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Thursday, January 18th, 2018
9:00 PM
The start of our 7th year! The Jazz OUTside series moves inside for winter at the Carousel Lounge. $5. donation requested, no door charge and no one is turned away. Please follow the link below to make a donation to keep it going. http://www.diversearts.org 9:00 Dark Matter Horns - hosts for the series 10:00 The Jazz Destroyers 11:00 Free Jazz and beyond open jam moving into it's 7th year. Diverse Arts Culture works presents one of Austin's longest running music series focusing on Free Jazz, Beyond Jazz and Experimental music promoting local and international talent. Austin's longest running monthly series with an improvised open jam. Moving into it's 7th year, count on it every fourth Thursday of each month at the Carousel Lounge through March and then back to Kenny Dorham's Backyard. The Jazz Destroyers: The Jazz Destroyers are best known for the #FreeformFridays series of videos on YouTube. Founded in 2011 by Donald W. Mohr with Jacob Hamman, the latest release, “Our Weekend With Paul Serrato” highlights both the arrangement of established pieces as well as free improvisation. With a rotating cast of some of Austin's finest musicians, there's always an adventure to be had during a live performance. https://www.youtube.com/thejazzdestroyersofficial Dark Matter Horns: International artist Willie Oteri (sax and flute) leads DarkMatterHorns with Dave Laczko - effected trumpet, Steve Mankenberg - drums. producing other worldly sounds mixed with Free Jazz improvisations. Oteri has been an integral part off the Austin avant guarde jazz scene since the '90s starting with his group MateMaToot in '98 which included Brannen Temple and Chris Maresh later morphing into Jazz Gunn, a popular local act. In 2003 Oteri moved to Italy after the release of his album Spiral Out with bassist Tony Levin and Drummer Pat Mastelotto of King Crimson fame. Oteri returned to Austin in 2008 and formed the duo WD-41 with Laczko, after two well received albums Oteri switched his focus from guitar to tenor sax and flute and DarkMatterHorns was born. www.willieoteri.com https://wd-41.bandcamp.com/album/willie-oteri-tenor-sax-and-flute-demo BYOB of the hard stuff - beer wine and setups for purchase at the Carousel Lounge.