21st century eclectic bassist Jair-Rohm Parker Wells continues his partnership with NS Designs with dates in US and EU
During the upcoming months, twenty-first century eclectic bassist Jair-Rohm Parker Wells will find himself behind NS Designs basses in both the US and EU. Starting with a trio set at South Harlem’s freshest venue Silvana (300 W. 116th Street, SW corner of Frederick Douglass Blvd/8th Ave) that promises to be as close to a Machine Gun reunion as ever. Robert Musso; guitars, Elliott Levin; saxes, flute and voice, Jair-Rohm Parker Wells on NS Designs NXTa and electronics plus a very special appearance by poet John Lunar Ritchey. They start at 7PM and won’t play for long so please come early and get a good seat. Admission is free.
September 29th will find guitarist/banjoist/conceptualist Dr. Eugene Chadbourne, the Belgian harmonica virtuoso Steven De Bruyn and Jair-Rohm Parker Wells in Degenfeld, Germany at Der Rätche for an evening best described as: “Sonny and Brownie from Mars”. The three improvisors will barnstorm through The Great American Songbook, its relatives and OMFUG (other musics from the underground). More info here: https://www.raetsche.com/programm/eugene-chadbourne-steven-de- bruyn-jair-rohm-parker-wells-sonny-and-brownie-from-mars/
The highly acclaimed Miche Fambro Trio will be on MS Silja Serenade for the month of October. Sailing between Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland, the drummer-less Jazz trio will be performing Standards and Jair-Rohm Parker Wells originals under the moniker “Beautiful Music for Beautiful Places”. The trio features vocalist/guitarist Miche Fambro and Romanian pianist Aurel Dragalina.
Jair-Rohm Parker Wells plays both the NS Designs NXTa and WAV electric upright basses. His processing chain differs from performance to performance and can include any number of boutique and common stomp boxes to homemade software processors (mostly coded in Csound). He plays German bows of graphite by Glasser and various vintage wooden bows. His amplification is by Phil Jones Bass and Line 6.
photo by: Agata Urbaniak