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Saturday, November 4th, 2017
8:30 PM
Eternal Life Tour 2017 - Negative Press Project: Barra Brown Trio- A truly eclectic musician, Barra Brown studied classical flute performance at Lewis & Clark College where he graduated with honors while studying drums on the side through the prestigious Alan Jones Academy of Music (AJAM). Barra has also toured the continental United States and Alaska with indie-folk group Alameda, Ages and Ages, Shook Twins, and Morning Ritual. He has two releases as a composer and leader with the Barra Brown Quintet (BBQ) on Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble Records (PJCE). In December 2014 he released an EP with his project The Wishermen, a collective of young jazz heavyweights dedicated to exploring genre boundaries and creating a new amalgam of many styles and influences, on Cavity Search Records (Elliott Smith, Wayne Horvitz). He is currently writing, recording, and performing with his new project Korgy & Bass, a live sampled based hip-hop duo with two EPs out on Cavity Search Records (2016 & 2017). Negative Press Project- With the Ravishing Second Album Eternal Life | Jeff Buckley Songs and Sounds the San Francisco Bay Area’s Negative Press Project Takes a Revelatory Instrumental Journey into the Heart of the Singer’s Music Negative Press Project (NPP), co-led by bassist Andrew Lion and pianist/keyboardist Ruthie Dineen, the expansive electro-acoustic ensemble brings a supple textural palette to Buckley’s material, transforming his emotionally wrought, show-stopping vocal vehicles into strikingly beautiful instrumental settings. Erasing distinctions between jazz and chamber music, rock and instrumental pop, NPP expands Buckley’s legacy by tapping into his beatific lyricism. Negative Press Project’s Eternal Life | Jeff Buckley Songs and Sounds, which was produced by bass master Jeff Denson, is slated for release on Denson's non-profit label Ridgeway Records onNovember 17, 2017.