madelife is honored to collaborate with The Boulder Synthesizer Meetup to host Dino J.A. Deane for
This series will be broken up into two segments:
2:00-2:50 pm History of Live Sampling: Slides of the old gear and personal stories about what it was really like in the early days of of digital sampling on stage.
2:50-3:00 pm Break
3:00-3:50 pm Intro Sampling on the Ipad: Step by Step patching walk troughs of Samplr & Borderlands Granular 2
3:50-4:00 pm Questions
Beginning his career as a multi-instrumentalist (trombone, flutes, keyboards, percussion), J. A. Deane played in funk bands around L.A., worked as a studio musician and as a sideman for Ike and Tina Turner.
Moving to NYC in the early 1980’s he pioneered the use of Live-Electronics, Live-Looping and Live-Sampling, simultaneously across three distinct genres of music : In the Art / Punk band Indoor Life, playing trombone controlled synthesizer : In the Fourth World Music of trumpet master Jon Hassell, as an electro-acoustic, live-looping percussionist : In the Conduction Orchestras of Conductor Butch Morris, where he live-sampled the ensemble in performance.
During this period he also worked as a sound designer for dramatic theater, with writer directors Sam Shepard, Julie Hebert and Christoph Marthaler. He maintained another long-term relationship in the world of modern dance with dancer choreographer Colleen Mulvihill, creating and performing over fifty dance/music works .
*Please note that this event has very limited seating, if you want to attend please register.