The opening of the Claryville Event Center will be on Saturday July 25th. Three time Grammy winner Rick DePofi will perform with his band SOUNDWALL with a special appearance of famed local artist Danny Louis of Gov’t Mule.
Hope that you can make it to support our ongoing development of the arts .
SOUNDWALL is a pioneering group in the making of sculptural and architectural instruments, melding these with traditional instruments.
RICK DePOFI Saxophonist and three-time Grammy winning record producer, Rick DePofi has played and recorded with Paul McCartney, Diana Ross, Natalie Cole, Janet Jackson, Roseanne Case, Shawn Colvin, and many others.
ED POTOKAR designs sound sculptures, audio architecture and hand-crafted musical instruments. His work and performances have been showcased in NYC, Atlanta, and at the Prada Foundation in Venice, Italy. He has been featured in Modern Painters, Elle Decor, DesignBoom, Guitar Aficionado, Fast Company Co. Create, Wall Street Journal, and on NY 1 News and the TODAY SHOW.
VICTOR JONES toured with Stan Getz which introduced Jones to an international audience. He has performed and recorded with a multitude of renowned artists, such as James Moody, Woody Shaw, Freddie Hubbard, Stanley Clarke, Phyllis Hyman, Stanley Turrentine, Masabumi Kikuchi, Michel Pettruciani, Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Scott, and Chaka Khan.
SCOTT WILLIAMS bass player, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, has performed with various groups in NYC, including his own Buddy Scott Trio and the Audio Artists. He has written music for MTV, performed on VH1 and Comedy Central, and has composed and performed music for theatre productions, including New York’s Public Theatre.
JOHN HOUSHMAND a composer and guitarist for Laurasia, the Audio Artists, and East River Consort, as well as a solo guitar wizard working in the tradition of real-time improvisation. He has authored much of the Laurasia work, and opened for Ralph Towner, Shadowfax, and other esoteric groups.