Sounds Like: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Pat Martino, Herbie Hancock, Wes Montgomery
We are a collective of like-minded musicians who seek to use the vehicle of improvisation to entertain, engage, and tap into the collective consciousness of our audience. The sound we embody is at once classic and fresh, paying tribute to the masters while always bringing a unique voice...
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“Like its predecessors, Saturday’s speakeasy combined old-timey live jazz/cabaret performances (on the main stage) with a swinging dance floor driven by space-age electronic mashups (in the back room) This particular speakeasy served a fundraiser for Mischief to send a giant wooden castle to Burning Man. The Intergalactic Speakeasy’s resident songbird, Abby Nightingale, took the stage first, backed by the Universal Mind Ensemble (Donald Tillery on trumpet, Ben Young on guitar, David Arthur on bass, and Matt Tredwell on drums). Trumpeter Donald Tillery—known for his ability to solo on two trumpets at the same time—drew several cheers from the crowd. The outfit is fresh off of recording a new demo (free here) and will be performing at Twins Jazz Club on June 6th. Also, on July 18th, Abby Nightingale will be fronting Buddha Fly at Twins. Unfortunately, the band played only one early set, and I heard several late arrivals opining that they had completely missed the jazz band... ”