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NEWS



2014



Of Deconstruction Cassette Sige Records 2014































Of Deconstruction Summer Tour Aug.21-30th




CNM 5/3/14




Siete Potencias Africanas 5/2/14




Mills College 4/30/14




El Siam 4/26/14




S I G E
R E C O R D S
U P C O M I N G
R E L E A S E S





B L A C K S P I R I T U A L S
Active
Music
Festival


AMF



movable:
long commutes between loved ones
music for motors and resonant strings






CONVERGE
new collaborative works
YBCA
JAN 16





2013



P I T C H
B L A C K
@
C U L T
DEC 20





L C M
F E S T I V A L
B L O O D
R E D
DEC 7





H O U S E
O F
L O W
C U L T U R E
OCT 2









SUN RA ARKESTRA
BLACK SPIRITUALS
KUUMBWA
AUG 2




B A M / P F A
TRIO 2
JULY 26th



BACK SPIRITUALS
BLACK LISTENING
TOUR

Arcata @ Mexi-Wow
Seattle @ Gallery 1412 w/ Kaori Suzuki/Jonathan James Carr/ Monktail
Seattle @ BARBQUE
Portland @ Disjecta w/ Daniel Menche, The Tenses






black spirituals
live in santa cruz
featuring marshall trammell




B A M / P F A




Spring 2013 Season




Friday February 1




Sunday January 20




2012



C H I D O




Friday November 30




sfemf wire review nov 2012




Tuesday November 13




Friday October 12




Thursday October 4


picture taken by Yannis Adoniou


Monday August 17




Friday July 13









T E M P O R A L I T Y




G I F T E D
by
Scott Schaus






T HE BE G I N NI NG


April 2nd




Happening


April 6th April In Santa Cruz Festival Premiere of "Treatment No.2 for Harmonic Stirngs" (Guitar Quartet)
April 2nd Mills College Songlines Series " Movable Long Commutes Between Loved Ones, Music for Motors and Resonant Strings"
March 23rd Cal CNMAT "Positively Right On for Ava and John"


C N M A T




Live at The Luggage Store February 9th, 2012


Big Up Purple Maze Productions!


F O L K S


Design by A T U R G O R


Live From The Devil's Triangle: Volume 14




2011



B L A C K S P I R I T U A L S L I V E


Berkeley Arts Festival
Friday December 16th
w/ Blood Wedding


Ripping Highways





The Art of Worms




G I F T E D




R I P P I N G H I G H W A Y S


SpiritJazzII by BlackSpirituals


NexMap 2011





September 11th

Royal Nonesuch Gallery w/ Matt Ingalls


September 9th





W E S T C O A S T : T O U R




Suite For String Quartet V
Featured on Touch Radio
July, 2011 Issue #65




May 6th




14th Annual Activating The Medium

Pictures Taken By Peter BKaars





upcoming shows



April 27 @ pink canoes @ hemlock tavern w/ chen santa maria
April 22 or 23 Activating the Medium XIV
April 2nd Randy Lee Sutherland Birthday Bash
March 27 @ Life Changing Ministries w/ John Krausbauer-Agnes Szelag
March 14 John Butcher and Gino Robair and Andre Marquetti @ UCSC



March 28





February 9


The Watchful Ear Review of
"Suite for String Quartet"




February 8











February 1


Novembre Magazine
Duane Pitre Interviewed by Zachary James Watkins




January 30

Massimo Ricci Review



January 14

W I R E R E V I E W



January 4




2010



November 17








W I R E R E V I E W
by Jim Haynes




November 6





October 30





September 23




LOVE

movable,
long commutes between loved ones,
music for motors and resonant strings

"Movable" 4-2-10 Seattle Premiere Rehearsal Video from zachary watkins on Vimeo.




