Ham Jam House Concert

Ulrich Ellison
06/30/2012, 02/19/2012 & 08/14/2011

Ulrich Ellison will present a fine concert Saturday, June 30th, at 7:00 PM.

Ulrich, Steve Bernal, and John Bush are three superbly accomplished musicians, playing new music together for the first time, will create exciting musical conversations never performed before. This concert is a rare treat for those of you who respect and enjoy live invention.

Ulrich Ellison...

The Players...

Steve Bernal: Fretless bass, loops and cello

Steve's list of accomplishments and credits reads like an atlas. From collaborations with eclectic pop artists such as Bill Callahan, Graham Reynolds, and Argentine guitarist Federico Aubele, to performances with the University Orchestra of U.T., Austin Symphony Orchestra, Imbroglio String Quartet, and avant garde artists Pauline Oliveros and Arnold Dreyblatt, among many others. His compositions have been featured in the PBS documentary series "State of Tomorrow" and, as performed by Steve, in First Night Austin New Year's Eve Celebrations of '07 & '08. He has been touring with Alejandro Escovedo, Monte Montgomery, the Killer Bees and Abra Moore, among many others.

John Bush: World percussion instruments

Drummer/ percussionist John Bush is an original member of the platinum selling group Edie Brickell & New Bohemians. John has also recorded and performed with numerous acts from Texas and aboard including Ian McLagan, The Spin Doctors, Blues Traveler, The Small Stars, Patrice Pike, Ruthie Foster, Papa Mali, Critters Buggin’, David Garza, Greezy Wheels, Aimee Bobruk, Penny Jo Pullus, Edge City, Jamie Lee Bradford, Paul Simon, and James Brown just to name a few.

Ulrich Ellison: Guitars, loops and voice

Having an eclectic background ranging from orchestral works and classical studies to jazz to rock, this trio covers a wide musical area. From intimate chamber music to jazz interplay to "King Crimson-like loop jams" to pop melodies and ethereal textures, this concert will be an adventure quest through the layers of their music. Only their own imagination will be the limit. Ulrich will also have the opportunity to perform some compositions from his upcoming album, "Lose Yourself". The eclectic setlist also includes some classics by Sting, Daniel Lanois, and Miles Davis.

Doors open at 7:00 PM and the concert is 8:00 to 10:00.
$10 suggested admission donation

BYOB and hors d'oeuvres are welcome!