Dana will be presenting new work and facilitating a night of creative music with Sacramento and Bay Area improvisers.
amy melissa reed – guitar/voice/palabra
gabby fluke mogul – violin
mathew robidoux -guitar
at gold lion arts sacramento, ca
gabby fluke-mogul violin gfm is a violinist, improviser, composer, & educator living in Oakland, CA.
Dana Reason is a Canadian-born composer, improviser, pianist, and music researcher. She was part of The Space Between trio with electronic music pioneer Pauline Oliveros; is documented on over 14 recordings, and has created music for film, theatre, and large and small ensembles. In fall 2016, she toured Oregon with Paul Miller (aka DJ Spooky) and his Heart of a Forest project. As a pianist, she appears on the soundtracks Within Our Gates and Body and Soul on Pioneers of African-American Cinema (Kino-2016) as well as the PBS documentary soundtrack – Birth of a Movement (2017). Her composition “Currents” for wind ensemble (Mark Records) as well as her trio album “Angle of Vision” (482 Music) were both long listed for GRAMMY awards in 2014. Reason premiered her sound-art sculpture, UnHeard, at CEI Artworks in 2016. Additionally, her sound-sculpture Folded Subjects: Olive Rose (2017) was part of the “Still Listening” exhibit dedicated to the life and work of Pauline Oliveros (McGill University/ICASP). Reason is part of the Re.Soundings trio (featuring Catherine Lee, oboe and John Savage, flute) which specializes in exploring works by living composers. The trio recently recorded Nonaah by Roscoe Mitchell. Reason is the founder and artistic director of Between the Cracks Forum: music, sound & interactivity (2008-present); a cross-disciplinary initiative designed to foster contemporary and creative music performance and The Red Room Series.
She is currently the Coordinator of Contemporary Music and Research at Oregon State University and is affiliate faculty for the MAIS graduate program at OSU.
gabby fluke-mogul is a violinist, improviser, composer, & educator living in Oakland, CA. through improvising//composing, gfm hopes to create space for individual & collective intersectional process, deep listening, healing, laughter, intimacy, & narrative. they are interested in the sensual nature of sound—how desire & eroticism are embodied & translated within the political & poetic context(s) of improvisation. gabby is deeply committed to exploring & connecting to the spiritual depths, infinite sounds, hues, & multitudinous voices of the acoustic violin.