Billy Bang playing with his Quartet October 19th as part of the Earshot jazz Festival of 2008
Billy Bang along with Andrew Bemky on piano put, on a wonderful show with amazing performances especially on a piece based on Bang’s Vietnam experiences, which he was playing in this photo.
The next step in the Stuff Smith–Leroy Jenkins continuum, Bang has redefined jazz violin. His bluesy, emotive style stands among the most compelling and enjoyable in jazz. With Todd Nicholson, on bass and Newman Taylor Baker on drums.
Photograph by Seattle photographer and photojournalist Daniel Sheehan specializing in portrait photography for publications and corporations and photographers in Seattle with an unobtrusive, story-telling approach creating award winning bridal photography.