NYC: S.W.I.S.S. Sunday Jam Sessions At The Bamboo
Music director/author/educator--and most of all, drummer-- "Swiss Chris" has worked with everybody from Sir Elton John to Chubb Rock but "living his dream"--in his own words--means assembling the weekly live jam session which is kicking off at The Bamboo here in New York. The S.W.I.S.S. ((Saving With Instruments, Samples and Soundz) Sundays jam session will of course attract a who's who of guest musicians, poets, singers, MCs and dancers from Chris' network of collaborators, as well as those of his cohorts Johnny Juice Rosado (Public Enemy) and Mark Hines (Marksmen). Get full details--as well as some of the world class guest musicians who will be passing through on dates in the near future--after the jump.
S.W.I.S.S. Sunday Jam Sessions @ Bamboo, 24 First Ave (btwn 1st & 2nd Street)
WHO? S.W.I.S.S. (Saving With Instruments, Samples and Soundz) and THE DREAM TEAM ONE
WHAT? SUNDAY JAM SESSIONS which promotes a new form of a talent show and jam session with urban percussive emphasis.
WHERE? in the L.E.S. (right above Houston Street) @ Bamboo 24 First Ave (btwn 1st and 2nd Street)
WHEN? EVERY SUNDAY DOORS AT 7PM SHOW 8PM TILL 1 AM
MD Swiss Chris (John Legend/ Kanye West/ Snoop Dogg/ DMC/ Wyclef Jean)
DJ Johnny Juice (Public Enemy/ Beastie Boys/ Pete Cosey, Mandrill)
VJ Mark Hines (Marksmen/ Jill Scott/ 50 Cents/ DJ Rich Medina)
on the 18th of March 2012 S.W.I.S.S. and the DREAM TEAM ONE will feature to amazing New York musicans:
Lenny Underwood on keys (Big Daddy Kane/ Kool Moe Dee/ Chaka Khan/ Whitney Houston/ Madonna)
Billy Grant on electric bass (Oliver Lake/ Stanley Turrentine/ Chaka Khan/ Living Colour/ Kid Rock)
Also upcoming features Master Timbalero Victor Rendon (Mongo Santa Maria/ Carlos "Patato" Valdez/ Ray Santos)
Master Percussionist/ Bucket Player William B. Johnson and Drumadics
Master Percussionist/ Junior "Gabu" Wedderburn (Lion King)