A trio of improvisational instrumentalists comprising Scott Amendola, drums; Trevor Dunn, upright bass and Phillip Greenlief clarinet
convene Friday, October 11 at The Mitch, as part of the ongoing Earthwise Productions assault on the normal comfy tranquility of South Palo Alto.
Not far from Mitchell Park Community Center are some Ohlone burial grounds and some neighbors believe that beyond the 60,000 westerners who have settled here in the last 250 years, and the 17,000 cars that rumble by
Trevor Dunn in particular might be discomfiting to the dead Natives, who after all have suffered enough. Trevor Dunn who played in a rock band called Mr. Bungle as well as “jamb” sessions with portals to dangerously free thinking as
You get the idea….and speaking of which, Mr. Bugle, better known as Tom Harrell comes to Palo Alto Art Center Thursday, October 24 for a free show. Again, blame Earthwise. And how!
Indian Mounds: The Muwekma Ohlone Indians populated Palo Alto long before any settlers from the south or east arrived. Forty “indian mounds,” mounds made from the Oholone’s bones and garbage, have been found in the Palo Alto area. The Ohlone population in the Bay Area was thought to be about 10,000. The culture thrived for decades before the Spaniards arrived in 1769. Many villages were located on what is now Stanford University. The earliest sites date back as far as 9,000 years ago.
John Zorn, Mary Halvorsen, Tomahawk, Marshall Allen, Beth Custer, Ches Smith, Fantomas, The Melvins, Electric Masada, Eric Chrystal, Jenny Scheinman, Secret Chiefs 3, Trio Convulsant, Mr. Bungle, Erik Friedlander, Tomas Fujikawa,Roswell Rudd, Nels Cline, Jamie Saft