Rick Walker's Loop.pooL: Live Looping with Found and Invented Instruments
Day/Time: Sunday, April 23 4:00 PM (60 minutes)
Location: Main StageOne of the guiding lights in the burgeoning International Live Looping movement, Rick Walker has not only toured a solo found and invented sound/abstract electronica artist in 12 countries in 3 years but has also produced or been the inspiration for the production of 35 festivals in 15 countries. After the performance, Rick will explain his musical process and conduct a 'loopers clinic' Q-and-A.
Related site: http://www.looppool.info/
A founding member of the World Beat movement, Rick Walker was a professional multi-percussionist/trapset drummer/band leader/producer for 25 years. 6 years ago he began a triple career as a Live Looping artist, an abstract electronica artist using computers only and a percussionist/drummer. He also produces the world's largest live looping festival every year in October in Santa Cruz, San Francisco, Big Sur and San Jose.