44 South Almaden Avenue
San Jose, California 95113

Doors open at 9pm
Tickets: $8, Tickets at www.ticketweb.com

Panthelion: The Next Generation of Jazz Comes to San Jose

Panthelion is the main opener for headliner Good Hustle at the Blank Club.

Panthelion, a new generation of jazz, comes to San Jose in April. The unconventional San Jose based trio is reminiscent of Medeski, Martin, and Wood with a style that stretches beyond traditional jazz audiences.

Panthelion combines jazz and classical roots with urban tribal grooves and melodies to create a unique, youthful, and hip sound using upright string bass, trumpet, and Cajon, a Peruvian slave-drum.

Composer and bass player, Andrew Currier offers his classical training to write the improvisational music for Panthelion. Laxman Drivas brings his years of experience playing percussion with hip hop/world fusion act, Audiopharmacy. Jeff Bordes (trumpet) has played live and recorded with such artist as Branford Marsalis, Tom Petty, and Steve Earle.

Official Website: http://www.theblankclub.com

Added by AAI on April 3, 2008

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