Chris Brokaw

Chris Brokaw is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, drummer and film composer based in Boston. Perhaps best known for his pioneering work with the bands Codeine and Come, since 2002 Chris has released over a dozen solo albums of instrumental and vocal musics, composed music for film and dance, and worked as an accompanist to Thurston Moore, Steve Wynn, Evan Dando, Christina Rosenvinge, Rhys Chatham, Johnny Depp and GG Allin.


He currently plays in The New Year, The Martha´s Vineyard Ferries, The Empty House Cooperative and The Lemonheads, and in duos with Geoff Farina and Lori Goldston. Chris performed with 200 guitarists under the tutelage of Rhys Chatham at Lincoln Center; one of 77 drummers in the Boredoms’ epic "77BOADRUM" in Brooklyn; and with Dirtmusic at the "Festival In The Desert" in Essakane, Mali.

HOLLY ANDERSON was an American artist, poet and playwright. In addition to her own collections of poetry and plays, she wrote lyrics for Mission Of Burma and designed their albums "Signals, Calls and Marches" and "Vs". For three months she put her life on hold and worked at Respite 1, an emergency relief center for workers sifting through what locals called “the Pile” after the terrorist attack.  As a result, she fell ill with cancer and died in December 2017. She was married to Jonathan Kane, one of the founders of the Swans.

Guitarrist and Songwriter GEOFF FARINA has spent the last 30 years performing original music in the USA, Europe and Japan and has recorded a large and varied discography as a solo artist and with his bands Glorytellers, Karate and the Secret Stars. He has performed with Thalia Zedek and Alan Sparhawk. Together with guitarist Chris Brokaw he has recorded three albums with Blues and Country Obscurities. He is currently teaching the history of Blues and Bluegrass at the DePaul School of Music in Chicago.

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