Mike Downes Quartet

September 22, 2018 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
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“This bass ace is incapable of letting you down” – Midwest Record

JUNO award winner Mike Downes has been a prominent Canadian bassist, composer, arranger and educator since the early 1980s.  His musicality, emotional depth and melodic approach to the bass have thrilled audiences in Europe, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Israel, Iceland, the United States and Canada. In addition to leading his own groups, Mike has performed with virtually all of Canada’s top jazz musicians, including Molly Johnson, Oliver Jones, PJ Perry, Lorne Lofsky, Don Thompson, Kirk MacDonald, Robi Botos and Pat LaBarbera. He has performed with international artists Pat Metheny, Chris Potter, Michael Brecker, John Abercrombie, Peter Erskine, Kenny Wheeler, John Taylor, Dave Liebman and many others.

“Root Structure”

Mike Downes – bass
Robi Botos – piano
Larnell Lewis – drums
Ted Quinlan – guitar