DEGRADIENT Kyle Bruckmann oboe, English horn, electronics, composition Aram Shelton alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet Jason Hoopes electric bass Jordan Glenn percussion with Weston Olencki, trombone; and 99 readers, featuring Danishta Rivero, Eugene S....
“. . . a contemporary improvised bassoon sonata, with an elastically-scaled virtual wind ensemble made up of composer/oboist Kyle Bruckmann’s multiply recorded oboe and bass oboe forming the backdrop for Jessen’s elegant solo lines. . .”
“Over the past decade, sfSound has explored the territory between the concert hall and the experimental music underground. sfSoundGroup, the organization’s performing ensemble, is a fluid collective of multi-faceted interpreters and composer/performers dedicated to innovative collaborative work. . .”
The debut album from Splinter Reeds, featuring six new and recent works by composers Marc Mellits, Erik DeLuca, Ryan Brown, Kyle Bruckmann, Ned McGowan and Jordan Glenn.
Meet Kyle Bruckmann
Oakland, CA-based oboist and electronic musician Kyle Bruckmann’s work extends from a Western classical foundation into gray areas encompassing free jazz, post-punk and the noise underground. He is a member of sfSound, SFCMP, Splinter Reeds, Eco Ensemble and Quinteto Latino, and can be heard on more than 60 recordings. Since relocating from Chicago in 2003, he has performed with the San Francisco Symphony and most of the area’s regional orchestras while remaining active within an international community of improvisers and sound artists. Significant collaborative projects he leads or co-founded include Degradient, EKG, Lozenge, and Wrack. He currently teaches at UC Santa Cruz and UC Davis.