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Randy McKean
saxophonist/clarinetist
Randy McKean is a saxophonist/clarinetist active in the Northern California creative music scene. He leads or co-leads several bands, including the chamber jazz quartet Bristle, the African-trance ensemble Tumble, the saxophone quartet Goggle, and the sax/drums duo TMBR. He is a long-time member of David Dvorin’s Flounder, and Ludi Hinrichs’ Chickenbonz. His compositions include the multi-media work The Dreams of Lemuel Crook and Orchestrium. He studied with trumpeter Paul Smoker and composers Anthony Braxton and David Rosenboom. McKean has lived and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City; Grass Valley, California, has been his home since 2002.
Upcoming Events:

Sunday, June 23 2024 7:00 PM
West Oakland Sound Series [2201 Poplar Street Dresher Ensemble Studio Oakland]
GOGGLE is the quartet of saxophonists Chris Jonas, Randy McKean, Dan Plonsey and Cory Wright.
UNITED BRASSWORKER'S FRONT is Darren Johnston and Henry Hung - trumpets; Danny Lubin-Laden and Alan Williams - trombones; Luke Kirley - tuba; Jordan Glenn - drums  More...
CDs on which Randy McKean appears:
ArtistTitleLabelNumber
Flounder I'm the Flounder
Artist: Flounder
Title: I'm the Flounder
Label: Cure-All Records CARe-003
Label page on this site: Cure-All Records
Cure-All Records CARe-003
Goggle Eeyahdi
Artist: Goggle
Title: Eeyahdi
Label: Cure-All Records CARe-002
Label page on this site: Cure-All Records
Cure-All Records CARe-002
Zap! Zap!
Artist: Zap!
Title: Zap!
Label: Cure-All Records CARe-000
Label page on this site: Cure-All Records
Cure-All Records CARe-000
Dan Plonsey Saxophone and Clarinet Trios
Artist: Dan Plonsey
Title: Saxophone and Clarinet Trios
Label: Bandcamp
Label page on this site: Bandcamp
Bandcamp
Tumble Waves
Artist: Tumble
Title: Waves
Label: Cure-All Records CARe-001
Label page on this site: Cure-All Records
Cure-All Records CARe-001
Pac and Seep Cap and Piece
Artist: Pac and Seep
Title: Cap and Piece
Label: Bandcamp
Label page on this site: Bandcamp
Bandcamp
Pac and Seep Live at Earthtone
Artist: Pac and Seep
Title: Live at Earthtone
Label: Bandcamp
Label page on this site: Bandcamp
Bandcamp
Tumble Music for Trio
Artist: Tumble
Title: Music for Trio
Label: Bandcamp
Label page on this site: Bandcamp
Bandcamp
Bristle Future(s) Now(s)
Artist: Bristle
Title: Future(s) Now(s)
Label: Queen Bee Records QB-002
Label page on this site: Queen Bee Records
Queen Bee Records QB-002
Gargantius Effect Gargantius Effect +1 +2 +3 (Nor Cal, 08​-​2011)
Artist: Gargantius Effect
Title: Gargantius Effect +1 +2 +3 (Nor Cal, 08​-​2011)
Label: Bandcamp
Label page on this site: Bandcamp
Bandcamp
Bristle Bulletproof
Artist: Bristle
Title: Bulletproof
Label: Edgetone Records EDT4124
Label page on this site: Edgetone Records
Edgetone Records EDT4124
Randy McKean's Wild Horsey Ride S/T
Artist: Randy McKean's Wild Horsey Ride
Title: S/T
Label: Bandcamp
Label page on this site: Bandcamp
Bandcamp
Great Circle Saxophone Quartet Child King Dictator Fool
Artist: Great Circle Saxophone Quartet
Title: Child King Dictator Fool
Label: New World Records 80516
Label page on this site: New World Records
New World Records 80516