Russell Batiste
Cris Jacobs of The Bridge and Gordon Jones of the DJ Williams Projekt will be performing a four show New Orleans Musician Benefit run with Russell Batiste and Friends! The band features Russell on drums, his dad David Batiste (formerly of the Meters and the Gladiators) on keyboards, Cris on lead guitar and vocals, Gordon Jones on tenor saxophone, several other horn players and other musicians. The band will be playing shows in NY, NJ, VA, and Baltimore. On December 14 in New York at the Lion's Den the band will be joined by Phish keyboardist Page McConnell! Other special guests are slated to perform that night as well, and The Bridge will open the show.

Here's the official schedule:

12.14 (Wed) | Lion's Den, NYC (w/ Page McConnell and opener The Bridge)
12.15 (Thr) | Mexicali Blues, Teaneck, NJ
12.16 (Fri) | Alley Katz, Richmond, VA
12.17 (Sat) | 8x10, Baltimore, MD (opener DJ Williams Projekt)

[Published on: 12/2/05]

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