Now Hear This 2002-03
Ellery Eskelin
Jim Black

Jim Black has been playing drums for twenty-one years. Born in 1967, he grew up in Seattle, WA, playing music ranging from garage rock to big band swing. In 1985, he went to Boston, MA to attend the Berklee College of Music. During this time he recorded numerous albums, performed in Europe, and taught summer classes at Berklee. In 1991, he moved to Brooklyn, NY.

Jim has been touring and recording with many diverse groups including Pachora and Human Feel, as a co-leader/composer, with Ellery Eskelin, Chris Speed's Yeah No, Tim Berne's Bloodcount, Dave Douglas' Tiny Bell Trio, and Uri Caine's Mahler Project.

Jim is currently composing music for his quartet "Alas No Axis", which will record his debut album as a leader for Winter and Winter Recordings in February 2000. He also performs with his other quartet "Beat Table", featuring Skuli Sverrisson, DJ Olive, and Zeena Parkins.

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Now Hear This 2002-03 Schedule
October, 2002
Sun 13Alasdair Fraiser
November, 2002
Sun 03Fiddlers 4
Mon 11Ribot Solo
December, 2002
Wed 18Odetta
Sat 21Ken Peplowski
January, 2003
Thu 09Ellery Eskelin
February, 2003
Sun 02Dave Holland Quintet
Tue 18Alvin Youngblood Hart
Wed 19Dwight Yoakam
Wed 26Dave Douglas Septet
March, 2003
Sun 02Mardi Gras Dance
April, 2003
Fri 25The Campbell Brothers
May, 2003
Tue 06Bill Frisell
Sun 18Asleep at the Wheel
June, 2003
Sun 01Mark O'Connor
Fri 06Mose Allison Trio
Fri 27Jerry Douglas
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