We have a new member of the Queens production team, and we’re pretty excited to tell you about him. Our new live music composer/performer is none other than deVon Gray (dVRG)! You might know deVon from his band Heiruspecs, writing/arranging/performing with Chastity Brown, and making music with Brother Ali, Atmosphere, Dan Wilson, The Honeydogs, Lazerbeak and more.
For four weeks we’ve been creating this new show, working around a missing piece of our ensemble. deVon’s work as an improvisational composer and musician is a perfect fit with Sandbox’s creation style, and we know you’re going to love him.
“deVon R. Gray may be the world’s last cultural enigma. The multi-instrumentalist, classically trained composer is as comfortable writing orchestral and operatic works as he is churning out jazz riffs and hip-hop swag. And he does it all so effortlessly even he is unaware that he’s working. While many creators spend hours perfecting their craft & skills, dVRG, as he is known, envisions the pen and watches the music write itself. Word.” - First Avenue & 7th St Entry