Foam Presents: Paul Asbell Trio
After a 2 year hiatus, Jazz night is back at Foam, revitalized. In addition to some amazing local jazz groups, Thursday nights at Foam now feature selections from The Shoppe food truck, as well as a rare draft line dedicated to one House of Fermentology beer each week.
This week's jazz night features:
In his 50 year professional career, Paul Asbell has played and recorded with Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Howlin’ Wolf, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Paul Butterfield, Magic Sam, Earl Hooker, David Bromberg, Sonny Stitt, Jon Hendricks, Bobby McFerrin, and many others.
His jazz-fusion group Kilimanjaro has released several award-winning recordings, and performed at jazz festivals worldwide, including Montreux, Montreal, Atlanta, and Roskilde, in Copenhagen. He was a founding member of The Unknown Blues Band, featuring Big Joe Burrell, which played regionally for 25 years.
Paul’s 4 CDs have received rave reviews in Acoustic Guitar, Guitar Player, Vintage Guitar, Downbeat, Sing Out!, Blues Revue, and national and local press for decades.
A lifelong musician, Gabe has joined artists such as Peter Apfelbaum, Joe Lovano, Greg Tardy, Nina Nastasia, Thomas Chapin, Mike Gordon, Page McConnell, Will Bernard, Marco Benevento, Karl Berger and many others for musical performances large and small.
Gabe has performed at the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, Holland; The Fillmore in San Francisco, CA; High Sierra Music Festival in Quincy, CA; Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN; the Gramercy Theater in NYC; and the Willisau Jazz Festival in Willisau, Austria.
Clyde "cut his musical teeth" performing with a variety of blues artists such as Howlin' Wolf, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, and Otis Rush in Chicago in the 1960's, which is where he first met and played with Paul Asbell. Since settling in Vermont in 1978, he has played every style of popular music from bluegrass to r&b to jazz with groups such as Banjo Dan and the Midnite Plowboys, Pure Pressure, the Sneakers Jazz Band, and the Will Patton Ensemble.
| 7 PM | FREE |