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Biography:Jon Brumit's first vinyl remix was at age 16 using a Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack, and he once played covers of tv shows on a Baldwin Organ. Although he was raised in a loving and caring home and won several skateboard contests, he was once taken into custody for driving a borrowed Chevette through lawns in Catoosa County, Georgia and was once punched in the face for shooting off fireworks behind a woman at a gas station in Tennessee.
Jon has composed, conducted, experimented, and or played music under the following names: Cat Head Biscuits, Boondoggle, Polar Easter Island, Choc Electrique, Catch and Release, Gown, The New Bobby Sextet, The Unduane, Jon the Band, Van Boven, Organoff, Sliv & Dulet, Jon Brumit, mattttam-jonnoj, Too Bobs, nprkstra, and Everlasting the Way.
He has performed solo or collaboratively at Pacific Film Archive, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Make Out Room, RX Gallery, Southern Exposure, Sony Metreon, Portland's Dunes, the SF Dump, Jazz House, Baltimore's 8 x 10, DC's Black Cat, 21 Grand, Luggage Store Gallery, Chattanooga's biggest strip club, Mama Buzz, Detroit Art Space, Detroit's Gold Dollar, Cranbrook Musem of Art, Knoxville's Snake Snatch, and the Black Box in Oakland.
He has performed in duos or larger ensembles with Wayne Grim, Sean Meadows, Matt Davignon, Bob Boster, Lisa Mezzacappa, Josh Churchill, Allesandro Olla, Joe Goldring, Eric Glick-Rieman, Sudhu Tewari, Jorge Boeringer (sorry for the butchery), Jen Baker, Kristin Miltner, Jesse Olson, Sarah Wagner, Tom Snively, Matt Volla, Luke Powell, and the Detroit Chicken Ministry's own Jack Pine. He often uses drums, a typewriter piano, cordless tool battery chargers, found records, tone generators, and miscellaneous electronic flatulence to improvise and compose. The VENDETTA RETREAT CD is now semi-officially released!!
•SOLO AND DUO SETS AT EXIT FESTIVAL IN NOVI SAD SERBIA
•CURRENTLY ON TOUR IN EASTERN AND WESTERN EUROPE WITH NPR
•LOOK FOR A STORY ON NPR IN THE SEPT/OCT ISSUE OF PUNK PLANET!!
•SOUND ART MADE WITH PAINTINGS IN EBAY ART SHOW AT SAN JOSE WORKS GALLERY
•WEB INSTRUMENT on display in FORM/REFORM at OAKLAND ART GALLERY
•VAN BOVEN CD RELEASE THIS FALL ON EDGETONE RECORDS
•SOLO SHOW AND PERFORMANCES - VENDETTA RETREAT - THE WALK IN REVENGE CLINIC - HOW TO GET EVEN WITHOUT HARMING ANYONE! (SOUND ADVICE!) - WORKSHOPS AND PRESENTATIONS - PORTLAND MAINE
•GIGS IN SERBIA, SPAIN, and FORTHCOMING GIGS IN GERMANY and EASTERN USA
•TRIO WITH DENNIS PALMER AND GINO ROBAIR AT 21 GRAND
•THINGAMAJIGS FESTIVAL WITH WAYNE GRIM
•SOLO ART SHOW AT THE RICHMOND ART CENTER - "DOOR TO DOOR" - find the story in sfgate.com!
•WAS / WILL BE / MIGHT NEVER AGAIN BE ONE OF THE CURATORS FOR THE LUGGAGE STORE'S NEW MUSIC SERIES!
Phone: 510 420 0470
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