Off Minor Jazz: Way Out West
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Join us for a concert featuring the powerhouse jazz talents of Eric DeFade, Paul Thompson and Thomas Wendt playing the music from Sonny Rollins’ classic album, Way Out West.
Sonny Rollins’ 1957 album Way Out West introduced the technique he called “strolling”, in which he would solo over only bass and drums, without a pianist (the pianist is on a permanent “stroll”). This intimate, pared-down ensemble format would become a Rollins signature, and a new go-to ensemble format for jazz groups to follow.
In a tribute to the heyday of mid-century jazz, Eric DeFade, Paul Thompson and Thomas Wendt will put a distinctly contemporary spin on thisView more
40 W. North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Safe and convenient parking for City of Asylum @ Alphabet City (40 W. North Avenue) is available at the Federal North Garage (1231 Federal Street) located on Federal Street behind the Masonic Building.
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