All Originals Jazz Series @ Studio Z
Jazz Word Jazz is a collection of improvisors and poets working together in the moment.
Jim Larson - poetics
Chris Bates and Will Jensen - musical curators
AFL-CIO Stage at the MN State Fair
I'll be playing with the mighty Explosion Big band led by Doug Haining and Scott Agster!
Red Planet w Bill Carrothers
New music recorded in October of 2015 and being released on Shifting Paradigm Records. Ballads, Monk, Coltrane and originals of deep import. Chemistry in comradeship between these musical maestros. Please come on out!
They are joined by the sublime talent of Bill Carrothers on piano.
Chris leads a varying cast of characters on the second Wednesday of the month. Past offerings have featured bass heavy ensembles, duos and solo performances along side various groups. The Magic of Improvisation is on display every night at Jazz Central.
Lake Harriet Pavilion
Hopkins Center for the Arts
Laura Caviani - piano
Dave Schmalenberger - drums
CB - bass
w/ special guest Karrin Allyson
The Music of Thelonious Monk