Jazz at Lincoln Center
Robin Eubanks, a top trombonist of his generation and a highly regarded composer, leads the first night in our brand new Big Band Mondays series. Eubanks recently released his first big band recording, More Than Meets The Ear, to great acclaim, featuring new arrangements of compositions written throughout his career for groups like the SFJazz Collective and the Dave Holland Quintet. The Mass Line Big Band boasts a serious lineup of musicians including alumni of Oberlin, where he teaches, and a number of his first-call New York City friends. They play smart, swinging big band music that achieves some interesting textures with the intermittent use of electric bass and trombone effects in an otherwise acoustic setting. The band is here for one night only, so it’s a great opportunity to check out Big Band Mondays at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola.