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John Vanore and Abstract Truth Friday, May 8, 2015 Doors: 8:30 pm / Show: 9:00 pm World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs $12 - $15 + Fees A Woody Herman alumnus, John has a strong place in his heart for the power and energy that is part of being a big band, while his passion for improvising draws him to the intimacy and interplay of the small group. As a student of Dennis Sandole, composition and the development of a personal soloist identity were and remain the driving force in Vanore’s writing and playing. “Curosity” is more than an album title”, Vanore says. “It is my credo!” With that focus it was decided to write for and create a “new” group, based on the concept of the intimacy of a small group with the fire power of a big band, and call this special group, Abstract Truth.
Labor Day Weekend Jazz Festival
Label: Acoustical Concepts
Bio: The uniquely instrumented jazz ensemble John Vanore & Abstract Truth has received critical acclaim at regional and national levels. The “Truth” is a twelve- piece group that has the intimacy of a small group and the explosive power of a big band. Reviews of their CDs Blue Route and Curiosity give...See Full Bio