooves. Featuring: Ben Zaidi - vocals, keyboards, electronics Tree Palmedo - trumpet RZN8R - vocals, controllers Austan Found - electric guitar   Seattle-based electronic artist Ben Zaidi (Photo: Riley Corr) creates intimate, plaintive songs in his bedroom studio. He spent several years studying poetry and creative writing at Harvard University before returning to his hometown of Se...
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Daniel Riera Ensemble: “The Wind Controller:” Future Flutist With Electric Ensemble

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Drawing inspiration from 70's jazz and funk and the rhythmic tug of post-Dilla hip-hop, Daniel Riera premieres works for flute, wind-controller and electric ensemble. A San Francisco native, Daniel is a flutist, bassist, producer, sound-designer and teacher known for his enchanting performances on the wind-controller, a digital woodwind delivering earth-shaking bass, acidic melodies and even chords. Winner of the ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award, he graduated Berklee College of Music with honors....
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