Charlotte Street Foundation identifies the needs and fuels the evolution of an ever-changing multidisciplinary arts ecosystem, acting as its primary provocateur. We cultivate the contemporary, the exceptional, and the unexpected in the practice of artists working in and engaging with the Kansas City Art Community
Arnold Young plays drum set and miscellaneous instruments. He studied music at UMKC Conservatory of Music and West African Percussion at U.C. Berkeley. He has performed with Sonny Simmons, Jaco Pastorius, Eddie Harris, Mike Dillon, Mark Southerland, Brian Haas and members of the Residents, Rova Sax Quartet and Captain Beefheart’s Magic Band. He founded his current project, the RoughTet, to explore new territories in written and improvised music. All the members are composers. They play non-Western traditional instruments, standard jazz instruments and electronics.