I'm very honored to announce my new solo project to you all here in Philadelphia for the first time..Grant Calvin Weston,The Out Sider/Improv Messenger Solo Project..Improv drumming with audio tracks..
Grant Calvin Weston has blazed a harmolodic, funkadelic trail through modern jazz. This record is a culmination of recordings made on the West Coast and his hometown of Philadelphia. Weston puts his Midas touch on electronics and acoustic instruments that blow the socks off any jazz-rock poser out there. Listen to the man who funked-up Ornette Coleman in the 1980s
“Weston lays down a ferocious groove with ecstatic shouts … tugging rhythmic displacements that tease like thunder and lightning throughout.” — All About Jazz
Akimbo Research Project
Sun Ra Arkestra guitarist D.Hotep uses his Akimbo Research Project to explore differing genres of music -- from composed to improvised to experimental. With Sun Ra Arkestra vocalist/lyricist/violinist Tara Middleton he forms the duo Jupiter Blue, developing lyrical grooves & jazz-sourced vocal soundscapes. This performance will bring the duo together with Sonic Liberation 8 founder Kevin Diehl, providing electronic rhythms & atmospheres, for an exploration of original song, spoken word, and improvisation.
Admission is FREE