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Tim Berne And Nasheet Waits Duo at The Draylen Mason Music Studio At Kmfa

Posted by Pedro Moreno on January 5, 2023


The Draylen Mason Music Studio At Kmfa
41 Navasota ST
Austin, TX


Wed, February 1, 2023
7:00 pm

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Tim Berne
saxophone, alto


Epistrophy Arts is proud to host a meeting between two celebrated masters of the contemporary jazz avant-garde in Austin,Texas. Alto saxophonist Tim Berne and drummer Nasheet Waits will continue the dialogue they began together in 2020, documented on two critically acclaimed recordings, Coanda Effect (Relative Pitch), and Tangled (Screwgun).

Tim Berne has been declared “a saxophonist and composer of granite conviction” by The New York Times. Since learning at the elbow of St. Louis master Julius Hemphill in the ’70s, the Syracuse, New York-born Berne has built an expansive discography as a leader. In his pace-setting ensembles over the past few decades, he has worked with a who’s who of improvisers, including Joey Baron, Django Bates, Jim Black, Nels Cline. Mark Dresser, Marc Ducret, Michael Formanek, Drew Gress, Ethan Iverson, Dave King, Herb Robertson, Chris Speed, Steve Swell, Bobby Previte, Hank Roberts, Tom Rainey and Craig Taborn. As a sideman, Berne has made ECM appearances on recent albums by Formanek (The Rub and Spare Change; Small Places) and David Torn (prezens). The New York Times summed him up by saying: “Few musicians working in or around jazz over the last 30 years have developed an idiomatic signature more distinctive than Tim Berne.”...

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