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Primary Instrument: Piano

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Scott R. Looney has always been interested in the creation and performance of compelling sounds across a broad spectrum of contemporary, improvised, and experimental music. He has studied composition and improvisation with Roscoe Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith, Morton Subotnick, David Rosenboom, and Frederic Rzewski, obtaining his MFA in Composition from California Institute of the Arts.

After moving to New York, and finally to the San Francisco Bay area, he became more interested in expanding the timbral possibilities of the piano, and using pianists such as Denman Maroney as a starting point, has forged a signature style using the inside and outside of the piano, plucking strings, using metal implements and other quick preparations, in combination to playing the piano normally. He has also developed a flexible, expressive voice with electronics using Max/MSP which is as effective as his many piano textures are....
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”Scott R. Looney is a piano madman playing on the keys or inside of his instrument with lightspeed accuracy and an un-erring sense of harmony and movement.” Weasel Walter

“'Repercussions', ... reveals a combination of technical skill and creativity that is truly engrossing...My hat is off to (him) for actualizing this wonderfully eclectic body of improvisational music.” Ian Hall - Chain DLK

Primary InstrumentPiano

LocationBerkeley, CA

Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students

Music

Featured recording “Urban Rumination”

Urban Rumination

Self Produced
2010
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    1510

    Stash Records
    2010
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    Solo Piano

    Stash Records
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