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Sunday, February 12th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Michael Wilcox/Sheldon Brown/Alan Hall Trio
which way west Sunday concert series

 

alan-hallmichael-wilcoxThree musicians exploring the subtleties that make jazz a music of the now and the future.

sheldon-brownSaxophonist Sheldon Brown has had an outsized influence on vast expanses of jazz.

 

With six-string bassist Michael Wilcox and drummer Alan Hall, this trio has been active for more than two decades.

The trio continues in the tradition of Sonny Rollins, one of the earliest proponents of the tenor/bass/drums format. As a trio, they will explore a wide variety of music that has interested them over the years—from Brazilian choro, Bulgarian music, and the music of Herbie Nichols to pieces adapted from the classical repertoire by composers like Brahms, Faure and Machaut. Also featured will be music by bassist-composers such as Gary Peacock, Miroslav Vitous, Jaco Pastorius, and Sam Jones.

Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.

The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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