Chicago-based musician Jeb Bishop has performed, toured and recorded with groups including the Vandermark Five, the Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet, Ted Sirota's Rebel Souls, Terminal Four, School Days, Ken Vandermark's Territory Band, Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Orchestra, Globe Unity Orchestra, and his own Jeb Bishop Trio. He also co-led the Lucky 7s project with New Orleans-based trombonist Jeff Albert, and is a member of cooperative quartet The Engines.
In addition to numerous club and smaller venue performances during tours of North America and Europe, he has performed at jazz festivals in Chicago, The Hague, Victoriaville, Berlin, Oslo, Vancouver, Paris, Lyon, Lisbon, Seville, ...
Thanks to DownBeat magazine for recognizing me again this year in the 2012 Critics' Poll!
Read DownBeat's review of a recent performance.
The Whammies, North American tour, January 18-26, 2013:
January 18, 8:00 PM - Philadelphia PA: Philadelphia Art Alliance
January 19, 8:30 PM - Baltimore MD: The Windup Space
January 20, 5:00 PM - Brooklyn NY: Roulette
January 23, 8:00 PM - Middlebury VT: Middlebury College
January 24, 8:30 PM - Montréal QC: La Sala Rossa
January 25, 8:00 PM - Portland ME: Dimensions in Jazz
January 26, 8:00 PM - Cambridge MA: The Lily Pad
The Whammies are: Jorrit Dijkstra (alto sax, lyricon), Jeb Bishop (trombone), Mary Oliver (violin, viola), Pandelis Karayorgis (piano), Nate McBride (bass), Han Bennink (drums)
The Engines: North American tour, April 5-18, 2013:
05 April: Chicago, IL: Green Mill
06 April: Chicago, IL: Green Mill
07 April: Cleveland, OH: Mahall’s 20 Lanes
08 April: Buffalo, NY: Hallwalls
09 April: Rochester, NY: Bop Shop Records
10 April: Montréal, QC: Casa Del Popolo
12 April: Middlebury, VT: 51 Main
13 April: Philadelphia, PA: Ars Nova Workshop
14 April: Charlottesville, VA: UVA – Brooks Hall
15 April: Raleigh, NC: King’s Barcade
16 April: Columbia, SC: Conundrum
17 April: Asheville, NC: Apothecary
18 April: Lexington, KY: Mecca Dance Studios
The Engines are: Dave Rempis, saxophones; Tim Daisy, drums; Nate McBride, basses; Jeb Bishop, trombone
News about recordings:
I'm on the first two releases from the new label Driff Records!
Burning Live at Jazz ao Centro is out now on JACC (Portugal). A studio album recorded around the same time is due out soon on Clean Feed.
Old Shoulders, a duo with Tim Daisy, is out now on Relay Records.
The new CD by Josh Berman and His Gang, There Now, is out now on Delmark.
Also out now on Kontrans: At the Hideout, a live recording featuring Jaap Blonk, Frank Rosaly, Lou Mallozzi, and me.
Listen to a track from At the Hideout.
Ibsen's Ghosts, with the great Joe McPhee, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, and Michael Zerang, is out now on Not Two.
1000 Words, a duo with Jorrit Dijkstra, will be out this fall.
Also out this fall will be the CD by The Whammies, a group dedicated to the music of the late Steve Lacy and featuring the great drummer Han Bennink.
Also out this year will be the new recording by Paul Giallorenzo's GitGo, to appear on Leo Records.
Also out this fall will be the new Engines recording featuring as guest the legendary John Tchicai.
I also appear on the recent recording by the terrific Darren Johnston's Gone to Chicago, titled The Big Lift.
NEW JEB BISHOP TRIO RECORDING!
My new trio CD, 2009 (Better Animal Recordings), is now available! Read about it and get yourself one.
Jeb Bishop Trio at Strobe Session 42
Jeb Bishop and Tim Daisy at the Whig, Columbia SC
The new Engines CD, Wire and Brass, recorded live at the Hungry Brain in Chicago in April 2008, is now out on Okkadisk.
Read about some of my favorite recordings.
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