BOOT & SADDLE

1131 S. Broad Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Beats, Brews, & Banter with Byron Landham

Philly Drum Project Presents :

Beats, Brews, & Banter with Byron Landham

Tue, February 3, 2015

7:00 pm (event ends at 9:00 pm)

The Boot & Saddle

Philadelphia, PA

Free

This event is 21 and over

Beats, Brews, & Banter with Byron Landham
Beats, Brews, & Banter with Byron Landham
This month's featured guest, Byron Landham, is a top-call in the Philadelphia jazz scene, with a history that includes stints with the late great Betty Carter, George Coleman, Bobby Hutcherson, Joey DeFrencesco, Frank Wes, Pat Martino, Cyrus Chestnut, Russell Malone, Ruth Naomi Floyd, Hannibal Lokumbe and the Liberation Orchestra, and most recently a 3 year stint with six time Grammy Award winner Dave Sanborn. Byron Has recorded on at least fifty cd's to his credit as well as co-produced Joey DeFrancesco's Grammy nominated cd "Never Can Say Goodbye" tribute to the late Michael Jackson. One of Byron's current projects is The Landham Brothers, featuring multitalented reed man and brother Robert Landham. Their latest release on the Straight Street Label is entitled "The Shape of Things To Come" has received rave reviews.

Byron continues to be a strong advocate for jazz education. He's performed drum clinics at several universities and music stores in American and Canada and is currently on faculty at Temple University, Philadelphia (PA), where he serves as Professor of Jazz Drums and Studies. For the past five years he's taught drums and ensembles at the "We Love Jazz" summer music camp and jazz festival in Isola Del Cantone (Italy).

Philly Drum Project is a percussive collective dedicated to making drumming more accessible by helping drummers in the Philadelphia area share gear, lessons, and beats. Beats, Brews, & Banter is held on the first Monday of every month and has featured such drummers as Eric Slick (Dr. Dog), Spanky McCurdy (Jill Scott, Lady Gaga), and Fred Berman (Amos Lee). For more information, visit www.phillydrumproject.com and www.facebook.com/phillydrumproject.
Venue Information:
The Boot & Saddle
1131 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19147
http://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com