On Leap of Faith: "Alien yet familiar, bizarre yet completely fascinating. Expanding, contracting, erupting, settling down, always as one force..." - Bruce Lee Gallanter, DMG

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Evil Clown Bios

PEK & his Grand Aesthetic Challenge

Current and Former Leap of Faith Core Members
     
PEK - clarinets, saxophones, double reeds, metal, voice
     
Glynis Lomon - cello, aquasonic, voice
     
Yuri Zbitnov - percussion, metal, voice
     
Andria Nicodemou - vibraphone, metal
     
Steve Norton - clarinets, saxophones, metal
   
Mark McGrain - trombone, alphorn
    
Craig Schildhauer - bass
   
Yedidyah Syd Smart - drums, percussion
     
James Coleman - theremin

Current and Former Metal Chaos Ensemble Core Members
     
PEK - clarinets, saxophones, double reeds, daxophone, metal, voice
     
Yuri Zbitnov - drums, percussion, metal, voice
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Andria Nicodemou - vibraphone, metal
     
Matt Samolis - flute, bowed metal
     
Kevin Dacey - drums, percussion, metal 

String Theory Core Members        
     
PEK - clarinets, saxophones, double reeds, daxophone
     
Glynis Lomon - cello, aquasonic, voice
     
Mimi Rabson - violin, electronics, metal
     
Clara Kebabian - violin, viola, electronics, metal
     
Tony Leva - bass

     Silvain Castellano- bass

     Damon Smith - bass
 
Current and Former Turbulence Core Members     
     
PEK - clarinets, saxophones, double reeds, metal, voice
     
Steve Norton - clarinets, saxophones, metal     
     
Charlie Kohlhase - saxophones
     
Dan O'Brien - flutes, clarinets and saxophones​

    Zach Bartolomei - clarinets and saxophones
     
Bob Moores - trumpet, electronics   
     
David Harris - trombone, tuba, electronics     
     
John Baylies - tuba, electronics

    Kat Dobbins - trombone

     Steve Proviser - trumpet, baritone horn, voice, percussion

     Zack Grass - tuba, bass trombone

Mekaniks
     
PEK - clarinets, saxophones, double reeds, metal, electronics
     
Yuri Zbitnov - drums, metal, electronics
     
Greg Grinell - electronics, trumpet, bass
     
Bob Moores - trumpet, guitar, electronics

   

Chicxulub

     PEK - clarinets, saxophones, double reeds, metal, electronics

     Jason Adams - electric bass, electric cello, Interstellar grain clouds

     Yuri Zbitnov - drums, metal, wood

Members of archival Evil Clown Ensembles and 
     Guests of Current and Archival Ensembles

     Adrienne T Hawkins - dance
     
Alec Haavik - saxophones, trombone
     
B'hob Rainey - soprano sax
     
Bill T Miller - electronics
     
Catherine Axmunkee Capozzi - guitar, metal
    Chris Florio- Guitar, Guitar Synthesizer

     Core Redonnett - electric zither, electronics
     
Curt Newton - drums

     Damon Smith - bass
     
Dennis Warren - drums
     
Dei Xhrist- voice
     
Drew Wesley - guitar, electronics
     
Eric Zinman - piano, percussion
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Forbes Graham - trumpet
     
George Garzone - tenor sax
     
Grant Beale - guitar, electronics
     
Guadulesa - performance painting
     
Jane Wang - cello, space plates
     
Jeff Hudgins - saxophones

    Joe Hartigan - percussion
     
Joel Simches - real time electronic processing, recording

     Jonathan LaMaster- violin
     
John Voigt - bass
     
Kate Biggard - bass
     
Keith Fullerton Whitman - guitar, electronics
     
Keith Hedger - trumpet
     
Kirsten Lamb - bass 

     Kit Demos - bass
     
Kenny Maurais - bass, metal​
     
Kevin Siegel - bass, loops, electronics
     
Larry Roland - bass, poetry
     
Laurence Cook - drums
     
Leslie Ross - bassoon
     
Marc Drinkwater - guitar
     
Martha Ritchey - piano, fractals

     Mat Ward - violin
     
Matt Samolis - flute, flax, game calls, bowed metal, metal

    Matt Scutchfield- violin
     
Maura Lynch - soprano, keyboards, metal
     
Michael Shea - piano, keyboards
     
Raphe Malik- trumpet
     
Raqib Hassan - saxophones and double reeds
     
Rob Bethel - cello
     
Russell Jewell - trombone

    Space - guitar, bass

     Steve Swell - trombone
     
Tamora Gooding - drums, percussion, metal, aquasonic
     
Tatsuya Nakatani - percussion, bowed metal
     
Taylor Ho Bynum - percussion
     
Thomas Heberer - trumpet
     
Todd Brunel - clarinets, saxophones
     
Tony Savarino - guitar, metal, iphone apps
     
Tor Snyder - guitar
     
Wayne Rodgers - guitar

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