Jim Staley

Saturday, December 5, 1987. 9:00 pm

 

Jim Staley, Shelly Hirsch and Samm Bennett at Roulette 1987

Jim Staley

Saturday, December 5, 1987. 9:00 pm

The trombonist with one of his mumbos jumbo: vocalist Shelley Hirsch and drummer Samm Bennett.

Staley is an accomplished trombonist and improvising musician. He has released numerous albums, played on many records, and is a member of the Tone Road Ramblers, a new music ensemble formed in 1981. Long-time collaborators include Sam Bennett, Bill Frisell, Fred Frith, Shelley Hirsch, Wayne Horvitz, Ikue Mori, Zeena Parkins, Elliott Sharp, Davey Williams, John Zorn and choreographers Pooh Kaye, Debra Loewen, and Sally Silvers.