Danton Boller Quintet @ Nublu 151, NYC
April 8 @ 8:00 pm
After years of sideman duties as bassist with top bands such as the Roy Hargrove Quintet, Bridget Everett, Seamus Blake Quartet, Elysian Fields, and Ari Hoenig’s Punk Bop, Danton leads his own quintet in search of a new musical dimension with his original compositions and arrangements. The Danton Boller Quintet features a stellar cast of NYC’s finest musicians: tenor saxophonist John Ellis is a standout musician of his generation, known for leading his own eclectic projects such as Double-Wide and playing as a sideman with a who’s who list of top NYC groups; vibraphonist Yusuke Yamamoto rarely gets a break being a highly sought after multi-instrumentalist, composer, and leader of the band Golden Monkeys; guitarist Jeremy Wilms is an accomplished producer, composer and bandleader known in a variety of musical worlds, and has played with TV On the Radio, Antibalas, and Chico Hamilton; drummer Ari Hoenig is known world wide for his unique rhythmic concepts and electrifying energy on stage, is a leader of his own bands, composer and is at the forefront of jazz education. $10
Show 8-10pm followed by Ray Angry and the Council of Goldfinger, Spinning Frei Speech and Co.!