With ten albums to his credit, saxophonist Jacám Manricks has established his reputation as a composer, arranger and improviser of the highest order. For this Winter Fest set, he teams up with legendary Herbie Hancock drummer Mike Clark.
A multi-instrumental master, Jacám spent more than a decade in New York City collaborating and recording with definitive 21st-century players such as drummers Tyshawn Sorey, Jeff “Tain” Watts and Matt Wilson; guitarists Ben Monder and Adam Rogers; pianists Gary Versace and Kevin Hays and bassists Thomas Morgan and Joe Martin.
Jacám’s new album Samadhi documents his continuing evolution as a player and composer, while also marking his emergence as a creative force on the other side of the studio window, producing, recording and mixing his own compositions and arrangements. It’s the fullest view yet of a resourceful and vividly imaginative composer also known for working in orchestral and chamber music settings.
Drummer Mike Clark gained worldwide recognition as one of America’s foremost jazz and funk drummers while playing with Herbie Hancock in the early seventies. His incisive playing on Hancock’s “Actual Proof” garnered him an international cult following and influenced generations of drummers.
Mike ClarkDW Jazz Performance
This show will also be live-streamed free to our YouTube and Facebook pages.
Jazz Fusion, Straight Ahead
The "cool" counterpart to our annual Summer Fest, Winter Fest presents the best new discoveries in jazz, blues, Latin, salsa, Americana and more.
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