In association with FROLAB + Fusicology…. Thursday 29 November CHURCH returns to the Del Monte Speakeasy/Townhouse Basement in Venice. Mark your calendars for the 4th Thursday of every month – CHURCH LA!
featuring MARK de CLIVE-LOWE (Tru Thoughts)
with special guest + residents:
* NIA ANDREWS (Janelle Monae/Common)
* TREVOR WARE (Billy Higgins/Dwight Trible)
* DEXTER STORY (Kindred Spirits/Peace Go With You Gil)
and more surprises…
9pm-2am @ Del Monte Speakeasy, 52 Windward Ave, Venice CA 90291 (Basement Level)
“ (MdCL) effortlessly spins samples, drum beats, piano and keys and a live band into a tight aural choreography” – LA Weekly
“MdCL is an underground phenom…” – Okayplayer
“CHURCH has earned a reputation as one of the premier jam nights in the city… MdCL is an uncategorizably gifted talent…” – LA Times
From the jazz club to the dancefloor, CHURCH is a musical journey of no boundaries and endless surprises. Globetrotting musician MARK de CLIVE-LOWE leads live sets interpolating jazz, improv, live remixing, beats and dancefloor electronica into a melting pot of sounds and styles unlike any other. Joined by a stellar cast of musicians, vocalists, DJs and spontaneous guests from LA and beyond, each and every month is a totally unique and individual music-lover’s experience…
“A must see event!” – Giant Step New York
Guests at MdCL’s CHURCH have included the finest of jazz, soul and beyond musicians including Jean Grae, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson (Suite for Ma Dukes), DJ Spinna, Jose James, Coco Owino (Qaudron), Nate Smith (Jose James/Dave Holland), Sy Smith, Chris ‘Daddy’ Dave (Mos Def/Common), Mark Kelley (The Roots), nia andrews (Common/Janelle Monae), Jody Watley (Shalamar), Vesta Williams (RIP), Leon Mobley (Michael Jackson), Ohmega Watts, Sy Smith, Greg Hutchinson (Joshua Redman), Dwight Trible (Pharoah Sanders), James Genus (Herbie Hancock), DJs The Gaslamp Killer, Lefto, Ge-ology, Aaron Byrd and many more….
$10 at the door