Tashi Dorji & Alex Zhang Hungtai
Sunday, October 29, 20238:00 pm
$25 advance$30 doors$20 Student/Senior (w/ ID, Senior 65+)doors 7pm
Improvising duo Tashi Dorji & Alex Zhang Hungtai experiment with feed-back sounds from guitar & saxophone creating durational Pieces that are loud in Volume.
A livestream will be available free of charge at 8pm on the day of the performance and archived for future viewing.
Tashi Dorji is a Bhutanese guitarist and improviser based in Asheville NC. Tashi’s own skewering of guitar traditions has developed an idiosyncratic take on the instrument, one defined by movement and profound openness to technique. Tashi has released music both as a soloist and as a collaborator, notably with Mette Rasmussen, Aaron Turner (Sumac, Mamiffer), Che Chen (75 Dollar Bill), Susie Ibarra, Aki Onda, Michael Zerang, John Deiterich (Deerhoof), C Spencer Yeh, Patrick Shiroishi, KUZU ( w/ Dave Rempis & Tyler Damon), MANAS (w/ Thom Nguyen), Patrick Shiroishi, Dylan Fujioka on labels like Moone Records, Gilgonko Records, Bathetic Records, Trost, Feeding Tubes, UNROCK, VDSQ, MIE, Aerophonic Records, Family Vineyard, Astral Spirits etc. Tashi is currently on Drag City records.
Alex Zhang Hungtai: After retiring his project Dirty Beaches, Zhang has been focusing on explorations of improvised music, Free Jazz, film scores and compositions. Zhang predominantly works with saxophone, synthesizers, percussion and piano, furthering his research on ritualistic music of liminality and its correlation with the unconscious mind.