December 16th, 2022 10pm Stage 3
TJ and the Revenge
TJ and the Revenge, the brain-child of Elan Mehler, released their eponymous album in 2019 on Little Lost Records. The record features Elan Mehler on keys and vocals, Bill Frisell on Guitar, Simón Willson on Bass, Dor Herskovits on Drums.
Tonight Elan will feature TJ songs accompanied by the great Tony Scherr, Mark Dobbyn on bass and Dave Treut on Drums.
Elan Mehler has released eleven albums as a leader. Critics from Downbeat and The New York Times, Jazziz, Time Out and The Guardian have said super nice things about him (but not so much about this particular album). His last three albums featured great musicians like Francisco Mela, Dave Douglas, Becca Stevens, Tony Scherr and Bill Frisell. Through the label he runs, Newvelle Records, he's also produced records by luminaries like Jack DeJohnette, John Pattitucci, Tim Berne, Lionel Loueke and many more.
Tony Scherr is one of the most in demand bassists in NYC of the last 25 years. He's worked extensively with Bill Frisell, Nora Jones, Lounge Lizards, Sex Mob and countless other bands. Tony is an accomplished producer and song-writer as well as an overall very good dude.
Mark Dobbyn Pedal Steel and Guitarist Mark Dobbyn is a famed luthier and sought after guitarist in a variety of musical contexts as well as being half of the band "Bank of Ireland" and a composer and engineer in his own right.
Dave Treut is the best drummer.