Gyan Riley

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Gyan Riley
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Gyan Riley in Aarhus, Denmark 2017
Background information
Born1977 (age 40–41)
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
InstrumentsGuitar
LabelsNew Albion
Tzadik
Websitegyanriley.com

Gyan Riley (born 1977) is an American guitarist and composer. He is a son of minimalist composer Terry Riley.[1][2] They frequently collaborate, including a tour in Europe in September 2016. Gyan Riley studied at San Francisco Conservatory of Music.[3] He released his solo album Stream of Gratitude in 2013 on John Zorn's Tzadik Records.[4] He also performed with Zakir Hussain, Dawn Upshaw, San Francisco Symphony among others. In 2015, he released Nayive Eviyan, a collaboration with Czech violinist Iva Bittová.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schweitzer, Vivien (8 July 2015). "Review: Gyan Riley Begins an Intimate Residency at the Stone". The New York Times. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Terry And Gyan Riley: Together IN C". NPR. 12 May 2009. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Gyan Riley". Other Minds. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Gyan Riley: Stream of Gratitude". Tzadik Records. 2011. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
  5. ^ Bezr, Ondřej (22 May 2015). "RECENZE: Ivu Bittovou inspirovaly pohanské rituály. Zdařile". iDNES.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 30 August 2016.

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