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Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by burk48237, Aug 22, 2005.

  1. burk48237

    burk48237 Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2004
    Oak Park, MI
    The Detroit Jazz Festival is coming up (Labor day weekend) and once again has a great line up for bass players. On Friday we'll have the Funk Brothers w/ Bob Babbit on Bass. On Saturday We'll have the McCoy Tyner Trio and Zwainul Syndicate. On Monday we have Randy Brecker/Bill Evans group w/ Victor Baily on bass and McCoy Tyner. All of these concerts are FREE, a great time in downtown Detroit. If any one is interested I'll probably be their every day but Sunday, their are good local players down there all day long. Please PM me for a possible GTG. Maybe we can meet at LDS and head down as a group?
  2. Is Zawinul syndicate with Linley Marthe on bass?
    In that case, I strongly advice you to attend. He is just fantastic, and perhaps the best live bassist I've ever seen.
  3. burk48237

    burk48237 Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2004
    Oak Park, MI
    YES, According to his website
  4. Bardolph


    Jul 28, 2002
    Grand Rapids, MI
    And if anybody feels so inclined to check out the Northview High School jazz band on Monday, the bassist just might be Eskimo. I'd like to get a chance to meet somebody from the forum finally.
  5. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    I suspect Eskimo will be the best live bassist ever seen that

    Break a leg, bro!

    Burke, I will miss it but catch you either the 14th or 21st for
    a beer or three ...
  6. Go and see him....that cat is rockin big time!
  7. burk48237

    burk48237 Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2004
    Oak Park, MI
    Mike Frederickson (mikebass) and I talked at LDS yesterday and are probobly going to go down Sat. Afternoon. If any one wants to hang let us know
  8. Dan1099

    Dan1099 Dumbing My Process Down

    Aug 7, 2004
    Might join ya. Depends on whether or not I'm working at Home Depot that day.
  9. Monomer


    Jul 22, 2005

    Holycrap I'm a couple day's off. I cant beleive I missed it.

    Did Derrick Jamerson show up on friday?
  10. RicPlaya


    Apr 22, 2003
    Whitmoretucky MI
    I was able to make it Monday evening.

    It was awesome!!!!!!!!!! Great bands.

    I actually left the crowded main stage where Dave Brubeck was playing and seen a lot of the other acts....I'm gald I did. Beautiful weekend, beautiful view of the river and Windsor, Ontario and great music!!!!

  11. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Will be in town Wed night September 21st and will be covering
    P. Aaron's Beemer bumper with radical bumperstickers.
    Like 'Don't Blame Me , I voted for _____' or 'Give H********
    another contract.' Or 'Turn on Tune In Drop Dead'

    Anybody like to help?