HARRIET TUBMAN at Bird's Basement Jazz Club
Birds Basement uploaded this event on August 22, 2019
Wed, October 23, 2019
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In '98 drummer J.T. Lewis, guitarist Brandon Ross and bassist Melvin Gibbs formed a band with meaning. Named after the heroic African-American who risked her life to escape slavery and help over 300 others, HARRIET TUBMAN is inspired by the ideals of freedom. The band count Hendrix, Ornette Coleman, and P-Funk as contributors to its musical DNA. Lewis, Ross and Gibbs have collaborated with artists as diverse as Cassandra Wilson, Living Colour, Lou Reed, Herbie Hancock, Sting, Arrested Development and Meshell Ndegeocello.
HARRIET TUBMAN contributes to the pioneering spirit of jazz, re-contextualising musical technology to create innovative compositions which are essential to the African-American tradition. In essence, HARRIET TUBMAN fuses soul, rock, jazz, blues, and avant-garde....