Saturday, February 16, 2012, 8pm
Historic Eldorado Ballroom, 2310 Elgin, Houston
Andrew Cyrille (Montclair, NJ): drums
Oliver Lake (Montclair, NJ): alto saxophone, flute
Reginald Workman (New York City): bass
$13 general admission | $10 with student i.d.
18 and under, free!
Drawing its membership from the World Saxophone Quartet, the Cecil Taylor Unit, and the John Coltrane Quartet, TRIO 3 is a true supergroup of the jazz avant-garde, a self-described "band where the music is the leader."
Drummer Andrew Cyrille (b. 1939, Brooklyn) developed a pan-metrical approach to the kit that paved the way for a new kind of drummer, freed from the constraints of mere timekeeping. As a composer and bandleader, he's drawn inspiration from Haitian music, from African drummers, and from collaborating with dancers. He's also an accomplished educator, who has taught at the Graham Windham Home for Children in New York, and at the New School for Social Research where he remains a faculty member. ...