Michael Formanek Elusion Quartet at An Die Musik Live
uploaded this event on May 16, 2019
Tony Malaby, tenor and soprano saxophones
Kris Davis, piano
Michael Formanek, double bass
Ches Smith, percussion
Michael Formanek Elusion Quartet will perform music from the recent critically acclaimed release, “Time Like This” on Intakt Records
One marker of bassist Michael Formanek's creativity and versatility is the range of distinguished musicians of several generations he's worked with. While still a teenager in the 1970s he toured with drummer Tony Williams and saxophonist Joe Henderson; starting in the '80s he played long stints with Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan, Fred Hersch and Freddie Hubbard. (As a callback to those days, Formanek recorded with hardbop pianist Freddie Redd in 2013). ...