Playing Hooky: James Brandon Lewis Trio

Friday, May 13, 2016
This stream will be available at 4pm on May 13

The free-jazz James Brandon Lewis Trio stop by the studio for a Playing Hooky broadcasted live set, withLuke Stewart on bass, Warren G. Crudup III on drums, and James Brandon Lewis on saxophone. Streamed live on straight from a shipping container/recording studio in the idyllic garden at Pioneer Works!

Tune in at 4PM to hear the trio live.

James Brandon Lewis is one of the modern titans of the tenor. He hass received accolades from mainstream cultural tastemakers such as Ebony Magazine who hailed him as one of 7 Young Players to Watch, and earned the respect of a diverse cross section of esteemed artists. Lewis attended Howard University and holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts.

Clocktower Radio’s Playing Hooky is a bi-monthly, live in-studio performance series, streamed live on Clocktower Radio at The programs are offered as a distraction from the work-week blues, and recorded, collected, and posted to this page alongside insightful interviews with the performers. Past episodes include performances from Frankie Cosmos, Helado Negro, Ikue Mori, Ned Rothenberg, and many more.

Media sponsorship from Arts for Art

This project is made possible with support from the New York State Council on the Arts.