CANCELED: An Evening with Casey Abrams (from Postmodern Jukebox)
Thursday, March 12, 2020
18+ $20 ADV // $25 DOS
A sweet and sometimes wild-ass jazz-bassist, funkman, vocalist, & performer, who tours the world with the super viral collective, Post Modern Jukebox, is now doing a deep dive into free-wheeling, loving interpretations of the music that made him love music … with heart, fun and his own authenticity.
CaseyBassy is now more than fulfilling his goal which he announced on where he was a welcoming bridge to jazz for a television audience of millions as the first upright jazz bass Finalist on AMERICAN IDOL.
His latest CD, simply purely entitled “JAZZ” hit Billboard ‘s No. 2 jazz spot. This is the inimitable CaseyBassy’s first full jazz standards record. released in 2019, from audiophile recording label, Chesky Records. And his 2018 Chesky record, “Put A Spell on You,”, going to #5 on Billboard’s jazz chart, displays an eclectic mix of Casey’s new music with some favorites from his landmark 2011 AMERICAN IDOL appearances.
Casey’s fresh compilation on his new Chesky EP, ”Uncovered,” are four highlight songs concocted during these New York recording sessions special sessions in New York, but now newly released, available for the first time at his March concerts and shows, and on digital download everywhere.
With this long-awaited new Spring 2020 Tour, old and very new fans are discovering what it’s like to be at close range in intimate settings with this unique, quirky singer/bassist, whose touchmark on stage is the redesigning of his own set lists as he plays with his jazz trio and gets the feeling of each individual audience he has gathered around him.
In this way, Casey always honors the true meaning of jazz, by playing and singing with his gut and his heart, re-inventing his arrangements to send his crowds home floating on a fresh breeze.