The Landon Knoblock Trio will perform at the 5C Cafe on Saturday, May 22, from 8pm to 10pm. The group features Jeff Davis on drums, Josh Paris on bass, and Landon Knoblock on piano. The 5C Cafe is located at 68 Avenue C (at 5th st.) New York, 10009. 5ccc.com $10 suggested donation. LandonKnoblock.com Landon Knoblock is an honest musician . . . He performed on the piano with ranging confidence, and everything was fair game -- note clusters, sonic bursts, silence, internal plucking . . . a challenging set that pushed his young audience, rather than pandered to them."
John Matouk, About.com: jazz [Knoblock's] touch, both at the keyboard and in his sense of structure, is graceful and easy but it takes real work to achieve this kind of mastery."
Donald Elfman, All About Jazz
The Landon Knoblock Trio pushes the boundaries of the modern piano trio. The group blends improvisation and composed music, drawing influences from jazz, rock, avant- garde and ambient. Drummer Jeff Davis's inventive playing merges seamlessly with the fluid and dynamic approach of bassist Josh Paris, while Landon Knoblock's distinct character on piano completes a unique musical landscape. This group explores melody, harmony, color and texture with fearless abandon. Don't miss it.