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Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Jack Wright & Friends at Neptunes


Time: 8:30AM

Admission: $8 | 21+

Doors: 8:00AM

Free improvised group led by the legendary Jack Wright
featuring
Zachary Darrup: Guitar
David Menestres: Bass
Patrick Crossland: Trombone

More about Jack below:
Described twenty years ago as an “undergrounder by design,” Jack Wright is a veteran saxophone improviser based mainly in Philadelphia. He has played mostly on tour through the US and Europe since the early 80s in search of interesting partners and playing situations. Now at 74 he is still the “Johnny Appleseed of Free Improvisation,” as guitarist Davey Williams called him in the 80s, on the road as much as ever. He continues to inspire players outside music-school careerdom, playing sessions with visiting and resident players old and new. His partners over the years are mostly unknown to the music press, and too numerous to mention. He’s said to have the widest vocabulary of any saxophonist, including leaping pitches, punchy, precise timing, sharp and intrusive multiphonics, surprising gaps of silence, and obscene animalistic sounds. He has had a book published, Jan. 2017, The Free Musics, which is becoming very popular among improvisers. A reviewer for the Washington Post said, “In the rarefied, underground world of experimental free improvisation, saxophonist Jack Wright is king”. For more info go to springgarden music, for soundssoundcloud.com/#jackwright and writings jackiswright.wordpress.com/

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