Michael Formanek Ensemble Kolossus
ECM Album Release Celebration!
Presented in association with Creative Differences.
Loren Stillman, Oscar Noriega, Chris Speed, Brian Settles, Tim Berne - Reeds
Dave Ballou, Ralph Alessi, Shane Endsley, Kirk Knuffke - Trumpets
Alan Ferber, Jacob Garchik, Ben Gerstein, Jeff Nelson - Trombones
Patricia Brennan - Marimba
Mary Halvorson - Guitar
Kris Davis - Piano
Michael Formanek - Bass
Tomas Fujiwara - Drums
Mark Helias - Conductor
Baltimore bassist extraordinaire convenes a truly massive, powerhouse big band to celebrate his new release on ECM records.
Michael Formanek Ensemble Kolossus will perform 2 exclusive area concerts to mark the release of “The Distance”, the group’s first release on ECM Records.
The Kolossus is a vehicle for bassist Formanek’s singular compositions and arrangements and features a stunning lineup of world class jazz artists. This will be one of the highlights of the jazz music calendar and a celebratory victory for the Baltimore jazz scene. Don’t miss out on this!
Two shows! | 7pm & 9:30pm | ADV $20, $17 mbrs. | +$3 at the door
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