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Pac and Seep

Pac and Seep is the duo of drummer/artist Jon Bafus and reeds player Randy McKean. Their music mixes improvisatory abandon with rhythmic …

Goggle Saxophone Quartet

Goggle Saxophone Quartet

Goggle consists of four accomplished composer/performers who have worked for years together, inspiring and challenging one another deeply in terms of innovation …

Sands Hall

Sands Hall

Sands’s music falls squarely in the Americana tradition, lacing elements of her folk roots with country, blues, and jazz.  She recently released her first CD, …

Tumble Quartet

Tumble

Photo: Marion Charlotte Download HI-RES JPG Tumble is a collective that includes Robert Heirendt on mbira, Sean Kerrigan on guitar, Randy McKean …

Bristle

Bristle’s unique sound is a fortunate accident: when saxophonists/clarinetists Cory Wright and Randy McKean asked bassist Lisa Mezzacappa to join them in …

Gargantius Effect

The Gargantius Effect is the brainchild of Murray Campbell (violin, oboe and electronics) and Randy McKean (reeds).  Like the Stanislaw Lem story …

Beaucoup Chapeaux

Led by Maggie McKaig on accordion and vocals, this acoustic quartet is one part Parisian Bistro or Italian Café, another part circus, …

Wild Horsey Ride

Randy McKean’s Wild Horsey Ride

One evening in summer 2012, Wes Steed recorded Randy McKean skronking away in a small locked room in Steed’s house in Sacramento.  …

Zap!

Zap!

Zap! is the collaboration between the multi-faceted reeds of Randy McKean and the live electro-acoustic manipulations of David Dvorin. Using the framework …

Col. MaCaw’s Magical Cure-All

This series started in Spring 2010 when my good friend, musician/poet/dancer Maxima Kahn, asked me if I wanted to curate some happenings …