Friday April 19, 2019
Santa Fe, NM 87505
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The fearless, versatile explorer, pianist and composer reimagines the intimacy of the trio format, performing both original material and jazz classics.
During his vast career, pianist/composer Andy Milne has demonstrated boundless versatility, collaborating with artists spanning jazz, classical, pop, folk, and world music. “Unison” his trio featuring bassist John Hebert & drummer Clarence Penn, skillfully explores the intersection of colorful melody, exotic texture and hypnotic groove. This spring, they’ll record Milne’s debut on the ECM label.
For more than 20 years, pianist/composer Andy Milne has demonstrated boundless versatility, collaborating with dancers, visual artists, poets and musicians spanning jazz, classical, pop, folk, and world music. With this group, Milne returns to his first love. Enriched with creative insights from all his projects, he rediscovers the intimacy of the piano trio. A former student of Oscar Peterson, Milne has performed with a range of artists including Cassandra Wilson, Ralph Alessi, and Bruce Cockburn among many others. Milne was at the center of the M-BASE Collective as a core member of saxophonist Steve Coleman’s bands during the 1990s.
He is also well known for his ground breaking group, the highly-acclaimed, Dapp Theory.
Unison” includes the highly sought after New York bassist, John Hébert and Clarence Penn, one of the most in-demand jazz drummers in the world.
Presented in partnership with Outpost Performance Space