Playing Hooky 2016: Ava Mendoza
The ecstatic guitar virtuoso, Ava Mendoza stops by the studio for a Playing Hooky broadcasted live set. Streamed live on clocktower.org straight from a shipping container/recording studio in the idyllic garden at Pioneer Works!
Tune in at 4PM to hear Ava Mendoza live.
Ava Mendoza plays guitars and stompboxes, and writes music. Mendoza is based out of Brooklyn, NY. She has played guitar for most of her life, and for the last decade has been actively playing her own music as well as with different groups. She has toured throughout the U.S. and Europe, and recorded or performed with a broad spectrum of musicians including singer Carla Bozulich (The Geraldine Fibbers, Evangelista), Fred Frith (Massacre, Henry Cow, Art Bears), Nels Cline, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Weasel Walter, Tune-Yards, and more. She has played on recordings released by labels Weird Forest, Tzadik, Clean Feed, NotTwo, ugEXPLODE, Resipiscent, New Atlantis, and others. She was named one of Guitar World‘s “10 Female Guitarists You Should Know”.