Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Quintet: “Sound Prints” w/Lawrence Fields, Linda Oh & Joey Baron

Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Quintet: “Sound Prints” w/Lawrence Fields, Linda Oh & Joey Baron

$30/Adv $35/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by A Train Law Group “… urbane, on-the-fly… brimming with urgency… – The New York Times Sound Prints, co-led by Grammy-winning saxophonist/composer Joe Lovano and two-time Grammy-nominated trumpeter/composer Dave Douglas, originally started as a tribute to the music of Wayne Shorter. Conceived out of Lovano and Douglas’s tenure with the SFJAZZ Collective, the quintet soon evolved into a vehicle for the original compositions of its talented members. Together and separately, Lovano and Douglas have won critical-acclaim for their creativity and adaptability over a broad range of musical styles and groundbreaking projects. Equally astounding is their stellar rhythm section comprised of pianist Lawrence Fields; bassist Linda Oh; and drummer Joey Baron. www.davedouglas.com...
Joe Lovano Us Five: Feat. James Weidman, Esperanza Spalding, Otis Brown III & Francisco Mela

Joe Lovano Us Five: Feat. James Weidman, Esperanza Spalding, Otis Brown III & Francisco Mela

SOLD OUT! Monday, January 28, 7:00 PM Joe Lovano Us Five Featuring James Weidman, Esperanza Spalding, Otis Brown III and Francisco Mela $25/Adv  $28/Door No comps Sponsored by Mateo Lettunich Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “… punchy post-bop…” – The New York Times Joe Lovano is among the most prolific of today’s saxophonists. His musical curiosity has no bounds. Regardless of artist style or genre, from the funk grooves of Dr. Lonnie Smith to the avant-garde explorations of Paul Motian and Bill Frisell, Lovano’s intuitive musicianship allows him to fit with any situation and he always delivers “the goods.” His current group, Us Five, is unusual in that it utilizes two drummers. The duo drumming team of Otis Brown III and Francisco Mela create a polyrhythmic stew, allowing bassist Esperanza Spalding, pianist James Weidman and Lovano, to solo freely over a percussive framework. The quintet’s third release, Crossroads, will be released on January 8, 2013 on the Blue Note Label. This is Lovano’s 23rd release for Blue Note....