Keefe Jackson and his big band" - Project Project will celebrate his new Delmark Records release, Just Like This" at the Hungry Brain on Chicago's north side - 10 pm, Sunday, February 24, 2008
Adventurous composer/saxophonist/clarinetist Keefe Jackson leads a big band of All star creative jazz players on the Chicago scene.
Keefe Jackson - tenor sax Dave Rempis - alto and baritone sax Guillermo Gregorio - alto sax and clarinet Jason Stein - bass clarinet Jaimie Branch - trumpet Josh Berman - cornet Jeb Bishop - trombone Nick Broste - trombone Anton Hatwich - bass Frank Rosaly - drums
Just Like This" reviews
....it's a bodacious, colorful sound spectacle....establishing [Jackson] as a fearless innovator. -- Mark F. Turner (allaboutjazz.com)
Comprising a dozen of Chicago's finest improvisers, it balances the formidable sonic intensity of a mini-big band with the sensitivity of a chamber jazz group. [It] embodies the best elements of the jazz continuum... --Troy Collins (allaboutjazz.com)
Listeners will be dazzled by the horns and woodwinds on Just Like This...[it] is a pleasure to listen to, loaded with moments of surprise and excitement. --Michael Patrick Brady (popmatters.com)
The Hungry Brain is a Chicago neighborhood" bar situated at 2319 W Belmont Ave, open every day except Mondays. The Transmission Series happens on Sundays at 10PM.