“Melody is the knife that cuts through to truth. Then there is the importance of breath, and personal expression.” — Michael Coleman.
In the early 1990s, Ben Goldberg made a mark with his New Klezmer Trio (which included Dan Seamans– see last night’s Lost Trio booking). He’s been productive ever since. Associations include Tin Hat and a batch of other aggregations, like Ben Goldberg School, Go Home, Unfold Ordinary Mind, etc.,. etc. The Ben Goldberg Trio includes Kenny Wollesen, the third leg of the erstwhile New Klezmer Trio.
Invisible Guy is its own thing. Come find out. Principally, it’s three musicians making music together as suits them.
Hamir Atwal is in it. He’s a Berklee College of Music graduate, has played with Joe Lovano, Greg Osby, Grant Stewart and many more, including all the best local cats, etc., etc. None like him. He’s the best.
Michael Coleman’s in it as well. He resides in Brooklyn, but he’s no stranger here. He leads several groups — Beep!, CavityFang, Young Nudist — and he’s toured the world with Chris Cohen, tUnEyArDs, Sean Hayes, Miles Kurosky and Jug Free America. As a pianist, he’s in a class by himself. Likewise, a deep composer.
Good music! Do come.
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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.
Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site