Trio Braam from Holland is Michiel Braam (piano), Wilbert de Joode (bass) and Michael Vatcher (drums). “For Michiel Braam (piano), Wilbert de Joode (bass) and Michael Vatcher (drums) freedom and adventure are essential values. They all play an absolutely equal role in the music, which can go in any which way, depending on decisions made on the spot. The long musical friendship (since 1990) results in intuitive playing of the highest order.
Trio BraamDeJoodeVatcher excels in short powerful pieces, honoring the jazz tradition by pushing it ahead with consummate, dazzling skill. The trio combines a playful incorporation and expansion of older forms with a great adventurousness. “
The Demolition Duo is Dr. John C Savage (flutes & saxophone) and Ken Ollis (drums). No holds barred free jazz by a couple of master musicians.
8PM, $5-15 sliding scale, short opening set by the duo followed by two sets by Trio Braam.