Tue, May 23|
Gerald Clayton’s “Tuesday Happenings”: Hosted by John Escreet
This week's "Happenings" is hosted by one of jazz's most active and diverse pianist/composers, John Escreet! House band performs one set at 7:30pm which is immediately followed by a jam session from 9:00-11:00pm. - Jam session participants use code SAM1JAM at checkout for a discounted second set.
May 23, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
John Escreet (piano), Eric Revis (bass), Damion Reid (drums)
Over the course of his career, John Escreet has earned a reputation as one of the most active and diverse pianist/composers working in jazz and improvised music. His prolific output is reflected over the course of 9 diverse and critically acclaimed albums - the most recent being his highly-acclaimed trio album “Seismic Shift”, featuring esteemed colleagues Eric Revis on bass and Damion Reid on drums. It is with this line-up that John hosts tonight’s session. Come witness this unique working group at the height of its powers!
“Escreet fires up this blazing new trio with creative explosion, making clear he’s here to stay as one of the most talented pianists around.” - Jazz Trail
“The agility and interplay between the three, on what is Escreet’s first-ever trio recording, makes the entirety of Seismic Shift a joyful, “hell, yeah” listen” - Downbeat
“Together, the three have achieved a remarkable rapport, moving as a unit through pieces with sudden tempo changes and dynamics that range from all out sonic assault to pristine delicacy.” - The Wall Street Journal
The house band performs one set at 7:30pm which is immediately followed by a jam session from 9:00-11:00pm.
Sam First | 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045 | 21+
Show Times: The house band performs one set at 7:30pm which is immediately followed by a jam session from 9:00-11:00pm. A separate ticket is required for the the first set and the jam session.
1st set ticket (7:30pm)
One ticket is good for one set of music only. Student discount code : SAM1STUDENT
Jam session ticket (9:00pm)
One ticket is good for one set of music only. Performing musicians use coupon code SAM1JAM at checkout for a $5 discount.