Guitarist Kaki King Returns to Tech
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A composer and musician, Kaki King is considered one of the world’s greatest living guitarists, known both for her technical mastery and for her constant quest to push the boundaries of the instrument. Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a genre unto herself,” Kaki has released 10 albums and toured extensively, presenting in such prestigious arts centers as the Kennedy Center, MoMA, LACMA, The Met and Smithsonian Design Museum. She has created music for numerous film and TV soundtracks, including “August Rush” and “Into the Wild”, for which received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Score.
In 2015 Kaki launched "The Neck is a Bridge to the Body," a groundbreaking multimedia performance that toured extensively throughout the world, marking her first foray into multimedia and experimental theater. In DATA NOT FOUND, Kaki continues to redefine her guitar as a tool for storytelling, exploring contemporary issues like A.I., the natural world, “big data” and personal empowerment.
Kaki released her most recent album, Modern Yesterdays, on October 23, 2020, with a virtual album release concert streamed from the stage of the Ferst Center for the Arts.