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Chamber Music | Tholl Fogel and Hoff


November 30, 2012
6:00 PM

Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90024

The trio made up of violinist Andrew Tholl, percussionist Corey Fogel, and bassist Devin Hoff uses spontaneous and strategized improvisations to build musical worlds that are dissonant, complex, and beautiful. This unique combination of musicians screams shards of its collective resume: jazz, noise, classical, folk, and rock combine to create music that is beyond genre.

Corey Fogel

Corey Marc Fogel (b. 1977) is a drummer and performance artist currently living in Los Angeles, CA. Corey performs and composes in many rock, jazz, noise, folk, and chamber music capacities. His solo work is based around spontaneous encounters with sounds, objects, personalities, textiles, foods, spanning the disciplines of video, dance, and installation.

Corey has been a member of the groups: Missincinatti, The Mae Shi, Gowns, Julia Holter, Cryptacize,, Monstro, The Curtains, Learning Music, Nowcloud, Dominique Leone, 18 Squared. In addition to touring and recording nationally and abroad, Corey has presented his own work with Machine Project, LACMA, Human Resources, The Wulf, The Hammer Museum, and REDCAT.

More info can be found at 
http://knitdrums.tumblr.com

Devin Hoff
Devin Hoff works the double bass, the bass guitar, and writes songs. He grew up in Colorado, where he did not learn to fish, hunt, ski, or camp, and he did not go to college. Since the early 1990’s he has been living in the San Francisco Bay Area.

He is a member of The Nels Cline Singers, Good For Cows, Plays Monk, and the Devin Hoff Platform. In addition, he regularly works with other great musicians, such as Carla Bozulich, Ben Goldberg, Odessa Chen, John Dieterich, Jewlia Eisenberg, Howard Wiley, Steven Bernstein, Carla Kihlstedt, Tony Malaby, Julian Lage, Ron Miles, Mary Halvorson, Jessica Pavone, and many others.

More info can be found at http://devinhoff.tumblr.com/

Andrew Tholl

Andrew Tholl is violinist, composer, drummer, and improvisor. Hailed by the Los Angeles Times’ Mark Swed as “vigorously virtuosic,” his performances and compositions have been heard across the United States and Europe. Musically, his interest lies in the exploration of the passage of time, the physicality of making music, noise, nostalgia, memory, and the merging of diverse musical styles.He plays regularly as a member of wild UpFormalist Quartet, touchy-feely, and TempWerks. Andrew lives in Los Angeles where he is involved with music for concert halls, art galleries, films, puppet shows, bars, garages, bedrooms, and coat closets.

More info can be found at www.andrewtholl.com