Wednesday April 8: Doors, Bar & Restaurant open at 5:30. Music at 7:00. No Cover. Donations encouraged.
The Falcon Underground invites jazz artists to SIGN -UP and SIT-IN at our monthly JAZZ SESSIONS, hosted tonight by veteran bassist, Doug Weiss. Join the music-making in The Falcon's warm intimate pub-beneath-the-club, one floor down from our world class live music stage. Stay posted for special guests!
HOST: Doug Weiss/Bass
"He comes to us from a different Tribe; But he swings like one of us. Doug Weiss at the bass." - Legendary Jazz Vocalist, Joe Williams
Bassist, Doug Weiss has toured worldwide with a wide variety of luminaries; Toshiko Akiyoshi, Mose Allison, Marc Copland, Kenny Drew Jr, Al Foster, Billy Hart, Fred Hersch, Clifford Jordan, Lee Konitz and Joe Williams.
Weiss recorded under the leadership of pianist Kevin Hays. His relationship with Kevin, both intuitive and visceral, continues to the present with 10 recordings and many appearances. His association with legendary drummer Al Foster, led to world tours, 1000 concerts and 2 recordings to date.
Doug was tapped by drummer and producer Brian Blade to record Lizz Wrights' critically acclaimed debut album "Salt" (Verve) and toured extensively in support of that project. He also toured Europe and played the Village Vanguard with Brian Blade and the Fellowship band. Weiss also performs with guitarist Peter Bernstein's "Monk" project, whose CD "Monk" was released in 2008 on Xanadu.