Water Street Quartet. Classic funk tunes with some of my favorite players.
Solo electric show. Gonna do a lot of shouting, and be nice and loud.
Incognito Sofa Love! We're playing all night, and we're gonna get weird. We're going old school, and it's gonna be a blast.
Incognito Sofa Love! We're supporting Quincy Mumford from Asbury Park, NJ. It's gonna rule.
Sounds Like: Quiet Life, Gonzalo Bergara
Bio: Thor Jensen was born a New Yorker, but raised on the eastern Connecticut shoreline. He started teaching himself the guitar at age 10, and hasn't stopped since. At 16, he began playing in local rock and jam bands in the little rock and roll city of New London and spent his high school years and th...See Full Bio
“Back home after an extended national tour as the lead guitarist for Americana band Quiet Life, Thor Jensen can refocus on his most recent project: the clever and compelling Thor Jensen Jazz Organization. Joined by guitarist Tom Foley, flutist Ashley Crawford, bassist Eric Spoldi and trumpeter Scott Crawford, Jensen explores the contemporary and historical jazz repertoire - as well as original music - through the prism of gypsy jazz and hard swing. Given the constraints of his recent travel schedule, Jensen says he's very impressed and happy at how well the Organization rehearsals are going, and he describes fluid exchanges of musical ideas that expand the idea of "playing tunes" into the realm fertile realm of empathetic improv. The band's second-ever gig takes place Friday at the Knickerbocker Cafe in Westerly, and anticipate free-range explorations on material ranging from Django Reinhardt to Gonzalo Bergara. - RICK KOSTER”