Wil Swindler

GoodRattle Hard Bop | Tuesdays in August

Aug 28, 2017
http://www.nocturnejazz.com

GoodRattle is a modern hard bop quintet, led by saxophone & compositional mastermind Wil Swindler, that features the music of Pepper Adams and Cannonball Adderely as well as original material by Goodrattle members. This sharp-edged and relentlessly swinging group features Gabriel Mervine on trumpet, Ben Markley on piano, Matt Smiley on bass, and a number of special guests on drums.

Wil Swindler & The Elevenet

Mar 8, 2017

Secured for Wednesday-night run in March, the Elevenet functions as the large-ensemble compositional vehicle for acclaimed composer/arranger/saxophonist, Wil Swindler. In addition to creating works celebrating the mastery of Gil Evans and crossover into numerous genres, Swindler has crafted numerous original works gleaned from the influence of the greats. The Elevent has been performing together regularly since 2007, developing top-shelf ensemble playing, writing, and adventurous improvisation.