Thurman Barker Quartet
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$10 General admission
Jazz at Holmes presents founding member of the AACM, percussionist Barker. Thurman Barker has performed with Chicago-based musicians Kalaparush Maurice McIntyre, Joseph Jarman, Muhal Richard Abrams and later Anthony Braxton. By 1986 Barker played in Cecil Taylor’s Unit further developing his open exploratory style of playing. Later Mr. Barker added the marimba and other percussion instruments to his sound, playing with Billy Bang’s The Fire From Within. He is joined by bassist and Washington University professor of music Paul Steinbeck and St. Louis-based sidemen. Barker is associate professor of music at Bard College.