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Open Gate Theatre @ Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock Presents Daren Burns' Onibaba Oct. 17, 2010


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Daren Burns
Open Gate Theatre @ (626) 795-4989
Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock

Presents Daren Burns' ONIBABA

Onibaba performs post Jazz/Rock explorations featuring:

Vinny Golia—Woodwinds
Daren Burns—Fretless Bass
George McMullen—Trombone
Scott Collins—Guitar
Craig Bunch—Drumset

Kio Griffith—Live Video


Daren Burns, fretted and fretless electric bassist, composer, and improviser has been playing and composing music for over twenty years. Much of his musical interest lies in the area of improvisation and how to make new systems for developing improvisation in new ways. In the last few years he has also become interested in Indian rhythmic and melodic systems.

His ensemble, Onibaba exists between composition and improvisation and is described as being somewhere between the light and the dark, the ethereal and the earthly—Creative Music. Created by Daren Burns in 2006, the band synthesizes its sound by using elements of the Chicago avant-garde, jazz, rock, world, techno, noise, and classical, to create a new type of fusion that is definitely not the smooth, funky jazz of the 80's and 90's, but a new living music.

In live performance, the band is also committed to the use of live video images to expand the ensemble from sound to sight. The video doesn't act as a narrative or as a background, but as a sixth element and contributor to the performance.

Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock
2225 Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90041

General Admission: $10 General
Students, Seniors, and Series Performers: $5

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