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James Brandon Lewis Trio (US)

Moderne jazz (bebop, hardbop, cool, modal) Eksperimental jazz International Jazz Highlights DKK Standard 180 kr. / Diamantklub 130 kr. / Stud. 80 kr.

“A saxophonist who embodies and transcends tradition” (The New York Times), James Brandon Lewis has become, in just over a decade, one of the most celebrated young artists in jazz — an artist who has carved a niche for his singular mixture of gospel, blues, and R&B with the incendiary saxophone explorations of John Coltrane, Albert Ayler, and Sonny Rollins.

His Live Trio features Brooklyn-based electric bassist/producer Josh Werner and long-time collaborator, drummer and educator Chad Taylor, who made his way through the vibrant, free-thinking Chicago-scene.

“James Brandon Lewis’ solos are like a jumbo jet,” enthuses Marc Ribot. “You need to give them plenty of runway space to take off and land. Because they’re huge, not just in terms of sound, chops, soul, ideas, energy, and originality, (although they have all these in abundance), but because they’re carrying a precious cargo: the living legacy of John Coltrane. I’m not talking about ...

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Line up:
  • James Brandon Lewis (ts), Josh Werner (b), Chad Taylor (dr)

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