Month: February 2017

Zarabande: El Toro

Zarabande: El Toro The band Zarabande consists of “El Toro” Alfred Flores who plays marimba and malletkat along with Joe Caploe/vib, Mark Little/p, Pete Ojeda/b and Dean Macomber/dr. As you can tell by the musicianship, there’s a lot of percussion…

Misha: Dreaming With Eyes Wide Awake

Michaela Steinhauer, or “Misha” as she likes to be called, teams up with dreamy team of Hendrik Meurkiens/vib-harp, Glauco Lima/p, Michael Jaros/b and Samuel Martinelle/dr. Her voice can range from wispy as Martinelle’s brushes team up on a bopping “Here…

Popa Chubby: The Catfish

Ya gotta love a guy that advertises himself as “Older, Wiser, Louder Stronger” in the liner notes. This guy plays guitar and percussion on all the songs, bass and drums on half and sings like he’s been chewing on the…

Ian Christensen: Finding

Tenor saxist Ian Christensen teams up with Noah Bernstein/as, Ryan Meagher/g, Andrew Jones/b and Jonas Oglesbee/dr for some free flowing post modern pieces that veer between vintage Mingus and West Coast Cool. The pianoless group has a mix of looseness…