Dead Cat Bounce: Chance Episodes
The Russell House
at Wesleyan University
Founded 15 years ago by Matt Steckler '97, the jazz group Dead Cat Bounce invokes Charles Mingus and the World Saxophone Quartet, featuring four saxophonists-- Mr. Steckler, Jared Sims, Charlie Kohlhase, and Terry Goss--plus bassist Dave Ambrosio and drummer Bill Carbone (Ph.D. candidate). The band will perform Mr. Steckler's compositions from their fourth album Chance Episodes (2011), which was praised in Downbeat and Jazz Times magazines.
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