Dorian’s Saturday February 9

A new project of mine called Macrame Brass will be playing Dorian’s in Chicago on Saturday February 9 at 9pm and 12am.  New Orleans brass meets Chicago creatives.

Macrame Brass is Gerald Bailey: Trumpet, Nate Lepine: Tenor Saxophone, Matt Davis: Sousaphone and Trombone and Clif Wallace: Drums.

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Faraway Plants – Logan Arts Festival

Faraway plants is playing the monument stage this Saturday June 24th at 2:30.  This weeks lineup will feature Quin Kirchner on drums, Anthony Bruno on Saxophone, Bass and myself on electronics and trumpet.

Black Bear Combo at the Milwaukee Ave Arts Fest

Black Bear Combo at the 2010 festival.

Black Bear Combo is a four to six member brass/reed band. It is described as a raucous mutt channeling the common energy between traditional music from eastern Europe and the Balkans, punk rock, and free jazz.  The band will be performing on the main stage of the Milwaukee Ave Arts Fest on Sunday July 31st at 2pm.