Sunday November 10 8:00pm
Vic Juris Trio
"His impeccable touch on both electric and acoustic instruments, his luminous tone, gracefully swinging time and elegant phrasing all are admirable." - Downbeat
Individually, Juris, Anderson and Nussbaum have performed with some of the most important names in jazz. Collectively, they form one of the most adventurous, original, telepathic and highly regarded guitar trios playing today. For more than a decade, they have performed a potent mix of original compositions and covers that take the listener on an intense journey of discovery.
Vic Juris / Guitar
Steeple Chase Recording Artist, Vic Juris is one of the premier jazz guitarists in the business today - a prolific composer, a fearless improviser, innovator and master of the guitar Vic was influential in the Jazz/Fusion movement, with virtuosity and creativity in both the electric and acoustic guitar. His international career has included associations with Dizzy Gillespie, Phil Woods, Jimmy Smith, Don Patterson, Sarah Vaughan, Michel Legrand, Chico Hamilton, Dave Liebman, Gary Peacock, Richie Cole, Mel Torme, Eddie Jefferson, the prodigal exemplar of the Django Reinhardt tradition, Bireli LaGrene and with the highly accomplished David Liebman Group since 1991. Vic's recording "Vic Plays Victor Young" (2016) received a 4-star review from Downbeat Magazine.
Jay Anderson / Bass
Bassist/composer Jay Anderson is among the most respected jazz artists performing today. He has performed/recorded with a wide range of jazz artists including Woody Herman, Carmen McRae, Michael Brecker, Paul Bley, Mike Stern, Toots Thielemans, among others, and non-jazz artists like Dawn Upshaw, The Australian Chamber Orchestra, Michael Franks, David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Tom Waits, Chaka Khan, Michel Legrand, Allen Ginsberg, and Celine Dion. He has been featured on over 300 recordings, five of which have received the Grammy Award . Jay currently co-leads the critically acclaimed group BANN featuring Seamus Blake, Oz Noy and Adam Nussbaum.
Adam Nussbaum / Drums
Adam Nussbaum is considered a major asset wherever he appears and is one of the finest jazz drummers of the 1990s. By 1978 Nussbam was making a strong impression in the jazz world, playing regularly with both Dave Liebman and John Scofield (1978-83). Other important associations through the years include Stan Getz (1982-83), Gil Evans, the George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band, Gary Burton, Steve Swallow, Michael Brecker, Don Grolnick, James Moody, Sonny Rollins, Art Pepper, Joe Henderson, John Abercrombie, Sheila Jordan, Kenny Wheeler, Lee Konitz, NHØP and Charles Lloyd, along with countless others.