We welcome back the forward-thinking and iconoclastic jazz pianist Matthew Shipp, with his trio featuring Michael Bisio on bass and Newman Taylor Baker on drums. For over three decades, since getting his start in the early 1990s with David S. Ware Quartet, Shipp has been a pioneer in the New York City experimental jazz scene along with composers such as John Zorn and William Parker. All About Jazz writes that the trio’s new album, Piano Song, “feels like an entirely fresh take on the piano trio, a vibrant continuum of sounds that avoids the pitfalls of both mainstream and avant-garde music.” Pittsburgh experimental jazz stalwarts Thoth Trio, featuring Ben Opie (sax), Paul Thompson (bass), and David Throckmorton (drums), opens the show.
This event is co-presented with City of Asylum @ Alphabet City.
Tickets $15/$12 members and students.
Doors open at 7 p.m.