Bachelor’s Degree from Berklee College of Music in Bass Performance. Worked for Disneyland, Carnival Cruislines, and The Big Apple Circus. Have participated in numerous Musical Theater Productions. Have performed with Mary Wilson of The Supremes, Robby Krieger of The Doors, Gordon Gano of The Violent Femmes, Kid Rock, JoJo (Levesque), The Missing Persons, The Drifters, Lettuce, Marco Benevento, Jiggs Wigham, Shelly Berg, Rick Baptist, Animotion, as well as Randy Brecker. Currently play with Pat Badger from the band Extreme in an Eagles Tribute Band named, The Dark Desert Eagles.
play both upright and electric basses. Have a strong background in Jazz and can read well. Also play 4, 5, and 6 String Electric Basses.
The biological rhythm of day and night is called the circadian rhythm. The Circadian Rhythm Kings is a band which has not stolen its name : they bring highly rhythmic free bop, free funk, free jazz or whatever you name it, alternately, but which immediately appeal to you biological system, and at times it‘s hard to keep from dancing along. Most pieces are based on a regular beat, but some, as “The Early Worm”, are more abstract work-outs, with all instruments more focused on creating an abstract soundscape. The band consists of Andrew Hickman on tenor sax and indigenous wind instruments, Ken Field on alto sax and flute, Todd Brunel on clarinet and bass clarinet, John Funkhouser on double bass and Gary Fieldman on drums. The music is excellent, even really beautiful at times, with bluesy (“The Pen”) and sometimes even middle-eastern influences (“Escape Goat”), but the band is at its best when they funk like hell, like on the last two tracks, on which the front-line of the three reeds creates lots of variation and intertwining melodies and counterpoint, while bass and drums create a beat seldom heard in such an otherwise free environment. http://www.freejazz.org
We‘re back, passionate & abolutely GUSHING GERSHWIN! David Eure & Yasko Kubota are the Gourmet of Jazz wrapped in copious amounts of cool & classical sophistication! You‘ll get a cavity just thinking ‘bout how sweet this gig is gonna’ be! Whole lotta’ Gershwin going on…and more!
Scullers Jazz Club
400 Soldiers Field Road
Boston, MA 02134