5.5 Questions for Dan Clucas

1. What led you to the work you’re making now?

Most of my work is still rooted in improvisation from a group perspective using conventional group settings (i.e. “jazz” instrumentation) but I have always been interested in spatial performance, ever since attending the Los Angeles premiere of Boulez’ Répons in 1985. So this is a great opportunity for me to investigate that part of my musical psyche, and hopefully it will lead to more.

2. What…

  • July 10
    soundShoppe, August 10, 2014 (photo by Cindy Bernard)
    Sunday, July 10

    soundShoppe 7.10.16

    soundShoppe

    Center for the Arts Eagle Rock

    soundShoppe is a FREE, monthly, unstructured sound workshop/noise jam for experimental musicians and sound artists presented by SASSAS and Center for the Arts Eagle Rock. All are welcome to join–from experienced musicians to novices. The ongoing sessions are led by Joe Potts, founding member of LAFMS (Los Angeles Free Music Society).

    Registration is optional, but we appreciate knowing how many people to expect.  Please select the “Get Tickets” button below to register.

  • July 30
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    Saturday, July 30

    Charles Curtis

    sound.

    MAK Center for Art and Architecture Schindler House

    SASSAS and the MAK Center for Art and Architecture are proud to once again present sound. at the Schindler House: Charles Curtis, featuring the internationally renowned cellist. Hailed by ArtForum as “one of the great cellists … spellbinding and minimal,” Curtis will perform the Los Angeles premiere of a new work by Tashi Wada, plus music by J.S. Bach and more.

  • August 06
    Dave Cipriani With Indian Guitar
    Saturday, August 6

    Dave Cipriani

    soundSpark

    Children's Theatre West Hollywood Library

    soundSpark is a free, monthly new music series for young children featuring solo and duo performances by emerging artists. soundSpark takes place at 12pm on the first Saturday of every month. The August 2016 featured artist is Dave Cipriani.

  • August 28
    soundShoppe, August 10, 2014 (photo by Cindy Bernard)
    Sunday, August 28

    soundShoppe 8.28.16

    soundShoppe

    Center for the Arts Eagle Rock

    soundShoppe is a FREE, monthly, unstructured sound workshop/noise jam for experimental musicians and sound artists presented by SASSAS and Center for the Arts Eagle Rock. All are welcome to join–from experienced musicians to novices. The ongoing sessions are led by Joe Potts, founding member of LAFMS (Los Angeles Free Music Society).

    Registration is optional, but we appreciate knowing how many people to expect.  Please select the “Get Tickets” button below to register.

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