tom djll. studied music at berklee school of music, colorado college, creative music studio, mills college. studied with anthony braxton, roscoe mitchell, karl berger, lester bowie, leo smith, george lewis, pauline oliveros, alvin curran. advanced degrees from mills college and deep listening organization. develops the trumpet’s wide sonic array of extended techniques. incorporates complex noises, gritty textures, melodic gestures, asymmetrical formal structures. lifelong study of improvised music. actively performing since 1980.
albums from pyr
ocean of lakes