Aashish Khan
World Music Performance: North Indian Music
akhan@calarts.edu
661.253.7816
B243

Aashish Khan was initiated into North Indian Classical Music at the age of five by his grandfather, the legendary Acharya Baba Allauddin Khan Sahib, exponent of the Senia Beenkar and Senia Rababiya Gharana founded in the 16th Century by Mian Tansen, court musician to Emperor Akbar. Also he has... Continue reading »

Amy Knoles
Associate Dean for Enrollment Management and Special Projects
Larry Levine Chair in Contemporary Music
aknoles@calarts.edu
661-253-7816
A407

Amy Knoles, Director of the Electronic Percussion Studios and Interim Head of Percussion at California Institute of the Arts, has headlined on major festivals throughout the world. Her music has been described as being of: "frightening beauty, fascinating, complex" by National Public Radio and... Continue reading »

Larry Koonse
Jazz: Guitar
lkoonse@calarts.edu
661.255.1050 x2055
B212

Born into a musical family, Larry has been playing the guitar since he was seven years old. At the age of fifteen he recorded an album with his father, guitarist Dave Koonse, entitled Dave and Larry Koonse; father and son jazz guitars. In 1984, Larry was the first recipient of a BM in Jazz... Continue reading »

Ulrich Krieger
Director, Composition and Experimental Sound Practices Specialization
ukrieger@calarts.edu
661.253.7758
B222

Ulrich Krieger is a composer, performer, improviser and experimental rock musician. His main instruments are saxophones, clarinets, didjeridu and electronics. He calls his style of playing ‘acoustic electronics,’ using sounds, that appear to be electronic, but are produced on... Continue reading »

Joe LaBarbera
Jazz: Drumset
jlabarbe@calarts.edu
661.255.1050 x2548
B205

Joe LaBarbera has enjoyed a long and varied career in music, a career that has taken him all over the world with some of the finest names in jazz. He is regarded by his peers as a musical drummer and a supportive accompanist. Jazz great Bill Evans summed it up best when he said that “Joe... Continue reading »

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