February 26, 2018 - Solana Beach, CA [mp3]

Listen to a sample of the night's show:

Belly Up
Solana Beach, CA
February 26, 2018

Grown Folks *
Thing of Gold
Ready Wednesday

Big Ugly

* There is a short audio dropout in this performance due to a technical difficulty.

Chris Bullock - tenor sax, flute, and alto flute
Mike “Maz” Maher - trumpet, flugelhorn, and vocals
Justin Stanton - trumpet and keyboards
Bill Laurance - keyboards
Shaun Martin - keyboards
Bob Lanzetti - guitar
Michael League - bass
Jamison Ross - drums and vocals
Nate Werth - percussion

Sound Crew:
Matt Recchia - engineering and sound (front of house)
Jesse Soifer - sound (monitors)
Nic Hard - mixing

Back at the little beach bar known as Belly Up. So nice to play in a small room again. Lots of stretching in this set.  gets long solos from Maz, Bill, and Bob. Nate transitions into Semente. Justin takes a trumpet solo. Jamison steps out vocally on Gemini. Shaun brings it down on Kronos and organ. Grown Folks gets an open bass intro. Bullock milks the first solo section. Bob rips over the outro. Shaun drives the bus on Thing of Gold and ends with an organ mash-up of America, The Beautiful and D’Angelo’s The Root. Bill takes the bait and goes right into Ready Wednesday. Jamison lays down 2 and 4. Justin dials up a sound on the Prophet and the band plays with bass drops. Bill takes it out. Encore is Big Ugly. Bullock takes an ambient solo. Bob takes one on guitar. Shaun goes choir director and gets the whole audience to sing leading tones. Funny, very informal vibe throughout the set. Lots of fun.


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