A play by Juan Francisco Villa, directed by Jo Catell. Preyas performs his original score for this live theater production.
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Preyas Roy is a Chicago-based vibraphonist, composer and band leader. As a performer, Preyas has worked with Dee Alexander's Evolution Ensemble, Johnny Blas's Afro Libre Orquesta, Douglas Ewart's Quasar, Ernest Dawkins's We Free Trio, Vincent Davis's Percussion Plus, Samuel Williams's SavoireFaire Jazz Quartet, and Saalik Ziyad's 5 After 7 Project, among many others. He was a co-founder of the progressive fusion ensemble Mosaik, and the founder and leader of the creative dance music collective Eigenfunk. His current project is Sticks & Stones, an avant-garde fusion ensemble.
His compositions have appeared in film and theater around the world, including the complete original score of Don Chipotle by Juan Francisco Villa.
Sticks & Stones
Part of the Jazz Institute of Chicago's Club Tour for the 2015 Chicago Jazz Festival. Rajiv Halim Quintet preceding and David Boykin's Expanse to follow.
Johnny Blas's Afro-Libre Orquesta
WDCB's Summer Series
Andrew Vogt's AV Club
Along with Adam Ness, and Fatbook.
Douglas Ewart - Tribute to Malachi Favors
Opening of the MCA's exhibit, The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music 1965-Now.
Sticks & Stones ALBUM RELEASE
Canvas (Wicker Park), Chicago/IL
Ablum Release Party for Sticks & Stones.
Featuring performances by Lewis Achenbach, Brandon Markell Holmes, and The Ones (YAW & Khari Lemuel)
Sticks & Stones
Debut concert for Sticks & Stones. With Brent Griffin Jr, Scott Hesse, Andrew Vogt and Vincent Davis.
AACM 50th Anniversary Concert
With Saalik Ziyad's Epoch Zed: Saalik Ziyad - vocals Taalib-Din Ziyad - flute & vocals Fred Jackson Jr - saxophones Alex Wing - bass, guitar & oud
$25/$15 Age limit: 21+ or w/adult
Ed Wilkerson Sextet
Lakeside Inn, 15251 Lakeshore Road, Lakeside, MI
Reggie Nicholson Percussion Concept
Constellation, 3111 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL
Edward Wilkerson Sextet
Woodland Pattern Book Center, 720 E Locust St, Milwaukee, WI
Douglas R Ewart's Quasar
Lakeside Inn, 15251 Lakeshore Road , Lakeside, MI
Vincent Davis Achtet
Aurora Public Art Commission, 20 E Downer Pl, Aurora, IL