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Team Players to perform at Merrimans' Playhouse

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$13 Door
$8 Student (with ID).

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2) IN PERSON: You may pay in person at the Piano Shop on 1211 Mishawaka Ave. CASH preferred. Please call 574-329-3430 to make sure we are available at the shop. You may also come in during our Monday evening Open Session (7:30 - 10:30 pm).

3) PHONE: If neither of these options work for you, please call Mary at 574-329-3430, and we will get you set up with tickets!

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Team Players and Liver Qiver

Friday, July 25, 2014
Music begins 7:30 pm

Merrimans' Playhouse
1211 Mishawaka Ave.
South Bend, IN 46615

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Two groups touring together, forming TEAM PLAYERS, as two saxophones, guitar, drums, and piano; and LIVER QUIVER as a trio of saxophone, guitar, and drums. They are celebrating CDs releases for both groups. The groups are jazz and improvised music. Brad Linde is a Washington DC-based saxophonist and bandleader, curator of the cutting edge jazz series at the Atlas Performing Arts Center and founder of the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra. They will include original and improvised repertoire as well as variations on 20th C classical music.

Brad Linde's Website 


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About the Artists

Aaron Quinn - guitar
Alex Burgoyne - alto saxophone
Seth Daily - drums

Liver Quiver is a collective trio from Columbus, Ohio featuring Alto Saxophonist Alex Burgoyne, Guitarist Aaron Quinn and Drummer Seth Daily. Each member contributes original compositions to the ensemble, exploring the possibilities and limitations of the unique instrumentation.

Brad Linde - muted alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
Billy Wolfe - tenor saxophone
Aaron Quinn - guitar
Deric Dickens - drums

Team Players is a quartet collective of composers and improvisers from various places in the US. Inspired by the chamber ensemble sound and free jazz of trail blazers Jimmy Giuffre and Paul Motian, the quartet celebrates the release of their first album, DRAFT.


Brad Linde is a saxophonist, bandleader, and presenter in the Washington DC metro area. He has worked with legendary musicians including Lee Konitz, Teddy Charles, Barry Harris, Grachan Moncur III, Andrew Cyrille, Joe Chambers, and Dan Tepfer, Matt Wilson, Ethan Iverson, and many others.

As an improviser, he currently works in duo with pianist ERIKA DOHI and with cellist Janel Leppin and guitarist Anthony Pirog in THIRD WHEEL. He composes for his trio UNDERWATER GHOST featuring Pirog and bassist Nathan Kawaller and his quartet collective TEAM PLAYERS (w/ Billy Wolfe, Aaron Quinn and Deric Dickens).

Other projects include GINGERBRED (w/ Carol Morgan, Corin Stiggall, and EJ Strickland) and the avant-trad jazz group DIX OUT (w/ Quinn, Lipps Princess, and Dickens).

In 2010, he founded and began co-directing the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra - a 17-piece big band in residence at the historic club, and was the director of the 10-piece chamber group the Brad Linde Ensemble (BLE) and the 5 saxophone/rhythm section band "Sax Of A Kind" (2007-2014).

Brad maintained a long performance relationship with the legendary hardbop pianist/composer Freddie Redd, performing at Smalls Jazz Club, Birdland, JALC and other venues in New York, DC, and Baltimore from 2009 through 2013. He was also the musical director for the Freddie Redd/Butch Warren Quintet. He has co-led a New York-based group with one of the original Tristano School members, tenor saxophonist Ted Brown, since 2010.

From 2011-2014, he was curator of the cutting-edge jazz series at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Northeast Washington DC, presenting artists including Mark Turner, Steve Coleman, Ambrose Akinmusire, Darcy James Argue and more. He is on faculty at Northern Virginia Community College and is a contributor to Grove Music Dictionary and He is in demand as a clinician and lecturer on improvisation and jazz history and is currently working on a book about Lester Young. He was a participant in the Banff International Jazz and Creative Music Workshop 2013 and he studied with Barry Harris and Lee Konitz, among others.

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