Dennis Rea

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Seattle-based guitarist Dennis Rea recording career started as a member of the electronic music group Earthstar in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He is probably best known for his work with Jeff Greinke in Land and as the leader of Moraine. Rea's first solo album, "Shadow In Dreams" (1990), was one of the first releases in mainland China by a western musician on the state record label. His second solo album, "Views From Chicheng Precipice" (2010), radically reinterprets some of the traditional Chinese music he learned 20 years earlier. Rea is also the guitarist for Iron Kim Style and Ting Bu Dong.

Rea has performed on three continents at events including the WOMAD Festival, Beijing International Jazz Festival, Bumbershoot Arts Festival, and the Earshot Jazz Festival. His group Moraine opened NEARfest in 2010.

He is married to Anne Joiner.
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FL-176 Shadow In Dreams — Dennis Rea Dennis Rea Shadow In Dreams(Cass, Album) Sichuan China Records FL-176 China 1990 Sell This Version
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NAKIT01/02CD Free Touching (Live In Beijing At Keep In Touch) — Dennis Rea Han Bennink / Wong Young* / Andreas Schreiber / Dennis Rea / Steffen Schorn / Claudio Puntin Han Bennink / Wong Young* / Andreas Schreiber / Dennis Rea / Steffen Schorn / Claudio Puntin - Free Touching (Live In Beijing At Keep In Touch)(2xCD, Album) Noise Asia NAKIT01/02CD Hong Kong 2004 Sell This Version
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MJR034 Views From Chicheng Precipice — Dennis Rea Dennis Rea Views From Chicheng Precipice (Album) Moonjune Records MJR034 US 2010 Sell This Version
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001 Subduction Zone — Dennis Rea Dennis ReaWally ShoupTom Zgonc Dennis ReaWally ShoupTom Zgonc - Subduction Zone (Album) Nunatak 001 US 2012 Sell This Version
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MJR109 Giant Steppes — Dennis Rea Dennis Rea Giant Steppes(CD, Album) Moonjune Records MJR109 US 2020 Sell This Version

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January 14, 2017
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