STARTING 5 (Funk, Soul-Jazz, Boogaloo Stars)

Date:

Fri Jan 11

Time:

9:15 PM

Age:

21+

Talent:

 

** WIL BLADES’  STARTING 5 **

 

featuring:
Wil Blades- B3, Dr. Lonnie Smith
Joe Bagale– Drums, Atta Kid
Mike Olmos– Trumpet, New Mastersounds
Daniel Casares – Saxophone, Jazz Mafia
Kai Lyons – Guitar

 

plus:
* DJ K-OS *

** WIL BLADES’ STARTING 5 **
No less a jazz organ authority than the legendary Dr. Lonnie Smith has calledWil Blades “the future,” anointing him the heir apparent to “carry on thelegend [and] the legacy of the organ, of the B-3.” Over the past fifteenyears, Blades has grown to be one of the most in-demand organ players on theBay Area scene. In addition to leading his own trio, he works regularly in duosituations with drummers Billy Martin (Medeski Martin and Wood) and ScottAmendola (Nels Cline Singers); and in trios led by guitarist Will Bernard anddrummer Stanton Moore. He’s performed and recorded with a host of jazz andblues greats including Melvin Sparks, Idris Muhammad, Joe Louis Walker, DonBraden, Donald Harrison, Nicholas Payton, Karl Denson, Charlie Hunter, JasonMarsalis, Herlin Riley, and many others.