Programs and Tours
Andrew Bishop Quartet
Andrew Bishop is a versatile multi-instrumentalist, composer, improviser, educator and scholar comfortable in a wide variety of musical idioms. He maintains an active national and international career and serves as an Assistant Professor of Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He earned five degrees in music including a DMA in music composition from the University of Michigan. Bishop's two recordings Time and Imaginary Time and The Hank Williams Project received widespread acclaim from the New York Times, Downbeat Magazine, Chicago Reader, All Music Guide, Cadence Magazine, All About Jazz–New York, All About Jazz–Los Angeles, and the Detroit Free Press, among others. As a sideman he has recorded over thirty compact discs and has performed with Reid Anderson, Karl Berger, Sandip Burman, Kenny Burrell, Eugene Chadbourne, Ray Charles, Gerald Cleaver, Drew Gress, Jerry Hahn, John Lindberg, Chris Lightcap, The Either Orchestra, Mat Maneri, The Manhattan Transfer, Tony Malaby, Ben Monder, Jeremy Pelt, Hank Roberts, Craig Taborn, Clark Terry, Matt Wilson and John Zorn, among others. He regularly performs as a member of Gerald Cleaver’s Violet Hour and Uncle June, the Ellen Rowe Quartet, Phil Ogilive’s Rhythm Kings, the Detroit Jazz Festival Orchestra, and the contemporary concert music group Opus 21.
This monthly series, curated by UM Associate Professor Adam Unsworth, presents outstanding local artists in an intimate setting and is made possible by the Doris Sloan Memorial Fund.
Wednesday, 15 February, 2012
University of MichiganMuseum of Art
525 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1354