Fresh Sound Fall Series

From San Diego’s Fresh Sound.

All concerts at Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Ave. San Diego, CA 92113
Tickets at the door: $20/$10 students

Saturday, September 15, 2018, 7:30 PM
Konk Pack (Tim Hodgkinson [lap steel guitars, electronics, clarinets], Thomas Lehn [analogue synthesizer], Roger Turner [drumset and percussion]
For twenty years, KONK PACK has amazed audiences at festivals and concerts all over the world with the sheer energy of its rapid-fire interplay, earning numerous critical accolades. In 2014, İlhan Mimaroğlu said, “Because of, or perhaps, in spite of, their incredible resumés, KONK PACK’s work is still singular among all electro-acoustic improvisation occurring today.”

Saturday, October 6, 2018, 7:30 PM
Ches Smith Trio (Ches Smith [drums, percussion, vibraphone], Craig Taborn [piano], Mat Manerj [viola]
Ches Smith is an American musician whose primary instruments are drums, percussion, and vibraphone. He writes and performs music in a wide variety of contexts, including solo percussion, experimental rock bands, and small and large jazz ensembles. The Ches Smith Trio improvises and plays compositions as well, with an emphasis on rhythm. The group explores the timbral aspects and collective interplay between the artists and their instruments.