Join Amazing Grace on Saturday, July 29th @ 3PM when she speaks with Rent Romus & Lily Taylor ahead of their performances for this year’s Outsound New Music Summit at the Berkeley Finnish Hall (July 28th – July 31st).
Every year the Outsound New Music Summit showcases some of the most innovative and pioneering new music that is happening in California and beyond. They focus on bringing highly innovative music and art to the increasing number of people seeking a real “alternative” to the status quo of music being presented in the Bay Area.
Rent Romus is a saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist, composer, bandleader, music producer, community activist, and 2023 Emmy award winning performing artist. Since 1988, his work on the saxophone has been dubbed “ferocious” by the San Francisco Weekly and “central to the creative music world of the West Coast” by writer Frank Rubolino.
Vocalist, Lily Taylor, was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Performance and Composition of Contemporary Music from College of Santa Fe in New Mexico in 2004, with a focus on vocal studies. After many years working as a professional musician, arts administrator, and private teacher in Santa Fe, New Mexico and San Francisco, California, Taylor released her critically acclaimed solo album The Ride in 2014 while residing in Dallas, Texas. Her much anticipated album, Amphora is now available on Gotta Grooves Records.
Photo Credit: George Thomson (Rent Romus) & Katherine Tejada (Lily Taylor)