Monday, March 30, 2009

Vinny Golia Sextet, Slumgum and Axis Trio shows

April 15th, 9pm
Vinny Golia Sextet, Slumgum, and Axis Trio
Mr T's Bowl
5621 1/2 Figueroa St., Highland Park

A triple bill featuring LA jazz legend, Vinny Golia! A virtuoso improviser on dozens of woodwind instruments, Vinny has been a featured performer with other avant-garde masters such as Anthony Braxton, Bobby Bradford, and John Zorn. At Mr. T’s he will perform with his electric sextet. Expect explosive solos driven by a psychedelic hurricane from the rhythm section!

Slumgum performs original music that is packed with unbridled imagination. A jazz quartet overflowing with spontaneity, their live shows are volatile and pumped with energy. With a rare band dynamic abounding in vitality, their joy on stage is contagious.

The Axis Trio is a drums/bass/rhodes ensemble with roots in Pakistan, Morocco, and Iran. In an intoxicating whirlwind, they consistently push the boundaries of a traditional piano trio. With compositions ranging from dreamlike dirge to blazing groove, their performances are kaleidoscopes of sonic color.

April 24th 8-10
Café Metropol
923 E. 3rd. Street, Los Angeles


pasadenapio said...

It was fun seeing you at the Bloggers Picnic on Saturday! There's a cute photo of you and Queen Skittles on my blog.

Mickie said...

You heard her, readers. See all the fun we had at the Blogger meet-up at

More on the adventures Friday!

Keep on rockin'