...when trumpeter Erik Jekabson is the force responsible for the conflagration, it's an invitation to let the good times roll.
The Electric Squeezebox Orchestra is a San Francisco-based 17-piece big band that plays all original music and arrangements. The ESO has been playing every Sunday at Doc's Lab in North Beach since the club opened up in September 2014, and the club has provided a welcome home for the band and its fans. Led by trumpeter Erik Jekabson, the band is an all-star cast of Bay Area musicians that frequently debuts new compositions in all different styles of music from both its members and other members of the musical community. The E.S.O. consists of Erik, Henry Hung, Darren Johnston, Doug Morton and Dave Scott on trumpets, Rob Ewing, Danny Lubin-Laden, Patrick Malabuyo and Richard Lee on trombones, Sheldon Brown and Kasey Knudsen on alto saxes, Mike Zilber and Marcus Stephens on tenor saxes, Charlie Gurke on baritone sax, and the rhythm section of Grant Levin, piano; Jordan Samuels, guitar; Tommy Folen, bass; and Hamir Atwal, Alan Hall and Eric Garland rotating on drums.
For more information about Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, please visit: http://electricsqueezeboxorchestra.com.
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