Angel City Jazz Festival: Steve Lehman Trio & David Binney Trio
FRI / OCT 7 / 8:00PM
Acclaimed as a considerable and highly individual compositional talent, saxophonist David Binney is one of the most prolific jazz musicians on the scene today. Winning praise from critics and colleagues alike, David wassingled out by Jazz Times as one of a handful of “players who have created an alternative jazz scene… all of whom are playing adventurous, original music.”
“A strikingly original composer, leader, conceptualist” – DownBeat
The recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship and a 2014 Doris Duke Award, Steve Lehman is “one of the transforming figures of early 21st century jazz” (The Guardian). A three-time winner of the Alto Saxophone Downbeat Critics Poll, the prolific David Binney follows with an adventurous and innovative set.
Angel City Jazz Festival: Extreme Bass Night
FRI / OCT 14 / 8:00PM
Four of the most compellingly innovative bass players in LA will perform 20 minutes sets exploring the outer reaches of the electric and/or acoustic bass’ musical range. Be prepared to redefine your notion of this instrument’s potential.
Mike Valerio - solo bass
Steuart Liebig - solo bass
Tim Lefebvre with beats wizard Troy Ziegler
Miles Mosley with drummer Tony Austin