“Dino” J.A. Deane
World-recognized music pioneer, J.A. Deane (“Dino”) performs internationally in solo and ensemble acts and travels worldwide leading conduction workshops and concerts. A genre-spanning multi-instrumental performer, recording artist and live sampling pioneer, Deane’s career includes many collaborations with influential artists as a composer, instrumentalist, and conductor.
Dino worked with Conduction founder Butch Morris for 28 years. He led a conduction ensemble for 15 years, conducted international ensembles in workshops and concerts for ten years, and also led a guitar choir.
In pioneering the use of electronics for looping in performance, Dino coined the term live-sampling. He is considered a master in this field of performance. Deane worked as sideman for Ike and Tina Turner in the studio and on the road, toured the world as an electro-acoustic live-sampling percussionist with Jon Hassell and made three records with him, and was produced by Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois. As a sound designer for theater, Dino won multiple awards while working with Sam Shepard, Julie Hebert, Christoph Marthaler and Theatre Grottesco.
Dino has performed at many world festivals, museums and theaters: Peter Gabriel’s Womad Festival, The Venice Biennale, ARS Electronica, The Whitney Museum, BAM, Lincoln Center, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Sydney Opera House, Kunstmuseum Basel, Deutsches Schauspiel Haus Hamburg, Philharmonic Hall Berlin, Teatro Puccini Florence, La Foret Museum Tokyo, Palacio de Cristal Madrid.
He currently performs on lap steel, sampler and flute in solo and ensemble concerts, and gives Conduction workshops and concerts internationally.
More about Director Deane can be found at http://www.jadeane.com.