Friday, Sept. 14: Karuna (Hamid Drake, Adam Rudolph, Ralph Buzzy Jones)
Hamid Drake – drumset, udu drums, gourd drum, percussion
Ralph M. Jones – soprano and tenor saxophones, hulusli, ney, bamboo flutes, sipsi, c and alto flutes, bass clarinet, spoken word
Adam Rudolph – handrumset (kongos, djembe, tarija), electronics and samples, udu drums, mbira, sintir, mouth bow, selya overtone flute, gongs etc.
With Karuna, Hamid Drake, Ralph Jones and Adam Rudolph bring their unique rhythmic and sonic language to the fore, reaching to inspire audiences through spirited musical dialogue. The name Karuna reflects an ongoing research into the connection of the inner life to musical expression and speaks to the idea of creative action as a gesture of compassion.
Thursday, Sept. 20: Betsy Soukup record release show with Witchpucker, Molly Jones
10/6: Mothlight Microcinema
10/8: Calvin Johnson, Cause for Concern (Thomas/Sallant)