The subject of this date's Jazz Profile was Pierre Michelot (1928-2005), bass player, lifelong Paris resident, instrumental partner to Kenny Clarke, and the bass man of repute for all visiting American horn players and pianists who traveled to France after the war until the early 60's.
This week, Tom Carter was in studio and played two pieces for solo electric guitar. Tom Carter, best known for his work with Charalambides, has been performing solo works since 2002. He has collaborated with Thurston Moore, Bardo Pond, Ian Nagoski, and Double Leopards, among others. His set this evening consisted of one long piece and one short piece for solo electric guitar.
This program featured special guest Israel Lazaros of Inside the Whale, who was promoting a concert featuring Grizzly Adamz (John Medeski, Jamie Saft, Danny Blume, and Ben Perowsky) and the Inbetweens (Mike Gamble, Noah Jarrett, and Conor Elmes). The concert is on Saturday, August 14 at 8:00pm, at Littlefield in Brooklyn (622 Degraw Street, between 3rd and 4th).