Ken Leighton 12:30 p.m., Feb. 21
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Ex-Band Members: Bill Andrews, Bass (acoustic)
Influences: Thelonius Monk, McCoy Tyner, Horace Silver, Miles Davis
The piano/bass/drum trio Lower Left features Mikan Zlatkovich and Barry Farrar, originally paired up with bassist Bill Andrews. Their album Just Sayin' was released in summer 2013.
A live album called Just Playin', released in 2018, was recorded in 2013 at the Handlery Hotel with Justin Grinnell on bass (Bill Andrews had retired). Live performances have also included bassist Will Lyle. (Photo: Michael Oletta)
The jazz trio, which rarely performs due to members' musical commitments, appeared June 29, 2018 at the Handlery Hotel's 950 Lounge to debut their sophomore release, a live album called Just Playin'.