11 a.m., Oct. 17
RIYL: Joshua White, Mark Dresser, Chick Corea, David Borgo, Michael Dessen
Influences: John Coltrane, Thelonius Monk, Miles Davis
SPiRAL is fronted by local jazz pianist Joshua White, alongside UCSD Professors Mark Dresser (bass) and David Borgo (tenor sax). The band also includes Michael Dessen (trombone) and Duncan Moore (drums).