A Tribute to Paul Desmond & Jim Hall
Bob Rawlings & The Ed Dunsavage Trio
Siskiyou Music Project presents “The Sound of a Dry Martini”, a tribute to the music of Paul Desmond and Jim Hall. The featured performers for this presentation will be alto saxophonist Bob Rawlings and the Ed Dunsavage Trio featuring Joe Cohoon on bass and Chicken Hirsh on drums.
When a reporter asked Paul Desmond once about the sound that he was after he replied, “The Sound of a Dry Martini” which made perfect sense to me when I read this interview. Paul Desmond is most well known for his work with Dave Brubeck and his composition Take 5. But after leaving Brubeck he made many more recordings, mostly with a guitar trio featuring both Jim Hall and Canadian guitarist Ed Bickert. In this performance we will be featuring the music of these later quartets.