Elliot Bild, trumpet
Michael Hudson-Casanova, alto saxophone
Benjamin Karp, guitar
Steven Perry, vibraphone
Nick Salcido, bass
Gusten Rudolph, drums
Originally from Chicago, trumpeter and composer Elliot Bild got his undergraduate degree from Western Michigan University where he studied with Scott Cowan, Andrew Rathbun and Edward Simon. He just received his Masters Degree from Temple University where he studied with John Swana, Terell Stafford and Dick Oatts. Elliot has also won multiple Downbeat student music awards. In the spring of 2016, he received a grant to write all original music, inspired by poetry, to be performed with ballet. In June of last year, Elliot was selected along with 14 other fellows to participate in the Ravinia Steins Music Institute, a week-long workshop focusing on composition where he worked with Rufus Reid, Nathan Davis and Billy Childs. In August of last year Elliot attended the Banff Workshop for Jazz and Creative Music, where he had the chance to work with Gary Bartz, Jeremy Pelt, Vijay Iyer, Tyshawn Sorey, Robin Eubanks and Tia Fuller, among others. Recently Elliot performed with the great Philadelphia Bassist Mike Boone at Smalls Jazz Club in NYC with his quintet. He has also performed with such people as Joe Lovano, Tim Warfield, Edward Simon, Don Braden, Randy Brecker, Mike DiRubbo, Zaccai Curtis, John Clayton, Jimmy Heath, Byron Landham, and Billy Hart.
Today, Elliot Bild brings his band, The Zone, down to An Die Musik. The Zone is a newly formed modern jazz group that is known for capturing the intensity and spirit of jazz in true Philadelphia fashion. The Zone is comprised of some of Philly's finest musicians. Including Michael Hudson-Casanova on Alto Saxophone, Benjamin Karp on Guitar, Steven Perry on Vibraphone, Nick Salcido on Bass and Gusten Rudolph on Drums. The band focuses primarily on the original compositions by different members of the band and arrangements of some classic jazz standards.
$15 advance /$18 door /$10 full time students with ID