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November Updates

Hello there – just a quick update on a hodge podge of thingies.  Swimming in Bengal is playing the Makeout Room in San Francisco on Nov. 25.  It’s our first date since releasing Collective Elephant.  You can read the backstory … Continue reading

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Fall in Kazakgascar

San Kazakgascar has a couple of upcoming dates to share.  We are playing at a new spot in Sacramento called Dwellpoint on Oct. 14 with PAK (rare Sac visit) and Gentleman Surfer.  I’ll have Rachel Freund, Linda Michelle Hardy, Matt … Continue reading

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Swimming in Bengal – Collective Elephant

  For the last few years Tony Passarell has been talking about recording an album with a stacked line-up of guest players.  We finally got around to just that.  Joining Passarell (saxophone/percussion) and core members Jed Brewer (gourd guitar) and … Continue reading

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Hot Kazakgascar Nights

As you all know, I try to pack in more music mischief during my summers off.  The above poster shows where I’ll be playing this summer.  San Kazakgascar has become more of a free-flowing collective of players and I actually … Continue reading

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Swimming in Bengal – May 10 & June 8

  After a few months of laying low, Swimming in Bengal comes up to the surface for some spring air.  Allergies are great.  We are joining forces with our freaky buds Art Lessing & The Flower Vato on Friday, May … Continue reading

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Sunwatchers/Sizdahkhani/ Monypeny/Kazakgascar

Hello.  It’s been awhile since I’ve posted something here.  I’ve been reorganizing and reassessing my music mess somewhat.  I’m trying out the idea of San Kazakgascar being a more fluid group of collaborators, and less of a constant 4-piece band.  … Continue reading

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Bengal Back in Oakland

Swimming in Bengal returns to Oakland’s Octopus Literary Salon on Sat., Nov. 10.  We play at 7pm sharp.  We’ll be followed by SF’s Virginia Dare, old friends from the golden age of Bay Area independent music. I’m excited to see … Continue reading

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