The Three With No Fear: The 105 Lenz-Kubach-Johnson Jazz Trio

Flying in to Tripoli, Libya from a Germany rapidly cooling into autumn, the first message I received from my good friend Zam Johnson, a Native American Indian musician, composer and painter, was: “Hey Red, it’s fucking 34(°C) and I’m cooking in this birka!” So I knew everything was okay! Zam (drums), along with Ulli Lenz […]

A Surprise Celebration for Pete Wyoming Bender At Rickenbacker’s Inn, Sept. 14th

  Along with most of our usual group of native bros, Kunu, Rob and Zam, as well as Gian Luca Morleni of Three Kings on the Hill, Paul Schwingenschlögl and Jorn, on September 14th, the day after his band’s gig at A-Trane, one of the most famous and well-respected jazz clubs in Europe, Pete Wyoming […]

“Moved by Blues” -The Pete Wyoming Bender Band, Rickenbackers Music Inn

Compared to many private venues in Berlin, Rickenbackers Music Inn is generously spacious enough to accommodate a sizeable crowd in its many nooks and cranies while still maintaining a very intimate atmosphere. Yet when you have a crowd that swelled to the size the legendary Pete Wyoming Bender Band drew on Sunday night, 31 March? […]