Jon Taylor Trio | Sunday, Feb. 5 | 2–3pm | McKune Room | Drop-In | All ages
Jon Taylor is a drummer, percussionist, composer, improviser, and educator based in Detroit, MI and will be joined by Ian Finkelstein on piano and Ben Rolston on bass. Jon is a regular collaborator in Detroit’s jazz and improvised arts communities and one of the founding members of Polyfold, a musical arts collective. He has performed with such luminaries of improvised music as Wadada Leo Smith, Michael Formanek, Dave Liebman, and Jaribu Shahid, and has been featured at Edgefest, the Jazz Gallery in New York, and the DC Jazz Festival. Jon co-leads a number of original projects, including the Indie-Electronic group Saajtak, Detroit/Toronto based jazz outfit Sonic Perfume, the multi-media movement and sound ensemble legs, and his own band Rocket to the Moon.