Adrean Farrugia featuring Adam Nussbaum (NYC) and Brad Goode (Chicago)

February 10, 2018 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm


This is a killer band. Not to be missed.

Award-winning pianist ADREAN FARRUGIA, regarded as one of Canada’s most distinctive voices on the piano, has performed with leading jazz names in every major city in North America, France, Switzerland, Poland, and Japan. As a leader Farrugia has released three albums (his second album ‘Ricochet’ was nominated for a 2011 Juno Award for Best Contemporary Jazz recording), and as a composer, he has penned more than 30 works to date.

Since the late 1990s, Farrugia has been in high demand as both a performer and educator, performing and/or recording with some of jazz’s greatest and most diverse artists including: Larry Carlton, Ernie Watts, Curtis Fuller, Tom Scott, Bob Brookmeyer, Jane Bunnett, Randy Brecker, Eric Alexander, Jane Bunnett, Ron Blake, Joel Frahm, Cyrille Aimee, Matt Penman, Brad Goode, Kenny Wheeler, Molly Johnson, Darcy James Argue, Don Thompson, Lorne Lofsky, Kevin Turcotte, and Pat LaBarbera.

Adam Nussbaum is considered one of the finest drummers working today. He’s played with a virtual “Who’s Who” in
the jazz world. Longtime associates have included: John Abercrombie, Michael & Randy Brecker, Eliane Elias,
Gil Evans, Stan Getz, Vic Juris, James Moody, John Scofield, Joe Sample, Ohad
Talmor, ‘Toots’ Thielemans, Kenny Wheeler & NHØP, as well as freelancing with prominent artists of every generation, being a major asset no matter where he appears.
Trumpeter Brad Goode is a unique and instantly recognizable virtuoso. Whether working as a soloist, bandleader, lead trumpet man or sideman, for 25 years he has consistently been one of the busiest performers in the United States.Brad’s jazz pedigree was established through his apprenticeship with many legends of the music. As a youngster, he toured and recorded with Von Freeman, Red Rodney, Al Cohn, Eddie Harris, Ira Sullivan, Frank Morgan, Don Lanphere, Curtis Fuller, Jack DeJohnette, Ernie Krivda, Richie Cole, Rosemary Clooney, Barrett Deems and many others.Brad Goode- trumpet
Adrean Farrugia-piano
Jim Vivian-bass
Adam Nussbaum-drums

Here is Adrean playing Keith Jarrett