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Hascu Duo + Ray Coyle

  • The Musical Offering 743 Custer Avenue Evanston, IL, 60202 United States (map)

Ray Coyle joins Hasco Duo for an evening of improvised music and tarot readings at the Musical Offering in Evanston.

7:30pm Tarot Readings with Amanda DeBoer
8:00pm Concert


Hasco Duo (Amanda DeBoer, soprano, and Jesse Langen, guitar) have worked together in multiple configurations since 2010. Along with their own music, they have collaborated on music with composers Marcos Balter, Ray Evanoff, Morgan Krauss, Chris Fisher-Lochhead, Eliza Brown, Fredrick Gifford, Ravi Kittappa, Max Grafe, and Jonathan Sokol.

Ray Coyle, born in the UK but based in Chicago, is an experienced jazz and classical percussion performer, composer and teacher specializing in vibraphone, marimba and drums. Ray has performed with various jazz, big band and rock ensembles in England and Holland. Using home studio, computers, synthesizers and live performance, Ray composes and records contemporary improvised music and jazz-inspired works using midi and digital audio technology with the Ray Coyle Ensemble, featuring his compositions, and with Bending the Map, a contemporary improvised music trio. Recent performances include shows at the Green Mill and at the Brown Rice in Chicago and live radio on WNUR and WZRD. Since moving to Chicago, Ray has taught mallets and percussion at various schools including the American Conservatory of Music, North Central College, The Academy for the Performing Arts, and The Chicago Grammar School.