Ashley Bellouin & Ben Bracken (Petaluma) make music with both traditional and handmade instruments that exploit the natural overtones and sympathetic vibrations generated by highly redundant tuning systems. Daniel Allas (LA) performs new solo electronic music about the physicality of sound. (Note: Due to a visa issue, Hung Tzu-Ni will no longer perform in the U.S.)

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Ashley Bellouin & Ben Bracken + Daniel Allas

2/28/20 at 8:00pm
Radius Gallery: 1050 River St. #127, Santa Cruz
Tickets: $12 Adv / $15 Door

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Ashley Bellouin & Ben Bracken (Petaluma) make music with both traditional and handmade instruments that exploit the natural overtones and sympathetic vibrations generated by highly redundant tuning systems. Daniel Allas (LA) performs new solo electronic music about the physicality of sound. (Note: Due to a visa issue, Hung Tzu-Ni will no longer perform in the U.S.)

Ghost Ensemble is dedicated to new musical perspectives that explore the act of listening. The ensemble’s music creates sonic spaces that shift our attention, perception, or experience of time. Ghost Ensemble: Arctic Air presents Pauline Oliveros’s whisper-soft large-ensemble work Arctic Air alongside Wilfrido Terrazas’s Ifigenia en, Ben Richter’s Wind People, the West Coast premiere of James Ilgenfritz’s Apophenia V: Outmoded Large Crumbling Oval Lime-Green Midwestern Plastic-Frame Reading Glasses, and the world premiere of a new work by Marguerite Brown.

Ghost Ensemble’s performance is graciously sponsored by the Vincent J. Coates Foundation.

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Ghost Ensemble: Arctic Air

3/7/20 at 8:00pm
Wind River: 421 Wild Way, Santa Cruz
Tickets: $16 Adv / $20 Door

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Ghost Ensemble is dedicated to new musical perspectives that explore the act of listening. The ensemble’s music creates sonic spaces that shift our attention, perception, or experience of time. Ghost Ensemble: Arctic Air presents Pauline Oliveros’s whisper-soft large-ensemble work Arctic Air alongside Wilfrido Terrazas’s Ifigenia en, Ben Richter’s Wind People, the West Coast premiere of James Ilgenfritz’s Apophenia V: Outmoded Large Crumbling Oval Lime-Green Midwestern Plastic-Frame Reading Glasses, and the world premiere of a new work by Marguerite Brown.

Ghost Ensemble’s performance is graciously sponsored by the Vincent J. Coates Foundation.

Felton Music Hall & Indexical Presents Nadah El Shazly, a singer and composer living and working in Cairo. She released her critically acclaimed debut album AHWAR in Nov 2017 via Nawa Recordings. Backing up her release with extensive worldwide touring through a solo set and a four-piece band, El Shazly has been featured in local and international festivals including Le Guess Who?, REWIRE, Best Kept Secret, Supersonic and many more. She continues to compose for film and visual art. Aurora Beam, Watsonville jazz-punk duo with math rock influences, opens the show.

(Note: Indexical’s 50% membership discount is not yet applicable for Felton Music Hall events.)

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Felton Music Hall & Indexical Presents Nadah El Shazly, a singer and composer living and working in Cairo. She released her critically acclaimed debut album AHWAR in Nov 2017 via Nawa Recordings. Backing up her release with extensive worldwide touring through a solo set and a four-piece band, El Shazly has been featured in local and international festivals including Le Guess Who?, REWIRE, Best Kept Secret, Supersonic and many more. She continues to compose for film and visual art. Aurora Beam, Watsonville jazz-punk duo with math rock influences, opens the show.

(Note: Indexical’s 50% membership discount is not yet applicable for Felton Music Hall events.)

Kuumbwa Jazz & Indexical present radical musician, poet, and artist Moor Mother. Camae Ayewa (Moor Mother) is a nationally- and internationally-touring musician, poet, visual artist, and workshop facilitator, and has performed at numerous festivals, colleges, galleries, and museums around the world, sharing the stage with King Britt, Roscoe Mitchell, Claudia Rankine, bell hooks, and more. Las Sucias is a duo formed by Danishta Rivero and Alexandra Buschman, mixing anti-patriarchal riotgrrrl lyrics, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, brujería noise and possessed vocals.

Supported in part by the Institute for Arts and Sciences, the Center for Creative Ecologies, The Humanities Institute, and the Beyond the End of the World symposium at UC Santa Cruz.

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Kuumbwa Jazz & Indexical present radical musician, poet, and artist Moor Mother. Camae Ayewa (Moor Mother) is a nationally- and internationally-touring musician, poet, visual artist, and workshop facilitator, and has performed at numerous festivals, colleges, galleries, and museums around the world, sharing the stage with King Britt, Roscoe Mitchell, Claudia Rankine, bell hooks, and more. Las Sucias is a duo formed by Danishta Rivero and Alexandra Buschman, mixing anti-patriarchal riotgrrrl lyrics, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, brujería noise and possessed vocals.

Supported in part by the Institute for Arts and Sciences, the Center for Creative Ecologies, The Humanities Institute, and the Beyond the End of the World symposium at UC Santa Cruz.