September 23-26

Music
For People
and
Thingamajigs




August 29

Suite For String Quartet
Live in Berlin 09-07-09
Confront Collectors Series ccs14



August 25

"P I N K C A N O E S"
Limited Release Cassette c60
sixtyhurts



August 20

el pochote



August 14

LA POCHA NOSTRA
Session Abierta
del Taller
Internacional de Performance



August 8

La Perrera Performance



August 2

"C O U N T R Y W E S T E R N"
Limited Edition SOLD OUT c43
Teosonite



July 23

"B L A C K S P I R I T U A L S"
Tape Cassette Release
on
The Tapeworm (UK)
Illustration - SavX
Available Through Touch Shop



June 5

Microsores Project Performed my composition "Any Other"
UCLA Hammer Museum
Listen to the first movemement
Microsores



May 25

Thingamakids



May 16

Remarks on Color/Sound
by
Stephen Ratcliffe
Performend
by
Suki O'Kane
Edward Schocker
Dylan Bolles
Zachary James Watkins




Cinco De Mayo

2 new pages:
movable, long commutes between loved ones, music for motors and resonant strings
and
Suite For String Quartet

May 2nd

G O D W A F F L E @ T H E L A B




April


photo by Lauren Cecil
Foxy Digitalis
Feature
on Duane Pitre
by yours truly



forthcoming release(s)

S U I T E F O R S T R I N G Q U A R T E T L I V E I N B E R L I N 2009
Confront


April 2nd

movable,
long commutes between loved ones,
music for motors and resonant strings



Tiffany Lin ~ Movement 2 from the archiver on Vimeo.




January 16

F L O S S A L B U M R E L E A S E C O N C E R T
The Chapel
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N
Seattle
8PM



2009



December 18


Pink Canoes
live
12-18-09
@
Cafe DuNord
KFJC 50th Anniversary
=====Free====

with:
Pink Mountain
Arrington De Dionyso
T.I.T.S.
Work
Al Qaeda
Seven Lies About Girls


NNNNN OOOOO WWWWW
sixtyhurts



November 9th
J U S T I N T O N A T I O N C O M P I L A T I O N








September 24-27
Music for People and Thingamajigs





September 11
Edward Schocker / Zachary James Watkins Duo
Internationales Klankunstfest 09



September 7

suite for string quartet
labor sonor


August 3
Awarded a Subito Grant
for the project
The Moving Type
in collaboration w/
Tiffany Lin



July 31
Pink Canoes play graphic score entitled Metaphysics of Notation by composer
Mark Applebaum
Stanford University Cantour Arts Center
12pm-1pm


July 18
suite for string quartet LIVE @ THE LAB

VIDEO EXCERPT


June 25
Pink Canoes Live @ THE LAB 25th ANNIVERSARY KICK-OFF PARTY


May 30



April 30
pink canoes Live @ The Luggage Store Gallery


April 25
Whysp Live @ The Crepe Place




April 18
Moments Notice Series w/ Edward Shocker, Suki O'Kane, Dylan Bolles


April 3
Solo Performance @ The Dead Cow Gallery


March 28
Golden Trapperkeeper Lodge Presents:
pink canoes
white leopard
italic indian


March 18
The Hemlock Tavern Presents:
pink canoes
Gerritt Wittmer
Cenk Ergun
Noel Von Harmonson





March 13



March 5-10
P I N K C A N O E S PINK CRUZ C A L I F O R N I A C O A S T T O U R ! ! ! ! !
March 6 River Side @ The Pharaoh's Den
March 8 LA @ Echo Curio
W/ Warm Climate & Metal Rouge
March 9 Santa Cruz @ Blue Lagoon



February 28
Sound in Space Festival
Bay Area Lock-In
Aliens have nothing on this abduction. Performances and installations from our friends of the north. An all night rec center lock-in event. Come celebrate the last night of the festival into the wee morning hours. Works by Kadet Kuhne, Elise Baldwin, the Pink Canoes, Dave Holton and many others. Someone from the Bay Area will be in the Endurance Shed



2008



December 9
I engineered a wonderful album recently released on Red Toucan Records!
Chris Brown/ Frank Gtratkowski/ William Winant Trio (2007)



November 18
Tue 11/18 9:00 PM Uptown [1928 Telegraph Ave @19th St Oakland] 21 Grand presents 3rd Tuesday Avant Garde night: Weasel Walter ensemble (personnel tba); simon rose (saxes)/ Jen Baker (trombone)/ Ava Mendoza (guitar)/alex vittum (drums); pink canoes


October 31
The Crepe Place 10PM 10$
mt.eerie
whysp (a magical group that margaretha and I have the pleasure of playing with...)


October 15
The Stork Club 10PM 5$
Dance Card(OR)/TOFU/Seizure17(Philly)/Pink Canoes


September 30
Two Published Scores in South African Art Magazine I T C H !


