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That Third Thing Forum

  • Speedwell projects 630 Forest Avenue Portland, ME, 04101 United States (map)

Part 1 is gallery artists in conversation and Part 2 is Michael Sarin at the Drum Set.   Over the last twenty-five years, drummer Michael Sarin has been at the center of New York City’s genre bending jazz and improvisation community. His versatility and musical wit helped forge long associations with forward-looking artists Thomas Chapin, Dave Douglas, Myra Melford, Ben Allison, and David Krakauer.

 Since moving to New York in 1989, Michael’s unique style and approach to the drum set has been highly sought after by NYC and European musicians looking to expand the definitions of jazz and improvised music. He has contributed to recordings by the aforementioned artists as well as those of Frank Carlberg, Anthony Coleman, Mark Dresser, Marty Ehrlich,Mark Helias, Denman Maroney, Simon Nabatov, Mario Pavone, Ned Rothenberg, and FredWesley--recordings found on numerous music critics’ Top Ten CD year-end lists.  FMI Speedwell projects