Mid-Century Modern Jazz Quartet
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Location: The Little Cafe
Formerly known as the Steve Gates Quartet, Al Biles Quartet, Chuck Dye Quartet or Bruce Goldman Quartet (whoever booked the gig got top billing), the Mid-Century Modern Jazz Quartet plays straight-ahead jazz from the period known in design circles as Mid-Century Modern, roughly the mid-1930’s through the 1960’s. Steve Gates is the drummer, Chuck Dye plays 7-string guitar, Bruce Goldman is on upright bass, and Al Biles plays trumpet & flugelhorn. We’ve been playing together in various overlapping groups for many years, but this quartet is truly special and reflects a solid set of shared musical values.