Harvie S & Eye Contact back at 55 Bar Tuesday August 28th


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At The 55 Bar
Tuesday August 28th
7th Ave and Chrisophor St.
2 sets starting at 9:30pm
Adam Weber - Drums
Daniel Kelly - Piano
Bruce Arnold - Guitar
Harvie S - Acoustic Bass

Harvie S & Eye Contact New Beginning CD Review

One of the most creative bassists in jazz, Harvie S has continued changing to satisfy his interests in new ideas, so much so that he has condensed his last name to its sibilant first initial. No one could spell his last name correctly anyway, according to S. It made sense to abolish it in the interests of name retention, even if it may recall images of Joseph K., who possessed the same kind of initialed last name, albeit with the period. Besides, the possessive of S's name poses some interesting possibilities. (For purposes of documentation, his last name used to be “Swartz.")

However, S, so rational in the reduction of his name to its bare S-sential, has added another layer of creative fulfillment in his exploration of musical forms through his latest group, Eye Contact.

Following up on its first CD, Havana Ma

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