September 18-21
11th annual music for people and thingamajigs


September 14
found print piece no.1 and no.2 added to the nyme online collection of graphic scores


Golden Trapperkeeper Lodge Presents:
visaviva
pink canoes
pykrete
The Warm Climate Big Band (w/ members of VxPxC)
1687 hayes st. san francisco. 94117 8PM-11PM


September 13th
12:00 PM------------------2pm - g|O|D|W|A|F|F|L|E||N|O|I|S|E||P|A|N|C|A|K|E|S : @ Artsf 110 Capp st black gate press 5-0-0 to buzz in san francisco, California +DOG+------------------VSLS--------------------------ZacharyJamesWatkins aka N****** = Nibbles-------------------------------Mr. Cluck


September 11th
Microscores Project concert
7.30pm (US central time) in Omaha, Nebraska for the ArtsAHA! Festival.
view the concert online live


September 4
Pink Canoes Live at the the knock out


August 23
sounds outside
FLOSS featuring Zachary Watkins


August 9
henrymillerlibrary
Announcing the 2008 issue of Ping Pong, an international journal of arts and letters.
Ping Pong invites you to join the release party for its 2008 issue at the Henry Miller Library on August 9, 2008.
musical guest zacharyjameswatkins














July 18
mission creek music and arts festival
pink canoes
barnwave (w/kevin blechdom and christopher fleeger)
oaxacan
clovis heald


June 10
Premeire
For Ava and Noah; Positively Right On
meridian gallery










June 4-8
01SJ A global festival of art on the edge in San Jose, Californiia WE-C


June 6
human / nature
14 hour collaborative performance produced by Dylan Bolles
W/ Keith Evans, Michael Meyers, Stephen Ratcliffe, Edward Schocker...and others...

>L I S T E N<










June 3
Pink Canoes Live at the Hemlock Tavern
W/ Holly Caust and Moe!


May 31
10pm-11pm
Solo performance on KFJC


F O R T H C O M I N G
pink canoes/brown bird split release on Brooklyn label pendu sound


April 9
meridian music: composers in performance series
meridian gallery
press release
grauwald










April 21
21 grand: Pink Canoes, Liz Allbee/Phillip Greenlief/Tatsuya Nakitani, Darwinsbitch


February 24
Premeire of New commission by Cornish College and the Seattle Chamber Players to write a new 5 minute work. This is part of "Breaking Barriers": Presenting a new composition by new music crusader and Cornish composer-in-residence, Frank J. Oteri as well as new works by Cornish alumni composers. I will be sharing this opportunity with Cornish alums, Eyvind Kang and Gretta Harley. Poncho Hall.
more info


January 5 - February 3
ReOrient Festival: I designed sound and composed new works for this years festival. I want to thank all of the amazing musicians and engineers who made my design possible:
Ostad Zoufonoun - Violin
Amir Zoufonoun - Voice / Tombak
Ramin Zoufonoun - Tar
Omeede Zoufonoun - Cello / Producer
Andy Strain - Trombone
Noah Phillips - Prepared Guitar
Fadi Sakr - Donbak
Barry Threw - Engineer
Leif Shackelford - Engineer
reOrient Theatre Festival


2007



F O R T H C O M I N G
FLOSS new record recorded by Aram Shelton at Polymorph Studios in Oakland, CA. This is the second album I am producing for this psychedielic freejazz outfit.
Mixing by Mell Detmer


F O R T H C O M I N G
thepinkcanoes are mixing our second album recorded by Norman Teale


F O R T H C O M I N G
thepinkcanoes first album "why do you think its shaped that way" recorded in 2005 by Norman Teale awaits its release....


September 28-30
Music For People and Thingamajigs Festival. Premeiere of a new piece for 8 tuned strings, interactive electronics, resonant space, an audience and vintage footage. Performed by Emily Packard(violin), Angela Hsu(violin) and myself(electronincs).
10th Annual Thingamaajigs Festival


September 24,28
Movements I and II of my Suite for String Quartet were featured on
Music From Other Minds #117
mfom


August 26
sfSound premeire of:
Black Producer, White Producer;
Beat Making in the 90's
Specifically Tha Nine Tre (Summer 07) (3')
Commissioned by sfSound


May 7
The Somnubutone (Past Online Radio Show) Original compositions to accompany dreams, hosted by Sarah Margaret Halpern


2005



March 4
Third Floor::Designed Obsolescence