"The Miscreants" Ben Goldberg, Trevor Dunn, and Scott Amendola
Ben Goldberg, Trevor Dunn, and Scott Amendola
Long time musical cohorts Trevor Dunn, Ben Goldberg, and Scott Amendola hit the road for a short west coast
venture. Theyve been playing music together prior to the term email, which actually now even seems to be ancient.
Drawing from original music of all 3, and various songs by others (Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Ornette Coleman,
Diamonda, Galas, Black Sabbath, Wayne Shorter, The Beach Boys, and others) improvisation
will lead the way when dismantling music.
Trevor Dunn-Acoustic Bass
Trevor hails from Eureka, California. At an early age Mr. Dunn found himself playing clarinet. Thank the lord he found
the bass.Once he realized there was no clarinet player in Kiss, he permanently relocated his musical endeavors to the bass guitar,
which eventually lead to the stand-up bass. He leads various bands: from the effervescent Trio Convulsant, to the angularpop/
rock of Madlove. Hes a co-founding member of the confounding Mr. Bungle, and has been seen many times around the globe
with the various ensembles of Mr. John Zorn. Trevor has also been caught bowling with The Melvins.
Ben was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. He never liked Kiss so out of the gate he jetted towards the clarinet. At an early age
he studied with Italian American Rosario Mazzeo. A good move, (according to other Italian Americans). Ben has been a prolific bandleader
for decades. He formed the adventurous New Klezmer Trio in the 90s, and has worked with the likes of John Zorn, Bill Frisell, Nels Cline, and
many others. Ben is a very prolific composer. He released Orphic Machine in 2015, comprising of deep compositions, and poetry with a large
Scott was born in Englewood, New Jersey. Studied at Berklee college of music, and lives in the bay area. He composed a symphony called Fade To Orange
which features Mr. Dunn, and guitarist Nels Cline (with whom hes played music with since the mid 90s, and is a member of The Nels Cline Singers along with
Trevor. Plays with Charlie Hunter (since 93), likes fresh mangoes, and really likes playing with Ben and Trevor.
For more information on Ben, Trevor, and Scott please visit:
Arcata Playhouse (View)
1251 9th Street
Arcata, CA 95521
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