Brian Chase is a drummer and composer living in Brooklyn. His diverse range of work/play includes that with internationally acclaimed rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs, the community of the New York improvised/experimental music scene largely based around John Zorn’s club The Stone, and Drums & Drones, an electro-acoustic project focusing on the application of just intonation to drums and percussion. The debut Drums & Drones album was released in 2013 on the Pogus Productions label and features videos by artists Ursula Scherrer and Erik Zajaceskowski. Recordings released in 2014 include those with clarinetist Jeremiah Cymerman, guitarist Alan Licht, and pianist Thollem McDonas. Brian holds a BM from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music; his teachers are and have been Susie Ibarra, Greg Bandy, and Michael Rosen. In addition to the drums, Brian is a practitioner of Ashtanga yoga.

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