Brooklyn Jazz Wide Open

Presented by Connection Works

Brooklyn Jazz Wide Open

Michael Formanek Quartet w/ Tim Berne, Craig Taborn, Gerald Cleaver, WORKS

Wed, February 9, 2011

7:30 pm

$20.00

This event is all ages

Over 21: $14 (+$6 drink min.), Under 21: $7 (+$3 drink min.)

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Brooklyn Jazz Wide Open
Brooklyn Jazz Wide Open
Started in 2007, Connection Works is an artist-run non-profit organization that engages the Brooklyn community with world-class jazz performances and educational events. Our programs promote and facilitate new work by established and up-and-coming artists alike. We provide a forum that supports the astonishing number of brilliant artists in our borough. We at Connection Works believe in and encourage the practice of creativity as a means to nourish the mind, body, and spirit.
Michael Formanek Quartet w/ Tim Berne, Craig Taborn, Gerald Cleaver
Michael Formanek Quartet w/ Tim Berne, Craig Taborn, Gerald Cleaver
Michael Formanek’s singular approach to the acoustic bass has led to an impressive range of musical associations. During his thirty-plus year career, he has played and/or recorded with Elvis Costello, Tim Berne, Uri Caine, Freddie Hubbard, Stan Getz, Marty Ehrlich, Chet Baker, Tony Williams, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Mintzer, Fred Hersch, Dave Liebman, Joe Henderson, Mark Isham, Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabackin Big Band, Mingus Big Band, Terumasa Hino, Cedar Walton, Attila Zoller, George Coleman, Jane Ira Bloom, Bob Moses, Gunther Schuller, Peter Erskine, Joe and Matt Maneri, Gary Thomas, Harold Danko, Dave Burrell, and many others.

Photo credit: Michael Ricci
WORKS
WORKS
WORKS is Michel Gentile - flute; Daniel Kelly - piano; Rob Garcia - drums