Thursday, December 8th, 2016
Outpost Performance Space
210 Yale Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-4014
New Mexico jazz guitar luminary, Michael Anthony returns to Outpost with a project he premiered at Outpost in the fall of 2014. It’s the Michael Anthony Trio with with bassist, Milo Jaramillo, and drummer, Andrew Poling, plus trumpeter/vocalist, Paul Gonzales. In addition to this quartet, Michael and Paul have worked together for many years playing a repertoire of jazz tunes and Brazilian music in everything from duo settings to quintets. Gonzales has recently written two pieces for Anthony. A resident of New Mexico since 1980, Michael Anthony spent many years working in L.A. recording studios. He accompanied Miles Davis at the Monterey Jazz Festival and has recorded and performed with many esteemed jazz and popular artists including Gil Evans, Quincy Jones, Tony Bennett, The Beach Boys, Diana Ross, and more. He has released 10 CDs, published three jazz guitar instruction books. taught Jazz Guitar Studies at UNM since 1997, and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the New Mexico Music Awards. Paul Gonzales has been a mainstay on the New Mexico jazz and Latin music scene for many years. He has played with everyone from Straight Up to Sparx to Calle 66, Son Como Son, Jackie Zamora’s Latin Jazz Ensemble, Baracutanga, Tetragon, Ottmar Liebert, and many more. Gonzales taught Outpost’s youth and adult jazz classes for many years and is a DJ on KUNM-FM.