Live At The Hungry Brain

Trumpeter Russ Johnson is a recent Midwest transplant after spending 23 years as an important member of New York City’s jazz community. He has seven recordings as a leader or co-leader and performed on more than 75 recordings as a sideman. Russ has worked alongside many of the legendary figures in jazz including Lee Konitz, Steve Swallow, Bill Frisell, and Joe Lovano. In addition, he has recorded and/or performed with a long list of the most prominent musicians currently on the international jazz scene, including Myra Melford, Ken Vandermark, and Tony Malaby. Russ has performed in more than 40 countries across the globe. His groups have recently performed at the Chicago, Winter Jazz Fest (NYC) Hyde Park, (Chicago) and Bergamo, (Italy) jazz festivals.

Max Johnson – a double bassist, composer, and bandleader in Brooklyn, NY. He has performed with renowned musicians Anthony Braxton, Muhal Richard Abrams, John Zorn, and Candido Camero, playing over 1000 concerts in North America in Europe in the past 5 years. His 6 albums have been reviewed in the New York Times, JazzTimes, NYC Jazz Record, and as a result, Johnson was voted No.2 Bassist of the Year and No. 5 Musician of the Year in El Intruso’s International Critics Poll.
And finally, Tim Daisy, Chicago–based drummer, marimbist, and composer Tim Daisy has worked in the fields of improvised and composed music since 1997. He has performed, recorded, and toured with many acclaimed musicians and ensembles from both the North American and European improvised music scenes including Mars Williams, Ken Vandermark, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Elisabeth Harnik, Dave Rempis, James Falzone, Russ Johnson, Havard Wiik, Mikolaj Trzaska, Clayton Thomas, Per Ake Holmlander, Steve Swell, Aram Shelton, Michael Zerang, Kyle Bruckmann, and Katherine Young.

What’s more say more, three well-known and acclaimed improvisers form three sides of the US together in a live performance from The Hungry Brain jazz club.



Release: 16/12/2023

All compositions by Russ Johnson (Urizen Music/BMI) Tim Daisy (ASCAP) and Max Johnson (Max Johnson Music ASCAP)
Photos: Peter Ganushkin (Max Johnson), Kenzie Trezise (Russ Johnson), (Tim Daisy) zależy jakie wybierzesz zdjęcie
Graphic Design: Anna Kulikowska
Exetutive Producer: Maciej Karłowski
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