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Leftover Salmon shared the lineup for their three-day Boogie At The Broadmoor 2020 event taking place at Colorado Springs’ five-star Broadmoor Resort in March.
- Leftover Salmon Welcomes Karl Denson, Lindsay Lou & Silas Herman At 30th Anniversary New Year’s Eve Concert
Leftover Salmon celebrated their 30th anniversary with a guest-filled “Under The Big Top” New Year’s Eve concert in Denver that saw the band joined by special guests Karl Denson, Lindsay Lou and Silas Herman.
The lineup for the NYC-Freaks’ Freaks Ball XX concert features Hawaiii, The Showdown Kids, Garcia Peoples and more.
Leftover Salmon detailed their winter 2020 tour plans which will see the band throughout Texas and the West.
The FloydFest 2020 lineup has been expanded with two nights of The String Cheese Incident, a Talking Heads tribute from Turkuaz featuring Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew and more.
JamBase contributor Sarah Hagerman shares her take on the all-star “What The Night Brings” tribute to Jeff Austin that took place on Monday night at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado.
About Erik Deutsch
Pianist, composer, arranger, teacher, producerthese are some of the faces Erik Deutsch has shown the world. An intensely creative and talented player, he has the ability to lend his sound to an impressive array of musical endeavors.
After a decade in Colorado, Erik is now a resident of Brooklyn, New York. As a leader, his current projects include Fingerprint, County Road X, and Triangle,. As a sideman: Charlie Hunter Trio, Erin McKeown Band, Ron Miles Band, Sonya Vallet and Los Profugos Galacticos, Jessica Lurie Ensemble, Monika H Band, and a partnership with house music guru Mr. V.
In August of 2006, Erik embarked on a new recording project, Fingerprint. Featuring Ron Miles, Jenny Scheinman, Allison Miller, Todd Sickafoose, Ross Martin, and Janet Feder, the session showcases nine of Deutschs new compositions. Fingerprint was released in August of ’07 on Sterling Circle Records.
Eriks group County Road X, formed in 2001, performs cinematic-Americana music (imagine a Stanley Kubrick/Sergio Leone double-feature with an electric Miles Davis soundtrack). CRX was recently featured at the 2006 Green Apple Music Festival in NYC.
Triangle, a piano trio featuring Art Lande on drums, is another of Deutschs long-term projects. The group focuses on an expansive repertoire while exploring modern rhythm and harmony.
Upon arriving at the university of Colorado in 1995, Erik began studies with pianists Art Lande, Greg Dyes, and Robert Spillman. It wasnt long before he formed Fat Mama. Fellow members Joe Russo (drums), Jonathan Goldberger (guitar), Kevin Kendrick (vibes/turntables), and Jonti Siman (bass) are current NYC residents.
After completing his degree from CU in piano performance, Erik stayed in Boulder, CO developing a busy career as a performer and teacher. He played frequently with Art Lande, Ron Miles, Devotchka, Liza, The Motet, and Casey Collins among others.
Erik also has had the pleasure of working with James Blood Ulmer, Ellery Eskelin, Scott Amendola, Steven Bernstein, Curtis Fowlkes, the Campbell Bros, Bobby Previte, Nels Cline, Skerik, and Jim Black.
The early years…
Erik Deutsch was born in Washington D.C. in 1976. When his family relocated to Nashville in 1982, Erik began Suzuki piano studies at Vanderbilt University. Before long there were solo recitals, lead sheets, lengthy renditions of Louie Louie and a performance at the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Returning to the Washington D.C. area in 1987, Erik discovered jam sessions at The One Step Down, Twins, and the HR57. Pianist George Colligan was an inspiring instructor during this time.
Suwannee Rising revealed its 2020 lineup.
The Trey Anastasio Band kicked off the main portion of their winter tour at The Observatory North Park in San Diego on Thursday night.
moe. guitarist Chuck Garvey talks “The Art Of The Setlist” after a Jam Cruise 18-centric “The Rundown” on Episode 54 of ‘The JamBase Podcast.’
Rare performances from Billy & The Kids and Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood have been added to The Peach Music Festival’s 2020 lineup.
Dead & Company focused on songs from the 1970s during their first Playing In The Sand show of 2020 in Mexico on Thursday night.