Gary Lucas/Luis Buñuel

For one evening only, Pioneer Works presents internationally renowned guitarist Gary Lucas, who will perform live his original score for El Angel Exterminador (1962), asurrealistic comedy written and directed by Luis Buñuel, during a special screening of the film.   Lucas’ performance marks the U.S. premiere of his live score for the film, which originally debuted at the 2011 Havana Film Festival.

Gary Lucas is a Grammy nominated composer, songwriter and solo-guitarist.   Over the course of his career, Lucas has recorded and performed with artists such as Jeff Buckley, Leonard Bernstein, Lou Reed, Nick Cave, John Cale, Bryan Ferry, Patti Smith, Chris Cornell, Peter Hammill, John Zorn, Future Sound of London, Roswell Rudd.  Recently, Lucas has composed original film scores for classic, artistic films, which he has performed and special screenings at The Havana Film Festival, The New York Film Festival, the London Jazz Festival, among other locations.

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El Angel Exterminador is a Janus Films Release.