Pulse Quartet @ BOP STOP
When: Feb 27, 2020, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Where: BOP STOP
Pulse Quartet, led by bassist Aidan Plank, also features Anthony Fuoco on piano, Dustin May on drums, and Brad Wagner on Sax.
The quartet focuses on playing new music with a classic approach of openness and spontaneity. Drawing on diverse influences and the collective experience of the musicians, the music created aims to be uniquely new and grounded in the tradition of the great jazz quartets of the past.
More About Aidan Plank:
A native of Oberlin, Ohio, bassist Aidan Plank enjoys performing a diverse range of music throughout Northern Ohio. He studied with bassist and composer David Morgan as well as with Kevin Switalski of the Cleveland Orchestra. Aidan is a graduate of Cleveland State University. Aidan has performed with Dan Wall, Joe Lovano, Judi Silvano, Joe Maneri, Janis Siegel, Frankie Avalon, Tierney Sutton, and many others. Aidan played baroque bass in the premier of Joseph-Nicolas-Pancrace Royer’s Le Pouvoir de l’Amour (composed in 1743) in 2002 at Oberlin College as well as in the world premier of Randall Woolf and Robin Stranahan’s ‘pop-up’ opera Frozen Community, produced by Real Time Opera in 2013. Along with enjoying playing in the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Aidan can currently be seen performing explorations of improvisation in duo with guitarist Daniel Lippel. Aidan teaches in the Jazz Studies program at Kent State University, as well as at Cuyahoga Community College’s “Jazz Prep Program”.