Comfort Music, every Thursday
Doors open at 7pm, show starts promptly at 7:30pm
No cover (donations encouraged and appreciated!)
**No Alcohol is permitted at Comfort Station**
Eighth Blackbird Chicago Artists Workshop Presents – The Art of Percussive Storytelling with Cory hills & Deidre Huckabay.
Multi-percussionist, composer, and improviser Cory Hills thrives on breaking down musical barriers through creative, interdisciplinary projects. He has received degrees from Northwestern University, Queensland Conservatorium, and the University of Kansas, and was awarded a research fellowship to Institute Fabrica. Currently, Hills is an active performer, composer, and recording artist in Los Angeles, as well as a member of the Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Percussion Quartet.
Hills is an artist for Innovative Percussion, Remo, Sabian, and Black Swamp Percussion. For more information please visit www.splatboombang.com.
Deidre Huckabay is a Chicago-based performer, writer, photographer, and event producer. She is a flutist with degrees from the Eastman School of Music and Duquesne University. Her work reflects a solitary, interior world, drawing on a musical life that requires long hours alone and listening. As a flutist, she has extensively toured the U.S., Europe, and Latin America. Deidre performs with the Eastman BroadBand and Manual Cinema, and has recorded for Urtext and Bridge Records. She is co-owner of the experimental cassette tape label Parlour Tapes+ and a regular contributor to Cacophony Magazine.