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Terry Riley playing Animal Collective’s ATP in the UK, LPR in NYC w/ his son Gyan (TONIGHT) & other dates

by Andrew Frisicano

Terry Riley @ Big Ears Fest 2010 (more)
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Composer Terry Riley is perhaps an unlikely addition to the Animal Collective-curated ATP happening in the UK in May. Maybe not, considering the minimalist influences in Animal Collective’s music, though it’s still be weird to see the 75-year-old Riley, who tends to play organ or keys live, billed under Big Boi.

You can see the composer at a more typical setting – (Le) Poisson Rouge – tonight (Jan 29th) with son Gyan Riley, who’s a skilled guitarist, composer and improviser in his own right. Tickets are still on sale.

The pair will be celebrating two new albums: Gyan’s solo guitar release Stream of Gratitude on Tzadik Records and Terry Riley and Gyan Riley: Live on Sri Moonshine Music. Parts of both are streaming on Gyan’s website.

More upcoming Gyan Riley shows (some with Terry) including February 6th at Pianos, are posted below…


Gyan Riley – 2011 Tour Dates
Jan. 29, 7:30pm, Le Poisson Rouge, NYC. 2 CD release show with Terry Riley.

Feb. 3, 7pm, Presentation for the New York City Classical Guitar Society, Manhattan Theatre Club Creative Center, 311 West 43rd Street, 8th floor, NYC. FREE.

Feb. 6, NewIdeas MusicSeries, NYC. Solo set @ Pianos

NewIdeas MusicSeries VI
at Pianos, Feb 6, 2011
http://www.pianosnyc.com/
Tom Carter 9:00 PM
Michael Vincent Waller 9:45 PM
David Daniell 10:30 PM
Gyan Riley 11:15 PM

Feb. 18, 1pm, Master class for the New Music Symposium, CSU Chico, CA.

Feb. 18, 7:30pm, Solo concert for the New Music Symposium, CSU Chico, CA.

Feb. 26, South Pasadena Theatre Workshop, 1507 El Centro St, South Pasadena CA. CD release concert for Excursions, with the Falla Guitar Trio (Adam del Monte, Kenton Youngstrom, and Gyan Riley, guitars). $15 ticket price includes free CD!

Mar. 3, Portland Guitar Festival, Portland State University, OR. Solo concert.

Mar. 4, 11am, Master Class, Portland Guitar Festival, Portland State University, OR.

Mar. 5, 7:30pm, North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center, Nevada City, CA. Double CD release show with Terry Riley.

Mar. 7, Philip Gelb’s In the Mood for Food dinner concert series. With Terry Riley.

Mar. 8, 8pm, Yoshi’s, Oakland, CA. CD release show with Terry Riley.

Mar. 9, Philip Gelb’s In the Mood for Food dinner concert series. With Terry Riley.

Mar. 14-19, Festival Internacional de Guitarras ICPNA, Lima, Peru. Solo concert and master classes.

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