Sam Reider is a pianist, accordionist, composer, and educator from San Francisco, California. His work brings together various streams of American music, from jazz and folk tunes to popular song and contemporary composition. He has appeared as a bandleader and soloist at major festivals and venues around the world and his performances and original compositions […]
Kurt Erickson – Here, Bullet
HERE, BULLET is a musical short film, currently in pre-production, by Tony Nominated, award-winning director and actor Will Chase, and Bay Area, prize-winning composer Kurt Erickson. Based on Erickson’s critically acclaimed, award-winning song cycle of the same name, HERE, BULLET is a singular moment frozen in time, a 5-minute surreal snapshot of a man confronting […]
Paul Hanson, Bassoonist
Paul Hanson’s mission is to take the bassoon and electric bassoon to places it rarely if ever goes-playing electric and acoustic jazz and jazz fusion, rock, funk, world music and contemporary classical music as an improvising bassoonist. paulhansonmusic.com donate
John Calloway and the Flute Odyssey
John Calloway is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger who has performed with many renowned jazz and Latin music artists throughout the United States, Europe and Latin America, among them: Israel “Cachao” Lopez, Max Roach, Omar Sosa and Dizzy Gillespie.
Grammy-nominated violinist and composer Alisa Rose is a modern musician who easily navigates between many musical styles. With roots in classical music as well as the rich American musical tradition, she attracts attention for her expressive lyrical voice on the violin. Her stylistic fluidity gives her the ability to create unique and genuine music which […]
The Bow and the Brush
Created by violinist/composer Dan Flanagan, The Bow and the Brush integrates the visual arts with new music. Dan commissions and composes new works of music inspired by paintings and sculptures in his personal collection.
After a 30-year career of high-caliber jazz, classical, rock and experimental music activities (on multiple woodwinds with a focus on the bass clarinet), Boots has now positioned himself at the crossroads of personal expression and divine revelation, exclusively playing bamboo shakuhachi (jinashi/hotchiku) and its baritone brother, Taimu. He is the founder of Black Earth Shakuhachi […]
American conductor and pianist Paul Schrage appears frequently throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and United States, leading orchestras, choruses and festivals from the podium as well as performing as a solo and chamber artist. He currently serves as Music Director of Symphonia Caritas, a professional orchestra that provides benefit concerts in partnership with other […]
Indian-American percussionist and composer Rohan Krishnamurthy is one of the leading voices of Indian classical and cross-genre music in the South Asian diaspora. Acclaimed a “musical ambassador” and “pride of India” by The Times of India, Rohan’s cross-cultural artistry draws from his formal study of south Indian classical Carnatic music, at once propagating the ancient […]
Ancient Future is the first and longest running musical organization dedicated exclusively to the mission of creating world fusion music. The term was coined by bandleader Matthew Montfort in 1978 to describe Ancient Future’s unusual blend of musical traditions from around the world. Billboard calls the group “trendsetters” for their early contributions to the movement, […]