Myk Freedman & the Myk Freedmans 8PM
“Lap-steel whiz Myk Freedman excels at intensely evocative instrumentals that draw on Dixieland, klezmer and avant-garde jazz. His aesthetic is wistful yet subtly surreal.” -Time Out New York. His ensemble consists of New York's top players from the next generation of the Downtown scene. Each Myk Freedman bringing their own expertise be it from the Balkans, backing the Dirty Projectors, trad jazz and the world of tiny improv. Their shows are a genre bending exploration of spontaneous arrangements of Freedman's melodic and mysteriously sentimental tunes. Myk Freedman-lap steel, Kenny Warren-trumpet, Patrick Breiner-reeds, Jason Vance-banjo, Michael Bates-bass, Carlo Costa-drums.
Bestamo & Co. CD -Release 9PM
Multi-instrumentalist and composer Justin 'Bestamo' Gaynor brings together an agile quartet to perform his debut release "CICADA", a series of folk-inspired, spontaneous meditations and explorations, available Feb 29th. Bestamo - pedal steel, Keith Carne - drums, Jeff Widner - Synthesizers, Ramon Narvaez - bass.