Music for Wing Walkers is a monthly concert seriesshowcasing innovative music from both established and emerging artists. Join us at Threes Brewing on Thursday, January 14th featuring:
8pm – RED REITER
RED REITER is a Brooklyn based trio featuring the enigmatic Finnish guitarist Olli Hirvonen, bassist Marty Kenney and drummer Nathan Ellman-Bell. Founded by Hirvonen, the band has performed since 2013 in the jazz and rock scene of New York City, and toured in the American Midwest and the West Coast. Taking influences from variety of sources from noise rock to avant-garde and free improvisation, they have found their unique place in the fabric of improvised music in the 21st century.
Olli Hirvonen – guitar
Marty Kenney – bass
Nathan Ellman-Bell – drums
Listen to RED REITER on the Wing Walker Music Mixtape III.
9pm – Benje Daneman’s Search Party
In early 2015 New York City based jazz trumpeter/composer Benje Daneman was commissioned by Spark & Echo Arts to create a full length musical work based upon his interpretation of passages regarding “Light” from the Bible, entitled “Light in the Darkness”. Daneman turned to his musical community to help make his work a true musical experience and SearchParty was formed. Comprised of some of the city’s most creative talents and souls, SearchParty delves into original music inspired by the deeper questions and subjects of life with a mission to enlighten the listener both musically and personally.
Benje Daneman – Trumpet/Flugelhorn
Kris Allen – Alto Saxophone
Ashley Daneman – Voice
Jesse Elder – Keyboard
Leon Boykins – Bass
Michael W. Davis – Drums
10pm – WING WALKER ORCHESTRA
The Wing Walker Orchestra is a collaborative large ensemble based in New York City featuring original compositions and arrangements by the musicians in the band. The confluence of ideas from multiple composer/improvisers gives the orchestra’s sound a groundbreaking musical diversity. This month at Threes will feature: Nathan Ellman-Bell (drums), Marty Kenney (bass), Jeff McLaughlin (guitar), Marta Sanchez (keys), Drew Williams (bass clarinet), Anna Webber (tenor saxophone), Ethan Helm (alto saxophone/clarinet), John Blevins and Danny Gouker (trumpets), Nick Grinder and Karl Lyden (trombones).