David Friesen / John Stowell Duo
Bass virtuoso David Friesen has recorded over 65 CD's as a leader or co-leader and appeared as a sideman or featured artist on more than 100 recordings.
He has performed or recorded with many of the legends of jazz including: Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, Joe Henderson, Sam Rivers, Michael Brecker,
Bud Shank, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Freddie Hubbard, Art Farmer, Clark Terry, Joe Venuti, Mal Waldron, Jaki Byard, Kenny Drew, Chick Corea, Milt Jackson,
Slim Gaillard, John Scofield, Philly Joe Jones, Elvin Jones, Paul Motian, Jack Dejohnette, Larry Coryell, Mose Allison, Ted Curson, Randy Brecker,
Paul Horn, Billy Harper and Airto Moreira.
John Stowell is one of the most outstanding
and original jazz guitarists currently performing. He has worked extensively with bassist David Friesen, recording six albums, but this is their first
San Francisco performance together in fifteen years.
"In the age of mediocrity and clones, John Stowell's uniqueness and originality is a
breath of fresh air. I love playing with him." - Paul Horn
"John Stowell plays jazz, but the doesn't use any of the cliches; he has an
incredible originality. John is a master creator." - Larry Coryell
"More guitarists would play like John Stowell if they knew how." - Herb Ellis
John appeared here previously in duo with Dee Bell.