-9:30pm and 11:30pm- Frank Russell CD Release Weekend
Start Date/Time: Friday, March 23, 2018 9:30 PM
    Bass guitarist Frank Russell has played with Wallace Roney, Freddie Hubbard, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Ramsey Lewis, Henry Johnson, Alphonse Mouzon and many more. 

Six years after his critically acclaimed Cd Circle Without End was released. This acclaimed bassist is releasing his third project as a leader the Sonic Portraits label. The album named Influences is a study of Franks bass guitar hero's in jazz over many decades of learning and playing. The project features many internationally acclaimed musicians from trumpeter Wallace Roney, guitarist Henry Johnson, vocalist Dee Alexander, keyboardist Robert Irving, (George Benson drummer) Khari Parker and many more. Frank and his co producer Vijay Tellis Nayak and Miles Davis musical director and keys Robert Irving III have taken iconic songs bassist such as Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, Jaco Pastorius, Darryl Jones and more have made famous. And done new arrangements of these iconic songs. 

Miles Davis/Rolling Stones bassist Darryl Jones writes in the liner notes to this album "This music on this record is filled with creativity, chance taking and love. All traits that Frank and my favorite bass heroes displayed in their playing and on their recordings. Darryl Jones" Frank is excited to play this new music for his CD release party at Andy's Jazz Club. With a stellar band featuring Robert Irving III keys, Marco Villarreal guitar, Tim McNamara sax and Charles Heath drums.

Showtimes:  9:30pm-11pm & 11:30pm-1am
Admission:  $15