One night only at the Black Cat, San Francisco
Kirk Knuffke – cornet
Steve Cardenas – guitar
Ben Allison – electric & acoustic bass
Allan Mednard – drums
In a career that spans nearly 30 years, bassist/composer Ben Allison has developed his own instantly identifiable sound, solidifying an international reputation as one of the leading voices of his generation. Known for his inspired arrangements, inventive grooves and hummable melodies, Ben draws from the jazz tradition and a range of influences from rock and folk to 20th century classical and world music, seamlessly blending them into a cinematic, cohesive whole.