sat01apr8:00 pmFROM NEW YORK: MICHAEL WEISS TRIO8:00PM | $30.00

About the Artist(s)

For over four decades, pianist, composer, educator and bandleader Michael Weiss has enjoyed a formidable career working in the bands of a host of jazz giants, including Johnny Griffin, Art Farmer, George Coleman, Jimmy Heath, Frank Wess, Slide Hampton, The Jazztet, Lou Donaldson, Charles McPherson, Wynton Marsalis, Jon Hendricks, and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. As a leader Weiss has headlined at every major New York jazz venue including the Village Vanguard. “He can focus the intensity in a tune as well as any pianist in mainstream jazz,” says the New York Times. As a composer Weiss has been recognized with the 2000 BMI/Monk Institute Composers Competition grand prize. The Detroit Free Press writes, “the songs simply smoke.” His latest recording, Persistence (Cellar Live) was released in 2022.
Michael is preparing for another recording on Cellar Music, this time with is trio that will be recorded here in Vancouver after these peformances.
With Paul Sikivie on bass and Pete Van Nostrand on drums