Jeff Harshbarger Presents an Alternative Jazz Series, The People's Liberation Big Band, Special Guest Michael Eaton

Jeff Harshbarger Presents an Alternative Jazz Series

The People's Liberation Big Band

Special Guest Michael Eaton

Sun, August 6, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm


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Jeff Harshbarger Presents an Alternative Jazz Series
Jeff Harshbarger Presents an Alternative Jazz Series
Voted 2011 Person of the Year by and Best Bassist by Pitch Magazine, Jeff Harshbarger has had quite an eclectic career. A prolific composer and bandleader in his own right, Jeff has recorded and performed across the globe with such varied artists as Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, Bobby Watson, Allison Miller, Curtis Fuller, Forever Tango, Eugene Chadborne, Milt Abel, Tango Lorca, Jimmy Carl Black, Krystle Warren, Snuff Jazz, Brad Cox, Nathan Granner, Ghosty, The People's Liberation Big Band of the Greater Kansas City Area and Forrest Whitlow. He is a co-founder of Tzigane Music, an artist-run collective and record label, and is the curator of Jeff Harshbarger Presents: An Alternative Jazz Series, promoting new improvised music in Kansas City. An Artist in Residence for Escape to Create, Jeff has received numerous grants and awards, including The Kennedy Center's Betty Carter Fellowship, the Steans Institute Fellowship and the Professional Development Grant from the Creative Capital Foundation.

Jeff continues to host an alternative jazz series at recordBar for over four years now by bringing in the best of experimental and avant garde instrumentalists locally and abroad.
The People's Liberation Big Band
The People's Liberation Big Band
PLBB typically includes some combination of the following musicians:
Mark Cohick--alto saxophone, oboe, E flat clarinet, English horn, Patrick Alonzo Conway--bassoon, baritone saxophone & percussion, Dave Cooper--trombone, Brad Cox--piano, Rhodes & accordion, Shay Estes--voice, Jeff Harshbarger--bass, Brenna Hayes--baritone saxophone, Nick Howell--trumpet, James Isaac--tenor saxophone & clarinet, Scotty McBee--drum set, Matt Otto--tenor saxophone & soprano saxophone, Forest Stewart--horn in F, Michael Stover--steel guitar, guitar, mandolin, Rich Wheeler--tenor saxophone, Roger Wilder--piano & Rhodes, Sam Wisman--drum set
Venue Information:
1520 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO, 64108