Thursday, 4/10 9pm @ The Mason Lounge
GLIMPSE TRIO (San Francisco)
BRENNAN CONNORS & STRAY PASSAGE (Madison)
A night of eclectic improvisation with feat. guitarist Mike Sopko + drummer Hamir Atwal. Joining the bill will be Madison’s own Brennan Connors & Stray Passage with Brennan Connors on sax, Geoff Brady on kit, & BC Grimm on contracello. Special thanks goes out to the Mason Lounge for making this show possible! > fb.event
Hamir Atwal studied at the Berklee College of Music on a scholarship studying improvisation/composition with saxophone great Joe Lovano and trombonist Hal Crook. After graduating from Berklee, Hamir moved back to the San Francisco Bay Area, where he collaborated/recorded with musicians such as clarinetist/composer Ben Goldberg, Blue Note recording artist Greg Osby and saxophone legend Joe Lovano. In addition to performing, Hamir has taught drum clinics at the Stanford Jazz Workshop, the Berkeley JazzSchool, and Music Academy International (Nancy, France). He has performed internationally with notable musicians such as Joe Lovano, Greg Osby, Ben Goldberg, and many more.
“a blend of jazz, rock and blues with infectious folkiness. . .” – Downbeat Magazine