about dana reason
Dana Reason is a composer, improvisor, keyboardist, sound artist, producer and researcher working at the intersections of twentieth and twenty-first century musical genres and intermedia practices. She received a Ph.D. in Critical Studies and Experimental Practices from the University of California, San Diego where she focused on performance, improvisation, composition and research in new and emergent musical fields.
Her album Angle of Vision, was long-listed for GRAMMYS in 3 separate categories including: Best Instrumental Composition; Best Arrangement (2014) and Best Jazz Instrumental Album. Additionally, her wind symphony: “Currents”, was long-listed for Best Contemporary Classical Composition (GRAMMYS, Mark Records, 2014). Reason is a performing artist and composer that moves easily between genres encompassing a dynamic stylistic range and repertoire.