Spellbinder Mondays (jazz / latin / rock, 9:30)
Mon, June 25, 2012
Doors: 8:00 PM / Show: 8:30 PM
This show is 21+, proper I.D. is required for admission
From the original drummer of Santana, a new group that has the sound of the best instrumental music of Santana and more.
Drums: Michael Shrieve Guitars: Danny Godinez Hammond B3: Joe Doria Bass: Farko Dusumov Trumpet: John Fricke
Original Santana drummer Michael Shrieve brings his adventurous experimentation of sounds to the instrumental group Spellbinder, featuring some of Seattle's best musicians. Frequent performers at Seattle's The White Rabbit, the graceful and flowing sounds of Spellbinder are captured in their debut album Michael Shrieve's Spellbinder Live at Tost.
Over the course of his eminent career, Michael has written, produced and played on albums that have sold millions of copies worldwide. As the original drummer for Santana, Michael – at age nineteen – was the youngest performer at Woodstock. Michael’s recording credits include the masters of popular and avant-garde music – Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones, George Harrison, Pete Townsend, Steve Winwood, Police guitarist Andy Summers, film composer Mark Isham, and such musical luminaries as John Mclaughlin, Stomu Yamash’ta, Klaus Schulze, Freddie Hubbard, Jaco Pastorius, Wayne Horvitz, Bill Frisell, Zakir Hussain, Airto Moriera and Amon Tobin.
Michael continues to strive for innovative approaches to percussion-based music, and records with both renowned and emerging artists (Skerik, Jack DeJohnette, Zakir Hussain, Reggie Watts), in addition to his own band, Spellbinder. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 and in 2005, Michael received the Guitar Center’s first annual “Lifetime Achievement Award.”