Critical Measures Trio

Critical Measures Trio

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A modern power trio consisting of guitar, drums and bass. Primarily a jazz and funk outfit known to get experimental. Hitting the bay area hard with solid chops and bottomless energy.

Biography

This is a relativley new band consisting of old friends. Heavily influenced by the modern jazz jam scene. Soulive, The Funky Meters, Charlie Hunter, The Greyboy Allstars, Umphrey's McGee, Will Bernard, Robert Walter, John Scofield, Jaco Pastorius. This band is all about the groove. Getting people on thier feet, bobbin heads, good vibes and experimentation. They are not afraid to open up the songs and let them evolve or mutate. Sometimes friends of the band make guest appearance sit ins, like Funk prodigy Lucky Otis or bay area sax giant Joe Cohen.

Set List

typical setlists are comprised of unique covers with our own spin on them as well as originals.
Sunday 4/26/09 Mojito Club, SF CA
Falcor and Friends Present Critical Measures Trio
Set:1
Povo, Anorexia Jam, Panacea, The Fade, Well You Needn't, The Chicken*, James Brown Medley*, Banana Flower
Set:2
Fly Like An Eagle, Late in the Evening, The Source*, Bunk*, No Turnin'Back, Saturday's Gone, Harder They Come, Residont, Get out of my life Woman, Unified
E:
Mercy Mercy Mercy
*w/ Joe Cohen on Tenor Sax
Artists covered include:
Steve Kimock
Freddie Hubbard
Jaco Pastorius
Miles Davis
Thelonius Monk
G-Love and Special Sauce
Paul Simon
Jimmy Cliff
Steve Miller Band
James Brown
Grant Green
Wasabi
The Orbitones
Animal 44