Monthly Archives: September 2011

Gallery — 15 Feb 2012: Enter the Fire-Dragon — Marsh, Wright, Lasqo & Samas @ Turquoise Yantra Grotto

Some photos from our fabulous show on 15 Feb 2012 with Bob Marsh and Jack Wright! Joe Lasqo processes Mr. Mercury, Turquoise Yantra Grotto, 15 Feb 2012 (Photo: David Samas) 新年快樂!The Tai Hang Dancing Fire Dragon tries on Bob Marsh’s … Continue reading

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新年快樂!15 Feb: Enter the Fire-Dragon — Marsh, Wright, Lasqo & Samas @ Turquoise Yantra Grotto

“Sparkling, fiery, flowing like molten iron, the Fire Dragon’s flying dance greets Spring!” Start things out with a *bang* and join us to open the Dragon Year with special guests: extraordinary East Coast saxophonist Jack Wright, and Bob Marsh, performance … Continue reading

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Invented Instruments @ Turquoise Yantra Grotto (SF, 20 Jan): Tim Thompson’s Space Palette, Tom Nunn + Paul Winstanley (Opening Tea Music: Lasqo & Samas)

As a venue showcasing invented instruments like the Gamelan Piano and Zen Industrial Carillon, we’re especially pleased to present some of America’s leading instrument inventors and their fantastic kits in this special show, beginning from 7:30pm on Fri 20 Jan … Continue reading

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Lasqo + Laptop @ Meridian Gallery (SF, 11 Jan 2012)

I’m very excited about my upcoming solo show at the Meridian Gallery, 535 Powell Street, SF (map), 7:30pm, Wed 11 Jan… … especially since it will the first peek out of the tent for some laptop/MSP work I’ve been developing … Continue reading

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11 Dec — μετα-रागजन्मा (Birth of a Meta-Rāga):・・・Lasqo + Romus / Marsh @SIMM・・・

A special solo show coming up @ SIMM Series this Sun 11 Dec ! This series in the Musicians Union Hall, 116 9th St @ Mission, SF, reminds me of cozy parties among friends at my favorite yakitori joint, nestled … Continue reading

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新 प्राण (New Prāṇa) Show: ・・・Lasqo + Shakuhachi + Wind Synth + Overtone Singing + Silences・・・

A unique new show with focus on प्राण (prāṇa, life breath) is coming up with Gusty Winds May Exist (duo of multi-windist/synthesist Tom Bickley & shakuhachi maestra Nancy Beckman) & fellow TYG-er David Samas. Come 8:00-10:00, 02 Dec for a … Continue reading

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Lasqo + Sung Kim/Hare & Arrow + Samas @ Turquoise Yantra Grotto (SF, 4 Nov 2011)

A fantastic show is coming up with instrument inventor and improviser Sung Kim (plus co-conspirators Hare & Arrow) & fellow TYG-er David Samas. Come 7:30-9:30 for a very special house concert at Turquoise Yantra Grotto (see below for venue). Candlelit tea … Continue reading

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Lasqo+Jaroba @ Turquoise Yantra Grotto & Viracocha! (SF, 28 Sep 2011)

Some very special shows are coming up on Wed 28 Sep with instrument-inventor and multi-instrumentalist Jaroba (here shown in the wild with his kit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelz1/5864682192/). As anyone who saw Jaroba’s show at the Luggage Store earlier this year can attest, … Continue reading

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Lasqo+Lerew @ Rooz Café (Oakland, 27 Aug 2011)

Rooz Café, 1918 Park Blvd., Oakland, 7pm, 27 Aug 2011 For the Rooz Café performance, we’ll play a set of instruments including guzheng, bulbul tarang, dumbek, mridangam, log drum, circuit-bent keyboard, hulusi and clarinet; the flavor will be world music … Continue reading

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Lasqo @ SIMM Series (SF, 26 June 2011)

SIMM Series @ Musicians’ Union Hall, 116 9th St. @ Mission, San Francisco, CA For the SIMM series the focus will be on Indo-Modernist and neogaku piano pieces, taking Stockhausen-type tone or timbre rows & developing them within Indian composition/improvisation structures; using … Continue reading

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