Valley News -

By Jeff Pack

Phan bringing his 'non-finite improvisational jazz format' to Temecula


Last updated 5/16/2019 at 3:50pm

Courtesy photo

Dat Phan will headline two shows Saturday, May 18, at Rocky's Comedy Live at Mount Palomar Winery in Temecula.

Dat Phan has been doing standup comedy for 25 years, but he's only been learning to play guitar for a short period of time.

So, it may seem strange that he used music to explain his development as a comedian over the years and the level at which he sees himself today.

Phan said in music, players learn basic structure, which turns into more intricate structures and becomes really complicated. Once they've mastered that, all that's left is riffing and improvisation – or "jazz" as he called it.

"You're making up music right there on the spot," Phan said. "That's where I'm at now (with com...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 05/23/2019 23:02