2015 will be a busy year of travel with European tours planned for Craig Taborn’s new quartet (with Dave King and Chris Speed), Plymouth (with Jamie Saft, Joe Morris, Gerald Cleaver and Mary Halvorson), and the Joe Morris Quartet with (Mat Maneri and Cleaver) as well as more dates with Regina Carter in support of her Southern Comfort CD and the Matt Wilson Quartet. Please check back for details.
We’re pround to announce that “Epicenter,” the new Bigmouth CD is in the final stages of production and will be released February 27, 2015. The band will perform Feb 27th and 28th to celebrate at the Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia St, New York, NY.
Please check back for more details!
Chris Lightcap, bass; Curtis Hasselbring, guitar; Jonathan Goldbrger, guitar; Dan Rieser, drums
Superette is a new band featuring Chris Lightcap on bass guitar, Curtis Hasselbring and Jonathan Goldberger on guitars and Dan Rieser on drums. Lightcap (best known for his work with Craig Taborn, Matt Wilson, Regina Carter and his critically acclaimed supergroup Bigmouth) conceived the group to be a new spin on the the often-neglected classic instrumental rock outfit. Each member is a fearless improvisor with vast experience across the entire spectrum of contemporary music. Together they explore the nexus of surf, west african music, garage and beyond. Performing original music as well as covers of Skip Spence, Tom Verlaine, Link Wray and others.
2 sets at 9 and 10:30
29 Cornelia Street, New York, NY
Bigmouth returns to the Winter Jazz Festival to help celebrate the festival’s 10 year anniversary. They will be playing at the NYU Lounge stage (40 Washington Square South in NYC) at 10:30.
Chris Lightcap, bass
Craig Taborn, keyboards
Tony Malaby, tenor sax
Chris Cheek, tenor sax
Gerald Cleaver, drums
For more info please visit winterjazzfest.com,.
Jazz Inside Magazine has just published an interview with Chris in its latest issue. Click here to download the issue for free.
In addition, Search and Restore has posted an interview about Bigmouth’s upcoming appearance at Winter Jazz Fest. Thanks, guys!
Superette returns to Korzo!
Chris, bass guitar
Curtis Hasslebring, guitar
Jonathan Goldberger, gutar
Dan Rieser, drums
Music by Chris, Curtis, Skip Spence, Tom Verlaine
Part of the konceptions music series
Teusday, Oct 15th, 9 pm
@ Korzo, 667 5th Ave Brooklyn, NY 11215
LIVE at Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia St
New York, NY
Cornelia Street Cafe Website
Chris Lightcap, bass; Chris Cheek, tenor sax; Tony Malaby, tenor sax; Matt Mitchell, piano; Gerald Cleaver, drums
For two nights Bigmouth will perform a new batch of music by Chris Lightcap, commissioned by Chamber Music America and premiered at the 2012 Earshot Jazz Festival. They will also play music from their acclaimed CD, “Deluxe” which was named one of the best CDs of 2010 by the New York Times, NPR, Jazz Times and the Village Voice.
Bigmouth rocked their last 2 night residency at Cornelia Street, as their most recent New York Times Review attests…click here to read it!!!!!!
“Righteous” …NY Times
“Superb”…Wall Street Journal
Superette, a new electric group put together by Chris makes its debut performance at Korzo in Brooklyn as part of the Konceptions Music Series on Tuesday, June 25th 2013.
Curtis Hasselbring, guitar
Jonathan Goldberger, guitar
Dan Rieser, drums
Chris Lightcap, electric bass
They’ll be playing music by Lightcap and Hasselbring
Hope to see you there. One set at 9 pm, then Ted Poor leads a group afterwards at 10:30
Konceptions Music Series
667 5th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Check out Nate Chinen’s review of Bigmouth’s latest Cornelia shows in the New York Times.
NPR’s JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater is streaming Bigmouth live from Santa Cruz: Listen Now
In NYC it airs Sunday, March 24 @ 6 pm on WBGO, 88.3FM. Tune in!
Featuring: Tony Malaby, Andrew Bishop, Matt Mitchell, Ches Smith