8 Legged Monster Live at Coda

February 19, 2010

Well, it was a long time coming, but I finally made it down to Coda for dinner and some killer music a few weeks back. It’s almost embarrassing that I hadn’t seen a show at this happening new jazz supper club yet, but man was it worth the wait!

We had a great table, ate some delicious food, were given fantastic service, and then topped it all off with a bad ass live performance by the incredible 8 Legged Monster. And as if that wasn’t enough, the audience was treated to a special appearance by the San Francisco Bourbon Kings at the end of the first set. Good times!

Here’s a few photos from the night along with two audio tracks for your listening pleasure. And if I’m not mistaken, these guys are playing Coda again tomorrow night, so I highly recommend you head over there to check them out!

Track 1: Bourbon Street Parade, San Francisco Bourbon Kings
Track 2: Call For Demons, 8 Legged Monster (Sun Ra)

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Musicians (on this night)
Mike Irwin Johnson, Arranger/Guitar/Leader
Rob Barics, Tenor/Clarinet
Danny Grewen, Trombone
Dan Heffez, Bari
Matt Nelson, Tenor
Mike Olmos, Trumpet
Scott Peterson, Alto
Jaz Sawyer, Drums
Dayna Stephens, Bass

 

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