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Erik Fratzke

September 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Admission $10, $5 students with current ID
Door opens 15 minutes before show.

Sound / Simulacra is pleased to present bassist, guitarist, and composer Erik Fratzke at Jazz Central Studios, Minneapolis, MN. Music starts at 8:30pm.

Erik Fratzke is a composer/performer/educator based in St. Paul, Minnesota. Best known for his work as the bassist of Happy Apple, he also plays bass in Craig Taborn’s Junk Magic, and Cory Healey’s Beautiful Sunshine Band. As a guitarist, Erik is a member of The Dave King Trucking Company, Scott Miller’s Fifth Column Ensemble, The Gang Font, as well as the leader of the instrumental rock group Zebulon Pike. His compositions have been performed and recorded by the new music group Zeitgeist. Erik has performed/recorded with Tim Berne, Michel Portal, Rhys Chatham, Airto, Benoit Delbec, and Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins).

Set I- Erik Fratzke (solo)
Set II- Erik Fratzke (bass, guitar) + Cody McKinney (bass, voice, electronics) + John Keston (piano, rhodes, synthesizers, electronics)

John C.S. Keston and Cody McKinney present Sound / Simulacra: A monthly series which explores musical improvisation as a “faithful and intentionally distorted” representational process. Sound / Simulacra brings together some of the Twin Cities most unique voices to “recreate, distort, and create the hyperreal.”


September 25, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Jazz Central Studios
407 Central Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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