Presented by the Improvised Music Project and Earshot Jazz.
Cuong Vu’s quartet teams up with Bad Luck and Operation ID. Bad Luck offers tightly-woven original compositions and is co-led by drummer Chris Icasiano and saxophonist Neil Welch (both UW Music grads). Operation ID plays original compositions influenced by rock, electronica, jazz and modern classical music and features free and group improvisation. Group members are Ivan Arteaga (sax), Jared Borkowski (guitar), David Balatero (bass), Rob Hanlon (keyboard/electronics), and Evan Woodle (drums). Arteaga and Woodle are current Jazz Studies students; Borkowski is a recent graduate.