June 16th, 2021 9pm Stage 2
Aaron Comess w/ Teddy Kumpel, Richard Hammond, Keith Loftis, Leon Gruenbaum
This is a 100% COVID-19 vaccinated event. All guests, staff, and artists must be FULLY vaccinated to enter the building. For full admittance and safety guidelines, please visit https://rockwoodmusichall.com/covid-19
Aaron Comess is one of those fortunate musicians who enjoys the fulfillment of expression as a band member, band leader and sideman.
In 1988 Comess moved to New York City and attended the New School where he became a founding member of the band, Spin Doctors and went on to sell over ten million records and make the cover of Modern drummer and Rolling Stone magazines. The band is still going strong with all four original members .
As a side man Comess has appeared on over 200 records and has recorded and or performed with the likes of Joan Osborne, Rachael Yamagata, Bilal, Chris Whitley, James Maddock, Mark Cohen, Edie Brickell, Marius Westerhagen, Andrea Bocelli, Ivan Neville, Steve Forbert and Natasha Bedingfield, to name a few.
In 2006 Comess began to explore his solo voice with his first record as a leader, Catskills Cry. To date, he has released six diverse albums.
His current group features Teddy Kumpel on guitar , Richard Hammond on bass, Keith Loftis on saxophone and Leon Gruenbaum on the samchillian.