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DB Boyko

A specialist in experimental voice DB Boyko has performed with a variety of Vancouver musicians including recent guest engagements with the legendary NOW Orchestra. She is the co-founder of several improvising ensembles including Hextremities (1980s), the all women View Ensemble (1990s) and more currently the Crossing Borders Ensemble. Her newest project, Idiolalla is a vocal tour-de-force with fellow vocalist Christine Duncan and drummer/spin doctor Jean Martin. DB’s discography as feature soloist includes Danielle Palardy Roger’s Bruiducœur, prières des infidèles for Ambiances Magnétiques (2005), Songlines recording of contemporary gamelan music New Nectar (2003). She is featured on several compilation CD’s including Schwittcd (ORF, 2002), Susan Frykberg’s Astonishing Sense of Being Taken Over by Something Far Greater Than Me (Earsay, 1998), and Kenneth Newby’s Sirens (City of Tribes, 1997). More

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DB Boyko

1955

Residence: Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada)

  • Composer
  • Performer (voice)
  • Improviser

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