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Russ Gershon Trio
January 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$15
Russ Gershon – the bandleader and arranger behind the long running and critically acclaimed “little big band” Either/Orchestra and, more recently, the Afro-Cuban and Bugalu revival band Lookie Lookie, and founder of influential local jazz label Accurate Records – returns to Mandorla Music for a rare trio appearance. Joining Russ (saxes and flute) will be bassist Blake Newman (Revolutionary Snake Ensemble, Jeff Robinson Trio, Musaner) and drummer Phil Neighbors (RSE, Funky White Honkies). Expect to hear Gershon originals and music by Russ’s faves Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Charles Mingus and Sonny Rollins, among others.