Chase Pastorius + Taub
With each player having a unique approach to their instrument, the performances are nothing short of inspiring, if not mind-melting. For lovers of funky jazz and virtuosic musicianship, this group delivers on all fronts.
Drummer, Adam Chase, is an acclaimed music director and drummer that has built a name for himself by putting together a variety of Funky and Jazzy All-Star projects. Adam’s unique approach to drum reflects his unique personality and his visionary approach to performance. Chase has worked with an uncanny amount of acclaimed musicians including Fred Wesley, Clyde Stubblefield, John Medeski, MonoNeon, George Porter Jr. (The Meters), Adam Deitch (Lettuce), Aron Magner (Disco Biscuits), Scott Metzger (JRad), Craig Robinson, Antwaun Stanley, Shaun Martin (Snarky Puppy), Domi Degalle, Dennis Chambers, Marcus King, Isaiah Sharkey (John Mayer), Robert Walter (Greyboy Allstars), Jeff Sipe, Claude Coleman Jr. (Ween) and many others.
Bassist, Felix Pastorius bears the name of his father, whose reputation often proceeds him. While the lineage is intriguing for most, the dedication to the mastery of the bass guitar is more notable than his last name when it comes to the musician that is Felix Pastorius. Having toured with the YellowJackets as a teenager and traveling the world with groups including Jeff Coffin’s Mu’tet, Cindy Blackman Santana Group, Hipster Assassins and Aesop Rocky, Pastorius has continued to prove to be able to do anything imaginable on the bass guitar. From the most complex explorations to the tastiest pocket grooves. Pastorius alone is worth the cost of admission.
Pianist, Alex Taub, is one of the best piano players to evolve out of the Asheville music scene. His unique and impressive approach to playing has been acknowledged by musicians around the world. His latest release with world renowned pandeiro player, Scott Feiner, showcases the mighty talents of Taub and shows why he has become an in demand pianist.