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RED performs original interpretations of great singer-songwriters including John Prine, Townes Van Zandt, Gram Parsons, Dar Williams, Guy Clark, Leonard Cohen, Kristofferson and of course Bob Dylan. Ross, former director of the Whitney Museum of American Art and a well known Dylanite, says to expect a strong set on celebration of Bob’s recent 70th birthday… There will of course be cake!!

David Ross, Best known for 30 years of work as an art museum director (Whitney, SFMOMA, ICA, Boston). Starting his curator career at the Everson Museum in 1971, he was the world’s first curator specializing in video art.  But making music has always been his first love, and the way he was(more or less) able to maintain his sanity a during those three decades. Now as a Chairman of the MFA in Art Practice at the School of Visual Arts, he and Jonathan Rose have put together RED – a band of friends who share devotion to the work of the American singer-songwriters they love.

Rebecca Cross, recently migrated to Garrison from Hollywood, where she lived a largely fictional life portraying people who were more likely to produce a pistol than a plausible storyline.  Though much of her musical life was spent at the keys of a piano, her real start as a singer may have been when she acquired the keys to a fictional nightclub as a fictional singer with Dolph Lundgren, She is grateful to RED for providing live venues, no movie magic could duplicate nor action hero karate chop. She is currently developing a show for the Depot Theater in Garrison.

David Rothenberg, ECM recording artist, has performed and recorded on clarinet with Jan Bang, Scanner, Glen Velez, Karl Berger, Peter Gabriel, Ray Phiri, and the Karnataka College or Percussion. He has nine CD’s out under his own name, including “On the Cliffs of the Heart”, named one of top ten releases of 1995 by Jazziz Magazine. He is the author of Why Birds Sing, book and CD, published in seven languages and the subject of a BBC television documentary. Rothenberg also appears in the last springs PBS show The Musical Instinct. His first CD on ECM Records, “One Dark Night I Left My Silent House” , a duet album with pianist Marilyn Crispell, appeared in May 2010.


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