Audible Think: Kevin Frenette Ensemble, Nov 1, 2006

Audible Think Improvised Music Series:
Wednesday, November 1, 2006, 7:30pm, 2 sets
at Gallery X, 169 William Street, New Bedford, MA


The Kevin Frenette Ensemble

Kevin Frenette (gtr) with Jonathan Lamaster (violin), Andrew Hickman (reeds), Todd Keating (bass), and Eric Platz (drums)

Kevin Frenette (gtr)

Todd Keating (bass)

Jonathan LaMaster - Electric Six String Violin; He has toured Europe, Russia, Asia, Canada and the US extensively over the last few years as a free-jazz/new music improviser with the likes of Peter Kowald, Peter Brotzmann, Daniel Carter, William Parker, and his own ensemble Saturnalia. Jonathan runs the Sublingual Records label in Boston.

Andrew Hickman (reeds): "he plays saxophone in a variety of bands perfroming multiple styles. In any given week you may find me performing Jazz Standards, R&B and Soul Classics, Hard Rock, Street Beat Brassband (New Orleans Style), Funk, Top 40 Cover, Avant Garde, Experiemental, and Big Band (to name a handful). He enjoy playing music..."

Eric Platz - Drums/Percussion; M.M. New England Conservatory of Music, Sc.B. Brown University. Mr. Platz has studied with Bob Moses, Michael Cain and Danilo Perez and is an international performer. Currently a member of several Boston-based improvisational ensembles, Mr. Platz has toured extensively, appearing at festivals in the United States, Europe, and South America. Mr. Platz’s diverse professional career has also included performances with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Odaiko New England Japanese Taiko Drumming Ensemble, the Beija Flor Escola de Samba in Rio de Janeiro, and the Brown University Ghanaian Drum Ensemble. Mr. Platz is actively recording and performing in New York City and Boston in a variety of contexts including jazz, rock, African, Latin, and avant-garde music. Currently a faculty member at the University of Rhode Island, Providence College, and the University of Massachusetts-Boston where he teaches drumset and hand percussion, coaches jazz ensembles, and lectures on music history.

2 sets, light refreshments, great music, $5 suggested... BRING A FRIEND!!