Sunday, January 31· Dana Reason Trio
featuring Dominic Duval (contrabass), Dana Reason (piano) and Tim DuRoche (drums)
WHERE: TaborSpace 5441 SE Belmont, Portland, http://taborspace.org/
WHEN: All programs at 7:30 pm — open to the public
COST: Admission: $10-15 sliding scale
Dominic Duval is a legendary free jazz musician based in NYC and one of the most recorded bassists working today. Active for 30+ years at the forefront of improvisation he spent 10 years working with the great piano genius Cecil Taylor. This is an extremely rare West Coast appearance for Duval.
Dana Reason teaches at Oregon State University and is the Founder and Director of the Between the Cracks: A Forum for Music, Arts, Science and Ideas, a cross-disciplinary initiative designed to foster a new community centered in creative, critical and cross-cultural exchange. She’s worked an extensive array of some of contemporary music’s finest innovators.
Tim DuRoche is a composer, jazz musician and artist who’s worked with an extensive array of US and European avant-garde jazz greats (including Frank Gratkowski, Perry Robinson, Toshi Makihara, Lisle Ellis and Paul Plimley) as well as with Beijing Opera musicians, Russian circus clowns, auctioneers, blues legends, performance poets, and as a composer of live soundtracks for classic silent film. His recent work has included collaborations with dance artists including Tere Mathern Dance, Oslund+Co., BodyVox, Cydney Wilkes, and Linda K.