One of downtown New York's masters presents a sort of celebration and homage for solo drums and percussion about which he writes: The drunks hold many powerful, spiritual and enlightening secret. In my never ending quest to unlock those secrets I have recently been spending time with some very brilliant and powerful drummers and musicians. On January 30th of this year I turned 50. This concert with exhibit all that I have learned from the many genres of music and the many great musicians that have influenced me thus far.
"Stand-Up philosophy and sound delivered faster THAN a rolling O. Chris Mann performing his own texts, David Watson on guitars and sound catching devices, Jim Pugliese on acoustic and electronic percussion. Something along the lines of "language as music- music as language" projects, like Bit Part Actors and Machine for Making Sense. "
Excerpts from "Red on Red" (more Italian stuff) a collaboration with Tonino Miano and introducing his new quartet, plus one, "FreakFunk" with Chris Cochrane, Kato Hideki, and ESP (Christine Bard, Michael Evans).