Chris Speed Trio With Dave King & Chris Tordini at Regattabar

Molly Collins uploaded this event on August 6, 2018

Where

Regattabar
One Bennett Street
Cambridge, MA
Map
617-395-7757

When

Tue, November 27, 2018
7:30 pm

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Musicians

Dave King
Dave King

drums

Chris Speed
Chris Speed

saxophone

Chris Tordini
Chris Tordini

bass, acoustic

About

FEATURING: DAVE KING - DRUMS
CHRIS TORDINI - BASS
CHRIS SPEED - TENOR SAXOPHONE
Since arriving in New York in the early 1990s, reed player Chris Speed has been one of the most vital improvising musicians on the scene. His work has always ranged widely, moving from a jazz base out through various forms of folk, classical and rock music. With the formation of this excellent trio with drummer Dave King (The Bad Plus) and bassist Chris Tordini he's sort of reversed direction. The is a group returning from other explorations to work deep within the jazz tradition, bringing everything else they've learned back in. What is most compelling about this music is the incorporation of early jazz styles in a way that is direct and deeply felt. The music is joyful and generous and Speed has an uncanny knack for coming up with tunes that can create a whole world of emotions and formal possibilities behind an often catchy melodic surface. ...

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